FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LĀNA‘I CITY, Lāna‘i, Hawai`i — The Lāna‘i Chamber of Commerce announced today that, in
cooperation with Coalition for a Drug Free Lāna‘i (CDFL), Tri-Isle Resource Conservation &
Development Council, Inc. and with the support of the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development
(OED), it will be holding its twelfth Fifth Friday Event. The Lāna‘i Chamber of Commerce urges
Maui residents and visitors to support Lāna‘i businesses by attending the upcoming Fifth Friday
Town Party in Lāna‘i City on June 30, 2017.
To accommodate the special Friday event, the Lāna‘i Chamber of Commerce has teamed up
with Expeditions Ferry and the OED to provide a Fifth Friday Lāna‘i Package roundtrip ferry ride
between Lahaina Harbor (Maui) and Manele Harbor (Lāna‘i), including a special late-night ferry
that departs Manele Harbor at 9:45 p.m. (Expeditions’ regular last ferry to Maui is at 6:45 p.m.),
plus ground transportation between Manele Harbor and Lāna‘i City and an event passport.
Visiting participating businesses and collecting stamps for the passport gain entry into a free
prize drawing. Details can be found at www.fifthfridaylanai.com.
Residents and visitors can choose to depart from Lahaina on the Expeditions ferry at 9:15 a.m.,
12:45 p.m. or 3:15 p.m.; however, the return from Manele Harbor is limited to 9:45 p.m. only.
The cost for the package is $60 per adult and $50 per child and can be booked at
http://goo.gl/dGb43S. A discounted price is also available for kama‘aina or kupuna who already
have a ticket booklet from Expeditions; please visit www.fifthfridaylanai.com for more details.
The Friday Town Party event, which runs from 5:30-8:00 p.m., will feature over 30 vendors and
participants around Dole Park. There will be food booths and restaurants serving up special local
favorites as well as several music and entertainment venues.
“We look forward to welcoming you on Lāna‘i for Fifth Friday and hope that you will rediscover
small town Hawai‘i. Please share with your friends that Lāna‘i Small Businesses are ready to
welcome you, and that with each additional day visit to Lāna‘i, a huge positive impact is made
on the local small and micro businesses of the island,” said Brad Bunn, Chair of the Lāna‘i
Chamber of Commerce.
For more information on Friday Town Parties throughout Maui County, visit
www.mauifridays.com. For more information on the Lāna‘i Chamber of Commerce visit
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