In order to maintain the support we lovingly share with our community and to create sustainability of the related programs for future generations, Deborah, Alison and David, have established the Yoga Adventure Ohana, a non-profit organization (501c3).
With donations of time and money, we can continue to support ongoing yoga related activities, movement and sports, exemplary nutritional resourcing, cultural practices, community infrastructure i.e. green transportation, green power, access to clean drinking water and off grid electrical power, ocean and aina (earth) clean up projects, and ethnic diversity, promote and work to maintain a strong, healthy community and environment.
AWARENESS INSPIRES CHANGE
Awareness will also be disseminated via social media projects, video, film and photo essays regarding our program to spread the word and raise awareness*
Offer community support through construction of a small traditional community center for classes, programs and village meetings, organization of village projects
Development of a keiki and adult canoe club including purchase of canoes, paddles, trailers, insurance, staff and other active recreational programs in nature
Continued support of the Ho’okena Beach Community Water, its infrastructure, stipends for water bills for economically challenged families and neighbors; ongoing repairs and upgrading of the system, related costs and overdue bills due to water loss, line breakage.
- Repair and improvement to historic rock walls and roads and trails
- Support for community events related to traditional fishing and healthy reef
- Recycling programs
- Yoga, and wellness classes with emphasis on nutrition and healthy living
- Support for Hula classes, Ukulele, musical programs
Sustainable living practices, i.e. solar power in a community that is off grid making it less dependent upon petroleum based forms of power and electricity; i.e. solar and wave action, solar vehicles
Fundraisers to raise money and equipment for all of the programs mentioned above and to offer scholarship to local keikis, students and parents for educational opportunities.
Community entertainment, traditional talk story; cultural gatherings, historical documentation – film to record aspects of life in the village past and present.
Meeting with cultural experts and chiefs in Hawaii and across the world to pass valuable information to our future generations.