Sustainable Community Immersion Programs: Center of Conscious Oneness Koa’e Ahupua’a, Kapoho , Hawaii Island

January 27, 2009


@ the C.O.C.O.  Center of Conscious Oneness Koa’e Ahupua’a, Kapoho , Hawaii Island


Join us as we dive deeply into practical sustainability with an emphasis on personal and cultural skills in community living at the C.O.C.O. (www.thehawaiiancoco .com) this Winter and Spring.


Tropical Permaculture at the C.O.C.O. – Daily Workshops with Robert Silber (M.S. Permaculture) and other Big Island teachers Observation/ Planning/ Design/Mapping, Biointensive Gardening, Orchards, Built systems, Nursery skills, Social/Legal/ Financial systems, Individual projects, and Perennial plant propagation with Wade Bauer.


Local Food Harvesting and Preparation – focus on harvesting and preparing healthy foods that grow abundantly at the C.O.C.O. and on the island.  Daily community meals with raw, vegan/vegetarian, fish options.  Traditional Hawaiian/Polynesian foods. Abundant fruit!


Yoga/Massage/ Dance/Movement/ Music/Artongoing classes include:  Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Jivamuki, Partner Yoga, Lomi and Thai Massage, Nia Dance, Contact Improv, Theater Improv, Chi Kung, Speakeasy, Kirtans, Drum Making, Ecstatic Dance, Live Concerts, more!


Emotional Awareness, Intimacy and Communication Skills –  Speakeasy w/Essensual Evolution, Co-Counseling, Forum, Pujas, Peer Support, and more!


Adventures visits to Permaculture sites, steam caves, crater lakes, black sand beaches, hidden swimming holes, hot ponds, ecstatic dance, molten lava hikes!


Contact us for a schedule and to Register:  robertjsilber@  808 936 8540

March 1-31 $750

Partial scholarships may be available


Robert Silber has a passion for building communities and empowering individuals.  Over the last 20 years, Robert has designed Permaculture landscapes in Hawaii , California , Pennsylvania , Texas , Virginia and Nicaragua .  He founded Lipp Homestead and co-founded La’akea Community.  His CV includes the Sierra Club, Clean Water Action and One Taste Community.  His experience extends  to work with the Green Party and Ralph Nader groups including the Center for Science in the Public Interest as well as Network for a New Culture.  He was appointed by Robert Kennedy, Jr. as Allegheny Riverkeeper. 


2 Responses to “Sustainable Community Immersion Programs: Center of Conscious Oneness Koa’e Ahupua’a, Kapoho , Hawaii Island”

  1. Daina Fawm Says:

    Love to get some more info on your work trade program .
    Thanks Daina Fawn

  2. Dear Daina, this is a very old post. Perhaps, you should contact for more info about current programs and work-trade options at this Center. Of course, you can always look into WWOOFing as well. I hope these are helpful connections!

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