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Hawaii must not perform 'haka' with other team on field

Updated: September 10, 2007, 11:42 PM ET
Associated Press

HONOLULU -- A demonstration of Polynesian pride or just plain offensive?

Hawaii coach June Jones on Monday said his team would continue performing a pregame Maori war dance called a "haka," despite being penalized for it Saturday at Louisiana Tech, where the Warriors escaped with a 45-44 overtime win.

The Warriors performed the emotional chant away from the field in front of their own fans, but were assessed a 15-yard, unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. That forced Hawaii to ...

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