Māla Farm Community Homespace

Māla Farm Community Homespace

We are all longing to go home to some place we have never been - a place half-remembered and half-envisioned we can only catch glimpses of from time to time. This is the reason Sisterhood Ohana is working in collaboration with existing non-profit foundations on the Big Island proven to be leaders in the current affordable housing crisis that is effecting all of us. 

Māla Farm is Community to Elders, Mothers, and Children.

Māla Farm is somewhere where there are people to whom we can speak with passion without having the words catch in our throats.

Māla Farm Community Homespace is a circle of hands will open to receive us, eyes will light up as we enter, voices will celebrate with us whenever we come into our own power.

Community Homespace means strength that joins our strength to do the work that needs to be done. Sisterhood Ohana is the Wisdom of Elders offering One Hand Up to a self-reliant workforce in our very own homespace. 

Māla Farm Community Homespace is a healing clinic for women with arms to hold us when we falter. A circle of healing. A circle of friends. Sisterhood Ohana is rotating Healers through our LoveLiving Wellness Workshops & Retreats.

Māla Farm Community Homespace is someplace where we can be free. Space for women in need to rotate through. Sisterhood Ohana is teaching Yoga, Meditation, Dynamic Therapy, Music, Nutrition, and much more.

The dream of Sisterhood Ohana…

  • Create a temple for the spiritual blessing of those in need of safety, healing, and regeneration.
  • Ten acres of land where we can offer space to others.
  • Land rich with Gaia earth's abundance, so much so that it can be shared.
  • A place where women who have lost their roots (or never been given any to begin with) can drop in and feel safe.
  • Safety, knowing they have a home: where they can choose style, plant the garden, and not worry about the future.
  • Simple homes with built in furniture that feel warm and earthy.
  • A temple that shines with light and offers incredible inspiration of beauty and spirit.
  • People developing their passions and growing their talents and resources.
  • A network of existing non-profit foundations on island that web together for trading of resources, knowledge, presence, friendship, and trade.
  • Land that grows food but also plant medicine.
  • A global project that steps softly and asks a lot of good questions.
  • Moving in step with the elders and wise truth speakers.
  • Projects where women and children have homes, food, and a creatively activate community that seeks to create daily solutions.
  • A team of individuals that become very good at matching dreams with actions that manifest into realities.
  • Holding the space of a very united and healthy Hawaii.
  • To answer the question: What if we could all thrive?
  • To honor Pele with the resources and our hearts to align for a healthier environment; ecologically, and social community.
  • The time is now.


Māla Farm Community Homespace

Sisterhood Ohana is hosting FREE Community Conversation at each of the twelve Public Libraries around the Big Island. Our mission is to learn from the voice of people and address the current crisis of affordable housing options. From listening to the voice of the people we have been shaping Māla Farm Community Homespace with each voice heard.

By working with existing non-profit foundations that are established and proven, Sisterhood Ohana is gathering like-minded hearts to purchase ten acres+ of land and build our ten cottage community of self-reliance. Once our ten-acre concept of self-reliance has proven to work Sisterhood Ohana is approaching the State of Hawai'i with a never-before seen model of self-reliance suitable for a 99 year lease of state-owned land, rent free for Sisterhood Ohana's second phase of growth.


Comprised of seven members, the self-governing Board of Directors is comprised of Māla Farm Community Homespace owners and project leaders, The Project Leader will own their home for their fair trade efforts made in bringing Māla Farm Community Homespace to life:

1) Optimistic Vibe Cottage will be basecamp and headquarters for the Project Leader of Optimistic Vibe to provide the people, workspace, and financial tools needed for the Sisterhood Ohana to be self-reliant. 

2) Alternative Homes Hawai'i Cottage will be the home and headquarters for the Project Leader to design and build Māla Farm Community Homespace required for the Sisterhood Ohana to appear on HGTV before 35 Million viewers to spread the word.

3) Julie Ellen Robbins Foundation Cottage is for Emergency Shelter for Special Program assisting Abuse Survivors for the Sisterhood Ohana to care for community.

4) Wisdom of Elders Cottage will be home and headquarters for the Project Leader gathering Elders for the Sisterhood Ohana to receive One Hand Up.

5) LoveLiving Wellness Cottage will be home and headquarters for the Project Leader to assist members of Sisterhood Ohana with exploring the Truth Within of their individual and unique passion.

6) One Hand Up Cottage will be home and headquarters for the Project Leader to connect Wisdom of Elders with LoveLiving Wellness for a revolutionary human resources approach in our redefined passion-based employment workspace.

7) Sisterhood Ohana Cottage will be home and headquarters for the Project Leader to connect members of Sisterhood Ohana with opportunities of Self-Reliance.

Next Step?

Big Island’s Sisterhood Ohana invites you to a very special evening at North Kohala Library, 54-3645 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kapaau (next door to Takata’s Market), Monday, May 14th, 3:30-5:30p. FREE.

During this event long term Big Island resident, Robert John Cook, author of Optimistic Vibe, will welcome guests. Cook is the founder of the cultural gift ‘Pono Imua’, and ‘Sisterhood Ohana, as described in his book, a birthday gift to his 81 year old mother.

Welcome to a gathering of single mothers in need as we discuss the current available housing crisis on the Big Island. Specific information will being handed out will include resources and options. The intent of the free meeting is to listen to the voice of the people regarding housing needs on the Big Island. Sisterhood Ohana has plans to travel to each public library event on Big Island. All events are Free.

Sisterhood Ohana is currently spreading the word to attract Guest Speakers that can answer all questions from the audience regarding current island wide initiatives addressing the housing needs of Single Mothers on Big Island.

During the event participants will be shown the blueprint of self-reliance for an exciting Community Housing project called Māla Farm Community Homespace.

The community conversation takes place at North Kohala Library, 54-3645 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kapaau (next door to Takata’s Market), Monday, May 14th, 3:30-5:30 PM.. Healthy catering of food and drinks will be provided.

Come learn more and join a group of positive people with a very positive and energetic project.

Call Sisterhood Ohana at (808) 250-8746 for more details, or on the web at www.SisterhoodOhana.org


Sisterhood Ohana Membership is a community of women and men who inspire and support Single Mothers and their children.

Join 'Wisdom of Elders' as we believe that to live our most authentic, fulfilled life, we need the support of you cheering us on.

Belong to those of us that believe to have more of what we deeply desire in our life, we need inspiration and support.

By joining our Membership, you will help us with exactly what we need -- to know you are there fo us!

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