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Lani (heaven)

Lani in the Hawaiian language means " heaven", and in some cases, " sky." The word is derived from Proto-Polynesian *raŋi.

Lani is a relatively common name in the Hawaiian language. Last Queen of Hawaii, Liliuokalani, had a name including the term lani.

Lani (album)

Lani is a studio album recorded by American singer Lani Hall. It was produced by Juan Carlos Calderón, and released by A&M Records in 1983. Lani is the first album by Hall to be recorded in Spanish language, and includes the song "The Quiero Así", a duet with Mexican singer José José; José, a fan of Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66, on which Hall sang lead vocals, wanted to record with her. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Performance in 1984.


Lani may refer to:

  • Lani (heaven), the Hawaiian word for 'heaven', also used as a given name
  • Lani people of Western Papua
  • Western Dani language , also known as Lani or Laani, the language spoken by the Lani people
  • Län, administrative division in Sweden and Finland, where it is also known as lääni