Imagine an island...
where people wave as they pass each other on the road. Where small town values and sense of community still thrive. Once a plantation island, then a resort island, the Hawaiian Island of Lāna‘i is again being redefined. Its residents are working together to shape its future, guided by a vision of Lāna‘i as a sustainable community.
A vision of sustainability
In 2012, Larry Ellison purchased 98 percent of Lāna‘i from Castle & Cooke, Inc. His vision: to establish Lāna‘i as an island powered by solar energy, where electric cars would replace gasoline-powered, and seawater would be transformed into fresh water and used to sustain a new organic farming industry that would feed the island and supply produce for export. READ MORE »