Results

The most accurate listing of Hawaiian channel swimmers

Successful channel crosses, HCSA approved alternative swims 

Maui Nui Swim, Triple Maui Nui Swim, Island Circumnavigation

2024

Petar Stoychev

Colby Dimsdale

2023 and before:

http://www.hawaiiswim.org/hawaiianChannel/kaiwiChannel.html

2024

Nicole Forelli

Ted Lomicka

Michael Moreau

Steven Minaglia

Jon Storm

Alaina Otterstrom

Steven Minaglia

Andrea Salmi

Laura Lipp

Sammy Larrazabal

Brittney Ruffier

Tim Costello

2023

Virginia Manner

http://www.hawaiiswim.org/hawaiianChannel/AuauChannel.html

2014

Mark Williams

Steven Minaglia

2013

Meredith Novak

2008

Peter Attia

2013 

Billy Brown

2024

Alaina Otterstrom

Steven Minaglia

Kevin Drake

Andrea Salmi

Laura Lipp

Sammy Larrazabal

Nicole Forelli

Matt Knight

Christopher Chuck

Jennifer Conway

Andrew Donaldson

Ryan Leong

Deb Merwick

Rachel Randall

Stefan Reinke

Hudson Slay

2023

Colby Dimsdale

Matt McGillicudy

Jess Hogg 

Steven Minaglia

Aby Ortega

Niels Pantenburg

Melodee Liegl

Daniel Vanderhave

Ron Thompson

Alessandra Rossi Cima

2022

Steven Minaglia

Nicole Forelli

Joseph Locke

Laura Lipp

Maverick Donohue

Sammy Larrazabal

2021

Emma Radford

Evan Morrison

2020

Laura Lipp

Andrea Salmi

Matt Knight

Nicole Forelli

Mark Wussler

Kendra Bean

2013

Steven Minaglia

2011

Mike Spalding

2009

Linda Kaiser

Penny Palfrey

1970

Harry Huffaker

2009

Quinn Carver

Bill Goding

2005

Linda Kaiser

Laurie Foster

Mike Spalding

2024

Terri Dietz

Jerelyn Watanabe


2019

Becca Mann


2022

Marek Lehocky

Steven Minaglia


Records- currently being compiled

Fastest

ʻAlenuihāhā

Hawaiʻi to Maui- Penny Palfrey (2009)- 14:51

ʻAuʻau

Lānaʻi to Maui- Jim Sorensen (2002)- 3:10

Maui to Lānaʻi- under evaluation

ʻAuʻau-ʻAuʻau

Maui to Lānaʻi to Maui- Peter Attia (2008)- 11:43

Lānaʻi to Maui to Lānaʻi- Steven Minaglia/Mark Williams (2014)- 10:33

ʻAuʻau-Pailolo

Lānaʻi to Maui to Molokaʻi- Harry Huffaker (1989)- 11:29

Kaiwi

Molokaʻi to Oʻahu- Attila Manyoki (2015)- 12:02

Oʻahu to Molokaʻi- Harry Huffaker (1972)- 16:15

Kalohi

Molokaʻi to Lānaʻi- Tina Neill/Forrest Nelson (2011)- 4:25

Lānaʻi to Molokaʻi- Billy Brown (2013)- 4:47

Kalohi-Kalohi

Molokaʻi to Lānaʻi to Molokaʻi- Billy Brown (2013)- 10:26

Kaulakahi

Kauaʻi to Niʻihau- Bill Goding/Tina Neill/Forrest Nelson (2012)- 9:25

Niʻihau to Kauaʻi- Matt McGillicuddy/Colby Dimsdale/Joe Guifoyle (2023)- 10:38

Maui-Around Molokini-Maui

Maui-Around Molokini-Maui Counter Clockwise- Alaina Otterstrom/Steven Minaglia/Kevin Drake/Andrea Salmi/Laura Lipp/Sammy Larrazabal/Nicole Forelli/Matt Knight (2024)- 3:51

Molokini Kealaikahiki

Molokini to Lānaʻi- Terri Dietz/Jerelyn Watanabe (2024)- 19:35

Pailolo

Maui to Molokaʻi- Jim Sorensen (2005)- 3:38

Molokaʻi to Maui- Billy Brown (2012)- 3:59

Pailolo-Pailolo

Maui to Molokaʻi to Maui- Steven Minaglia (2013)- 11:10

Pailolo-Kalohi-ʻAuʻau

Maui to Molokaʻi to Lānaʻi to Maui- Becca Mann (2019)- 20:53

*Speed records are meant to be broken: Alalakeiki and Kealaikahiki Channels are left off this list since they can no longer be crossed.

Firsts

Alalakeiki

Kahoʻolawe to Maui- Carl Kawauchi/Ulrich Klinke/Alton Motobu (1992)

Maui to Kahoʻolawe- Linda Kaiser/Laurie Foster/Mike Spalding (2001)

ʻAlenuihāhā

Hawaiʻi to Maui- Harry Huffaker (1970)

ʻAuʻau

Lānaʻi to Maui- Steve Bobko/Bill Goding/Archie Hapai/Richard Merritt/Gary Neimeyer/Doug Rice/Jim Roumasset (1977)

Maui to Lānaʻi- Jim Caldwell (1970)

ʻAuʻau-ʻAuʻau

Maui to Lānaʻi to Maui- Peter Attia (2008)

Lānaʻi to Maui to Lānaʻi- Meredith Novak (2013)

ʻAuʻau-Pailolo

Lānaʻi to Maui to Molokaʻi- Harry Huffaker (1989)

Kaiwi

Molokaʻi to Oʻahu- Keo Nakama (1961)

Oʻahu to Molokaʻi- Harry Huffaker (1972)

Kalohi

Molokaʻi to Lānaʻi- Harry Huffaker (1989)

Lānaʻi to Molokaʻi- Bob Justman (1978)

Kalohi-Kalohi

Molokaʻi to Lānaʻi to Molokaʻi- Billy Brown (2013)

Kaulakahi

Kauaʻi to Niʻihau-  Tom Robinson (2003)

Niʻihau to Kauaʻi- Matt McGillicuddy/Colby Dimsdale/Joe Guifoyle (2023)

Kealaikahiki

Kahoʻolawe to Lānaʻi- Linda Kaiser/Laurie Foster/Mike Spalding (2005)

Maui-Around Molokini-Maui

Maui-Around Molokini-Maui Counter Clockwise- Andrea Salmi/Laura Lipp/Nicole Forelli/Kendra Bean/Mark Wussler/Matt Knight (2020)

Molokini Kealaikahiki

Molokini to Lānaʻi- Terri Dietz/Jerelyn Watanabe (2024)

Pailolo

Maui to Molokaʻi- Jim Caldwell (1973)

Molokaʻi to Maui- Carl Kawauchi (1993)

Pailolo-Pailolo

Maui to Molokaʻi to Maui- Steven Minaglia (2013)

Pailolo-Kalohi-ʻAuʻau

Maui to Molokaʻi to Lānaʻi to Maui- Becca Mann (2019)