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The Four SeaSonS reSorT Lāna‛i, hawaii By John Companiotte Hawaii may not be paradise, but it is a reasonable facsimile, complete with beautiful weather throughout the year, delicious cuisine, adventures available for the bold, and hospitable people to make a stay enjoyable. e Four Seasons Resort Lāna’i is one of the best ways to experience the joys of Hawaii. e property features 213 guestrooms, lobbies and seating areas for contemplation, multiple dining experiences such as the signa- ture AAA Four Diamond rated One Forty restaurant and Nobu Lāna’i, the Spa, luxury retail boutiques, tennis complex, a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course design, and a complimentary ac- tivity program. A resort with its own island to explore, guests can enjoy upcountry adventures on horse or UTV, fly on helicopter tours, snorkel, sail or scuba dive, explore heritage sites or simply relax on secluded beaches. Inspired by Hawaii's diverse and storied Polynesian influences, the interiors are comprised of extraordinary materials and a de- tailed palette. With walls of teak and zebra wood edging artisan- produced Nepalese Lokta paper and floors of mahogany laid with PORTFOLIO MAGAZINE 19