What you'll do
Upon your arrival at Hale Akua Garden Farm & Eco Retreat Center's main office, we will first start on our Farm Tour. Here you will take in all the beauty of Hale Akua Garden Farm! Along the way, you will learn about organic gardening, plant nutrition and sustainable farming practices - we will provide as much information as you wish depending upon your level of interest. You will have the opportunity to connect with the farm animals including ducks, hens and fish. Many wonderful photo opportunities here! Learn how to interact with the animals and about raising and caring for the animals. Lastly you will learn about Hawaiian traditional lei making. The Hawaiian lei making materials will be set up for you and we will provide a demonstration for how to prep the materials from start to finish, then it will be your turn. All flowers and materials will be provided. Walk away with not only with beautiful photos and animal interactions, but also beautiful leis for yourself and loved ones! **Minimum of 2 people per tour
I am the Farm Manager of a beautiful organic lush farm - located on the road to Hana! Hale Akua Garden Farms, managing 7.5 acres of diversified food forest, annual vegetable production and livestock including chickens, ducks, bees and fish. I am an expert of all sorts on this farm - ask me anything about permaculture, growing organic and nutrition! I hold a university degree in biochemistry and years of experience in agriculture. I am excited to share my passion for food, health and hands on education. Come learn and have fun in this beautiful place - located on Maui's North Shore!
Herbal Tea and Purified Reverse Osmosis Water
Food to feed our friendly animals and all materials to make fun Hawaiian leis
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Where you'll be
This tour takes place at Hale Akua Garden Farm: a diversified food forest shared with annual fruits and THE ANIMALS - ducks, chickens and fish! We will be conducting the class in an outdoor covered farm workshop area where we will have the tools, equipment and chairs. A walking tour of the farm will be provided. Beautiful breath-taking sights at the lush rainforest farm setting!
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend.
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
***MUST drive 5mph on Door of Faith Road over the speed bumps to be respectful to our local Hawaiian neighbors (and also receive a FREE gift for this!)*** Set your GPS before leaving Paia or Haiku
Fun Farm Tour w/ Animals and Lei Making