Runnin’ with Rani: Brock Imonen sets new record at Kukio Blue Water Swim

  • Kamuela’s Brock Imonen en route to smashing the race record at Saturday’s Kukio Blue Water Swim. Imonen ripped through the 1.2-mile open water course, from Kua Bay to Uluweuweu Bay, in a new record time of 22:12. (Rani Henderson/Hawaii Sport Events)

  • Overall male and female winners, Brock Imonen (22:12) and Jayden Hall (24:16). (Rani Henderson/Hawaii Sport Events)

The prestigious Kukio Blue Water Swim celebrated its 15th annual event by welcoming 250 athletes back to the white sandy beach of Kua Bay Saturday, Sept. 17.