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Molokai

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Molokaʻi is an island in the Hawaiian archipelago. It is 38 by 10 miles (61 by 16 km) in size at its extreme length and width with a usable land area of 260 square miles (673.40 km2), making it the fifth largest of the main Hawaiian Islands and the 27th largest island in the United States.

It lies east of Oahu across the 26-mile (41.8 km) wide Kaiwi Channel and north of Lanaʻi, separated from it by the Kalohi Channel. The lights of Honolulu are visible at night from the west end of Moloka'i, while nearby Lānaʻi and Maui are clearly visible from anywhere along the south shore of the island. The shape of Molokai Island can be recalled is that of a shoe or a fish.

Molokai Channel Crossings

The western side of Molokai Island is known among marathon swimmers as the start point for the 26-mile (41.8 km) Molokai Channel and the site of the Kaiwi Channel Swim.

Videos of Molokai Channel crossing


Footage by Mike Scott

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.

Au I Na Mokupuni Ekolu Endurance Challenge Invitational

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