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Lanai Highlights:

  • Hulopoe Bay: Home to one of America's Best Beaches and the Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay.
  • Puu Pehe (Sweetheart Rock): Take a short hike from Hulopoe bay to this iconic Lanai landmark.
  • Lanai City: Charming central town, home to the Hotel Lanai and near the Four Seasons Resort Lanai, Lodge at Koele.
  • Kaiolohia (Shipwreck Beach): This secluded beach features a ghostly ship still wrecked off shore.
  • Keahiakawelo (Garden of the Gods): 4-wheel drive to this otherworldly landscape.

Lanai's main airport is Lanai Airport (LNY).

Lanai Resort Areas:
Hulopoe Bay, Lanai City

Major City:
Lanai City


Time Zone:
Hawaii Standard Time (GMT-10 hours), 5 hours behind the US East Coast, 6 hours behind during Daylight Saving Time (Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time).


US dollar. Credit cards are widely accepted. Traveler's checks are accepted at many businesses.

70º to 85º F. Lanai City is cooler than the beaches due to its elevation. The weather is relatively dry for a Hawaiian island, receiving only about 37 inches of rainfall per year.

Area Code/Cell Phones:
The area code for all of Hawaii is (808). If you're coming from the continental United States, cell phone signal strength is best near Lanai City, but can weaken elsewhere.

Internet Access:
Internet access is readily available at all three Lanai hotels.

There are three hotels on Lanai: The Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay, the Hotel Lanai and the Four Seasons Resort Lanai, The Lodge at Koele. There are also a few bed and breakfasts.

Lanai has a great Island-wide transportation system offered for a nominal fee that is available through the Four Seasons Resorts, Hotel Lanai and Expedition Ferry (to and from Maui). The island shuttle offers an easy way to get from the airport to the hotels in Lanai City and Hulopoe Bay, the beautiful golf courses, and the Expedition Ferry. The shuttle is convenient and runs frequently. Booking a rental in advance from Dollar Rent A Car in Lanai City for exploring the special sites throughout the island is the best way to discover all that Lanai has offer.

Dress casually. Weather at higher elevations (Lanai City) is cooler so bring a sweater or jacket.

U.S. standards apply: 15-20% on meals, at least $2 per bag for porters and $3-5 for housekeeping.