Kaieiewaho 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
Kaieiewaho Channel (or the Kaua'i Channel) is the 72-mile (115.8 km) channel in the middle of the Pacific Ocean between the islands of Oahu and Kauai in the state of Hawaii. It is part of the Eight Seas with a maximum depth of 10,890 feet (3,319 m).

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Kaieiewaho Channel Swims

Solo Swim Attempts

There has been 3 solo channel swimming attempts of this channel: one by Jonathan Ezer in the 1970s and two by Penny Palfrey in 2010.

Relay Swims

There has been one successfully relay crossing between November 20-22, 2011 by Linda Kaiser, Randy Brown, Michelle Macy, Joel Swartz, Billy Brown and Mike Spalding that took nearly two days of non-stop swimming.

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.

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