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Hawaii's pro football team held its own while it lasted

By A.J. McWhorter

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 10, 2014

~~<p>Football season is nearly upon us, and 40 years ago, the World Football League was launched with 12 franchises, including one right here in Honolulu. The team was dubbed The Hawaiians.</p>
<p>Gary L. Davidson, who founded the American Basketball Association and World Hockey Association, was ready to challenge the NFL with his new upstart league. This month we look back on the 1974 Hawaiians.</p>
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Football season is nearly upon us, and 40 years ago, the World Football League was launched with 12 franchises, including one right here in Honolulu. The team was dubbed The Hawaiians.

Gary L. Davidson, who founded the American Basketball Association and World Hockey Association, was ready to challenge the NFL with his new upstart league. This month we look back on the 1974 Hawaiians. Login for more...



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