Jun 212012

Oracle Founder and CEO Larry Ellison is set to purchase 98% of the Hawaiian island of Lanai, according to Hawaii’s Governor Neil Abercrombie.

Here are some things you may not know about this quaint & exclusive piece of paradise-

-The island has no traffic lights

-It is only 9 miles from Maui, yet it feels like a different world

-Lanai is the smallest inhabited island in Hawaii

-Total island size is 140 sq. miles

-The island is home to one of the largest pods of spinner dolphins in the world

-Lanai has 2 resorts and 2 golf courses

-Humpback whales are regularly seen off Lanai’s shores from December through May

-Known as the Pineapple Island, Lanai once produced 75% of the world’s pineapples

View from Lanai – Photo from Wikipedia

I’ve been to Kauai (which I loved), but I haven’t yet made it to Lanai.  What is your favorite Hawaiian island?

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  One Response to “Larry Ellison to Purchase the Island of Lanai”

  1. My favorite island is Kamana Wanna Laiya!

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