Thursday, August 28, 2014

Environment

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

(Landsat Image of Lanai Island)

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

(Hulopoe Beach overlooking the Four Seasons Lanai)

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

(Lanai Image by orangeplastic/Flickr)

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