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When families vacation on Lanai, they might feel like they’re escaping to their own tropical paradise. Measuring just 141 square
miles, the humblest of Hawaii’s visitor islands makes a
huge impression on travelers looking for quality time
together without the crowds of larger, neighboring isles.
A thriving pineapple plantation from the 1920s to
1980s, Lanai now focuses on tourism in its own laid-back
way. In the island’s one town of Lanai City — population
3,100 — residents greet visitors with genuine aloha spirit
and pride in the place they call home. Once in its simple
Hawaii’s smallest island welcomes
families in a big way
BY MARTY WENTZEL
restaurants and shops, out-of-towners can easily
discover local specialties and a shared laugh.
The oceanfront Four Seasons Resort Lanai,
which recently reopened following a major reno-
vation, makes a terrific headquarters for families.
might get lucky and
see a wild dolphin.
landscape on a