December 11, 2018

HONOLULU – Pacific Rim Cup 2019 is proud to announce an exclusive partnership with Sun Noodle, the leading manufacturer of freshly-made ramen and Asian noodle products in the U.S., as the Official Noodle Purveyor Partner. Through the partnership, both Sun Noodle and Pacific Rim Cup aim to expand the soccer community in the islands, support the culture of soccer and the develop the quality of play in Hawaii starting with the youth generation. The two-day tournament is set for Feb. 8 and 10 at Aloha Stadium. “Sun Noodle is excited to announce its sponsorship of the Pacific Rim Cup - a communal event for the youth and soccer fans of Hawaii. As a proud Hawaii company, Sun Noodle is dedicated to giving back to the community as they have supported and shared their aloha since its humble beginnings in 1981,” said Hidehito Uki, President and Founder of Sun Noodle. “The Blue United is a dynamic organization with a vision that is aligned with Sun Noodle, which is to bring opportunities to inspire and encourage Hawaii's youth community to dream big and persevere.”


5:30 p.m. Game 1 Real Salt Lake vs. Iwaki FC
8:15 p.m. Game 2 Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. V-Varen Nagasaki
2:30 p.m Game 1 Third Place Match
5:15 p.m. Game 2 Championship Match
Tickets are on sale now for Pacific Rim Cup 2019 and can be purchased online through, at, at the Aloha Stadium Box Office or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. Tickets are $20 per matchday, with Youth (Ages 12 and under), Military and Seniors (Ages 60 and over) tickets available for $15 per day. A Special limited time ticket offer for both days combined is available for $30.

About Sun Noodle

Sun Noodle is the leading manufacturer of freshly made ramen and Asian noodle products in the United States. Renowned for its artisanal approach, Sun Noodle serves ramen-yas, restaurants, in-flight meal caterers, hotels and supermarkets with tailor-made ramen noodles, pre-cooked yakisoba, udon, Okinawa soba, saimin, Japanese soba, Wakana soba, gyoza skin and wonton skin, and offers more than 100 retail products at grocery stores and Asian markets across the U.S. Founded in 1981 by Hidehito Uki, the company’s current CEO, Sun Noodle operates factories in Honolulu, Hawaii; Los Angeles, California; and Carlstadt, New Jersey. For more information, visit

About Pacific Rim Cup

After a successful inaugural year with thousands of people in attendance, the Pacific Rim Cup is bringing professional soccer back to Honolulu in 2019. World-class soccer leagues from different countries will go head to head for the championship title during four matches to be held on Feb. 8 and 10 at Aloha Stadium. The Pacific Rim Cup 2018 Powered by Under Armour made its debut in Honolulu in February 2018, marking the first time in six years that the Japan Professional Football League (J.League) and Major League Soccer (MLS) competed in the islands. The four participating teams were Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Columbus Crew SC from MLS, Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo from the J.League and Iwaki FC from TOHOKU Member of Society Soccer League. Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo took home the championship title. In PRC 2019, two new professional teams and two returning to vie for the championship title in Hawaii next year. The four participating teams are Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Real Salt Lake from MLS, V-Varen Nagasaki from J.League and Iwaki FC from TOHOKU Member of Society Soccer League. For more information about Pacific Rim Cup, visit, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

About Blue United Corp.

Blue skies and blue seas have no borders. Blue United strives to combine Japanese spirit and Western learning while utilizing the “B.L.U.E. Concept” to unify the sport of soccer globally. Our vision is to contribute to Japanese sports business development and globalization to make it one of the top industries in the world. Founded in 2015, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in Tokyo and Matsumoto. For further corporate information please visit