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Lanai owner Ellison ranks third on richest entrepreneur list

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 10:50 a.m. HST, Jul 02, 2014


Larry Ellison, the chief executive of Oracle who owns most of Lanai, ranked as the third-wealthiest entrepreneur, according to Wealth-X, which tracks high-net-worth individuals.

Oracle's founder earned $48.2 billion compared to Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, who topped the list with $80.2 billion. In second place was Warren Buffet with $64.2 billion.

Six of the top 10 billionaires acquired their wealth through technology or related businesses, including Gates and Ellison.







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Mei mei wrote:
may i please get 1% of their total net worth .... pretty please!
on July 2,2014 | 10:09AM
false wrote:
You wouldn't be able to spent it all.
on July 2,2014 | 10:26AM
lowtone123 wrote:
Could cure all of UH's woes with one check.
on July 2,2014 | 10:28AM
false wrote:
Yeah right. They would hire more people and give everyone exorbitant raises, and in 2 years be begging for more.
on July 2,2014 | 02:09PM
cojef wrote:
There's an old saying that says that by the 3rd generation the wealth will be squandered. Hope it doesn't come true.
on July 2,2014 | 11:07AM
HanabataDays wrote:
Oh well. I own ALL of my lanai.
on July 2,2014 | 12:07PM
Bully wrote:
So far it seems to be a good thing for Lanai.
on July 2,2014 | 01:01PM
iwanaknow wrote:
Remember, this guy puts his pants on one leg at a time.
on July 2,2014 | 01:25PM
rayhawaii wrote:
I would buy the Hawaiian people a NEW STADIUM and get rid of the old Aloha Stadium and name the new stadium, "Ellison Stadium".
on July 2,2014 | 03:02PM
Uncleart66 wrote:
Wow...Larry almost 70....time to start doing some good with that money if you want to get in the pearly gates....
on July 2,2014 | 03:10PM
HD36 wrote:
Lanai would be a great place for the homeless.
on July 2,2014 | 06:14PM
mikaele1 wrote:
Hawaii is lucky to have his passion for creating a sustaining island environment on Lanai. His moves to date are commendable.
on July 2,2014 | 10:10PM
amela wrote:
Ellison Stadium has a nice ring to it. A little donation to the University of Hawaii football team would be nice too!
on July 2,2014 | 10:53PM
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