The Nest

Contact information
Farm Address:
HC1 Box 173
Hana, Hawaii, 96713

Primary Contact: Chuck Estin
Primary Phone:
    Number: 206-551-8496


Internship information
General Farm Description: Ten acre farm in rural East Maui.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 4/15/2023
Internship Ends: 4/15/2024
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: 4/31/2023
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 months

Internship Details:

My farm community is seeking a man (or a couple) aged 25-45 with farming skills, handyman talents, a true learner, with a passion for a land-based, simple lifestyle  in the subtropics. Currently we have five women and two men living on 10 acres with separate living structures. We’re at 350’ elevation, 20’ walk from swimming beaches, 45’ from the nearest town and 2 hours from the main city in Maui – in an isolated, off-grid valley.  A cabin with a sunset ocean view will be provided in exchange for 20 hrs per week of work, including mowing, weed whacking, handyman jobs, and farming. I’m a permaculture farmer, designer and teacher, and will provide mentoring. 

Educational Opportunities: Learning permaculture

Skills Desired: farm/gardening/landscape experience/handyman

Meals: Vegetables and fruit from the land

Stipend: Potential future farming profit sharing

Housing: Cabin

Preferred method of Contact: Email