This weekend was super fun. Amanda, one of the wwoofers who was here when we first arrived, returned to the farm after a three week trek around Kona for her last hurrah before she leaves for Oahu Monday. Friday we went to a brew-and-view at a local theater. The film was Monty Python's Holy Grail… Continue reading Weekend
This is where we sleep at night/ keep most of our stuff; tent city. It is a place of four humble abodes and papaya trees, situated above a lettuce patch and below our community garden. The tents are... used. But we really cannot complain, except for the unwanted guest who comes creeping in through the… Continue reading Welcome to Tent City!
We have had a high surf warning these past few days here on the west coast of Hawaii, so naturally people were pretty excited to get out and see the waves and the many talented surfers/ boogie boarders. We went this Wednesday to a beach we had been to once before, Kua, which had had… Continue reading HUGE WAVES
Today was Saturday, so naturally we went to the beach. It took four hitches to get there and three to get back to the farm, but it was worth it. The beach is made of black sand, but it seems more grey than black, being a combination of basalt and coral. View of… Continue reading HO’OKENA Underwater Safari!
So we basically have the flow of things down by now. Mondays and Thursdays are harvest days, Tuesdays and Fridays are picking days, and Wednesday is a "project day", basically maintenance around the farm. But! This project day we mainly did this: Here: This is Barry's (the boss) favorite beach. He brought us all here… Continue reading A Full Week of Work
They are EVERYWHERE!!! More on today tomorrow, goodnight!
And what a Saturday indeed. After rising early, we began the day by hitchhiking (which is very popular and safe in Hawaii for all you worry-warts). Our first ride got us part way to the reef we were hoping to get to, a place called "2-step". The second ride we got was a fantastic stroke… Continue reading Saturday