67th Annual Keo Nakama Swimming Inv

$1,350 of $5,044 goal

Raised by 13 people in 43 months
Aloha, My name is Coach Keith Arakaki.  Our club, Hawaii Swim Club will be hosting the 67th Annual Keo Nakama invitational, this coming 4th of July weekend, in Hawaii.  Our club honors the Honorary Olympian, Ohio Buckeye (Team Captain of Baseball and Swimming), 1 mile world record holder, 1st swimmer to cross the Molokai Channel, for the 67th time.  Our club needs your help and aloha!  Please kokua (help) Hawaii Swim Club put on a GREAT Hawaiian Swimming Invitational!  Former Hawaii Swim Club members know how meaningful this meet is!
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Aloha All, for the GREAT support of the 67th Annual Keo Nakama Invitational! Down to the homestretch. Medals ordered, thank you to all the donors!!! Thank you to all the parents, swimmers, coaches and Alumni Hawaii Swim Club swimmers! Mahalo!
Mahalo ALL for your support of the 2015
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Mahalo to former GREATS, Jerry Meredith and Kathy Shipman for their generous donation!! Commerece Swim Club, Calif. and a team from Shanghai will be joining us at the Keo Nakama Invitationals!! You're all invited!!
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Mahalo HSC Alumni Swimmers: Ana Koyanagi, Allen and Luana Palakiko, Art Isoshima, a kind friend Bill Brown, Lynn Asaoka, Winnie Shiroma, Ken Nakatsu, Eugene Drzymala, Sandy Rhodes, Susan Nishioka, Ryan Fernandez! With our donation so far, we'll be able to start the ordering for our 67th Keo Nakama invitational meet from Hasty's Awards! Hawaii Swim Club would like to continue to take donations, as we'll have to pay for the trophies, booklet, pool permit and FOOD! Thank you, every bit helps!!! Mahalo, Coach Keith
First person to swim the Molokai Channel
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Hawaii Swim Club host the 67th Annual Keo Nakama swimming invitational.
If you're a HSC alumni, please kokua!

Keo Nakama
May 21, 1920 - September 8, 2011
World Record holder, 1 mile
13 NCAA and AAU National Titles
17 National Championships
5 PanAmerican Game Titles
5 Australian National Titles
8 Big Ten College Titles
International Swimming Hall of Fame Honoree
Hawaii Swimming Hall of Fame
Hawaii Waterman Hall of Fame
Maui-born Keo Nakama, set the 1 mile record when he was 22 years old.
Ohio State, Buckeye team captain for Baseball and Swimming, winning both national college titles!!!
At 42 years old, 1st person to swim the Molokai Channel.
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$1,350 of $5,044 goal

Raised by 13 people in 43 months
Created March 7, 2015
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JM
$250
Jimmy Murakami
41 months ago

One of the most treasured photos I have of myself is of me with Coach Sakamoto and Keo Nakama. They were absolute LEGENDS

JC
$100
Johanna Cheney
41 months ago

Hawaii Swimming holds a very special place in my heart! I am proud to support this meet and anything associated with the sport (and place) that made me who I am today! :)

JM
$150
Jerry Meredith
41 months ago

Appreciate what you do for Hawaii swimming Keith!!

ED
$150
Eugene Drzymala
43 months ago

For Coach & all he did for my family

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43 months ago
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