Ali moved to Lolia Eco-Village, and intentional community and retreat center, in March 2021 and gradually took on leadership, eventually starting her first business, Hawaii Eco Retreat, leasing the entire property from August 2021 - December 2023. In June 2023, Ali left HER to go work with a coach on the east coast and to live for 6 months at a community home in Puerto Rico called Skyway. There she spent months exploring the map of human relating, sociology, and psychology through daily practices in community. In November 2023, Ali heard the call to take the business mobile and focus on developing an incubator and retreat program for the Big Island in Winter 2024. HER still partners with local retreat centers such as Lolia, but is not permanently leasing the property.
Our 2 residential buildings feature a total of 16 private bedrooms, each with a comfortable, queen size bed. They are simple but also clean and quiet, and we are proud of our recent renovations and artistic flooring. Quiet hours from 9pm to 9am help everyone rest. Get the best sleep of your life!
WiFi and Co-Working
We have an enterprise-grade system with commercial components such as a Ubiquiti dream machine high-speed router and Cat6 buried cable that supplies the Ubiquiti switches and access points in all the buildings. Bedrooms have WiFi. We also have ethernet cables available in the Co-Working office as well as the Pineapple Lounge (another co-working space). Use your laptop on the dining lanai and enjoy fresh air and the nearby coffee/tea station!
Community Food Program
We grow banana, papaya, soursop, lemon, cacao, oranges, mangoes, and more! Talk to us more about how the food program works.
Wood-Fired Hot Tub & Fresh Water Pool
Experience the nervous system relaxation of hot tub and cold plunge. The hot tub stove is lit approximately 3-4 times a week. The fresh water pool is chemical-free and is filled with geothermal fresh water.
Share meals and conversation with the community! Our delicious community-prepared meals are always vegetarian (and often vegan), and very healthy. Enjoy a variety of foods, often featuring fruits and vegetables grown right here on the land!