Tag: Carl Kawauchi

Mark Tan Freestyles To His Fourth

Mark Tan Freestyles To His FourthCourtesy of Linda Kaiser, Molokai Channel, Hawaii. Mark Tan has now completed crossings of four major channels in his home state of Hawaii. The firefighter and paramedic originally from Kailua on Oahu has completed a 15 km swim from Molokai to Lanai across the Kalohi Channel, a 14.2 km swim from Lanai to Maui across the

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Swimming In The Dark

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Carl Kawauchi of Honolulu swam the 8.5-mile Pailolo Channel from Maui to Molokai on his fourth career channel in the Hawaiian Islands. Kawauchi has also crossed the Auau Channel (Maui to Lanai), the Kalohi Channel (Molokai to Lanai) and the Alalakeiki Channel (Kahoolawe to Maui). Due to the swells on

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Swimming From Island To Island In Hawaii

The Hawaiian Channel Swim Association (HCSA) is a volunteer-run channel swimming governing body formed in 1984 by Carol Lee Heltzel. The HCSA was established to recognize individuals who have successfully swum across the 9 major inter-island channels of the Hawaiian Islands. Its membership includes everyone who has swum at least one channel in Hawaii.

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