Approaching lei-making from a wellness perspective, learn how this therapeutic methodology heals both the maker and wearer of the lei. Using specific healing plants and flowers, Keya will lead you in a personalized lei-making experience with intention. Learn the traditions of Polynesian flower weaving, and how to cultivate this practice for yourself and your family. 1.5 hours. $85/person $150/couple $300/family of 4
Join Keya for a morning hike into the forest or along the shore, gather flowers and plants, and then make lei together. You will learn gathering protocols and how to identify and sustainably harvest plants, explore the cherished tradition of Hawaiian lei making, and leave the forest with a living treasure. You will also be given an informative workbook, so you can practice at home. 3 hrs. $125/person $400/family of 4
Combining the healing and transformative practices of Herbal Hiking, Japanese Tea Ceremony and Forest Bathing, Keya will lead you to a spot of magnetic beauty, harvest edible and healing plants along the way, and serve tea. Connect with nature, connect with yourself, and experience ichi go ichie (one moment can hold the value of a lifetime). 2 hrs. $65/person $100/couple
A different type of 'guiding', join Keya on a Kaua`i plant identification hike or walk. Routes will be chosen based on desired hiking difficulty and length. Learn about Kaua'i's unique ecosystems, endemic and indigenous plants, ferns, and flowers. Explore the various ways plant and tree species have arrived on the island and propagated. Perfect for plant and flower lovers! Length and Price dependent on hike. 1-4 hrs/$50-$200
Our family hike series includes:
Length and prices dependent on ages and family size. 1-3 hrs/$150-$350
Take a hike into relaxation, connection, and stillness. Rather than 'conquering' the trail, learn how to approach the forest in communion of Hā (breath), pause, and reflection. Shinrinyoku, Japanese Forest Bathing, has been popularized due the proven therapeutic effects. Kaua'i's forests are a prime setting to experience the dynamic power of this practice. Keya will lead you to an aromatic forest and share methods of approach to transform your interaction with nature. $50/person
like that before. I feel like I’m seeing with new eyes! Seriously, your event was probably the most refreshing and therapeutic outings I've ever had. Lots of doubts I’d been having on many fronts were silenced today. It feels amazing. Such a blessing.” C.E.
the incredibly magical day learning from you and the plants and Mother Nature and our fellow mommas around the table. I am deeply grateful to you for opening my eyes to a whole new type of wonder and for the care and love and truth your poured into us all today." C.D.
we hold so close to our hearts from this time spent learning and exploring with Keya. It's hard to imagine what our trip would have been without this. DO IT EARLY in your vacation, it will change everything!" S.M., Arizona