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PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY MARTHA HERNANDEZ / MHERNANDEZ@STARADVERTISER.COM
The Manoa Cup is among the Hawaii State Golf Association’s premier events each summer. The winner of the state amateur match-play championship — including (clockwise from top left) Shannon Tanoue (2004), Kurt Nino (2007), Travis Toyama (2002), Jonathan Ota (2006) and Kellen-Floyd Asao (2003) — is traditionally tossed into the Oahu Country Club pool.