2022 O’ahu Women’s retreat


Join us for an intergenerational and intercultural exchange where we share space and healing amongst fellow wahine toa from all walks of life.

INCLUDED: All meals, lodging, instruction, mentorship, equipment, entrance fees, and airport pick-up and drop-off provided by NWT ‘ohana. All land private transportation. Lodging will be a combination of camping and private large house.

NOT INCLUDED: Roundtrip Airfare to Honolulu, Hawaii

AGES: 14+ years old and up, some acceptions made

TOTAL COST: $1,000 USD not including airfare

DEPOSIT: $250 to reserve spot on a first come basis

*For financial assistance, please visit Ilimanator Scholarship

DEADLINE: please register and pay in full by May 15th, 2022. Late payment could forfiet your spot.

*Be mindful that this is during summer and finding a plane ticket early is recommended. Depending on airport and when you book, tickets average $500 – $1200 roundtrip.

Subject to Changes

Extended Stay: If you would like to extend your stay after the 9th on your own, please let us know.

June 1st Wednesday

Day 1:  Honolulu Arrival and check-in at Punalu’u Homebase

Debriefing, relaxing, and recovering from travel. Evening dinner followed by welcome circle.

Dinner provided by Macfarlane ‘Ohana

June 2nd Thursday

Day 2: Nu’uanu/Townside

Morning self-defense by Ilima; visit to Queen Emma Summer Palace and ‘Iolani Palace to learn about wahine toa of Hawai’i; explore town side beaches, hula lesson by Ilima’s kumu hula

Breakfast: Fruit, tea, coffee, oatmeal
Lunch: meal prep company, menu TBA
Dinner: catering company, TBA

June 3rd Friday

Day 3: North Shore

Morning yoga; weaving workshop lead by Shauna of Halepua Hawai’i; la’au lapa’au lesson, North Shore beach visit

Breakfast: Fruit, tea, coffee, pancakes
Lunch: meal prep company, menu TBA
Dinner: Thai soup, veggie spring rolls in lettuce with sweet chili sauce, pancit

June 4th Saturday

Day 4: Kahana Valley Hike

Prepare breakfast and sack lunch with Mama T and adventure to the back of Kahana valley way to play in the river. It will be a challenging hike for the mind, spirit and body and the most powerful medicine. Return to home base and prepare dinner together with Mama T and Juice Gang.

Breakfast: Fruit, tea, coffee, yogurt, granola, cinnamon buns
Lunch: meal prep company, menu TBA
Dinner: Nacho bar-lentils, cashew queso, jackfruit carnitas salsa, crema hot sauce cabbage slaw

June 5th Sunday

Day 5: Eastside

Morning self-defense by Ilima; learn traditional Hawaiian water protection and cultivation from the waterfalls, to taro patch agriculture, to the fishpond; visit to Waimanalo beaches. Lead by Macfarlane ‘Ohana and Fieldtrip Friends.

Breakfast: Fruit, tea, coffee, breakfast sandwiches
Lunch: meal prep company, menu TBA
Dinner: Tofu parma-panko with rigatoni served with a caesar salad and garlic bread

June 6th Monday

Day 6: Westside

Morning yoga; Wai’anae farm visit, enjoy water recreation with some of the best water women in the world at Makaha beach. Lead in the past by Keaulana and Desoto ‘Ohana and Na Kama Kai

Breakfast: Fruit, tea, coffee, breakfast burrito
Lunch: meal prep company, menu TBA
Dinner: Chili, rice cornbread and salad with creamy sesame miso dressing

June 7th Tuesday

Day 7: Punalu’u

Self-love day: morning yoga; lei making class previously lead by Aunty Renee; professional photo shoot with our flower creations; dinner catered at Punalu’u and live music. Artist to be announced.

Breakfast: Fruit. tea, coffee, eggs, yogurt, granola
Lunch: meal prep company, menu TBA
Dinner: catering company, TBA

June 8th Wednesday

Day 8: A HUI HOU

Closing circle, free time and return home
Breakfast: Fruit, tea, coffee, eggs, yogurt, granola
Lunch: meal prep company, menu TBA

Registration is officially closed. Please sign up for a notification if a space opens up.