Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Environment

USA: Larry Ellison Reveals Plans for Lanai Island Eco-Laboratory

The founder of the high-tech company Oracle has announced his eco-friendly intentions for Lanai Island in Hawaii, which he purchased this summer from fellow billionaire David Murdock.

(Landsat Image of Lanai Island)

The 3000-odd residents of Lanai Island have been waiting with baited breath to see what entrepreneur Larry Ellison’s …Read More: USA: Larry Ellison Reveals Plans for Lanai Island Eco-Laboratory

Environment

USA: Ambitious Wind Farm Plan for Lanai Energizes Controversy

Now that billionaire Larry Ellison has purchased Hawaii’s vast Lanai Island, locals are anxiously awaiting word on whether a controversial wind farm will move forward.

(Hulopoe Beach overlooking the Four Seasons Lanai)

The term N.I.M.B.Y. has been a rallying cry for anti-wind farm sentiment in recent years – in the …Read More: USA: Ambitious Wind Farm Plan for Lanai Energizes Controversy

Breaking Island News

UPDATE: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Announced as Lanai Buyer

The Hawaiian government has let slip that there is indeed a deal in the works to sell Lanai Island – and the billionaire prospective buyer is no stranger to unusual purchases.

(Lanai Image by orangeplastic/Flickr)

On Wednesday, the Governor of Hawaii broke exciting news for those following the sale of …Read More: UPDATE: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Announced as Lanai Buyer