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An island in Hawaii, west of Maui, primarily agricultural, with some resorts.
A porch or veranda.
- ‘By the time you step out on the lanai, which overlooks the pool and a secluded bay guarded by berms of lava rock, you've almost forgotten you're in Hawaii.’
- ‘You'll stay in luxury Sea Ranch Cottages or bungalow-style garden suites with ceiling fans and spacious lanais or patios.’
- ‘Designed in the 1970s, the Oberoi was the first of the luxury hotels to build lanais in the local vernacular, a style much copied by subsequent architects.’
- ‘Rooms with AC, a large bathroom, comfortable beds, and a lanai overlooking the beach are less than $25.’
- ‘‘I live with a skating family,’ she said, ‘and I just like to relax in the pool or the hot tub or sit on the lanai and read or fall asleep.’’
- ‘Dining on the lanai at Plumeria Beach is a sensuous experience.’
- ‘A county worker clearing a downed tree hits a hydrant, flooding a home and pouring sand into the yard, lanai and pool.’
- ‘My idylls of a perfect schooner to take me to a tropical paradise would begin with a banana boat, and a fresh banana plucked from a bunch taken off my lanai and sliced in half.’
- ‘All will offer three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a fireplace, a covered lanai and a two-car garage.’
- ‘As he sat on our lanai sewing and repairing the nets that had been brought to him, he would always cast a knowing eye toward the ocean and the horizon beyond.’
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