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City and County Pool Schedule and phone numbers! Mahalo to Masters Swimmer: Roger Komori for compiling the information!!!

In 1937, a schoolteacher on the island of Maui challenged a group of poverty-stricken sugar plantation kids to swim upstream against the current of their circumstance. The goal? To become Olympians. They were the Three-Year Swim Club. This is their story!


Hawaii Swimming Legacy



Everything Changed
on June 28, 2010

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United States Swimming

Rule Book

For "New" parents and swimmers only.


Stories of Coach Soichi Sakamoto
The Dailey News of Open Water Swimming
Hawaii Swimming Legacy
Hawaii Swimming Hall of Fame

Look for VMAC Information and Hours!

Hawaii
Channel
Swimming from one island to another?

Stories of Coach Soichi Sakamoto
  • Aloha Aquatics
  • Aulea Swim Club
  • Academy Swim Club
  • Hawaii Swimming Club
  • Hickam Hurricanes
  • Iolani Swim Club
  • *Kailua Masters
  • Kamehameha Swim Club
  • Kamehameha Swim Club*Hawaii Kai
  • Kona Aquatics
  • Kona Dolphin Swim Team
  • Manoa Aquatics
  • Maui Dolphins
  • North Shore Aquatics
  • Pearl City Aquatics
  • Pearl Harbor Aquatics
  • Punahou Aquatics
  • Rainbow Aquatics
  • Schofield Sharks Swim Club
  • South Maui Sharks
  • Sun-Shine Aquatics
  • Swim Kauai


Waikiki Rough Water Swim

Swimming World Magazine

Check out SwimInfo!


swimmers world
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__Current and Past Events__

BC Meet- Kailuia Dec 8, 2018

Mahalo Dr. Dave Coleman for the results!


December 02, Maui

Mahalo to Mr. David Wintermeyer for the meet results!


December 02,. Big Island Swimming!

Mahalo to Coach Ann Imoto for the results!!


39th Annual Ken Suenaga Invitational
Dec 1, 2018 - Dec 2, 2018
Mahalo Mrs. Andrea Iwamoto for the results!

 November 18, Oahu

Mahalo to Mr. David Wintermeyer for the meet results!


 November 17, Maui

Mahalo to Mr. David Wintermeyer for the meet results!


 November 17, Island of Kauai!

Mahalo to Karen Perreira for the meet results!


November 17. Big Island Swimming!

Mahalo to Coach Ann Imoto for the results!!


November 17. The Island of Oahu!

Mahalo to Mrs. Stephanie Monahan for the results!!


November 9. Senior Champs @ University of Hawaii.

Mahalo Mrs. Saint Marie Gough for the results!


November 3.Big Island Swimming!

Mahalo to Coach Ann Imoto for the results!!


 

November 11th
Veteran's Day! 
Duty, Honor, Country
A Salute to all the Veterans and those who are serving!

Swimmers:

  • <Cadet at U.S. Military Academy, Westpoint> Kate Machoek, Swim Kauai Aquatics
  • <Coast Guard Academy> Kayla Ishida, Swim Kauai Aquatics
  • <Air Force> Sarina Weyrick Buig Island Swimming

Coaches:

  • <Air Force> Ernest Cheung, Hawaii SC
  • <Army> Quincy Kelly, Schofield Sharks
  • <Army> Bill Sakovich, Hilo Aquatics
  • <Army> Rodney Hayashi, Hawaii SC
  • <Army> Ken Suenaga, Pearl City Aq.
  • <Army> Shige Pabila, Pearl City Aq.
  • <Army> Larry Oshiro, Manoa Aq.
  • <Army> Spencer Shiraishi, Maui SC
  • <Navy> Emmett Vidal, Hawaii SC
  • <Army> Keith Arakaki, Hawaii SC
  • <Army> Bill Woolsey, Hawaii SC
  • <Navy> Fred Tester, Iolani ST
  • <Army> Jeffrey Coakley, Liquid Aloha

Officials:

  • <Army> Ken Watts, Punahou
  • <Air Force> Tim Amrich
  • <Active Marine> Richard Steele, Kaneohe Swim Association
  • <Active Army> Chris Klem, Aulea
  • <Navy> Wayne Ichimura, Hawaii SC
  • <Air Force> Peggy Glasgow, Hawaii SC
  • <Air Force> Jenny Warren, Aloha Aq.
  • <Air Force> Lloyd Yonemura, The Molokai Flash!
Veteran's Day
Thank You For Your Service!

PS, If I've missed anyone, please email me. 808swim@gmail.com


December's Waikiki Double Rough Water Swim!

Mahalo Jim Anderson!

For those of you who want to kindle memories, our complete picture history (1982 to 2016) up on our web site:

https://www.longdistanceswim.com/photo-gallery.html


Maui Age Group Swimming!

Mahalo to Mr.David Wintermeyer for the results!!


Bill Smith Invitational
HOSTED BY KAMEHAMEHA
Oct 27, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018
Mahalo Mrs. Stephanie Monahan for the results!
OAHU DISTANCE MEET @ UH Pool
Oct 20, 2018 (11:00 AM) - Oct 20, 2018 (05:00 PM)
Mahalo to Mr.David Wintermeyer for the results!

The Island of Maui Swimming!

Mahalo to Mr.David Wintermeyer for the results!!


OAHU SENIOR MEET @ UH Pool
Oct 20, 2018 (08:30 AM) - Oct 20, 2018 (10:30 AM)
Mahalo to Mr.David Wintermeyer for the results!

Big Island Swimming!

Mahalo to Coach Ann Imoto for the results!!


Classified Meet - Oahu, Oct 7, 2018
Registration Deadline, October, 1 2018
  • Eligible Teams:  Group B- BOWS; A-  AAA,HICK,SSSC,SUNA; E- MAN, PAQ; F - KSC;  HOSTED by BOWS
  • Meet Results
Mahalo Mr.Gordan Fukumoto for the results!

Classified Meet - Oahu, Oct 6, 2018
Registration Deadline, October, 1 2018

  • Eligible Teams: Groups B- AUL, IOL; C - PCA, SPL; D - HSC,KSA;  HOSTED by SPL @ VMAC
  • Meet Results
Mahalo Mr.Gordan Fukumoto for the results

Papua New Guinea

2018 Oceania Report
By Coach Bill Sakovich

  Happy Father's Day

To all the Dads that:
  • Volunteer to be a timer
  • Volunteer to be an official
  • Set up the team tent
  • Take down the team tent
  • Drive the kids to swim practice and swim meets!
  • Go back home to pickup the suit and goggles.
  • Help and support the swim club you're with
  • Bring snacks to practice
  • Cheer for your child!
  • Help the Swim Coaches

Have A GREAT Father's Day!

For This Summer, Practice Ocean Safety!


University of Hawaii
Swimming and Diving!
 
Mahalo UH Coach Christel for the video!
March 3rd
Hinamatsuri! 
Happy Girls Day!

GO BOWS!!

Congratulations to the Swimmers and Coaches of the
University of Hawaii

The International Swimming Hall of Fame, inducts its 2017 Class.

Hawaii Swimming Champion, Halo Hirose is inducted!

His daughter, Sono Hirose-Huber accepts on his behalf.

Hawaii Olympian, Sonny Tanabe remarks!


Waikiki Rough Water Swim, for the record!

A list of the Finisher Status, compiled by distance swimmer, Alton Motobu


Happy Mother's Day,
to all you Swim Moms!
  • Timing at swim meets
  • Officiating
  • Snacks for the swim team
  • Morning practice
  • Afternoon practice
  • Towel, Suits, Fins, Goggles....
  • Car pool
  • Waiting with other swimmers until their parents pick them up!
Mahalo and have a
GREAT Mother's Day!!!

 

What Is Swimming, from our friends in other Pacific Island Nations

 On Hawaiian Airlines, the month of June, there's a great article about the sport of swimming in their in-flight magazine "Hana Hou"

The article as it appears in the Hana Hou magazine!



Memorial Day!

In Honor and Memory of those Coaches, Former Swimmers and Parents of the swimmers that have served, and gave the ultimate sacrifice.

The Waikiki Natatorium, a monument in memory of all those who served during the wars, from Hawaii!

At the Patsy Mink Park Central Oahu Regional Park @ Waipio, the Veteran's Memorial Aquatic Center!

You will not be forgotten!


Stayin' Alive at Chattanooga Fire Academy 2013

A simple explanation on CPR
27 Struggles, only a swimmer will understand!

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Did your mom or dad swim in Hawaii? How about your grandparents or uncles and aunties.

Swim Booklets from past years. 1960 Age group champs, Schofield Sharks 40th reunion and Keo Nakama booklets dating to the 1950's.

Still under construction, more to come!


If you live in a hurricane-prone area or have family and friends who do, you know just how important a little help can be when a hurricane is on the way. Now help is in your hand.

Be ready for what nature brings with the official Red Cross Hurricane app.

Get the app ,it's free! ,and be prepared. Search the iTunes or Google Play apps store with keyword "Red Cross" and download the app. Encourage students in your classes to do the same ,especially in areas where hurricanes occur.

With Hurricane by American Red Cross, you can monitor conditions in your area or throughout the storm track, prepare your family and home, find help and let others know you are safe even if the power is out. Hurricane by American Red Cross is a must-have app for anyone who lives in an area where a hurricane may strike or has loved ones who do.

Thanks Earle Yonezawa for the link!


Spotting a drowning victim. Mahalo to Glenn Pang for the information

You know as well as anyone, accidents happen every day. Burns. Broken bones. Bee stings.

With the official American Red Cross First Aid App, you can have expert advice for everyday emergencies in the palm of your hand.

Get the app , It's Free! and be prepared for what life brings. Search the iTunes and Google Play app stores with keyword: Red Cross and download the app.

Download and rate the app today
and ask your family and friends to do the same.


Swimming from one island to another, in Japan!

 

Tsugaru Strait Swimming Association. Recognized by the Hakodate, Hokkaido municipal government

Two swimmers were inducted in the Hawaii Waterman Hall of Fame. Duke Kahanamoku and Keo Nakama!

The Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation present the Hawaii Waterman Hall of Fame celebrates individuals whose contributions to water-sports unite, Inspire, and remind us of the unique opportunities our oceans provide our communitites.
Honoring

  • Duke Kahanamoku - Swimming, surfing, canoe paddling, Wally Froiseth - Surfing, canoe paddling, Fred Hemmings - Surfing, paddling
  • Buffalo Keaulana - Surfing, Rabbit Kekai - Surfing, canoe paddling, Keo Nakama - Swimming, Nappy Napolean - Canoe paddling
  • Rell Sunn - Surfing and paddling, Eddie Aikau - Surfing and ocean safety
The formation of the Hawaii Waterman Hall of Fame.

Remember this MidWeek newspaper highlight potter Jeff Chang. But they never mentioned his high school swimming career! Jeff swam (Breaststroker) for the Lab School at the University of Hawaii. His team mate, current Senator Norman Sakamoto!
 A historical study of the development of the competitive swimming of Hawaii up to 1916. By Ralph Wright
Hawaii
Masters
Swimming
Hawaii Swimming Hall of Fame
 

HANA HOU By Ed Ching "And the winner of the high point individual trophy for the men's, 12 years and under group, is.....

A tribute to Coach Soichi Sakamoto.
 Honolulu Advertiser sports writer Wes Nakama writes about Swimmer and Baseball player, Keo Nakama

 Swimming from one island to another - solo. These are the long distance, marathon athletes that swim the Hawaiian Channels!


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_______Upcoming Events______
Team Seating Chart

 2019 Graduating Seniors!!

HSC wants to recognize our swimmers graduating in 2019 in the Short Course souvenir booklet.

 Send Team Pictures to: jovy.oda50@gmail.com
2018
Age Group Short Course Championship
Booklets!

Parents, Team Managers - Please send a recent Team Picture, to be included in this season's Age Group Champs Booklet!

Here are some
"OLD" booklets online:

Swim Booklets from past years. 1960 Age group champs, Schofield Sharks 40th reunion and Keo Nakama booklets dating to the 1950's.

Still under construction, more to come!


2018 Age Group SCY Championships (Oahu)

  • Fri-Mon Dec 14, 2018 - Dec 17, 2018
    Registration Deadline December, 4 2018
  • Tshirt design?
  • Description Venue - VMAC.  Host - Hawaii Swim Club
  • Meet Announcement 

38th Harry M. Mamizuka Invitational - LCM, April 21-22, 2018

Description, Venue - Manoa Recreational Pool
Host - MANOA
 
 
Mahalo Coach Denny Higa and Gordon Fukumoto for the results

The island of Maui, 44th Annual Coach Soichi Sakamoto Invitational.

Meet perpetuates coaching legacies

Mahalo Coach Malcolm Cooper for the results!!


 Rainbow Invitational
June 9, 2018 - June 10, 2018

Description: Venue - Veteran's Memorial Aquatic Center; Host - BOWS

Mahalo Mr. Gordon Fukumoto for the results


  • Big Mahalo to all the Officials that volunteered, this weekend!
  • Thank you to the Coaches, Parents and Swimmers of HSC that helped with the "Clean Up" party!!!
2018 Meet Results!
 
Mahalo Mrs. Stephanie Monahan for the results!
Keo Nakama Meet  - Please Use Fewer Plastic Products - bring reusable water bottles

 

Aloha, Welcome:

  • Pau Hana Swim Team, Ohio
  • Fox Valley Wave SC, Wisconsin
  • Shanghai Jing'an, China
  • Hong Kong Island Stingray Swim
  • CIVS, Philippines
  • Forrest Grove S.C., Oregon
  • Glacier S.C., Alaska

Description - Venue - Veteran's Memorial Aquatic Center; Host - HSC

2017 Meet Results

June 29 - July 1, 2018

  • Venue - Veterans' Memorial Aquatic Center (Waipahu); Host - Hawaii Swim Club
Mahalo Mrs. Saint-Marie Gough for the results!
 
70th Keo Nakama
Swim and Dive Invitational
June 29 - July 1 2018

 

Thank you to all the volunteer timers and Swim Officials!
 
12th Annual
Hawaii Swimming Hall of Fame Invitational!
August 4-5 2018
  • Event Date: August 4-5, 2018
  • Meet Results
Mahalo Coach Ernest Chueung and Dr. Dave Coleman for the results!

And the winner of the Spirit Award

Island of Kauai
August 18-19, 2018
Mokihana Fun Meet!

Mahalo Coach Orlando for the results


   

Al Minn Invitational
HOSTED BY AULEA
Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
Mahalo Saint Marie Gough for the results!

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 The Story of the butterfly
A man found a cocoon of a butterfly.
One day a small opening appeared.
He sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as it struggled to squeeze its body through the tiny hole.
Then it stopped, as if it couldn't go further.....

 The blue ribbon campaign, to remind us to prevent child abuse






 
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