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Little Leaguers greeted at airport by family, friends and fans

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    Above, neighbors of Little League player Bruce Boucher cheered when the team arrived.

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    Gov. David Ige greeted world champion Honolulu Little League player Ka’olu Holt on Monday.

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    Mayor Kirk Caldwell, left, welcomed the team and addressed the crowd that greeted it at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

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    Above, Honolulu Little League player Sean Yamaguchi signed a baseball Monday for fan Jacob Morris.

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    The team gathered at the Diamond Head Group Tour area for a souvenir photo with Gov. David Ige, Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho.

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    Above, World Little League Champion Honolulu Little League player Aukai Kea got a welcoming hug Monday from his uncle Kalani Kea upon the team’s arrival at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

The Little League World Series champs from Honolulu landed Monday at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport to a hero’s welcome and were praised by Gov. David Ige and Mayor Kirk Caldwell for representing their state with humility and sportsmanship during their undefeated run in South Williamsport, Pa. Read more

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