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Alenuihaha 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 - Alenuihaha Channel is a channel that separates the islands of Hawaii and Maui in the state of Hawaii. It is part of the Eight Seas and an incredibly difficult 30-mile (48.2 km) channel for open water swimmers. The list of Alenuihaha Channel Swimmers includes some of the toughest marathon swimmers in modern times.

Alenuihaha Channel Swimmers[edit]

The following swimmers have successfully swum the Alenuihaha Channel:

4. 2011 - Mike Spalding, February, 2011
3. 2009 - Linda Kaiser, September 12, 2009
2. 2009 - Penny Palfrey, March 10, 2009
1. 1970 - Harry Huffaker, 1st Channel Crossing

Channels in the Hawaiian Islands[edit]

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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