Craig Coombs, Dr. Steve Minaglia and Dr. Scott Harvey completed their second channel in Hawaii yesterday as they crossed the 9.3-mile Kalohi Channel between the islands of Molokai and Lanai.

Craig Coombs finished in 6 hours 6 minutes while Doctors Minaglia and Harvey crossed in 5 hours 48 minutes after their February conquest of the 8.4-mile Pailolo Channel.

23 swimmers in total have successfully crossed the Kalohi Channel:

2012 – Craig Coombs (Molokai to Lanai)
2012 – Steve Minaglia M.D. (Molokai to Lanai)
2012 – Scott Harvey M.D. (Molokai to Lanai)
2011 – Forrest Nelson (Lanai to Molokai)
2011 – Tina Neill (Lanai to Molokai)
2011 – Carl Kawauchi (Lanai to Molokai)
2007 – Carl Kawauchi (Molokai to Lanai)
2007 – Mike Spalding (Molokai to Lanai)
2007 – Laurie Foster (Lanai to Molokai)
2007 – Kelly Gleason (Lanai to Molokai)
2007 – Tom Burke (Lanai to Molokai)
1995 – Carl Kawauchi (Lanai to Molokai)
1995 – Bill Costello (Lanai to Molokai)
1995 – Alton Motobu (Lanai to Molokai)
1991 – Linda Kaiser (Molokai to Lanai)
1991 – Janice Vierra (Lanai to Molokai)
1989 – Carl Kawauchi (Molokai to Lanai)
1989 – Terry Chodosh (Lanai to Molokai)
1989 – Ulrich Klinke (Lanai to Molokai)
1989 – Harry Huffaker (Molokai to Lanai)
1978 – Jody Pollack (Lanai to Molokai)
1978 – Bob Justman (Lanai to Molokai)

Photo courtesy of Hotel Moloka’i of the Kalohi Channel.

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