HONOLULU – The University of Hawai‘i has accepted an invitation to the 2021 EasyPost Hawai‘i Bowl.
The Rainbow Warriors (6-7) will represent the Mountain West and will face Memphis of the American Athletic Conference in the 19th edition of the EasyPost Hawai‘i Bowl.
“On behalf of the EasyPost Hawaiʻi Bowl Executive Committee and ESPN Events, I’m pleased to announce the University of Hawaiʻi has accepted an invitation to represent the Mountain West in the 2021 EasyPost Hawaiʻi Bowl,” said EasyPost Hawai‘i Bowl Executive Director Daryl Garvin.
UH will be making its 10th Hawai‘i Bowl appearance and playing in its 15th bowl all-time with an 8-6 overall record. Hawai‘i is bowl bound for the fourth consecutive season and fifth time in the last six years.
Under the direction of second-year head coach Todd Graham, the Rainbow Warriors finished the season in a tie for fourth place in the MW’s West Division. Hawai‘i is among the nation’s leaders in takeaways (27) while defensive back Khoury Bethley is tied for the FBS lead with five interceptions. All-purpose back Calvin Turner, Jr., leads the team with 12 touchdowns.
Owned and operated by ESPN Events, the EasyPost Hawai‘i Bowl will be played Friday, Dec. 24 at the Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex on the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa campus. Kickoff is 3 p.m. HT (8 p.m. ET) and the game will be televised on ESPN.
Tickets for the 2021 EasyPost Hawai‘i Bowl are currently on sale at etickethawaii.com or at the UH Ticket Office (Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. HST). All attendees must either be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a negative test and download the LumiSight UH app where they will upload their vaccination card/test results and complete the daily health check-in. Anyone entering the state of Hawai‘i must adhere to the state’s Safe Travels program. Click here for more information about Safe Travels Hawai‘i.
ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a portfolio of 35 collegiate sporting events nationwide. The roster includes five early-season college football games, 17 college bowl games, 12 college basketball events and a college softball event, which accounts for approximately 400 hours of live programming, reaches nearly 64 million viewers and attracts over 800,000 attendees each year. With satellite offices in more than 10 markets across the country, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans.
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