Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan pick up 600 more acres in Hawaii

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan pick up 600 more acres in Hawaii


Mark Zuckerberg is again expanding his empire in Hawaii.

The billionaire Facebook founder and wife Priscilla Chan bought 600 more acres of land in Hawaii, according to local business journal Pacific Business News.

The pair purchased the land, which includes Larsen’s Beach, for $53 million from the nonprofit Waioli Corp. The couple now owns more than 1,300 acres on the island of Kauai.

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Zuckerberg began assemblying his fief on the in Hawaii in 2014 with the 357-acre Kahuaina Plantation.

Building permits totaling more than $83 million include an application for a 57,059 square-foot single-family home.

The Waioli traces its roots back to the Wilcox family, descended from missionaries to Hawaii.

The couple said they are “mindful” of the nonprofit organization’s perseveration work in a statement to the business journal. Waioli “authentically [preserves] numerous historic sites and collections around the island,” according to its website.

A view of the Na Pali Coast, Kauai in Hawaii.Getty Images/iStockphoto

Waioli president Sam

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