LOCATION: Makapala Retreat Center, Kapaʻau, Hawaiʻi Island (http://islandbreezemakapala.com/makapala-retreat-center/)
FOOD: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included. Meals will be primarily vegan with fish.
NEAREST AIRPORT: Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA). Airport is about 52 miles to Makapala Retreat Center, Kapaʻau. There will be offered shuttle service, see below.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Dorm rooms with bunk beds each and community style bathrooms. Please BRING YOUR OWN pillow, bedding, blanket and toiletries. It will NOT be provided at the retreat center. No food in dormitory because it will attract animals.
WHAT TO PACK: Summer clothes, beachwear, towels, sunblock/ sunhat, mosquito repellent, sandals, sneakers for lite hiking, warm clothing, jacket (in can be cold and windy in North Kohala), toiletries, towel and bedding (required), warm blanket.
SHUTTLE SERVICE: A shuttle bus is available from and to the Kona International Airport at $25 per person, one way. The shuttle bus will leave the airport by 2:30pm and for the return at about 11am. Allow 1.5hour travel time each way.