Honolulu LL shortstop, Hanamaulu native Taylin Oana reflects on Little League World Series run

  • Umpire Jeff Pruitt, left, and Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan’s Reggie Sharpe (1) and catcher Jake Martin, top right, watch as Honolulu, Hawaii’s Taylin Oana, bottom right, scores ahead of the tag by Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan’s Jarren Purify (6), rear, after being caught in a rundown between third and home during the second inning of a baseball game against Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

  • Honolulu, Hawaii’s Aukai Kea (23) celebrates with catcher Bruce Boucher, left, and Taylin Oana after getting the final out of the United States Championship baseball game against Peachtree City, Ga., at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

  • Honolulu, Hawaii’s Taylin Oana (12) is caught in a rundown between third and home and scores on the play during the second inning of a baseball game against Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

  • Photo courtesy Latoya Oana

    Taylin Oana, right, of Honolulu Little League stops for a photo with Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Ozzie Smith in Williamsport, Pa., in this Aug. 15 photo.

  • Photo courtesy Latoya Oana

    Taylin Oana, center, stops for a photo with sister Kichelle, left, and brother Tydin at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu after returning from Williamsport, Pa., in this Aug. 27 photo.

  • Photo courtesy Latoya Oana

    In this undated photo, members of Honolulu Little League stops for a photo at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu before flying to San Bernadino, Calif., for the Little League World Series West Regional. To the left is Hanamaulu native Taylin Oana.

  • Photo courtesy Latoya Oana

    Taylin Oana stops for a photo in Williamsport, Pa., in this Aug. 23 photo.

  • Photo courtesy Latoya Oana

    Members of Honolulu Little League smile for photos after winning the championship of the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., in this Aug. 26 photo.

It’s been a whirlwind the last few weeks for Honolulu Little League.

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