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Kalohi Channel

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Jamie Tout, Mark Spratt, Edie Markovich, Lauren Grous, Dr. Steven Minaglia, and Dan Worden huddle up during the 3-day, 3-stage swim 'Au I Na Mokupuni Ekolu Endurance Challenge Invitational where they swam the 14.9-km Kalohi Channel between Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi on 27 August 2021, the 14.1 km Auau Channel between Maui and Lānaʻi on 28 August 2021, and the 13.5 km Pailolo Channel between Maui and Molokaʻi on 29 August 2021 in the state of Hawaii

noun - The Kalohi Channel separates the islands of Lanai and Molokaʻi in the State of Hawaii. The channel, part of the Eight Seas, is 9.3 miles (14.9 km) wide with an abundance of marine life.

Au I Na Mokupuni Ekolu Endurance Challenge Invitational

Crossing the Kalohi Channel is one stage of the 3-day 3-stage Au I Na Mokupuni Ekolu Endurance Challenge Invitational between the islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai.

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.

Kalohi Channel Swimmer List

The individuals who has successfully swum across the Kalohi Channel include these Kalohi Channel Swimmers:

23. 2012 - Craig Coombs
22. 2012 - Steve Minaglia M.D.
21. 2012 - Scott Harvey M.D.
20. 2011 - Forrest Nelson
19. 2011 - Tina Neill
18. 2011 - Carl Kawauchi
17. 2007 - Carl Kawauchi Molokai to Lanai
16. 2007 - Mike Spalding Molokai to Lanai
15. 2007 - Laurie Foster
14. 2007 - Kelly Gleason
13. 2007 - Tom Burke
12. 1995 - Carl Kawauchi
10. 1995 - Bill Costello
9. 1995 - Alton Motobu
8. 1991 - Linda Kaiser Molokai to Lanai
7. 1991 - Janice Vierra
6. 1989 - Carl Kawauchi Molokai to Lanai
5. 1989 - Terry Chodosh
4. 1989 - Ulrich Klinke
3. 1989 - Harry Huffaker 1st Molokai to Lanai
2. 1978 - Jody Pollack 1st female
1. 1978 - Bob Justman

Maui Nui Triangle Swim

Becca Mann completed an unprecedented 63.9 km Maui Nui Triangle Swim between the islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai in the state of Hawaii on 18-19 August 2019 in 20 hours 53 minutes.

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