|James "Kimo" Rosen is a retired professional photographer|
and amongst other things lived in a tent outdoors for 7 years.
Rosen currently resides on the tropical island of Kaua'i
with his best friend and spiritual adviser Obama Da Dog!
Hawaii tourism leaders lament loss of Pro Bowl to Florida; Read how Hawaii lost the Pro Bowl
No more Aloha spirit in Pro bowl
The Pro bowl started becoming less of a game when they started playing a week before the Super bowl making any Super bowl team players ineligible--thus making players give up their Pro bowl status to substitutions.
The game is no longer played with a competitive edge since players do not want to risk careers to possible injury.
Football has become a monetary business and the good ole days of team spirit and players being rewarded with a trip to Hawaii as a way to say thanks for their above average play amongst peers are long gone.
These days players are paid well enough to afford Hawaiian vacations any time of the off season. It's all about the money and even though Hawaii is where most of us would a prefer it, the buck stops here and proceeds to Orlando with all the bells and whistles, except the Aloha spirit.
The Staradvertiser has a paywall, so for those without a subscription I have copy and pasted below along with the link;
Pro Bowl in Florida will lack aloha spirit
Hana Hou, (Encore)