(July 19, 2018) – The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame and NIKE announced today a multi-year partnership to provide NIKE athletic footwear, apparel and accessories for the Polynesian Bowl players.

The Polynesian Bowl is a premier high school football all-star game that features 100 of the top players in the nation. The game will be Saturday, January 19, 2019 (game time T.B.A.) at Aloha Stadium on Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi.

 “It is only fitting the best high school football players be outfitted with the best apparel and athletic footwear,” said 4x Super Bowl Champion, Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Chairman and Inductee Jesse Sapolu. “The Polynesian Bowl is proud to call NIKE our partner.” 

“The Polynesian Bowl has become an overnight success,” said Bill Kellar, NIKE Director of Football Marketing. “We look forward to the partnership and this special showcase of great football talent.”

About the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame: The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame honors Polynesia’s greatest players, coaches and contributors. Its permanent home is located at the Polynesian Cultural Center (Oʻahu’s North Shore) and was established in 2013 by Super Bowl Champions Jesse Sapolu and Ma’a Tanuvasa. Other board members include Troy Polamalu, Vai Sikahema, June Jones and Reno Mahe. For more information, visit www.PolynesianFootballHOF.org.

About the Polynesian Bowl: “Where the world’s top high school football players gather to celebrate culture and play the game they love.” The Polynesian Bowl is held annually during the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week. NFL Ambassadors include Marcus Mariota, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Michael Bennett, Ronnie Stanley, Danny Shelton and DeForest Buckner. We are honored to have the support of these outstanding partners… BSN Sports, Friends of Hawaiʻi Charities, Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaiʻi Building & Construction Trades Council, Hawaiʻi News Now, Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority, Motiv8 Foundation, Sheraton Princess Kaʻiulani Hotel and Riddell. For more information, go to www.PolynesianBowl.com.

About NIKE: NIKE, based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly-owned NIKE, Inc. subsidiary brands include Converse, which designs, markets and distributes athletic lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories; and Hurley, which designs, markets and distributes surf and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories. For more information, visit www.nike.com and follow @NIKE.