The Retreat rests in a lush tropical garden. Koa trees, bird of paradise, red gingers, orchids, impatiens, bananas, and Ti leaves grant color and scent to the landscape. The large hardwood deck is accessible from most rooms for easy outdoor entertaining. A porch swing invites...Read More
When Captain Jack Steidl needed to refresh after piloting United Airlines jets around the world, he came to Lana’i, a tiny island in the Hawaiian chain; a serene and quiet place shaded by huge Cook pines; where people were friendly, the air sweet and balmy, and the pace a welcome relief from the rush and roar of jets. In 1980, he acquired a home built by one of the executive managers with the Dole Pineapple Company, at that time, the largest pineapple plantation in the world.