Hawaii, NFL committee to boost Pro Bowl attendance
Hawaii’s state tourism agency and the NFL are creating a
committee to boost attendance at the Pro Bowl and for events
leading up to the game.
The Hawaii Tourism Authority says Friday the committee will
engage the community, get more servicemen involved, and create
Honolulu business leader and Cincinnati Bengals limited partner
Dr. Edison Miyawaki will chair the committee.
The committee has 49 professionals from the worlds of business,
sports, government, unions, media and other fields.
More than 48,000 people attended the Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium
in January. The stadium can seat 50,000.
Next year’s Pro Bowl will be the 33rd held in Hawaii. The state
pays the league $4.2 million to host the game.
Online: http://pro32.ap.org/poll and