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Kealaikahiki 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 - Kealaikahiki Channel is a 17-mile (27.3 km) wide channel between the islands of Kahoolawe and Lanai in the state of Hawaii. It is part of the Eight Seas.

Kealaikahiki Channel Swimmers

The following Kealaikahiki Channel Swimmers have successfully swum across the channel:

5. 2009 - Quinn Carver 10 April 2009 tandem swim by Bill Goding
4. 2009 - Bill Goding 10 April 2009 tandem swim with Quinn Carver
3. 2005 - Linda Kaiser, 1st Channel Crossing
2. 2005 - Laurie Foster, 1st Channel Crossing
1. 2005 - Mike Spalding, 1st Channel Crossing

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.

Kealaikahiki Channel Crossing by Quinn Carver, Bill Goding


The Kealaikahiki Channel is between Kahoolawe and Lanai.

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