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The Oahu Bowl is a now defunct National Collegiate Athletic Association
National Collegiate Athletic Association
The National Collegiate Athletic Association is a semi-voluntary association of 1,281 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States...

 Football Bowl Subdivision (then known as Division I-A) bowl game played in Honolulu, Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
Honolulu is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Hawaii. Honolulu is the southernmost major U.S. city. Although the name "Honolulu" refers to the urban area on the southeastern shore of the island of Oahu, the city and county government are consolidated as the City and...

 at Aloha Stadium
Aloha Stadium
Aloha Stadium is a stadium located in the Halawa CDP, City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Currently Aloha Stadium is home to the University of Hawaii Warriors football team...

. Played on Christmas Day or Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve refers to the evening or entire day preceding Christmas Day, a widely celebrated festival commemorating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth that takes place on December 25...

, the Oahu Bowl was sponsored by Jeep
Jeep
Jeep is an automobile marque of Chrysler . The first Willys Jeeps were produced in 1941 with the first civilian models in 1945, making it the oldest off-road vehicle and sport utility vehicle brand. It inspired a number of other light utility vehicles, such as the Land Rover which is the second...

 motor company. The inaugural game was played in 1998 and the last game was played in 2000, after it lost its sponsorship as a result of a corporate merger between Jeep parent Chrysler Corporation and Daimler Benz. The Oahu Bowl was part of a double-header played after the Aloha Bowl
Aloha Bowl
The Aloha Bowl was a National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Bowl Subdivision college football bowl game played in Honolulu, Hawaii at Aloha Stadium. With the exception of the 1983-86 playings, the Aloha Bowl was traditionally played on Christmas morning in Honolulu. For most of its...

 on Christmas its first two years; the 2000 game was played on Christmas Eve.

In 2001, the Oahu Bowl became the Seattle Bowl
Seattle Bowl
The Seattle Bowl was a college football bowl game played in 2001 and 2002 between teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Pacific-10 Conference in Seattle, Washington. This bowl game was a continuation of the Oahu Bowl which had moved to Seattle. The 2001 game was played at Safeco Field...

 and played two games before losing NCAA certification. The Aloha Bowl, scheduled to move to San Francisco at the same time, lost certification before it could play a game.

Game results

Game Winner Score Loser Score Notes
December 25, 1998 45 Washington  25 notes 
December 25, 1999 Hawaii 23 17 notes
1999 Oahu Bowl
The 1999 Jeep Oahu Bowl was a college football bowl game, played as part of the 1999-00 bowl game schedule of the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the 2nd Oahu Bowl. It was played on December 25, 1999, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. The game matched the Hawaii Warriors...

December 24, 2000 Georgia 37 14 notes
2000 Oahu Bowl
The 2000 Jeep Oahu Bowl was a college football bowl game, played as part of the 2000-01 bowl game schedule of the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the 3rd and final game named Oahu Bowl, and became the Seattle Bowl for the 2001 contest. The game was played on December 24, 2000, at...


In popular culture

  • In the "Twas the Nut Before Christmas
    Twas The nut Before Christmas
    "Twas the Nut Before Christmas" is an episode from the fifth season of King of the Hill. It was first broadcast on December 17, 2000.- Plot :It is now Christmas time in Arlen, and Bill is feeling sad after helping Hank hide Bobby's christmas gift...

    " episode of King of the Hill
    King of the Hill
    King of the Hill is an American animated dramedy series created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels, that ran from January 12, 1997, to May 6, 2010, on Fox network. It centers on the Hills, a working-class Methodist family in the fictional small town of Arlen, Texas...

     (first aired December 17, 2000), Hank Hill
    Hank Hill
    Henry Rutherford "Hank" Hill Age 50 animated series King of the Hill. Hank lives in Arlen, Texas and works at the fictional Strickland Propane selling propane and propane accessories. Hank's voice is provided by series creator Mike Judge. The Economist named Hank Hill as one of the wisest people...

     exclaims "Tomorrow, Christmas
    Christmas
    Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual holiday generally celebrated on December 25 by billions of people around the world. It is a Christian feast that commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, liturgically closing the Advent season and initiating the season of Christmastide, which lasts twelve days...

     service falls right between the Aloha Bowl
    Aloha Bowl
    The Aloha Bowl was a National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Bowl Subdivision college football bowl game played in Honolulu, Hawaii at Aloha Stadium. With the exception of the 1983-86 playings, the Aloha Bowl was traditionally played on Christmas morning in Honolulu. For most of its...

     and the Oahu Bowl. "

See also

  • Poi Bowl
    Poi Bowl
    The Poi Bowl is a now-defunct college football bowl game played in Honolulu, Hawaii at Honolulu Stadium. Played in early January from 1936 to 1939, the Poi Bowl was renamed the Pineapple Bowl in 1940.-Game results:...

     (1936–1939)
  • Pineapple Bowl
    Pineapple Bowl
    The Pineapple Bowl is a now-defunct college football bowl game played in Honolulu, Hawaii at Honolulu Stadium. Played on New Year's Day except in 1950, the Pineapple Bowl succeeded the Poi Bowl. The inaugural game was played in 1940 and the last game was played in 1952. After the bombing of...

     (1940–1952)
  • Aloha Bowl
    Aloha Bowl
    The Aloha Bowl was a National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Bowl Subdivision college football bowl game played in Honolulu, Hawaii at Aloha Stadium. With the exception of the 1983-86 playings, the Aloha Bowl was traditionally played on Christmas morning in Honolulu. For most of its...

     (1982–2000)
  • Hawaii Bowl
    Hawaii Bowl
    The Hawaii Bowl is a post-season National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Bowl Subdivision college football bowl game that has been played annually at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii since 2002. Typically played on either Christmas Day or Christmas Eve, the game matches teams from either...

     (since 2002)
  • Hula Bowl
    Hula Bowl
    The Hula Bowl was an independently administered post-season invitational college football game held each year in Hawaii from 1947 to 2008. The game was last played at Aloha Stadium in the Hālawa district of Honolulu, Hawaii. At one point the longest-running sporting event in Hawaii, it had been...

     (1947-2008)
  • List of college bowl games