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Billionaire Larry Ellison Announces New Documentary Film Festival

Civil Beat | Nathan Eagle | Posted 04.02.2014 | Entertainment

Billionaire Larry Ellison has a new plan for the Hawaii island he bought, but needs everyone’s help to make it happen. He announced in a news rel...

VOTE: What Is The Best Hawaiian Island?

Posted 04.08.2014 | Travel

They all boast epic sunsets, pristine beaches, gorgeous flora ... but only one can be the best. Maui and Oahu get the most tourist attention, but ...

Tech Billionaire Doubles Down On His Environmental Utopia

Posted 03.01.2014 | Green

Larry Ellison is doubling down on his quest to make the Hawaiian island of Lanai a beacon of sustainable living. "I was just looking at the Lanai ...

Larry Ellison Flying Blind In Hawaii

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business

It can take as long to travel to Molokai from Honolulu as it does to reach Hawaii from Los Angeles — if, that is, you are flying Island Air. That...

Larry Ellison On High Alert After Lanai Gets An Unwelcome Visitor

Posted 10.15.2013 | Business

Last year, Larry Ellison, the billionaire CEO of Oracle, fulfilled a life-long dream by buying the Hawaiian island of Lanai. The island is a quiet oas...

Beyond The Beach: Six Hawaii Excursions That Stray From The Shore

Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel

With 75 degree water temperatures, year-round surf and some of the most vibrant sea life in the world, it would be easy to never leave the ocean on a ...

Untouched: Lanai

Kait Sawyer | Posted 11.19.2013 | Hawaii
Kait Sawyer

People frequently ask me, "When you live in Hawaii, where do you go on vacation?" O'ahu has so much to explore, just visiting other parts of the island can be a vacation. Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of O'ahu, my fiancé and I love to visit Lanai.

How Renewable Portfolio Standards Can Subvert Your Economy

Sally Kaye | Posted 11.10.2013 | Hawaii
Sally Kaye

A strange thing happened on our way to a "clean energy" future in the U.S.: we've been hijacked by private developers whose primary interest is cashing in on state and federal subsidies and the guaranteed payback of a hefty return on investment, spawned by each state's need to meet self-imposed renewable portfolio standards (RPS).

The Island of Lana'i Has Been Remade Into Ellisonia

Robin Kaye | Posted 11.10.2013 | Hawaii
Robin Kaye

What's it like to live on Ellisonia, an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, in the middle of the state of Hawaii that is owned (well, 98% of it anyway) by one of the world's richest men? These days it's probably a lot like riding on Oracle's America Cup yacht: fast, dangerous, and rewarding.

PHOTOS: 9 Underrated Beach Destinations

Oyster | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel

Fewer people, untouched nature, you name it; underrated beach destinations are hidden gems that can be just what you're looking for.

PHOTOS: Hawaii's Absolute Best

Islands | Posted 05.10.2013 | Travel

No matter where you're traveling from, Hawaii is a long haul. So when you find the time and money to make the epic trip, you'll want the ultimate insider's guide to the must-see spots in the island chain.

Tech Billionaire's Dr. Evil-Like Island 'Laboratory' Welcomed By Hawaiians

Reuters | Malia Mattoch McManus | Posted 12.04.2012 | Technology

By Malia Mattoch McManus HONOLULU, Hawaii (Reuters) - If Oracle billionaire CEO Larry Ellison has his way, the Hawaiian island of Lanai...

Larry Ellison Inches Closer To Cartoonish Super-Villainy With Island 'Laboratory'

AP | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oracle CEO Larry Ellison envisions his recently acquired Hawaiian island becoming a "little laboratory" for experimenting with ...

Janean Chun

Hawaiians Are Eager For Larry Ellison's Arrival | Janean Chun | Posted 06.25.2012 | Small Business

Every morning for years, a group of regular customers has gathered around a big table at the Blue Ginger Cafe on Lana'i for a heated discussion of wor...

Billionaire CEO Buys Hawaiian Island: Now What?

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 06.22.2012 | Technology

HONOLULU -- Buying an inhabited Hawaiian island may sound extreme, even for a guy known for flaunting his fortune like a playboy – driving fancy...

Is Larry Ellison Buying the Island of Lana'i?

Sally Fay | Posted 06.21.2012 | San Francisco
Sally Fay

What will be the fate of the island of Lana'i? Is Larry Ellison saving the day? All I know is that I am another Californian deeply moved by the spirit and soul of this island and by the 3,000 residents who are struggling to keep alive a quiet culture.

PHOTOS: 5 Style Ideas From Hawaiian Hotels

Oyster | Posted 08.03.2012 | Travel

And although we can't just jet to Hawaii this weekend, we figured we'd steal some of our favorite hotels' signature Hawaiian touches.

PHOTOS: 7 Incredible Outdoor Spas

Oyster | Posted 07.24.2012 | Travel

Vitamin D does wonders for our health.

Astoria Characters: The Aloha Lovers

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.20.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Suzi, who looks like a runway model, was born in Hawaii right before it became a state in 1960; Jeff was raised in Kansas City, Mo. It was fate that brought them together and sent them to New York City.

Dumped by Answering Machine During the 1996 Oscars

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

I cannot watch an Academy Awards ceremony without remembering the crazy way a boyfriend ended our relationship on Oscar night in 1996. It's one thing ...