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__Current and Past Events__
Big Blue Swimming in Pahoa on the Big Island is looking for a coaching intern; if interested they may email Dorothy at
Kauai Mokihana
Fun Meet 2015
  • Event Date August 22, 2015 - August 23, 2015
  • Meet Results
A GREAT way to end the summer! Fun, Luau, diving for apples! Mahalo Coach Orlando!
Thank you to all the volunteer timers and Swim Officials!
8th Annual
Hawaii Swimming Hall of Fame Invitational!
August 15-16, 2015
  • Event Date: August 15, 2015 - August 16, 2015
  • Meet Results!
Mahalo Ms.Peggy Glasgow for the results!
Hawaii Swimming Hall of Fame
October 10th, 2015
Hale Koa Hotel, Waikiki
6th Induction Class
Congratulations to Coach Larry Oshiro, Coach Fred Tester and Coach Brian Lee!
Reservation Form
On the form, list the inductee you're honoring!
2015 Poster
Auau Channel crossing: Swimming from the island of Lanai to the island of Maui, Congratulations to Bill Goding, Quinn Riordan and Masayuki Hamanaka!

Oahu, July 22

2015 Grand Prix

Mahalo to Mrs. Lynne Nakamura for the results!

Oahu, July 25-26

2015 Long Course
Junior Age Group Championship
Mahalo to Mrs. Saint Marie Gough for the results!

Oahu, July 16 - 19

Age Group
Long Course Championship
Mahalo to Mrs. Lynne Nakamura for the results!
Oahu Age Group BC Meet - SCY
  • Event Date: July 11, 2015
  • Meet Results
Mahalo Mr. Brian Zachmeir for the results!
Aulea, a GREAT host for the BC meet, Mahalo Aulea!
Maui Age Group Meet
  • Event Date: July 11, 2015
  • Meet Results

Aloha Coach Wes Endo, Long time OIA coach for Mililani High School.
Aloha Diving Coach and Gentleman, Wally Nakamoto. No formal announcement, his family is holding private funeral services.
Aloha Ron E. Bright. Not a swimmer or a coach, just a friend of all !
2015 Meet Results
Mahalo Peggy Glasgow for the results!

67th Keo Nakama
Swim and Dive Invitational
July 3-5 2015

Travel International Sports
Teams can now view group prices for the Keo Nakama Meet, from all the airports in U.S., on line at  Either click on Reservations from the home page, or click on "Check Prices" from the tournament page, which will take them to costing..
Surfing Lessons?
Girls Who Surf will teach you how!

Big Island. June 27th, Age Group Meet

Mahalo to Coach Ann Imoto for the results! Go Big Island!

 Maui. June 27th, Age Group Meet

Congratulations to Kai Crews, new 50 Free Hawaiian Record

Mahalo to Coach Malcolm Cooper for the results! Go Maui!

 Oahu, Aloha State Games, June 27th, 2014

Mahalo To Coach Fred Tester for the results!

 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!
Hawaiian Swimming
Senior LCM Championship
  • Event Date: June 19, 2015 - June 21, 2015
  • Meet Results
Mahalo to Mrs. Lynne Nakamura for the results!

Big Island, June 14, Hapuna Beach Swim!

Mahalo To Coach Mark Noetzel for the results!

Book Discussion on The Three-Year Swim Club

Author, Julie Checkoway talked about her book, The Three-Year Swim Club: The Untold Story of Maui, Sugar Ditch Kids and Their Quest for Olympic Glory. She spoke with Book TV at Book Expo America, the publishing industry, annual trade show.

The Kalani High School Engineering Class was given an assignment to publicly display knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math. They built the Geiger Cable Dome!

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!

You are not forgotten!

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!!!

An Open Letter to the Hawaii Swimming Community

Mahalo to all of you who gave so generously to help our swimmer, Gracie Stokes, in her recent medical challenges!

On this Memorial Day! 
Duty, Honor, Country
A Salute to all the Veterans and those who are serving!


  • <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


  • <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.

Stayin' Alive at Chattanooga Fire Academy 2013

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

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Hawaii Swimming History. Mahalo to Coach Steve Borowski for contributing to the history of swimming in Hawaii!

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.


The Android and iPhone Deck Pass mobile application is free to all users. Share times, brag about your accomplishments and set your goals in this new application that lets you compete and connect. Download it today to connect with all your swimming friends.

All swimmers, from state champions to summer leaguers, can track their times with the log book and even keep track of their personal goals through Deck Pass. USA Swimming members can also look up their times and recent meets, check their IMX scores, and see all of the Deck Pass patches they've earned.

USA Swimming coaches can use the mobile application to monitor their team's times and rankings. Furthermore, coaches can use the mobile application to assign coach-given patches to swimmers.

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.

  • 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.
A word from the president of the Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation
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!

Hawaii Beach Safety!



An iPhone App for that, Beach Safety



An iPhone app for that, Learn to Surf!


Speedo Make Waves Podcast
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swim time converter
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Swim time converter allows you to enter a time for swim events and convert the time between short-course yards (scy), short-course meters (scm), and long-course meters (lcm)

Swim Log
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Track swim times with Swim Log! No more paper and pencil or fancy spreadsheets.  Entering your times in Swim log is fast and easy.

The Biomechanics of Unintended Consequences - Jan Prins. Am . Swimming - Vol.2. 2009.pdf

This article appeared in American Swimming Magazine, the ASCA publication, one but the last issue. Covers "straight-arm" freestyle which is pretty controversial


 A historical study of the development of the competitive swimming of Hawaii up to 1916. By Ralph Wright
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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Great Job to Aulea Swim Club, hosting
a smooth running meet!


Al Minn Invitational
Sep 27-28, 2014
Mahalo to Mr. Zachmeir for the results! Mahalo to all the volunteer timers and United States Swimming Officials!!!


Bill Smith Invitational

October 25-26, 2014

Mahalo Mrs. Andrea Iwamoto for the results!

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34th Annual
Ken Suenaga Invitational
Nov 29 - 30
Mahalo to Mrs. Andrea Iwamoto for the results!

Mahalo to Manoa Aquatics for honoring Coach Mamizuka!

Harry M. Mamizuka Invitational - LCM
  • Event Date: April 25-26 2015
  • Meet Results

Coach Sakamoto Invitational
Maui, May 23 -24th, 2015

Mahalo Coach Malcolm Cooper for the results!

June 29*Please note, Vice Chairman Dean Schmaltz and Age Group Chair Malcolm Cooper has worked out a solution, and ALL times will be officially accepted.

Oahu, Aloha State Games, June 27th, 2014

Mahalo To Ms.Peggy Glasgow for the results!
First year coaches , are reminded that they have to take the test this year to renew their registration. It is available at
The test can be taken online and you can get the results online.
This is a great article about swimming in the Adver tiser. Skippa Diaz. "It's a lifelong activity, and it relaxes the body and mind," Diaz said. Diaz also said the training and values he learned as a youth swimmer helped him greatly in football. "It gives you big-time strength," Diaz said. "It's very demanding, with practices in the morning and afternoon - a double-whammy. But it gave me that work ethic, the belief that if you want to be good in anything, you gotta put in the time."
 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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