Asanté Gardens

Pahoa, Hawaii, United States

  • Last updated: July 4, 2017 (5 seconds ago)
  • Listing created on: July 4, 2017

Mission Statement

food forest, tribal synergy

Community Description

We are open to accepting additional members, either single people, couples, or families with children. If you are interested in joining our community, please visit the Membership page of our website.

Located in the Puna District, Asanté Gardens is a permaculture farm and close-knit community of like-minded people living a tribal lifestyle. Our intentional community focuses on simple and synchronized living, egalitarianism, permaculture, natural building, beekeeping, natural healing, yoga & meditation, and personal and planetary transformation.

To contact us, please use the online forms on our website. Thank you!

  • Status: Established (At least 4+ adults, 2+ years)
  • Started Planning: 2011
  • Start Living Together: 2012
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Please read the details in Membership below before contacting this community. Send Message
  • Website address:
  • Contact Name: Please visit our website.
  • Community Address:
    RR 2 Box 3313
    Pahoa, Hawaii, 96778
    United States
  • Location


  • Type(s): Commune (organized around sharing almost everything), Ecovillage (organized around ecology and sustainability), Spiritual or Religious Community
  • Programs & Activities: Volunteer, Internship, or Apprenticeship, WWOOF’ing, Guest Farming
  • Location: Rural


  • Status: We have land we have developed on
  • Area: 3 acres
  • Land owned by: Community managed LLC
  • Additional Comments:

    soon to be

    each member will have a dwelling


  • Adult Members: 3
  • Child Members: 1
  • Non-member Residents: 0
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process:

    Please use the online forms on our website to contact us. Thank you!

  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments:

    fire circle, drumming & dancing, music, yoga, mediation

    Earth Spiritual



  • Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments:

    all adult members


  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Shared Income: Partial share of income
  • Required Labor Contribution per Week: 0
  • Additional Comments:


    See our website for details

Sustainability Practices

  • Energy Infrastructure: We are totally off grid.
  • Energy sources: Solar
  • Current food produced: From 50-75%


  • Common Facilities: Common House, Garden(s), Vehicle Share, Workshop, Internet
  • Internet Available: Yes, community provides it
  • Internet Fast?: Yes, exceptionally.
  • Cell Phone Service: Not good for most people.
  • Shared meals: Approximately all dinners
  • Dietary Practice: Mostly Vegan
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Yes – we all share a common diet.
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.
  • Additional Diet Comments:

    seek to grow 80+%

    fruitarian, plant-based diet, raw + cooked native hawaiian

  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Buddhist, Paganism/Earth Religions
  • Education Style(s): Home Schooling


Puna, Pahoa, raw food, vegan, yoga, egalitarian, bicycles, tropical, drumming, dancing, papaya farms