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Hawaii accepts NFL's Pro Bowl offer

Updated: March 7, 2009, 7:16 PM ET
Associated Press

HONOLULU -- The Pro Bowl is returning to Hawaii.

The Hawaii Tourism Authority board voted 9-1 on Friday to accept the NFL's offer to return to the islands.

The board rejected two previous proposals, but under mounting pressure reconsidered its latest refusal to pay the NFL $4 million a year to host the all-star game at Aloha Stadium in 2011 and 2012.

"We are pleased to continue our partnership with the state of Hawaii, which has embraced the Pro Bowl for 30 years," Frank Supovitz, ...

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