But it's also special. Not much happens on Lana'i in everyday life. Oh, yeah, occasionally some well-heeled celebrity will show up to get married (like Bill Gates) or play golf (like Will Smith) or just hang out with locals who can feign nonchalance over the star status of their visitors. If you really want to get away from it all--or if you crave what some folks envision as "the Hawaii of yesteryear" then load up your wallet and head over to Lana'i. It's a short ferry ride from Maui, but it's light years away.