Executive Director, EasyPost Hawai'i Bowl & Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic
Daryl Garvin is executive director of the EasyPost Hawai’i Bowl and the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic. The college football bowl game and eight-team men’s college basketball tournament are annual December events in Honolulu, Hawaii that are owned and operated by ESPN Events. Garvin was named to the position in May 2015.
Garvin originally joined the Hawai’i Bowl in 2008 as director of operations. Prior to being named executive director, he served as associate executive director from 2009-15 and as associate executive director of the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic since its inception in 2009.
In addition, Garvin served as associate director of the Hawaiian Islands Invitational, the international soccer tournament owned and operated by the former ESPN Regional Television (now ESPN Events).
Before joining ESPN, Garvin worked for Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties in Honolulu and was vice president of Chesapeake Concerts, a Washington, D.C.-based entertainment organization that presented touring Broadway theatricals and concert events nationwide.
Garvin served four years in the United States Army (1978-82), achieving the rank of Sergeant. Upon leaving the military, he began his professional career in the Nation’s Capital where he managed the historic Warner Theatre, and later the Pier Six Concert Pavilion in Baltimore.
A native of the Washington, D.C. area, Garvin received an associate in arts degree from Montgomery College in 1984 and also attended the University of Maryland. As a treasurer of The Hawai’i Bowl Foundation, Garvin actively supports the organization’s mission to assist Hawai’i-based 501(c)3s, especially nonprofits providing services to Hawaii’s youth.