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Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

What is the time difference from the continental US?

  • Hawaii follows Hawaii Standard Time (GMT-10 hours), which is 5 hours behind Eastern Standard Time and 2 hours behind Pacific Standard Time. Hawaii does not observe Daylight Savings Time so add one extra hour to the time difference during this period (March through November).

Where is the main airport on Lanai?

  • The main airport on Lanai is Lanai Airport (LNY). There is no direct service to Lanai from the continental US. Instead, fly to Honolulu International Airport (HNL) or Kahului Airport (OGG) in Maui, where you can connect to several local airlines with service to Lanai Airport. You can also take day trips between Manele Harbor and Lahaina Harbor in Maui through the Expeditions ferry service. There are 5 round-trips daily. Ferry trips take roughly an hour. For more information call (800) 695-2624, (808) 661-3756 or visit

Do I need a car to get around on Lanai?

  • There is no public transportation on Lanai so it’s best to rent a car or 4-wheel drive. Make reservations in advance. Taxi services are limited. The Four Seasons Resort provides shuttle service between the airport, ferry terminal, Lanai City and their two resorts.

Where are the major hotel and resort areas on Lanai?

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