This past weekend @ the Aloha Stadium. Grand Pacific Events in conjunction with ESPN 1420 AM hosted the 5th Annual Ohana Cup Rugby League Festival. Also known as the LAVALAVA Festival took place this past Saturday. Gates opened up at 2 PM with the first Rugby matches starting at 3 PM featuring the Hawaii Youth Rugby teams. Later on in the day we got to watch the “City Chiefs” vs the “Country Kings”, both Hawaii Adult Rugby teams face off against each other.
Food, Entertainment even local Vendors were in attendance this past Saturday & Defend Hawaii had a booth at this years Ohana Cup. We had exclusive merch available like the “MATE MA’A TONGA RUGBY” & “TOA SAMOA RUGBY” tees. We also had the Official “2015 OHANA CUP LAVA LAVA FESTIVAL T-SHIRT” available in two color ways from sizes Small – 4XL. (shown above)
Big ups to all the families and people that came out to this past weekends event. It was such a success. The match up between Mate Ma’a Tonga & Toa Samoa was a heavy game. Samoan and Tongan pride definitely filled up the stadium. We are looking forward to the 6th Annual Ohana Cup!