Big Island tiny sanctuary in Honokaa, Hawaii, USA

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    Please read our entire post before emailing us – especially our calendar / availability, thx.

    Big Island, Tiny Sanctuary

    “Big Island Tiny Farm” was the original name given our place by a neighbor-friend, with tongue in cheek, because I’m always outside tending to our tropical fruit and coffee trees, bushes, and plants. We share what we harvest with neighbors and friends, but we’re not a business or “commercial” grower.

    We and and our guests consider our home a sanctuary.. so I just changed our Workaway Host Page Title.

    We’re not a commercial yoga studio.Yoga is simply part of our daily way of living.

    We built a sweet studio home on a lovely half acre lot in Honoka’a. It is like a live-aboard Yoga studio with an open kitchen, a large private bathroom, and a second outside shower.”

    Our studio home is our sanctuary, and we live a simple, mindful life. We’re in a small neighborhood on the edge of Honoka’a with good neighbors and an awesome view of Maui on clear days. Our property is only a half acre, but it is large enough and very fertile – so we are growing an “Edible Landscape” that will provide much of our diet.

    We have 3 mature mac nut trees, bananas, guavas (3 varieties), mangoes, avocados (3 varieties), lemons, cara cara and Valencia oranges, rollinia deliciosa, Abiu, Brazilian cherries, coffee, dragon fruit, green tea, and more - and they’re doing great!

    I’ve drawn up plans to build a small outbuilding, and we’re also ready to build several raised beds for veggies. We’re also interested in creating an island-specific compost setup that won’t attract rodents and undesirable pests (roaches).

    Our studio is quite open, with lots of glass (and screens). It is simple, clean, and safe.
    We also have a small tent and a large tent to offer. We built our studio with an extra outside shower, which is pretty cool.

    When we get the out-building (120 sf. space) finished, we'll also be able to offer it for simple lodging.

    Honoka'a is our favorite place in all of the islands... Lots of beauty and community. The Hamakua Coast is alive, awake, and thriving in many ways. We’ve watched an agri-cultural renaissance evolve here for the past dozen-plus years. We love it so much we put down roots!

    Our season to welcome guest volunteers is generally November to March.

    We only host 1 Workaway guest-worker at a time.

    The Hele-On Bus passes right through Honoka'a:


    Please note - Honokaa is not Kona - it is a wonderful small town on the beautiful green (windward) side of the island, and like all of the Hawaiian Eastern / Windward shores we get life-giving rain. If you want touristy night life, big city buzz and hanging on the beach every day - best to search for a host on the west side.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ In general, we host one volunteer guest-helper at a time for two to four weeks (possibly longer for a compatible, positive, healthy person).

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Our sweet little studio home is our sanctuary and extremely clean and tidy - especially the kitchen and bathroom - and we have had no bug or mildew problems (which are common on tropical islands). We ask our guests to be mindful and follow our simple house rules - to help us maintain a safe, clean, healthy environment.

    Please read on our feedback / reviews ...!

    🏝️✌️🏻♥️🎶 🙏
    Aloha, Peace, Love, Music, & Gratitude

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Gartenarbeiten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Hausarbeiten
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten

  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele
    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Geschlechtergleichstellung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Honokaa is an old-world Hawaiian community - not the touristy experience that some travelers limit themselves to.
    There is an awesome Agri-Cultural renaissance underway on this beautiful Hamakua Coast. The Hamakua Harvest / Honokaa Sunday Market is more than a typical farmers market ♥️.

    We have ensured that our guest helpers have enjoyed many natural and cultural wonders of our area - and beach time.

    You’re welcomed to join us with daily meditation and /or yoga practice if you like.

    I (David) am vegetarian - mostly vegan now. My past veggie, vegan (and celiac) workaway guests have been quite happy with my meal prep.
    Shing is an awesome chef and when she’s on-island I acquiesce!

    If you plan to extend your time in the islands, we're happy to help with local knowledge, must-see's, and less costly options & opportunities.

  • Projekte mit Kindern

    Projekte mit Kindern

    Dieses Projekt schließt möglicherweise den Umgang mit Kindern ein. Mehr Informationen findest du in unseren Verhaltensregeln und Tipps hier.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    1. Organic Orchard gardening (cultivating, weeding, fertilizing, edging, integrated / organic pest management, etc..
    2. Help building / decorating a tiny-bunk-house.
    3. Picking / processing mac-nuts, coffee...
    4. Designing & building a new composter suitable for our area.
    5. Help with house maintenance & projects.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Englisch: Fließend
    Chinesisch (Mandarin): Fließend
    Spanisch: Gute Kenntnisse
    Französisch: Gute Kenntnisse

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    Now:
    * Your tent
    * Our new (small) double tent.
    * Our HUGE 10X16 tent.
    * Possibly Soon: A tiny-bunk-house.
    * Our home is described here. Sleeping space in our studio-home is a possibility for one guest - but please us ask about that.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    We're close to the amazing Waipio Valley.

    Honokaa is alive & thriving and there is often something going on in town. (Movies, concerts, & dance at our “Honokaa People’s Theatre”, the local pub, several restaurants with music, etc.

    Kamuela / Waimea is a 15 minute drive. Hilo is 45 minutes, Kona is 1 hour. We have some amazing back roads and trails for running & biking - just out our door. (We have a guest bike). There is much to see and do on our beautiful Hamakua Coast and the Big Island.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    We have good wifi and it covers much of our property.

  • Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    We have space for a tent or a camper-van.

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

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    Arbeitszeiten

    16 to 20 hours a week divided over 3 to 5 days. We’re pretty flexible.

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Korrekte Angaben im Profil: (4.8)

Kultureller Austausch: (5.0)

Kommunikation: (5.0)















Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 448592393922