OHANA CUP 2016
Don’t miss the 2016 Western Union Ohana Cup and Rugby League Festival at Aloha Stadium on Friday and Saturday, August 19 - 20, 2016.
Watch the world’s best rugby league players compete for the 2016 cup and experience the power, skill and big hits when Team Tonga battles Samoa, Fiji takes on Canada and the New South Wales Police go up against Oahu’s own Hawaii Chiefs. The weekend of festivities starts Friday night with a pre-game concert featuring Willie K, Kapena, Josh Tatofi, Nesian Nine and more.
Friday , August 19th 2016 Ohana Cup Jam Session/Concert:
4:00 p.m. - Gates Open
5:00 p.m. - Prayer and Team Recognition
5:30 p.m. - Tahitian Drumming and Dance Ensemble
5:45 p.m. - Samoan Dance Group
6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.- Kapena
7:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. - Fijian Dance Ensemble
7:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Josh Tatofi / Hawaiian Halau
8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Nesian Nine
9:15 p.m. - 10:15 p.m. - Willie K
Saturday, August 20th 2016 Ohana Cup and Rugby League Matches
2:30 p.m. - Gates Open
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - National Anthem (All Six Nations plus Hawaii Pono'i)
4:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. - New South Wales Police vs. Hawaii Chiefs
6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Canada vs. Fiji
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Tonga vs. Samoa
A portion of this year’s event will benefit R.E.A.C.H. (Resources for Enrichment, Athletics, Culture, and Health) an initiative by Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui that provides an organizational framework for after-school programs focusing on students in grades 6 to 8 throughout the state.