Lanai Hawaiian Culture, Film & Music Festival

Lanai Hawaiian Culture, Film & Music Festival – February 7, 8 & 9, 2014 FREE

Lanai Hawaiian Culture, Film and Music Festival

Four Seasons Resorts Lanai, with and, present the 4th Lanai Hawaiian Culture, Film & Music Festival, February 7th, 8th and 9th, 2014, at The Four Seasons Resorts Lanai, The Lodge at Koele. This Hawaiian Festival weekend on Lanai will be full of special events, including award winning music from Grammy Winner Dennis Kamakahi, Ukulele Master Benny Uyetake, Ukulele Master Sheldon Brown, Nose Flute with Calvin Hoe, Hula Maori and Tahitian Dances with Lanakila and Hui.

Call the Four Seasons Resorts for Kamaaina Rates and to book room reservations for this amazing weekend! 808-565-4000.

The festival kicks off Friday night, Feb. 7th with live Hawaiian Music Under the Stars at The Lodge at Koele, from 6-9pm. Award Winning Hawaiian Films will be shown in The Living Room at the Lodge at Koele between 6-10pm

Saturday February 8th, you can start the day off in Lanai City at Coffee Works, where Sheldon Brown will be performing Live Music from 9-11am. Just down the street, you can enjoy a great tasting lunch at Cafe 565 while listening to live music with Benny Uyetake from 11am – 1pm.

The Festival begins at 5pm Saturday evening, Feb. 8th in The Great Hall at The Lodge at Koele. 4 hours of Award winning Music, Award Winning Polynesian Films and FREE Hawaiian Culture Workshops with Lanakila, Calvin Hoe, Dennis Kamakai and Sheldon Brown.

The weekend comes to a close on Sunday Feb. 9th with Live Hawaiian Music in the Great Hall at The Lodge at Koele from 9:30 to Noon, with Hana Hou performance from 6-9pm.


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The Local Gentry – Lana‘i City, Lanai Hawaii

The Local GentryAloha! Welcome to The Local Gentry in Lanai city, Lanai. The Local Gentry is a unique clothing boutique stocked with a wide selection of women, men and children’s clothing, footwear, handbags, accessories and unique gifts to take home from Lana`i.

Jenna Majkus has it going on when it comes to stocking her small boutique, The Local Gentry. Visitors and locals a like are pleasantly surprised that this little island store carries such a stylish and comfortable array of items.
Lana`i is the perfect oasis for those who want to slow it down and enjoy the simplicity of life and the beauty that mother nature has to offer. Take a moment to stop by and enjoy a friendly browse, it is well worth the experience.”



The Local Gentry
363 Seventh St. Lanai City, HI 96763
(808) 565-9130

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Four Seasons Resorts – Lanai Hawaii

Welcome to the Island of Lana`i

The Four Seasons Resorts Lana’i had two unique experiences on this magical Hawaiian island, Manele Bay Resort and The Lodge at Koele. On the pristine island of Lana’i, these two Four Seasons resorts provide a one-of-a-kind experience – presenting both ocean and highlands landscapes and balancing a sense of tranquility with an abundance of recreational activities. For Reservations at both locations call 1 (800) 321-4666.

Manele Bay
Welcome to Four Seasons Resort Lana’i at Manele Bay. Discover an ocean-side paradise bordering a marine preserve that teems with colourful reef fish and protected species such as green sea turtles and spinner dolphins. Laze on the white-sand beach or golf on two world-ranked courses. Explore this untouched island playground, and experience your own private Hawaii.

Evoking a relaxed island feel, the Resort’s 236 spacious guest rooms – including 21 suites – feature warm golden tones enhanced by rich cherry and rustic wicker furnishings along with tropical accents and East Asian influences. All rooms open to a private lanai – Hawaiian for a terrace or balcony – furnished with an inviting daybed, small dining table and two chairs. Views encompass lushly landscaped gardens or Hulopo‘e Bay and the Pacific Ocean.

Standard amenities include a rattan writing desk, dual-line telephones with voice mail, an entertainment centre with a 40-inch (101-centimetre) LCD television and DVD player, and high-speed Internet access.

Deeply comfortable Four Seasons beds feature a custom two-poster headboard with a hand-carved pineapple motif, the symbol of Lana‘i. Spacious bathrooms offer signature Four Seasons features: a marble double-basin vanity, deep soaking tub and separate glass-enclosed shower stall.

Four Seasons Lana’i at Manele Bay
One Manele Bay Road, P.O. Box 631380
Lana’i City, Hawaii, U.S.A., 96763
(808) 565-2000


Welcome to Four Seasons Resort Lana’i, The Lodge at Koele. Like a gracious country manor, hidden within the central highlands on the private island of Lana’i, Four Seasons shares a unique perspective of Hawaii’s natural beauty. Savour peaceful tranquillity, along with two world-ranked golf courses and exciting adventures on land and at sea.

Infused with upcountry plantation charm, the Resort’s 102 luxurious rooms and suites – some with a stone fireplace – are set on two levels within the main building and in the north and south wings. Residential-style furnishings and colourful décor are inspired by the natural surroundings. Every room has ceiling fans, paintings by local artists, a cosy window seat and carved pineapple finials on the two-poster bed. Technology includes a 40-inch (101-centimetre) LCD television and high-speed Internet access.

On the spacious lanai (balcony or terrace), guests can relax on rustic outdoor furniture and enjoy the crisp highland air. Tranquil vistas encompass a mix of views over the lush gardens, Orchid House, Pagoda, reflecting pond, riding stables and an old Hawaiian church. Spacious bathrooms offer Four Seasons signature features, including a marble double-basin vanity and deep soaking tub with shower.

Four Seasons Lana’i – The Lodge at Koele
One Keomoku Highway, P.O. Box 631380
Lana’i City, Hawaii, U.S.A., 96763
(808) 565-4000


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Discovering Ancient Lana’i – Lana’i Hawaii

Take a cultural expedition to the island of Lanai, Hawaii, in a quest to find and document historic sites for preservation by the Lana’i Culture and Heritage Center. Join Hal Hammatt, (Cultural Surveys Hawaii) as archaeology teams travel to ancient sites around Lanai to find pieces of history.

There are many ancient sites on the island of Lanai, dating back hundreds of years. These historical sites are really about the future, continuing the Hawaiian Culture by preserving them and giving generations to come a reference to who they are and where they came from.

Lanai is a beautiful place…with so many things to see and do. The island’s past provides unity to the people that maintain it today, as they are the stewards who will ensure it’s story and it’s survival today.

The island of Lana‘i has a rich natural and cultural landscape. This community heritage program seeks to document and share the legacy of Lanai with everyone.

The new Lanai Culture & Heritage Center is located in the old Dole Administration Building at 730 Lanai Avenue, Room 118, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

For more information, visit the Lana‘i Culture and Heritage Center online at: or call: (808) 565-7177


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Lanai Ohana Poke Market – Lana‘i, Hawaii

Lanai Ohana Poke Market

Aloha! Come visit Cisco, Roselani, Kamuela and Donna at the Lanai Ohana Poke Market for freshly made Poke, Sushi, and a daily Hot Lunch special. Try our Poke Bowls! Need Poke or fresh fish for a party? Just stop by to place an order.

We’re Family Owned & Operated and use only biodegradable & biocompostable products. Aloha ‘Aina!

Call 808-559-6265 – Cisco’s Cell

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Lanai Ohana Poke Market
834-A Gay Street – Lanai City, HI, 96763

OPEN: Mon – Friday 10am – 5pm
Cash Only – Mahalo!



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Expeditions Maui Lana‘i Ferry 800-695-2624

For over 15 years EXPEDITIONS has been providing the most reliable, affordable transportation between the islands of Maui and Lana`i. Local residents and visitors alike enjoy their short trip across the Auau Channel aboard Expeditions fast, United States Coast Guard certified vessels.

Aboard Expeditions you’ll enjoy spectacular views of Maui County, including the islands of Maui, Lana`i, Moloka`i and Kaho`olawe. On a clear day you may even see the Big Island of Hawai`i, and during the season (January – April) you’ll marvel at the record number of Humpback whales we share the ocean with during our voyage.

Expeditions will also help you plan your day or overnight stay on Lana`i, offering you an exclusive variety of “Explore Lana`i” Packages including golf, guided tours, jeep excursions, sporting clays, luxury overnight accommodations and more!

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Lanai Culture & Heritage Center – Lanai City, Lanai

The island of Lana‘i has a rich natural and cultural landscape. This community heritage program seeks to document and share the legacy of Lanai with everyone.

The new Lanai Culture & Heritage Center opened on January 16th, 2010. We are located in the old Dole Administration Building at 730 Lanai Avenue, Room 118. Our hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

For more information, visit us at:
or call: (808) 565-7177


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