$245 – $295

Sacred Fire: The Heart and Hula of Compassion

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Wood Valley Temple

96-2285 Wood Valley Rd

Pahala, HI 96777

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Join Zen Priest Jaune Evans and Kumu Hula & Zen Priest June Kaililani Tanoue for a three day meditation and hula retreat in Wood Valley and Volcano, Hawaii. Weʻll explore the nature of compassion through meditation and in the dynamic landscape sacred to the Fire Goddess Pele. Weʻll also strengthen the mind-body connection as we explore the cultural dance of hula known as the heartbeat of the Hawaiian people.

Rev. & Kumu Hula June Ryushin Kaililani Tanoue is a fully empowered Zen Priest and Zen Teacher in the White Plum Lineage and co-founded the Zen Life & Meditation Center, Chicago. Born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, June is a fully empowered Kumu Hula (master teacher of the Hula) and runs Halau i Ka Pono - The Hula School of Chicago.

Rev. Jaune Ando Evans is an ordained Soto Zen priest in the Everyday Zen lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshiʻs Branching Stream Lineage. She serves as the Executive Director of Tamalpais Trust, a philanthropic foundation dedicated to supporting Indigenous-led organizations protecting sacred lands and waters, human rights, cultural life ways and gender empowerment.

Where: Wood Valley Temple, Pahala, Big Island of Hawaii

When: Thursday, Jan. 25th (4pm) to Jan. 28th (12 noon)

Cost: Early Bird $245 through Deadline 12/1/17 then $295 - includes 7 delicious vegetarian meals.

The retreat begins Thursday afternoon with check-in and tea at the Wood Valley Temple in Pahala. Weʻll spend 2 full days at the temple in meditation, talks, hula, nature walks, gentle stretching and rest. On Sunday morning we will journey to Volcano National Parks to complete the retreat. Lunch that day will be together and not included in the tuition.

Lodging is also on your own. 9 rooms available at the temple.

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Single Occupancy - $65/night (small room)
Single Occupancy - $85/night (large room)
Double Occupancy - $95/night

Local Airbnbʻs available for more lodging.

Fly into Kailua-Kona Airport and rent a car to get to Pahala. Itʻs a 2 hour drive from the airport to the temple.

For more info contact June Tanoue at june.tanoue@zlmc.org

*Photograph by Peter Cunningham



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