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Eden Earthworks

Hawaii, United States
MESA Notes – Public
Website :
Blog, Online Newsletter, etc. :
Public Contact Information:
[email protected]
 

Private Host Information

Name:
Neena Roumell Roumell Roumell
E-mail:
[email protected]
Phone:
8083337444
Address:
183840 South Lauko Road, Mountain View, Hawaii, United States 96771
Mailing Address(if diff. as abov)
PO Box 711458
 

About the Placement:

Detailed Placement Description

Twenty-five acre fully sustainable farm located on the slope of Maunakea mountain at 1500 feet elevation with ocean and mountain views. Production includes: Palm oil, vegetable, Inoculated Deep litter Piggery system (no washed-down system with no smell, no flies) , livestock feed production and On-Farm bio-energy production. No tobacco, alcohol or non-prescriptive drugs.
Accommodations includes: two bedrooms apartment with full bathroom and kitchen, laundry room, utilities (electricity and water) and internet service. diet from farms produce.
Cultural activities: Hawaii county Fair; lunch at Maku’u farmer’s market; Diner at Kalapana festival market; Swimming in geothermal heated pond and Hawaii beaches; Visit to Hawaii geological sites (volcalno; maunakea observatory; water falls; black, green and white sand beaches, …); Pahoa 2015 lava flow site.
Languages spoken: English, French, Romanian.

Primary Production :

Pork/Swine, Tree fruits, Vegetables


About the Internship:

Availability:

Training Hours:

38 hours per week

Training Expectations :

Respond in a timely way to all inquiries and monitoring activities of the supervisor; follow host’s guidelines required for the training

On-Site Training, Steward’s primary activities :

Sustainable natural farm management; tropical fruit production and processing management; operation and maintenance of “soil and water conservation” practices; livestock nutrients management; on-farm production and use of renewable energy management

Climate and Location Description

tropical climate. temperature: minimum/max 55/85 degree Fahrenheit. Farm located 15 mile from Hilo international airport and 1/4 mile from freeway, schools, churches and shopping center. Easy access to public transportation.

Compensation :

USD $800/month, two bedroom apartment with full kitchen, bath and laundry room (rental value=$1,200.00/month), Free internet service

Accommodations and amenities provided :

two bedroom apartment with fully equip kitchen, 1 bathroom, laundry room, free utilities (electricity and water) and free internet service.

Preferred start date :

Anytime

Preferred length of internship :

6 to 12 months

User ID:

edenearthwork

Mesa Notes – Internal:

Lauren spoke w/ her. She seemed a bit to”woo-woo”

Status unknown. Never joined MESA..

Status:

Inactive

Admin Only – No Notification:

Your Job Title:

OWNER/Manager

Do you have separate mailing address? :

Yes

City:

Mountain View

State :

Hawaii

Zip Code:

96771

Host Fees. $175 Steward assignment confirmation, plus $225/month/Steward.:

$100/month

Other Placement Activities:

Composting, Greenhouse management, Value-added products

How many Stewards would you like to host:

2

Placement description:

Twenty-five acre fully sustainable farm located on the slope of Maunakea mountain at 1500 feet elevation with ocean and mountain views. Production includes: Palm oil, vegetable, Inoculated Deep litter Piggery system (no washed-down system with no smell, no flies) , livestock feed production and On-Farm bio-energy production. No tobacco, alcohol or non-prescriptive drugs.
Accommodations includes: two bedrooms apartment with full bathroom and kitchen, laundry room, utilities (electricity and water) and internet service. diet from farms produce.
Cultural activities: Hawaii county Fair; lunch at Maku’u farmer’s market; Diner at Kalapana festival market; Swimming in geothermal heated pond and Hawaii beaches; Visit to Hawaii geological sites (volcalno; maunakea observatory; water falls; black, green and white sand beaches, …); Pahoa 2015 lava flow site.
Languages spoken: English, French, Romanian.

Average training hours/week:

38 hours per week

Climate and Location description:

tropical climate. temperature: minimum/max 55/85 degree Fahrenheit. Farm located 15 mile from Hilo international airport and 1/4 mile from freeway, schools, churches and shopping center. Easy access to public transportation.

Are you willing to host a Steward whose English proficiency is below 30%?:

Yes

Please list your two nearest airports, and approx. driving distance to/from the training site.:

– Hilo International Airport at 15 mile driving distance from training site
– Kahlua Kona airport at 89 mile driving distance from training site

We have previously hosted a MESA Steward(s):

No

We have hosted or currently host J-1 interns/trainees in another program:

Yes

Reference 1:

Marcell Morales 808 443 7496

Reference 2:

Atto Assi 808 315-5122

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