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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2005 Release No. M-65
UPDATE ON PARADE OF BASEBALL CHAMPIONS
The City’s first “Parade of Baseball Champions” on Monday will include three championship youth baseball teams and seven other teams that represented
Grand marshals will be the West Oahu/Ewa Beach All-Stars, who won the Little League World Series last Sunday. The players and their parents and coaches will ride to Waikiki in a “trolleycade” leaving
To help Ewa residents, Gomes School Bus Service will provide two school buses to carry passengers at no cost to
The Parade of Baseball Champions begins at
They will be preceded by the Cal Ripken World Series champion Oahu Stars and the Continental Amateur Baseball Association 9-and-under World Series champion Hawaii Warriors, who will ride on trolleys in the parade.
There will also be a special float made by personnel from the City Department of Emergency Services on their own time.
In addition, the following teams will march in the parade:
· Pearl City Little League Seniors, World Series runners-up (
· Pearl City Little League Juniors, World Series semifinalists (
· Hawaii Warriors, Kids International Hawaii World Series 12-and-under champions.
· Mililani Prep Girls Softball Team, Amateur Softball Association Girls 18-under Fast Pitch Western National Champions (
· Altima, 14-and-under Triple Crown Softball Northwest Champions (
· Mililani-Waipio All-Stars, 14-and-under National Bobby Sox All-Star Tournament semifinalists.
· Former Major League pitcher and Ewa native Mike Fetters,
· Former Major League pitcher Sid Fernandez,
· Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame member and former
OTHER PARADE PARTICIPANTS:
· U.S. Air Force color guard
· The Royal Hawaiian Band
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
· 3:00 p.m. – Trolley motorcade with West Oahu Little League champs leaves Ewa for
· 5:00 p.m. – Parade of Champions leaves
· 6:30 p.m. – Formal program begins at the Sunset on the Beach set at Queen’s Beach. To kick off Mayor Mufi Hannemann’s Operation Katrina Kokua, a booth will be set up to collect donations for the American Red Cross to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina.
· 7:05 p.m. – Little League World Series championship game is shown on the 30-foot Sunset on the Beach screen.
As with Sunset on the Beach, the Waikiki Improvement Association’s "Holoholo Parking" partners provide affordable parking in
Bill Brennan, 527-6928
Mark Matsunaga, 527-5767
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