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Kahiau Project Brings Holiday Cheer to Families in Need

Despite the challenges that COVID-19 has thrown us this year, the Kahiau Project is still trying to ensure that all Lanai families have a merry and bright Christmas. In the past, the organization provided gifts from the angel tree; however, COVID-19 safety precautions have forced the gift-giving to take on a slightly different format. This […]

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It’s Time for Lanai’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

On Lanai, the first Saturday in December is reserved for the annual tree lighting ceremony. For more than 20 years, residents have gathered for the lighting of the Christmas tree to officially kick off the holiday season. Festivities begin on Saturday, December 7 in front of the old Dole Administration building on Lanai Avenue at […]

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Take a Walk Through Time at Lanai Culture & Heritage Center

Since 2007, the Lanai Culture & Heritage Center has been a place for residents and visitors to discover Lanai on a deeper level. With native artifacts dating back almost 1,000 years, as well as historic memorabilia, walking through the center provides glimpses into the island’s storied past. “It’s a way we can give respect to […]

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“Day of Conquest” Original Musical Premieres on Lanai

After years of preparation, the musical Day of Conquest: A Story of Kaululaau debuted on Lanai with four performances from the Lanai Academy of Performing Arts. The show starred Cash Atacador as Lono, Kamiko Shimokawa as Pahulu, Nathaniel Amby as Kaululaau and a cast of LAPA actors. Simon Tajiri and LAPA musical director Matt Glickstein […]

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Make a difference this holiday season with the Kahiau Project

The holiday season is right around the corner, which means the Kahiau Project is seeking applicants and donations to make this year’s holidays merry and bright for all families on Lanai. Kahiau means to give generously and lavishly without the expectation of reward. True to its name, the Kahiau Project has been distributing gifts of […]

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Lanai Adventure Park Opens November 1

Thrill-seekers and outdoor enthusiasts can now get a new view of Lanai by soaring through the air. Packed with ziplines and challenge courses, the Lanai Adventure Park opens November 1 with several attractions for children, families and groups. Courses for keiki and adults Activities abound at Lanai Adventure Park, and guests can rest assured knowing […]

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Feeding the Hungry at Lanai Sacred Hearts

For over two decades, Soledad Obado, also known as Mama Sue, ran the food pantry on Lanai, helping individuals and families get nutritious and well-rounded meals. When she retired at age 91, she asked the energetic Divina Costales to step in and help. “Mama Sue was a big-time inspiration to me. Mama Sue, along with […]

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Celebrating Queen Liliuokalani’s Legacy on Lanai

Last month, dozens of Lanai residents gathered at the administration building for Queen Liliuokalani’s 181st birthday celebration. This festive event is held every September to honor the legacy of Hawaii’s last reigning monarch and offers a chance for the community to eat delicious food, listen to music, shop and engage in cultural activities. The event […]

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