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Regenerative Farm Tour w/ Lei Making

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Regenerative Farm Tour w/ Lei Making

9 reviews
Paused through April 3rd. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English
farm visit

Regenerative Farm Tour w/ Lei Making

farm visit

Regenerative Farm Tour w/ Lei Making

9 reviews
Paused through April 3rd. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Maliko is the "pico" of Maui, completely forgotten off of an old finger of the old Hana Highway, 5 minutes North of Paia. You'll take an unexpected left turn and go back in time 100 years, in the lush tropical valley that has been completely planted with all of the original Polynesian voyaging plants that the ancient Hawaiians live and thrived on: coconut, taro, turmeric, ginger, ti leaf, ulu (breadfruit), breadfruit, sweet potato, lauhala, sugar cane, mamaki, lychee... You will start with a full tour of the farm. This is a working ti leaf farm with over 15,000 ti leaf plants, and also where we make our leis and teach regenerative agriculture, and demonstrate the ancient Hawaiian ways of agriculture and aquaculture. You will see the different plants and learn all their uses in ancient culture. You'll get to feed the fish and learn about sustainable aquaculture. Next you will sit down for tea grown on the farm and a short film, the Carbon Story, on carbon sequestration. Finally, you will learn how to make ti* leaf lei, and other Hawaiian crafts (block print, lauhala weaving, etc.) and take it home as your Maui souvenir! *Ti is a sacred Hawaiian plant (different from tea).

Your host

Learn more about Eddy

Eddy

I've spent over 30 years living off-grid, learning from Mother Nature, and now teach people worldwide how to build regenerative farms and live in alignment with Nature. I co-founded Living Earth Systems and Regenerative Education Centers, to share the innovative agricultural approaches that I developed and that have been featured on WSL, Surfer Magazine, and the Discovery Channel. I have also worked as a professional athlete - surfing, SUP, and kitesurfing - and have used the momentum to bring awareness to pollution & the state of our planet.

What's included

Food
Small samples of seasonal Polynesian crops: breadfruit, bananas, taro, etc.
Drinks
Hawaiian mamaki tea, hand-picked from the farm
Equipment
Materials to make ti leaf lei

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Where you'll be

Go back in time 100 years, in the lush tropical valley that has been completely planted with all of the original Polynesian voyaging plants that the ancient Hawaiians live and thrived on: coconut, breadfruit, turmeric, taro... This is a working ti leaf farm with over 15,000 ti leaf plants, and also where we make our leis and teach regenerative agriculture, and demonstrate the ancient Hawaiian ways of agriculture and aquaculture.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

More tips

Please do not arrive early - we are a working farm and cannot greet you until the time of your tour :)

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Eddy
Regenerative Farm Tour w/ Lei Making
9 reviews
$50/person
9 reviews
$50/person