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A waterfall magical rustic location set with-in a magical rainforest backdrop. This is an adventure camping experience features a large wild tropical pool, all located on beautiful Maui. This is a off grid experience hence living lightly on the planet and using a little power and water as possible is our aim to help save our island and our planet.
We are a charitable organization our vision and mission is conservation and preservation, as well as how to live lightly on the planet so that future generations may benefit. We embrace that life is art, and that divine art can transform the heart, be it singing, gardening, cooking, building, landscaping etc.
We also provide educational natural and cultural history programs for visitors to the island as part of our outreach and fundraiser and are always developing other forms of outreach like helping to feed over 60 of our homeless population a week.
Being a charity fundraiser our goal is to raise the needed funds to help put this sacred Hawaiian Heritage estate into conservation and preservation as well as create new gardens installations, create a bird aviary, a butterfly gardens, more fragrant flower gardens, and herbal gardens.
We are also seeking to create creative fun whimsical magical hobbit like accommodations for those who want to visit to either volunteer or want to become a resident here at the gardens where we are seeking to create a sustainable devotional intentional community location.
We offer as our fun fundraiser, a educational cultural and natural history garden tours lead with expert guides. This is our main focus as well as other fundraising projects and programs that we are developing.
We are seeking those who love to volunteer and find happiness in helping with our seva vision and mission and embrace the concept of selfless seva.
Those who enjoy hard-work, knowing the benefits not only physically but mentally & spiritually, as you get the devotional brownie points, smile. Hence enjoy going beyond the call. Those that are self-starters, can think and stay calm in a fast paced environments and rise to the occasion to do the needful even need be even with last minute changes will love being here.
This is simply living higher thinking as we are big fans of God, Bhakti Yoga but respect all Godly traditions. One must be comfortable with the Bhakti yoga tradition (Vaisnava Hinduism) and be easy to work with have a positive upbeat character, enjoys cultivating a gratitude attitude for all the creator is bringing.
To be here you must enjoy the great outdoors, camping and being in a fun jungle rustic "Rainforest" camping experience, this is for those who are hardy, fit and love being outdoors rain or shine.
We provide three pure vegetarian meals a day or the items for three meals a day, and or we share meals. Those that have meals with us we appreciation a fun helpful attitude were you help cook and clean up and put the dishes away daily as well as help empty the compost, trash etc.
There are cozy shared jungle areas & we have high speed internet.
There is a simply rustic camper cooking provided. And a rustic outdoor shower. Some people simply love bathing in the jungle steam but we ask that non soaping soap is used and only all organic and non GMO if you are of this adventure camping nature.
We love it when those that visit are of the mindset that life is like a puzzle and everything has its place, hence seeking to be organized, neat, clean, tidy and mindful so that the area they use is left neat clean and tidy for the next person. Simple living, higher thinking the mood of let's help create a lighter happier more aloha interaction with each other and foot print on the planet.
This is a two to three month stay.. you can stay longer if all is in harmony and this can possibility parlay into part paid position. You will have time allocated each week to see this paradisiacal location, but this is best for those who love a purpose driven life first and foremost not just looking for a vacation.
We look forward to connecting and helping to create a meaningful and harmonious experience for you. Namaste, Be Safe, Be Well....
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
You will be around one of our most treasured Hawaiian Kapuna Kanaka elders who is has lots of wisdom (Mana'o) about this sacred cultural heritage site, she also is a bhakti yoga partitioner so she will share her insights and wisdom with you around these transcendental concepts.
She also was a world class performing arts coach & vocal coach so you can get tips on how to sing better for God and if you like to play mellow percussion she can teach you that as well.
You will also learn some about organic gardening and how to care for a large tropical ornamental gardens.
She will also share about how to live life and not be of it. She is a deeply spiritual and a treasured elder. Sharing some of our traditions and language with you as well as how to prep healthy pure vegetarian meals.
You will have the chance to learn how to practice silent meditation and japa yoga to control and keep the mind peaceful helping you to cultivate an inner paradise and a deeper relationship with divinity, her wisdom will go with you for the rest of your life as it has for thousand of others.
We are seeking those with skills in the following areas:
All positions are great for those who can rising to the
occasion and do the needful are flexible and can handle last minute changes and open to doing not only one set of tasks and excited with th concept of having a higher Godly purpose that wakes them up each day with excitement, enthusiasm and looking forward to the day.
* Landscape gardening, including lawn care & repair, pruning
* Leaf blowing weeding, weed whacking and mowing.
* Landscape design
* Organic Gardening and Organic Forest Farming
* Carpentry, building raised beds etc and housing for our budding
eco intentional rainforest farm community. (who knows if all goes well then you might even be able to become one of our new intentional community rainforest members and residence.
* Have All Around Handyman Skills
( who knows or wants to learn off grid systems)
* Personal Assistant a Girl Friday, inventory, shopping, accounting,
organizing, scheduling, reservations, helping prep the guides supplies, help prep meals (pure vegetarian) and clean up afterwards,
and can do the needful. housekeeping. running errands etc.
* Accounting, book keeping
* Internet Marketing, Web Design and maintenance
* Social Media marketing and SEO
* Can Help create marketing materials like
poster boards with the vision of the gardens
and labeled etc for fundraising gardens products.
* Grant writer and fundraiser tapping into our
donor base and creating a newsletter to encourage monthly donations.
* Helping take reservations and maintaining the daily reservation calendar.
* And or Can help lead educational natural and cultural history gardens tours.
This host offers a language exchange
I can share some Hawaiian & would like to learn French
Camping, we provide A Tent 7x8 & a sleeping bag for you with a pillow.
with three healthy veg meals a day.
What we harvest we share, healthy pure simply vegetarians no meat fish or eggs and we kindly ask that this is observed on the location.
Breakfast and Lunch meals are normally together and sometimes dinner. Volunteers here help to prepare clean up afterwards and help post dishes away.
Dinner normally we provide items for dinner needs or do dinner together in the same manner as stated above.
On your time off we go into town to shop and we can take you to the local beaches & parks where you can relax and rejuvenate.
There are no buses that run out here so getting a ride with us when we shop is the best way to see the sights here or get a moped.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Yes we have high speed internet in the common areas
More than two
Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week