Tag: WFL

Friday Flashback: The Hawaiians

The Hawaiians played in the short-lived World Football League (WFL) and was the first professional football team on the islands.   Some called them the “Honolulu Hawaiians” or the “Hawaii Hawaiians” but the WFL simply referred to them as “The Hawaiians”.  They played in 1974-1975 in Honolulu.  The Hawaiians were...

Friday Flashback: World Football League

  In the summer of 1974 a new football league kicked off to compete for the attention of football fans.¬† It was the first pro football league to compete with the National Football League (NFL) since the American Football League (AFL) had before the leagues merged. Although the league...