COVID-19: Lanai Reopening Updates

Last updated: July 1, 2020 at 9:23 a.m. Additional businesses and activities are now allowed to resume. Below is a list of updates: Indoor & Outdoor Gatherings Expanded Indoor gatherings have expanded to a total of 50 persons. Outdoor gatherings have expanded to a total of 100 persons. Groups within gatherings are still limited to 10 people maximum, with […]

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COVID-19 Questions with Dr. John Janikowski

Lanai family practice physician Dr. John Janikowski answers some of the most common questions about COVID-19 and explains what residents can do to stay safe. Information on COVID-19 in Hawaii is continuously changing, so please be sure to stay up to date on the most recent guidelines and recommendations by checking reputable sources from federal, […]

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The 5 Cutest Cats at Lanai Cat Sanctuary

Missy the cat

With nearly 600 adorable cats at Lanai Cat Sanctuary, falling in love is easy, but choosing a favorite is nearly impossible… Meet five fabulous felines who, according to cat sanctuary manager Joe Adarna, capture the hearts and minds of hundreds of visitors each year.   5. Koa Seven-year-old Koa is a big, friendly male cat […]

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Where are they now – Matthew Barsatan

Since graduating from LHES in 2011, Matthew Barsatan has been busy pursuing a career in electrical installation. He worked at Island Air while attending Honolulu Community College, earning his associate’s degree in applied science-electrical installation and maintenance technology. After graduation, he continued on the path to become a licensed journey worker and scored an electrician […]

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What’s Your New Year’s Resolution

Kenneth Manuel, Hailey Calderon, Delaurie Dameg, and Gina Anton

In honor of the new year, we asked residents around town what their resolutions and goals are for 2020. Here’s what your neighbors and friends hope to accomplish this year: Joey Coelho: Live a healthier life. Kenneth Manuel: Finish army training in Georgia. Specialty areas are: signals, internet, and satellites. Hailey Calderon: Attend barber school […]

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La Hana Helps Preserve Lanai’s Culture and Resources

From the uplands of Hii to the Waiaopae fishpond, the storied places of Lanai preserve pieces of our island’s history while offering lessons in culture and sustainability. Caring for these special sites and spending time with family and friends is the essence of La Hana. La Hana, meaning “workday” in Hawaiian, is designed to bring […]

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Kahiau Project Brings Holiday Cheer to Families in Need

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, residents on Lanai have come together to embrace the spirit of giving by helping or donating to the Kahiau Project. The community exemplified the true meaning of “kahiau,” which means giving generously and lavishly without the expectation of anything in return by making donations of cash, […]

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