Hawaii Rainbow Warriors

Hawaii Rainbow Warriors

The University of Hawaiokinai Warriors, University of Hawaiokinai Rainbow Warriors, or University of Hawaiokinai Rainbows are the team names of the men's sports programs at the University of Hawaiokinai at Mānoa.

Prior to the year 2000, the University of Hawaiokinai's men's teams were all referred to as the "Rainbow Warriors", complemented by an athletics logo featuring a rainbow. However, in a controversial marketing strategy over which many at the University and throughout Hawaii have misgivings [http://starbulletin.com/2000/07/27/sports/story1.html] , the school changed its athletics logo to a stylized "H" and allowed each team to pick its own team name. This has led to the current situation, where three teams have retained the team name of "Rainbow Warriors," one team adopted the name "Rainbows," and three teams have adopted the name "Warriors."

Current Sports

Football

The Hawaiokinai Warriors football team represents the University of Hawaiokinai at Mānoa in NCAA Division I FBS college football. The team, which is currently coached by Greg McMackin, is part of the Western Athletic Conference. They are the third non-BCS team to play in a BCS bowl game, having faced Georgia in the Sugar Bowl on January 1, 2008.

Basketball

The Hawaiokinai Warriors basketball team had an overall record of 11-19 (7-9 in conference) in 2007.

Graduation Rates

Administration

*UH Athletic Director Jim Donovan
*Other Staff TBA

ee also

*Hawaii Rainbow Wahine

External links

* [http://www.hawaiiathletics.com/ University of Hawaiokinai Athletics]
* [http://www.outsports.com/outreach/hawaii.htm Article about the name change]
* [http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2005/Dec/20/sp/FP512200326.html 2005 Honolulu Advertiser article regarding student-athlete graduation rates]
* [http://starbulletin.com/2002/07/17/sports/simpson.html 2002 Honolulu Star-Bulletin op-ed providing history of the origin of Rainbows (from Fighting Deans) that occurred after a 1923 men's football rout of Oregon State 7-0]
* [http://starbulletin.com/2000/07/27/sports/story1.html 2000 Honolulu Star-Bulletin article on the name and logo change to the Warriors]


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