Friday was David Matlin’s final day as the University of Hawaii at Manoa athletics director, a post that lasted eight years.

In January, Matlin announced his retirement from his position, leading to a search that lasted months.

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Craig Angelos, after emerging as UH president David Lassner’s choice and winning a Board of Regents vote, is set to succeed Matlin.

Monday will be Angelos’ first official day on the job.

As for what’s next for Matlin, he will go on a cruise with his family to celebrate his 35th wedding anniversary, with stops in Greece, Cyprus, Turkey and Israel planned.