Come to our family homestead and explore Hale Kokua, Hawaii, USA

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  • Description

    Description

    Aloha.
    Micro farm/food forest focusing on fruit...avocado, mango longan lichee banana loquat, and many more. Single family home with adjacent ag land., a private Homestead still in the outgrowing stages of the farm (fruit trees take up to 7 years to bear and sometimes more) so the fruit that we do have we consume and give away and as it comes in we will donate more of it especially during these times. Happy to provide meal makings and accommodation as described. Help involves assistance with organizing, path building, pruning/planting/maintainance and perhaps starting annual garden with produce...trialling a vertical garden and also a greenhouse. of this micro farm, and other projects as they come up. I have recently fallen off a few roofs and need an assist keeping up.
    Currently fostering a cat, may end up having another or potentially a dog when this one goes back to it's mom...
    I've worked extensively all over the developing world setting up shrimp farms, was a former president of Hawaii tropical fruit growers, Kauai chapter, so have a lot to share regarding small scale farming in the tropics..
    Also, happy to share knowledge of kauai from my years of staying here since my first job at shrimp farm here in Kilauea.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    learn real life possibilities for self sufficiency on small acreage in tropics, and also become aquainted with the beauty of Kauai from someone who lives here and has intimate knowledge of the many hikes, beaches, and sights that are off the beaten track. Additionally, have facility in french and spanish, have traveled widely, and glad to share the unique hawaiian spirit that this land engenders.

  • Help

    Help

    Fallen off a few roofs over the last couple of years and would love help keeping up with duties maintaining/upkeep of food forest/micro farm and property. Whacking back jungle, planting, weeding, organizing, making paths, upkeep of drip irrigation etc

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Full size bed in mini suite with sink, fridge, desk. bathroom down hall in house. share kitchen/indoor space after quarantine. Happy to provide meals and accommodation as described.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    As you probably know, people come the world over to Kauai for it's natural beauty. The garden isle has plenty to see...beach and town 10 min bike ride. hooipi falls 10 mins mauka. drive to scenic hanalei bay, or epic waimea canyon

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    250 mbps internet connection

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 733145444116