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The island of Lanai is the 6th largest of the 8 main Hawaiian Islands.
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Lanai's highest point is the summit of Kanaihale at 3,370 feet above sea level.
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Lanai is 13 miles wide and 18 miles long with about only 30 miles of paved road.
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Lanai is 2,326 miles from California.
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The island of Lanai is 141 square miles with 47 miles of coastline.
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Lanai is the only island in the Hawaiian chain from which 5 other islands can be viewed.
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Lanai was formed by a single shield volcano, Palawai, which erupted approximately 1½ million years ago.
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Lanai is separated from Maui by the Pailolo Channel. Strong trade winds coming through create a venturi-like funnel with dangerously powerful currents and rough water.
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Lanai is home to rare species of plants and endangered animals including the Hawksbill Sea Turtle.
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Lanai is located near the center of the Pacific Ocean.
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Lanai is just below the Tropic of Cancer.
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Lanai is separated from Molokai by the Kalohi Channel.
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Lanai is located in Polynesia.

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