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The Kalawai Youth Baseball Club opened its 2018 Pinto baseball season Saturday when the three Pinto teams — the Kalawai Dodgers, the Kalawai Giants, and the Kalawai Astros — were greeted by Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr., Sen. Ron Kouchi and Kauai County Council members Arthur Brun, JoAnn Yukimura and Derek Kawakami. Also pictured: Kalawai Dodgers: head coach Christian Domingues, assistant coaches Seth Blackmer, Severino Butay Jr. and Leon Vegas, players Kamalu Albina, Andrew Blackmer, Ho'omaike Brun, Jayvier Butay, Sylas Butay, Noah de la Pena, Jai Domingues, Jonah Hauki, Makoa Mizumoto, Connor Oyama-Purisima, Kaikea Planas and Landon Vegas. Kalawai Giants: head coach Robbie Correa, assistant coaches Jesse Cummings, Wes Taba and Sean Jardin, players Brysen Chow, Kolby Correa, Hunter Cummings, Maddox Cummings, Xoen Duarte, TJ Freitas, Logan Gonsalves, Ryder Harr, Kailea Itamura, Napali Jardin, Ka'ena Rita and Caleb Taba. Kalawai Astros: head coach Justin Kai, assistant coaches Scott Yamauchi, CJ Dela Cruz and Cody Dotario, players Cyler Aranio, Nash Colburn, Colten Dela Cruz, Jacoby Dotario, Koa Kai, Elijah Kilpatrick, Micah Linnell, Kaeleb Santiago, Devin Soares, Malakai Tapia, Kysen Yamashita and Evan Yamauchi.