Get Off My Lanai; Or Front Porch for Larry Ellison; Bot the Island & Now Taking Over All Services; Locals Leaving; Closing Businesses; Upscaling What Was Once Pineapple Fields;

HAWAII

NOTE: Lanai is Hawaiian word for Porch

SITUATION:
Gradually Getting Rid of Businesses & Re-Building the Island;
Ellison is every body’s boss & landlord –so no alternatives;
Gives little explanation for actions
No good way to stay on Ellison’s good side;

SOLUTIONS:
Ellison wants to turn Lanai into a sustainable enterprise;
Locals no longer take him at his word;
Looks like Lanai becoming Play Ground for Rich;

STATS;
Ellison has spent $90B to improve the Island;
$300 M purchase came with 98% of Lanai’s 90,000 acres, +
Plus two Four Seasons resorts

SOURCES:
Business Week Cover Story;“ Losing Paradise”
https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2022-oracle-larry-ellison-lanai-hawaii-plans-tourism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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