World-class soccer leagues to clash at Aloha Stadium on Feb. 8 and 10.


International soccer stars from Japan, Canada and the USA are geared up and ready to clash in the 1st annual Pacific Rim Cup, held Thursday, Feb. 8, and Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, in the Aloha Stadium in Hawaii. This marks the first time in six years that the Japan Professional Football League (J.League) and Major League Soccer (MLS) will compete in Hawaii. DOME Corporation, the exclusive partner of Under Armour in Japan, is the Title Sponsor of the Pacific Rim Cup.

Blue United Corporation is the host organization for the inaugural Pacific Rim Cup. Blue United President, Takehiko Nakamura states, “ We are pleased to announce the Pacific Rim Cup. Our hope is that this tournament will be an annual event that the local community can be proud of, and look forward to, with the vision to expand within the Pacific Rim region and showcase Hawaii as the destination to host international sporting events. "

The four teams competing include the Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Columbus Crew SC from MLS and Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo and Iwaki FC from the J.League. In May 2017, Hokkaido Prefecture and the State of Hawaii signed a sister-state relationship. Iwaki City is a sister city with the island of Kauai.

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Aloha and Welcome Pacific Rim Cup Participants

Aloha Stadium will be the site for all 4 Pacific Rim Cup matches. Located in central Oahu, the stadium is Hawaii’s largest outdoor arena, home to the University of Hawaii football team. In addition, Aloha Stadium showcases a multitude of events attracting visitors from around the world with soccer matches, concerts, car shows, fairs and the ever-popular Aloha Stadium Swap Meet & Marketplace. Their mission is to meet the challenge of providing a first-class arena where the dreams of our young people can be realized through participation in sporting and other special events; where the spirit of achievement can be nourished by the thrill of competition; where families can gather to share their cultural diversity with pride and a feeling of Aloha.
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February 8 (Thu) 2018 Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI; Kick‐off: 5:00 PM (1st Game) Japan Time 2/9(Fri) 12:00PM
Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Canada)
Iwaki FC (Japan)
February 8 (Thu) 2018 Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI; Kick‐off: 8:00 PM (2nd Game) Japan Time 2/9(Fri) 3:00PM
Columbus Crew SC (USA)
Consadole Sapporo (Japan)
February 10 (Sat) 2018 Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI; Kick‐off: 4:00 PM (1st Game) Japan Time 2/11(Sun) 11:00AM
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Loser 2
February 10 (Sat) 2018 Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii Time Kick‐off: 7:00 PM (2nd Game) Japan Time 2/11(Sun) 2:00PM
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Winner 2


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Online at By Phone through the Aloha Stadium Charge Line at 808-483-7123. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon. – Fri. Closed Sat., Sun., holidays, and day of event. Only Mastercard and Visa credit cards accepted. User fee up to $4 per ticket. At the Aloha Stadium Box Office. Office hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon. – Fri. Closed Sat., Sun., and holidays. Only Cash, Mastercard and Visa credit cards accepted. No user fee.
No ticket limit per transaction (I need to confirm this). (I will get back to you if we will offer any savings on group tickets)
Youth (Ages 6 – 17), Senior (65 and older) & Military – General Admission: $9 in advance (by Jan. 31), $14 after Jan. 31 and at the Box Office on GameDay. Ages 5 & Under: Free admission for general admission seating.
If purchasing online, print at home or pick up at Will Call at the Box Office. If purchasing via phone, have tickets e-mailed to you and print at home or pick up at Will Call.
Reprint at home or call the Aloha Stadium Charge Line and they can e-mail to you again.
You can transfer tickets by e-mailing the print-at-home tickets to another person. The first person to use a print-at-home ticket will be the only one who will be granted entry. You can also leave tickets at Will Call at the Box Office for another person.
There is Wheelchair Accessible Seating at the Stadium. The same published rates apply for Accessible Seating. Accessible seating shall be limited to wheelchair users, ambulatory individuals who use mobility aids (crutches, walkers, canes, etc.) and ambulatory individuals with mobility impairments and their companions.  Each patron with disabilities may purchase one (1) disabled ticket and three (3) companion tickets.
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DRIVING DIRECTIONS Physical Address: 99-500 Salt Lake Blvd. Aiea, HI 96818 From the East (Honolulu/Waikiki): -Take H-1 Westbound -Keep left and take I-H201 W/HI-78 via Exit 19B toward Fort Shafter/Aiea -Take EXIT 1 toward Stadium/Camp Smith/Halawa -Stay straight to go onto Ulune Ext. -Turn left onto Kahuapaani Street -Turn right onto Salt Lake Boulevard From the West (Koolina, Kapolei, Waianae): -Take H-1 Eastbound -Merge onto I-H201 E/HI-78 E via EXIT 13B -Take EXIT 1B toward Stadium/Pearl Harbor -Merge (right) onto Kahuapaani Street -Turn right onto Salt Lake Boulevard From Windward Side (Kailua/Kaneohe): -Take H-3 W toward Pearl Harbor -Take EXIT 1C toward Stadium/Halawa/Camp Smith/Aiea -Turn Left onto Kahupaani Street -Turn right onto Salt Lake Boulevard
Stadium Events $7.00 per car
30.00 per bus or limousine For Map, visit: ENTRANCES
There are five entrances into the stadium parking areas.
Gate 1: Located on upper Salt Lake Boulevard, this is the main entrance and the best entry point for parking sections 1-7 as well as the Bus Lot.
Gate 2: Located on Kamehameha Highway, this is the best entrance for parking in sections 8-14.
Gate 3: This is the Kahuapaani Street entrance and the best entry point for parking in the Upper Halawa Lot.
Gate 4: This is the Lower Salt Lake Boulevard entrance and the entry point for parking in the Lower Halawa Lot.
Gate 5: Kam Lot entrance. *TEMPORARILY CLOSED 
Aloha Stadium is committed to providing every guest, including those with vision, hearing, mobility or other disabilities, with a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Accessible seating options are available on the main concourse level.  Assisted listening devices are available upon request at the Information Room located on the outer concourse, Section A.  Guests with disabilities and their companions are given first priority for service at the elevator located on the south end of the stadium.  Ushers are located throughout the stadium to assist any guest requiring assistance in locating their seats and stadium services.
Aloha Stadium is committed to provide a memorable experience for its guests in a safe and enjoyable environment. For Code of Conduct details, visit:
Every child should be told to contact the nearest Stadium staff member should he or she become lost or to report to the Information Room located on the outer main concourse of Section A.  To help lost kids find their parents, small children should have their tickets pinned to their shirt or pants, or tucked into a pocket at all times while inside stadium.
If a personal item is lost or stolen during an event at Aloha Stadium, please go to our Information Room located behind of Section A, south plaza, outer main concourse.  You may also call our Events Office at 808-486-9511 during the following hours: Monday – 7:45 am to 4:30 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Friday – 7:45 am to 4:30 pm
No Animals allowed at Aloha Stadium, except for ADA-Compliant Service Animals. Service animals (ADA-Compliant) are welcome inside Aloha Stadium and must remain on a leash or in a harness at all times. Accommodations will be made for an animal relief area. We ask all guests who plan on bringing a service animal to an event to please call 808-483-2500 so the Stadium staff can properly provide the best possible service.
Aloha Stadium welcomes guests with strollers.  Use of strollers should not in any way inhibit general guest movement or block any aisles.  Strollers should be folded and stored underneath seats.
Trained medical personnel and facilities are available at Aloha Stadium.
First Aid stations are located: Behind of Section AA, south plaza, outer main concourse. Behind of Section VV, north plaza, outer main concourse
Aloha Stadium wants all guests to have a memorable experience while visiting the facility.  For those choosing to enjoy alcoholic beverages, we are pleased to make them available at concession locations throughout the stadium. Guests who consume alcohol are expected to do so in a responsible manner. Must be 21 years or older to possess and consume alcohol. *It is unlawful for any adult to provide or purchase alcohol for consumption by minors under the age of 21.  Alcohol Admission Policies:
No alcohol (including non-alcoholic beer and wine) or illegal drugs may be brought into Aloha Stadium. No person who is obviously intoxicated may enter Aloha Stadium; Stadium Gate Ushers refusing admission will be fully supported by management and security. Alcoholic beverages of any kind may not be removed from the stadium.
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It is our responsibility to ensure that reasonable precautions are taken to prevent an incident from occurring during events at Aloha Stadium. The safety of our Guests is an integral component of the stadium’s customer service program.  All bags are subject to inspection before they are permitted into the stadium.
Hard-sided coolers will not be permitted. Guests are encouraged to read the listing of prohibited items before arriving at the stadium.  Guests should also arrive early to allow additional time to enter the stadium. Aloha Stadium will not be responsible for any personal items left at the gate.
Weapons, Noise Makers, Illegal Drugs, Cans & Bottles, Umbrellas, Coolers, Fireworks, Outside Food & Beverages (snack leis are allowed with the following restrictions: each item must be 8oz or less, no liquids, must be already made, cannot be consumed in the stadium), Inflatable objects of any kind, Confetti, Balloons, Lasers, Poles and Sticks, Selfie Sticks, Skateboards, Rollerblades, Bicycles, Pets (except ADA-Compliant service animals), motorized remote controlled devices, or any item which may pose a health or safety issue to our guests and/or employees. All bags, jackets, guests, and vehicles are subject to search upon entering the premises.

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