LAHAINA-“I love the invitational. I love Maui.”–Basketball great, ESPN announcer Bill Walton.
Lahaina–One of the joys of Maui this time of years is the Maui Jim Invitational Basketball tournament the three days before Thanksgiving. Here is a bit of the hoopla inside and outside the tournament. Dozens of print, radio and TV reporters shown here bring the tournament to millions worldwide in a tournament that is considered the biggest pre-season event in college basketball. Watch for complete photo coverage here.
Lahaina Civic Center, Nov. Great fans, colorful garb, great baskeball. Will Kansas week the field this year.
Fun photos of past tournaments below> VOICES OF MAUI TALK STORY LLC, publisher of the definitive book Voices of Maui Beyond the Beach.