At the center of attention yesterday, Zachary Rosete and Alakai Aglipay gave out autographs, took group photos and handled the crowd of Ilima school classmates with smiles and hugs. The morning assembly had the whole school out cheering and honoring the 2005 Little League World Series champions.

Ewa Beach champs
getting second parade


Saturday, September 10, 2005

» Zachary Ranit was one of two members of the Ewa Beach Little League World Series champions who signed autographs at Ilima Intermediate School on Thursday. A photo caption on Page A5 yesterday misidentifed him as Zachary Rosete.

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The World Series Little League champs will be honored with a second hometown heroes' parade in Ewa Beach Sept. 24 at 3 p.m.

The West Oahu team became the world champions by defeating defending champ Curacao, 7-6, on Aug. 28.

The parade will begin on Fort Weaver Road at the Child and Family Service center and end at the Boys & Girls Club's Hale Pono Ewa Beach Clubhouse at 91-884 Fort Weaver Road, according to organizers.

A family-style party featuring entertainment and presentations will follow at the Boys & Girls Club clubhouse.

Area developers have organized the events, and local businesses, civic leaders, clubs and schools have contributed.

For more information or to participate, contact Sharene Saito Tam at 689-7772, ext. 237, or Sharla Montvel-Cohen at 533-4165.

The team was also honored on Monday with a city-sponsored parade down Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki.

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