Insight, News, and Opinion by Nick Abramo
  • September 27, 2022
Six Honolulu Little League World Series Championship Players Go To School At Punahou


Six players on the Honolulu Little League World Series championship team go to school at Punahou.

Under coach Gerald Oda, the team recently won the U.S. title by beating Southeast Tennessee 5-1 and then captured the world championship by knocking off Curacao 13-3.

2022 Little League World Series Champion Honolulu after winning the West Regional In San Bernardino, California. Photo courtesy of Aran Hiromoto.

Listed below is a breakdown of the newly crowned champions and where they attend school in Honolulu. All are in seventh grade except one, Cohen Sakamoto, who is in eighth grade.

>> Kobe Hino
>> Kekoa Payanal
>> Cohen Sakamoto
>> Brennan Tomas
>> Daly Watson
>> Luke Hiromoto

Kaimuki Middle School
>> Ruston Hiyoto
>> Kaeo Nouchi
>> Jonnovyn Sniffen
>> Tau Purcell
>> Kama Angell
> Jaron Lancaster
>> Mikah Noda
Saint Louis 
>> Esaiah Wong

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