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Kēōkea Homesteader Nurtures 3 Generations in Off-The-Grid House

September 1, 2017, 10:35 AM HST
* Updated September 1, 10:37 AM
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Kēōkea agricultural homesteader, Robin Pīkake Newhouse will describe her three decades at Maui’s first and only agricultural Hawaiian homestead during a mini-lecture hosted by the Kēōkea Homestead Farm Lots Association, and Pa‘upena Community Development Corp.

Robin Pikake Newhouse.

Newhouse built the first home on the homestead, and has nurtured three generations there in an off-the-grid structure. She has also been a leader at the homestead as a multi-term association president.

The mini-lecture begins at 11 a.m. Sept. 9, 2017 at the Kēōkea nursery site, next door to Grandma’s Coffee House.

The talk is part of a farming- and ranching-related mini-lecture series during the Kēōkea Farmers Market from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second and last Saturdays of each month. The bi-monthly market offers produce, crafts, rummage, shave ice and other items. Organizers charge $25 vendor fee.

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