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Swim the Ka'iwi Channel Molokai to Oahu

 We can help make it happen.

Ka'iwi Channel Association

To date Ka'iwi has been conquered solo more than 100 times, and 5  relay teams have successfully crossed the Ka'iwi Channel between Molokai and Oahu.

If you are up to the challenge, click "Contact Us" and let us know about your swim background and an approximate date for your swim. We'll take it from there and guide your journey.



Now Booking 2024


We still have a few slots left for 2024. If you want to swim the Ka'iwi Channel this year, now is the time to make plans.

-Ka'iwi Crossings Team

Today's  wind in the Ka'iwi Channel

This video answers all the questions you have about swimming the Ka'iwi Channel. A must see for anyone seriously thinking about swimming between Molokai to Oahu.

The Ka'iwi Channel Association has experienced open water swimmers that have completed the Molokai Channel and are  ‘go-to’ people for Molokai Channel Swim crossings. 

Since 2013 the Ka'iwi Channel Association has assisted swimmers from concept to crossing. We assist with your questions from where to stay, what to bring, weather conditions, boat conditions, logistics such as flights and shuttles and document and certify successful crossings.

about a Ka'iwi Channel
Rules for a Ka'iwi Channel Swim


Solo swims

Relay Swims

Everything you need to know to make your swim between Molokai and Oahu count. 

Ka'iwi Channel Association is a channel swimming governing body formed in 2013. The mission of  the Ka'iwi Channel Association is to establish and recognize individual AND relay swims that follow the standards of Ka'iwi Crossings Association (between Molokai and Oahu).  

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