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Will billionaire Ellison ‘get’ Lanai’s invaluable assets?

By Richard Borreca

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 24, 2012

~~<p>The pending sale of Lanai to billionaire Larry Ellison is more than just big news; it is a mirror for the state.</p>
<p>Look at the sale and you see a 141-square-mile island with good water, great people and mostly potential. Look at Lanai and you also see the tiny state of Hawaii buffeted and pulled by powerful outside forces it cannot control.</p>
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The pending sale of Lanai to billionaire Larry Ellison is more than just big news; it is a mirror for the state.

Look at the sale and you see a 141-square-mile island with good water, great people and mostly potential. Look at Lanai and you also see the tiny state of Hawaii buffeted and pulled by powerful outside forces it cannot control. Login for more...



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