Miyawaki, Napoleon selected for Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame
Dr. Edison Miyawaki and Joseph "Nappy" Napoleon were voted into the Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame yesterday.
Miyawaki is the co-owner of the Cincinnati Bengals and a sports philanthropist.
In the 1970s, Miyawaki established a training camp for Hawaii athletes aspiring to play professional football.
He is also an investor in the Boston Celtics.
Napoleon has paddled 50 consecutive Molokai Hoe races. The race is considered the world championship of long-distance team canoe paddling.
The induction dinner is Feb. 26, 2008, at Honolulu Country Club. Tickets can be purchased by calling 540-5705 or 550-9207.