August 25, 2010
THE FARMERS HAWAII "SUPA BOWZOOKA" T-SHIRT LAUNCHER DEBUTS AT UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI'I SPORTING EVENTS
University of Hawai'i (UH) sports fans will soon have something more to cheer about. This year, The Farmers Insurance Hawaii "Supa Bowzooka" t-shirt launcher will generate fan excitement at UH home games held at Aloha Stadium, the Stan Sheriff Center, and Les Murakami Stadium. The "Supa Bowzooka" is one of only 10 in the country currently being used at NCAA athletic contests.
"Farmers Insurance Hawaii is thrilled to be able to support UH Athletics and looks forward to the excitement the 'Supa Bowzooka' will bring to fans," said Michele Saito, president of Farmers Insurance Hawaii. "The magnitude and power of this launcher is unmatched in the islands, and will help pump up spectators and promote school spirit and pride."
The Farmers Hawaii "Supa Bowzooka" is capable of launching 24 t-shirts in 5 seconds, and can reach up to 45 feet. The UH cheerleading team will be shooting the t-shirts from the "Supa Bowzooka" at the various UH sporting events throughout the season, where fans will be able to catch t-shirts donated by Farmers Insurance Hawaii. The launcher will debut on August 27, 2010 at the first UH Rainbow Wahine Volleyball tournament of the season.
Farmers Insurance Hawaii Family of Companies is a member company of Farmers Insurance Group of Companies®, the third largest personal lines insurance provider in the country. Farmers Insurance Hawaii planted its roots in Hawaii in 1955 when Hawaii Insurance Consultants was founded to insure the cars of Hawaii's plantation workers. Today, the Farmers Insurance Hawaii Family of Companies is a full-service insurance company, offering commercial and personal lines of insurance, and includes Farmers Insurance Hawaii, Hawaii Insurance Consultants, American Pacific Insurance Company, Human Resources Solutions, 50th State Risk Management Services, and veyond. The company has 300 employees statewide and offices on Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai.