Kalani Honua is a nonprofit organization presenting nature, culture, and wellness within sustainable, educational programs that honor Hawaii's native and diverse heritage.

Kalani has been an amazing way for people from all over the world to experience community life and Hawaii in an extended affordable way for over 30 years.


The Kalani Experience

Travel to one of the world's most spectacular islands for your personal retreat experience. Indulge in wellness treatments, enlightening classes, and delicious meals as part of your all-inclusive Kalani Experience package.


Enriching Retreats

Deepen your practice by participating in or facilitating an educational retreat. Yoga, meditation, dance, and personal growth are among the multidisciplinary retreats offered year-round.


Volunteer Program

Kalani is a volunteer-supported, educational retreat center that celebrates nature, culture, and wellness. During your extended stay, you'll learn new skills, make lifelong friends, and explore the Big Island. Our vibrant volunteer community furthers Kalani's non-profit mission, while giving individuals the opportunity to help run a unique yoga and activity center.

Kalani's Volunteer Program welcomes individuals from all over the world to experience service in community, while accessing our world-class Yoga, Hawaiian Culture, and Permaculture programs.

Kalani's diverse community is comprised of guests, volunteers, and staff from around the world. Join like-minded individuals who value service, collaboration, and mindfulness, while living in harmony on 120-acres of preserved land on Hawaii Island. The perks of being a volunteer at Kalani are bountiful. Your tuition includes: camping or lodging on-site; three freshly-prepared meals each day, use of Kalani's amenities - including pool, hot tub and "jungle gym"; classes and activities in Hawaiian culture, nature tours, yoga, dance, arts, meditation and performances.

Volunteers provide service in our Kitchen, Housekeeping, Landscaping, Maintenance, and Permaculture Departments. Satisfaction depends on your attitude and intention, and growth comes from carrying out these tasks with a spirit of willing service. Past volunteers have found their assignments rewarding and a source of personal growth.

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