Hawaii Randy's Real Estate Opinions: Waipio Gentry Wins Little League World Series!!!

Waipio Gentry Wins Little League World Series!!!

The amazing youngsters from Hawaii are the 2008 Little League World Series Champions!

How could they top the amazing game on Saturday where they entered the last inning down 5-1 to lake Charles, Louisiana.  The Hawaii team then put on a hitting clinic with a six run rally to win 7-5.  I was jumping out of my chair cheering.  It was better than watching the Olympics.

Well they found a way top that by beating Mexico 12-3 in the final game.  Good pitching and great hitting made the difference for them in the series. 

There were many great moments in the series.  The one we will all remember was in the game against Mill Creek, Washington when Lolani Akau pinch hit a home run.  What made this amazing was he got hit by a pitch in the opening game and had a fracture in his elbow.  He will have stories to tell his grandchildren about that amazing home run.

We are all so proud of the team for not only winning but by showing wonderful sportsmanship throughout the tournament and representing Hawaii so proudly.

Congratulations to the team, the coaches and the parents for doing such a wonderful job of preparing these terrific young men.

**For those who didn't know our Hawaii team from Ewa Beach won the Little League World Series in 2005.



Randy L. Prothero, REALTOR®

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Comment balloon 15 commentsRandy Prothero • August 24 2008 09:14PM


Randy, congratulations to the Waipio Gentry!  Quite an accomplishment.

Posted by David Matney, Omaha, NE Real Estate | Omaha, NE Homes For Sale (BHHS - Ambassador Real Estate) over 10 years ago

David - It was absolutely amazing.

Posted by Randy Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645 (eXp Realty) over 10 years ago

Randy, we live baseball out here in AZ and we made a strong showing last year.  This is a huge accomplishment for Hawaii's baseball program.  Congratulations to the Waipio Gentry!

Posted by Mark Organek, On a journey to accomplish one huge goal. (And the United States of America) over 10 years ago

Mark - We have several programs here that are extremly strong. 

Posted by Randy Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645 (eXp Realty) over 10 years ago


The Little League World Series is quite awesome - I have known some people here in Phill that have traveled to Williamsport to go (not too far of a drive).  Is a great event for baseball and even better for the kids !!  Congrats to Hawaii !!  I missed some of those game - I try to catch more each year but have been working too much : )


Posted by The Somers Team, Real People. Real Dreams. Real Estate. (The Somers Team at RE/MAX Access) over 10 years ago

Great game...I didn't think they would get past the last round... what an upset!

Posted by Neal Bloom, Realtor CRS-Weston FL Real Estate (eXp Realty) over 10 years ago

Congrats to your guys. I watched and was amazed at the entire series.

Posted by Gary L. Waters Broker Associate, Bucci Realty, Fifteen Years Experience in Brevard County (Bucci Realty, Inc.) over 10 years ago

Randy, yes Hawaii had a GREAT team this year.  All of Hawaii should be very proud of everyone of these kids.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) over 10 years ago

Christopher and Stephanie - There were many people from Hawaii there.  Only a few flights away.  :)

Neal - After that come back in the game before, I knew they were not going to lose.

Gary - It was an a exciting series.  I could not have written a better story.

Posted by Randy Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645 (eXp Realty) over 10 years ago

George - They got more press than our Olympic winners.

Posted by Randy Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645 (eXp Realty) over 10 years ago

Congratulations to the team!  It was a great game!

Posted by Sal Poliandro - NJ Bergen County Realtor, Short Sale Specialist - CDPE, SRES, SFR, IRES (RE/MAX Properties) over 10 years ago

Sal - They are coming in tonight at the airport to a hero's welcome.

Posted by Randy Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645 (eXp Realty) over 10 years ago

I just watched the news....all those kds at the airport screaming!!!  what a proud bunch!

Posted by Celeste "SALLY" Cheeseman, (RA) AHWD CRS ePRO OAHU HAWAII REAL ESTATE (Liberty Homes) over 10 years ago

Hawaii is becoming a giant in little league baseball... two out of four of the last LLWS champs. Congrats on making Hawaii proud kids.

Posted by Pete Jalbert, R(S) (The Maui Real Estate Team, Inc. ) over 10 years ago

Sally - Wasn't that exciting?

Pete - I can't stop saying amazing.

Posted by Randy Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645 (eXp Realty) over 10 years ago

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