This post first appeared on The Shmooze blog at the Forward.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has never been one to shy away from making big purchases. He already owns several opulent homes, a super-size yacht, a tennis tournament, and a fighter jet. He also bankrolls an America’s Cup-winning sailing team.
But an island in Hawaii? That kind of seems like a major purchase even for a guy worth an estimated $30 billion (he is the third wealthiest individual in the United States, according to Forbes).
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