HONOLULU  – The University of Hawai’i at Mānoa has announced an extended relationship with longtime athletics partner, OUTRIGGER Resorts and Hotels. The Honolulu-based hospitality company will continue as a top-level Diamond sponsor for UH Athletics.

OUTRIGGER will continue to provide rooms and accommodations for various UH teams and visiting opponents throughout the year, across its Waikīkī properties including Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger, Waikiki Malia by Outrigger and ‘OHANA East Waikiki by Outrigger. OUTRIGGER, an official hospitality sponsor of UH Athletics, also will receive brand visibility in a variety of elements throughout the length of its renewed agreement.

“We’re elated to have OUTRIGGER within our athletics corporate partner family, and we appreciate their unwavering commitment to our program year after year,” said UH Director of Athletics David Matlin. “The dedicated support they bring to UH Athletics is tremendous, and we’re proud to call them a Diamond partner.”
OUTRIGGER’s dedication is evident through numerous titled pillar events at the university including:

  • Football – OUTRIGGER-sponsored regular-season game
  • Men’s Basketball – The OUTRIGGER Rainbow Classic
  • Women’s Volleyball – The OUTRIGGER Volleyball Challenge
  • Men’s Volleyball – The OUTRIGGER Challenge
  • Softball – The OUTRIGGER Hawaii Invitational
  • Soccer – The OUTRIGGER Soccer Kickoff
  • Beach Volleyball – The OUTRIGGER Duke Kahanamoku Beach Classic

“It’s an honor to continue our partnership with University of Hawai’i Athletics in a meaningful way – supporting our student athletes and the community while bolstering the University’s athletic program,” said OUTRIGGER President and CEO Jeff Wagoner.

The ongoing relationship between UH Athletics and OUTRIGGER continues to be managed by Hawaii Sports Properties, the university’s athletics multimedia rightsholder and Honolulu-based LEARFIELD team. LEARFIELD is a leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics.

For 75 years, Outrigger Resorts and Hotels has charted a journey of discovery – expanding from Hawai’i to premier resort destinations including Fiji, Mauritius, Thailand and The Maldives. The privately held hospitality company invites guests to ‘Escape Ordinary’ with authentic Signature Experiences and the Outrigger DISCOVERY loyalty program. Outrigger’s multi-branded portfolio includes Outrigger® Resorts, OHANA Hotels by Outrigger®, Hawaii Vacation Condos by Outrigger®, Kapalua Villas Maui and Honua Kai Resort & Spa Maui while also managing select properties from top international hotel brands including Embassy Suites by Hilton®, Best Western® and Hilton Grand VacationsTM. Find out more at Outrigger.com or visit @OutriggerResorts on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.