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Where to study permaculture design in Hawaii?

 
                        
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Hi there,

I'm looking for somewhere to study permaculture design in Hawaii.
I looking to relocate there from Canada by getting a student visa, loan, and all that, so I'm looking for something like a full-time course of study.
I can't seem to find anything like that in my google searches...
Can anyone help by pointing me in the right direction?
Thanks!
 
                          
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I live and work on a fully developed thirty acre permaculture farm in Hawaii.  Lots of farms offer PDC and a all sorts of  things but they are mostly affluent people with zero knowledge and a neat outdoor kitchen and a garden and maybe some chickens.  Most of the courses Ive seen are over priced for what you get and youre not really learning much.  A lot of the farms are alternative communities of people who just woo woo around all day talking about things they just learned themselves.  www.waiholefresh.com .  thats the O'ahu permaculture site Im at. 
 
                        
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Hey FremanSurfer,

Your link didn't work for me. What is the name of the farm?

Thanks!
 
                          
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www.waiaholefresh.com  that should work forgot an a
 
T. Joy
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We're thinking about going to a place on the big island in a few months. Not to take a course but they are building and doing permaculture there, growing a portion of their food needs. I have to pay to be there and work too so it will be a bit expensive for me with 2 kids in tow but I'd like to do it anyhow. They said cob is not a good way to build there, don't know why exactly but I'm guessing it's going to be different than anything I've experienced so far in life!
 
                                
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I think La'akea Gardens on the Big Island is a happening place for this. They have regular courses, and internships.
 
Maya DeSalvo
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Here's a PDC course with Hunter Heaivilin and Matthew Lynch happening on the North Shore of Oahu July 30, 2012 to Aug 12, 2012:

http://www.transitionoahu.org/730---812-2-week-permaculture-design-certificate-course.html

Aloha!
 
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T. Joy,

I would love to know where I, too, can have a permaculture experience on the Big Island. What is the name of where you will be on the Big Island? Mahalo!
 
I agree. Here's the link: https://richsoil.com/wood-heat.jsp
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