Hot Shots – 11/27/19
UH Wins Ninth Island Showdown
Boyd Gaming and the Boyd family were honored for their decadeslong support of University of Nevada, Las Vegas athletics during the UNLV vs. University of Hawai‘i football game at Sam Boyd Stadium Nov. 16. The annual face-off, which is sponsored by California Hotel and known as the Ninth Island Showdown was the last to take place at Sam Boyd Stadium as part of the #SBSFarewell celebration. Boyd Gaming has been the title sponsor of Sam Boyd Stadium since 1984. Pictured is head coach Nick Rolovich (left) receiving the Island Showdown trophy from California Hotel vice president and general manager Andre Filosi following the team’s 21-7 win.
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Spectrum Grant To Support Digital Ed
Spectrum presented Whitmore Economic Development Group with a $21,000 Spectrum Digital Education grant in support of the Pineapple Crate digital education program for agricultural communities in Wahiawā. Pictured are (from left) state Sen. Donovan Dela Cruz; Lilette Subedi, director of resource development for Whitmore Economic Development Group; and Myoung Oh, director of government affairs for Spectrum.
PHOTO COURTESY CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS