Hawaii’s island of Lanai depends on wealthy owner
By: JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER - The Associated Press
The Associated PressISLAND: In this Nov. 18, 2008 photo courtesy of the The Lanai Times, a brush fire burns on the island of Lanai, Hawaii. Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison has reached a deal to buy 98 percent of the island of Lanai from its current owner, Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said Wednesday.