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Larry Ellison Has Grand Plans To Reintroduce Agriculture To Lanai

By Chloe Fox

Larry Ellison is doubling down on his quest to make the Hawaiian island of Lanai a beacon of sustainable living.

“I was just looking at the Lanai five-year budget,” he told a group in Las Vegas recently. “And wow, it’s expensive.”

The Oracle CEO bought 98 percent of the island in 2012 for $300 million and has since described a grand and ambitious vision for an environmental Utopia — one that includes everything from electric cars to solar- and wind-powered desalination projects.

But one of the island’s greatest environmental hurdles is sustainable agriculture, which is why Ellison …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green