Lanai (Lānai, laːˈnɐʔi, naːˈnɐʔi, ləˈnaɪ,_lɑːˈnɑːi, also USlɑːˈnaɪ,_ləˈnɑːi,) is the sixth-largest of the Hawaiian Islands and the smallest publicly accessible inhabited island in the chain. It is colloquially known as the Pineapple Island because of its past as an island-wide pineapple plantation. The island's only settlement of note is the small town of Lanai City. , the island is 98% owned by Larry Ellison, co-founder and chairman of Oracle Corporation; the remaining 2% is owned by the state of Hawaii or its privately owned homes.
Lanai is a roughly apostrophe-shaped island with a width of in the longest direction. The land area is , making it the 43rd largest island in the United States. It is separated from the island of Molokai by the Kalohi Channel to the north, and from Maui by the Auau Channel to the east. The United States Census Bureau defines Lanai as Census Tract 316 of Maui County. Its total population rose to 3,367 as of the 2020 United States census,