Live And Learn Info

LIVE and LEARN at Hi‘iaka’s Healing Herb Garden


Click Here for our wonderful herbal products
made with Noni, Kava kava
and other herbs grown at the Garden

Elle Pickens and Katrina Perreault harvested bananas during May, 2002

Join us for a residency internship at our magical Healing Garden. You’ll study with Master Gardener and Herbalist Barbara Fahs for one week and learn natural healing hands on. You’ll also have the opportunity to spend time in the Garden, make herbal products, and learn about growing herbs in Paradise. Relax and enjoy all of our amenities, including our swimming pool. It’s a journey of discovery and healing for body, mind and spirit.

==> College Credit is available through participating Universities and Colleges.


You Will Learn How To:

✓ Grow and identify dozens of native Hawaiian medicinal plants, including endangered species.
✓ Build an abundant herb garden bed.
✓ Make a healing tincture with Kava kava for promoting relaxation.
✓ Make a skin healing salve with Noni fruit.
✓ Make an herbal oil with Hawaiian plants from the garden.
✓ Make an elixir with Kava and Noni for promoting health.
✓ Attain attunement of body, mind and spirit through herbal baths and plant spirits.

What’s Included:

✓ You will stay in a vacation rental home near the Garden.
✓ Included are use of our swimming pool and wireless Internet access with your own computer or other device.
✓ We include a welcome dinner and a farewell dinner, which may contain chicken or fish.

Sorry, we cannot accommodate special food needs.

If you would like to arrange your own lodging offsite, we are happy to help you find a perfect rental home, B & B or hotel nearby. We do offer a substantial discount if you arrange for alternative lodging.

To Apply for Live and Learn Internships, Please send the following:

✓ A resume or letter of introduction that includes the dates you are interested in attending and your educational goals.
✓ Names and contact information of two references (e-mail addresses preferred).

Send to:

Hi`iaka’s Learning Center
HCR 2, Box 9620
Kea`au, HI 96749

Or e-mail:

After you send your letter and we confirm the dates that you will be attending, you will be asked to send a 50% deposit along with your flight arrival information. Then you will be confirmed as a student.

PLEASE NOTE: Deposits are not refundable if you cancel less than two weeks prior to your starting date.

Hawaii general excise tax of 4.17% will be added when you arrive.

Payments accepted through PayPal, traveler’s check or personal check.

==> For more information, e-mail or call 808-966-5956.