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SpoCom Hawaii 2016

Where the locals go to showoff their rides and hang out with one another

Sep 6, 2016
Photographer: Sheldon Yagyagan

When visiting Hawaii, you can spend all the time you want sippin' Mai Tais on Waikiki Beach. But if you call yourself a car enthusiast and you find yourself in Honolulu in late August, then you need to get your ass down to Neil S. Blaisdell Center for the 808 State's premier car show and get-together—SpoCom Hawaii. We've been attending events in Hawaii regularly over the last six years, and what we admire most is how the entire island comes out to support all of the events and each other.

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At SpoCom, you'll find everything from the underground drifters to show queens, dope old-school builds and even the local apparel/lifestyle brands out in full force with new clothing drops. You'll also notice while a lot of the cars tend to be the same from previous years, builders do their best to freshen their cars up with new parts year after year, which isn't the easiest thing to do in Hawaii as parts are much more expensive to get and the number of shops aren't as plentiful as it isStateside (most of the guys and girls we know there work on their own cars).

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We can't forget a proper road course or drag strip is still nonexistent on Oahu; however, strong and united, Hawaiian car enthusiasts don't let these setbacks deter their passion, which is why the 2016, 7th annual, Hawaii edition of SpoCom was bigger and better than ever before.

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Spocom hawaii 2016 Sprinter Photo 29/188   |   Spocom Hawaii 2016 Sprinter
Spocom hawaii 2016 vip lexus ls Photo 45/188   |   Spocom Hawaii 2016 Vip Lexus Ls
Spocom hawaii 2016 NSX red Photo 61/188   |   Spocom Hawaii 2016 NSX Red
Spocom hawaii 2016 liberty walk porsche Photo 77/188   |   Spocom Hawaii 2016 Liberty Walk Porsche
Spocom hawaii 2016 Ferrari Lamborghini Photo 96/188   |   Spocom Hawaii 2016 Ferrari Lamborghini
Spocom hawaii 2016 86 Photo 115/188   |   Spocom Hawaii 2016 86
Spocom hawaii 2016 Mini Photo 131/188   |   Spocom Hawaii 2016 Mini
Spocom hawaii 2016 S13 Photo 147/188   |   Spocom Hawaii 2016 S13
Spocom hawaii 2016 350z Photo 163/188   |   Spocom Hawaii 2016 350Z
Spocom hawaii 2016 LS open hood trunk Photo 179/188   |   Spocom Hawaii 2016 LS Open Hood Trunk
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