Paul Y. Matsuda Endowed Scholarship

On Saturday, January 27th, 2018, we had the honor in celebrating the legacy of the late Mr. Paul Matsuda, former UH Hilo Vulcan basketball player. During the half time of the men’s game against Point Loma Nazarene University, the UH foundation presented the scholarship that has been established in memory of Mr. Matsuda, the Paul Y. Matsua Endowed Scholarship for UHH Men’s Basketball. If you’re interested in supporting this fund, visit the UH foundation. Before the presentation of the scholarship our Vulcan Booster members enjoyed the game while enjoying some good company and delicious food in the private area reserved just for Boosters!

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April 26th- Baseball Senior Day Tailgate

On Wednesday, April 26th the Booster Club hosted the Baseball Senior Day Tailgate honoring all of the graduating Baseball athletes. The tailgate ran from 12 noon to 5:30PM at Wong Stadium as the UHH Baseball team had their last home doubleheader. With food provided by Park Cafe and Hilo Burger Joint, the tailgate was a success as many parents and fans showed their support to the Vulcan Athletes. After the second game we headed to the field for the Senior Day ceremony which honored: Mike Suguro, Jacob Grijalva, Aalona Amimoto, Cole Nagamine, Kamalu Kamoku, Eric Vega, and Byron Freitas.

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February 11th- Basketball Lava Zone

On February 11 the Vulcan Boosters hosted a Lava Zone for the Men’s Basketball game, the Lava Zone ran from 5:00PM to 9:00PM at the Civic Center. The Boosters were joined by CU Hawaii in the hospitality room with food provided by Subway, there was a lot of food leftover so we were able to share with the Basketball athletes afterwards! After eating, CU Hawaii headed over to their reserved seating to enjoy the the Basketball game and celebrate the Basketball team’s victory over BYUH. Overall the event was very successful and we are looking forward to the next Lava Zone!

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December 4th- Basketball Home Opener Tailgate

Booster Tailgate

Vulcans vs. Notre Dame de Namur University

Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 at the Vulcan Gym

Honoring the Hawaii Island Contractors Association and HPM Building Supply:

The Vulcan Booster Club and Vulcan Athletics honored the Hawai`i Island Contractors’ Association and HPM Building Supply on Sunday, December 4th, 2016 prior to the season home openers for the men’s and women’s basketball teams.  There was e a pre-game BBQ at the Athletics Courtyard next to Vulcan Gym prior to the game beginning at 11:30 prior to the 1:00 p.m. tip-off against Notre Dame de Namur University.

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October 15th- Vulcan Booster Tailgate: Vulcan Madness

On October 15, 2016 the Vulcan Boosters hosted our second Booster Tailgate Mixer of the season at 5:30 PM in the Athletics Complex Courtyard. The tailgate ran from 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM with food provided by WikiFRESH, there was lots left over so we shared the great food with the Volleyball and Basketball athletes! Then we headed over to the Volleyball match vs. Fresno Pacific at 7:00 PM! Following the match was the Vulcan Madness event kick-starting the first Basketball practice of the season with a dunk contest! Those who participated in Vulcan Madness got to meet both the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams, and students participated in a Student Scholarship Shootout where they had a chance to win a scholarship!

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