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).

Kaieiewaho Channel Swims

Solo Attempts

There has been 4 solo channel swimming attempts of this channel:
1. Jonathan Ezer (Hawaii, USA) in 1976.
2. Penny Palfrey (Australia) in 2010.
3. Penny Palfrey (Australia) in 2010.
4. Chris Shoup (Georgia, USA) in 2017.

Relay Attempts

There has been one relay attempt and successful crossing between 20-22 November 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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