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Youth sports: Dedicated supporters, kids make Hawaii elite

Dave Reardon
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STAR-ADVERTISER / 2006

Hilo’s Anson Arruda led his team around the field while carrying the Hawaiian flag after winning the 2006 Cal Ripken 12-under World Series.

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BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

“No matter whatever happens, we want these kids to have a great experience. Everybody needs a moral compass, and you want to know that you’re doing it for the right reasons. If you want to change the world, do it at the youth level.”

Gerald Oda

Manager of the Honolulu Little League team that won the 2018 Little League World Series title