The Alenuihaha Channel has a foreboding reputation known as some of the most treacherous waters of Hawaii. Spanning almost 30 miles between the big island and Maui, reaching a max depth of 6,810 feet, “Alenuihaha” means “great billows smashing” in the Hawaiian language and is not a body of water to be taken lightly.
In July of 2020, 11-year-old Bobo Gallagher set out to cross the Alenuihaha Channel via Foil Wing. With the help of his family and huge community of supporters, many of who are renowned Hawaiian watermen, he successfully became the youngest person to cross the channel by personal watercraft and also the first person to ever do it via Foil Wing. To share the journey of this momentous feat, Bobo and his team have released this movie:
Edited by: Deveraux Gallagher @deverauxgfilms_ Cinematographers: Jace Panebianco @jacepanebianco Amanda Beenen Cantor @sweetwaterhawaii Deveraux Gallagher @deverauxfilms_ Blake Hill @blakenotwriting
Featuring: Archie Kalepa @peahi20ft Kai Lenny @kai_lenny Josh Riccio @joshriccio Andrew Gallagher Sky Solbach @skysolbach Ken Winner David Sacco @davidsacco Matt Smith @mauifishdelivery Kegan Conway @hunt.fish.hawaii Suzie Cooney @suzie_cooney