Oracle CEO to experiment on his Hawaiian island

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison envisions his recently acquired Hawaiian island becoming a “little laboratory” for experimenting with more environmentally sound ways to live. Ellison’s ambitions include converting sea water into fresh water on the 141-square-mile island of Lanai. He also wants to see more electric cars on the island located near Maui, and hopes...

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Lanai could have future water issues

There’s not enough for all projects planned, proposed; viability of cloud forest a worry By ILIMA LOOMIS, Staff Writer WAILUKU – Building out all the developments that have already been planned or proposed on Lanai would result in more water being pumped out of the island’s wells than could be sustained, according to the...

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