Nick Rolovich, quarterback Dru Brown, tight end Dakota Torres and the UH cheerleaders made three surprise visits to season-ticket subscribers yesterday.
The mini mahalo tour was associate athletic director Joel Masunaga’s brainchild, and it was a way for the Warriors to show support and interact with their fans. Rolovich presented the honorees with a football, T-shirt and replica season tickets. The cheerleaders performed to UH fight song and Hawaii Five-0.
First stop, Kahalu‘u: Paul Nelson, who has attended each year for more than a decade:
Second stop, Salt Lake: Russell Nakamura, who has attended UH games since 1980 (or a year after Rolovich was born):
Final stop, Palolo: Our man Al Kimura, who has followed UH sports since he was 8 (he’s 67 now). He used to live 100 yards away from the old Honolulu Stadium and, because the statute of limitations has expired, can admit to climbing the wall to see prep, college and Islander games, as well as drag racing: