Aloha nui! Our farm is a 2 acre diversified organic homestead, in Kealakekua, Hawai’i bursting with avocado among others all year round; bananas, macadamia nuts, coffee, loquat, pineapple, guava, passion fruit, sapote, lime, lemon, grapefruit, mango, papaya, ginger, lemongrass, turmeric, ulu, jaboticaba, rollinia, sugar cane, okinawan sweet potato
and many more edibles. Tōnya is your host, and a homesteader, artist, Mom, foodie, and doula. Eat local, fresh and live simple.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
We use organic, sustainable and permaculture practices on an abundant tropical homestead farm. You are welcome to eat and learn to prepare farm grown and nutrient dense delicious food. As well as enjoy all that island life here has to offer, 13 unique ecosystems with beautiful beaches, desert, active volcano, rain forest and waterfalls, lush jungle and tropical pacific waters and rainbows..it is Hawai'i! We live Mauka to Makai (from the mountain to the sea) on the slopes of Mauna Loa above Kealakekua Bay.
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
I’m looking for hardy folks to help with whatever farm project is in season..harvesting, pruning, mulching, weeding, trimming, chainsawing, weed whacking, mowing, animal care, helping with building and maintenance of farm systems, such as rain catchment and irrigation. Also I am a midwife assistant, on-call for births, I need kid loving dependable persons who can commit to being on farm and do childcare for my children when I am called to a birth (1-2 births a month). Experience not necessary but willingness to learn, get sweaty and be dependable is! Aloha nui, I look forward to discussing your goals and hosting you 🌺
This host offers a language exchange
This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
You can contact them directly for more information.
Fully furnished and private 10x20 wall tent with electricity and kitchenette. Work-exchanger shower and bathroom are a one minute walk down the hill at the main house. 🌿
The Big Island of Hawai’i is amazing!!! Most people walk or hitchhike around. Bus service exists, but is pretty poor. Some people bicycle, but hills and traffic are challenging. For 25 and up (due to insurance) we might sometimes be able to lend (trade additional work for) use of a vehicle if we have an extra one working!
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.
This host can provide space for campervans.
20 hours a week for room and board; 4-5 hours per day, 3-5 days a week. Timing can be flexible and based on farm needs and your travel goals
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