Alalakeiki Channel

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Islands of Hawaii showing the 9 main channels: Auau Channel (or the Maui Channel), Kalohi Channel, Alalakeiki Channel, Pailolo Channel, Alenuihaha Channel, Kaulakahi Channel, Kealaikahiki Channel, Kaiwi Channel (or Moloka'i Channel) and the Kaieiewaho Channel
noun - Alalakeiki Channel is a channel that separates the island of Kahoolawe and the island of Maui in the state of Hawaii. It is 7 miles (11.2 km) wide. It is part of the Eight Seas.

Channels in the Hawaiian Islands

There are 9 main channels in the Hawaiian Islands that individuals attempt to swim: Auau Channel (or the Maui Channel), Kalohi Channel, Alalakeiki Channel, Pailolo Channel, Alenuihaha Channel, Kaulakahi Channel, Kealaikahiki Channel, Kaiwi Channel (or Moloka'i Channel) and the Kaieiewaho Channel.

Alalakeiki Channel Swimmers

The list of Alalakeiki Channel Swimmers includes the following individuals:

13. 2011 - Chris Palfrey, Kahoolawe to Maui
12. 2011 - Penny Palfrey
11. 2006 - Carl Kawauchi, Maui to Kahoolawe
10. 2006 - Alton Motobu
9. 2001 - Linda Kaiser, 1st Women, 1st from Maui to Kahoolawe, swam together
8. 2001 - Laurie Foster, 1st Woman, 1st from Maui to Kahoolawe, swam together
7. 2001 - Laurie Foster
6. 2001 - Mike Spalding
5. 1992 - Carl Kawauchi, 1st Crossing
4. 1992 - Ulrich Klinke, 1st Crossing
3. 1992 - Alton Motobu, 1st Crossing
2. 1977 - Bill Lawrence, Uncertified channel crossing
1. 1977 - Solomon Fernandez, Uncertified channel crossing

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