LANA`I, Hawaii – Four Seasons Resort Lāna‛i, on a 90,000 acre secluded island just nine miles from Maui, is now celebrating its grand opening.
In a Hawaiian blessing ceremony, Lawrence J. Ellison, owner, Four Seasons Resorts Lāna‛i and Isadore Sharp, Founder and Chairman, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts were joined by Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa, local dignitaries, community members and employees to untie the sacred, mana-filled lei and officially open the Resort.
“We are delighted to share a unique destination experience with rich culture, diverse landscapes and limitless options for relaxation and adventure here on Lāna‛i,” said Tom Roelens, General Manager, Four Seasons Resorts Lāna‛i. “As a first, we offer guests the opportunity to experience Lānaʻi by Four Seasons through a number of activities curated by the Resort, in true Four Seasons style.
Lāna’i’s diverse topography creates an island of unique contrasts, with myriad activities for all. Guests can choose from hiking and horseback riding in the green upcountry lands or go off-roading in a Polaris UTV across red dirt roads, colored from volcanic rock. Play championship golf. Snorkel in a marine sanctuary teeming with colorful fish, set sail to see whale and dolphins or charter a luxury sailing yacht for the ultimate ocean experience. Explore the Hawaiian Islands from above or take control and learn to fly with exciting helicopter adventures. Immerse yourself in Hawaiian culture through activities with our kupuna (elders) or simply relax on a deserted beach accessible only by a 4×4 vehicle.