The 2020 Induction Class covers a wide variety of pursuits, exemplifying Hawai‘i’s unique and profound impact on the sports world,” said Dr. Larry Price, Hawai‘i Sports Hall of Fame’s Chairman of the Board. “It is our honor and privilege to welcome Ben Aipa, Egan Inoue and Roland Leong to the Hawai‘i Sports Hall of Fame family. These three inductees will bring the total number of Hawai‘i Sports Hall of Fame Members to 158.
Congratulations our Class of 2020 Inductees:
Ben Aipa — Contributor, Surfing
Egan Inoue — World Champion, Racquetball
Roland Leong — Contributor, Auto Racing
Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations
The Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame is the State Museum for Sports history in Hawaii to record outstanding accomplishments of Hawaii’s world class athletes. It is an educational repository to honor athletes, pioneers and contributors of Hawaii’s rich sports history and to serve as role models for our youth, encouraging them to emulate the same characteristics of devotion, dedication, pursuit of athletic excellence, steadfast and moral character.
Each year, nominees from across the state are selected for the prestigious honor of being inducted into the Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame.
For the Class of 2021, nominations are currently being accepted with a deadline for entry of May 28, 2021. Qualified individuals may be nominated by completion and submittal of a Nomination ballot, available online here.