Training track start date:
March 4-9, 2019
Hawai’i 2 is the second HEARTraining® track in Hawai’i and takes place on the Big Island. The program consists of three training years with six, 6-day retreats and ongoing self-learning in the state-of-the-art OI Virtual Classroom. Upon completion of all training requirements, HEARTraining Graduates will receive an OI HEART Certificate.
35.5 CE Credits are available for the completion of each retreat. CE Credits are available for APA, MFT, ASWB, Professional Counselors and Nurses.
Location: Kalani Retreat Center
12-6860 Kalapana-Kapoho Rd
Pahoa, HI 96778
For more information go to Kalani.
To book your lodging please do not contact the facility, but go to our Lodging page. Contact our local training coordinator with any questions.
Your Local Training Coordinator
Hawai’i 2 HEARTraining students will complete all 3 training years in the same location.
Retreat 1 March 4–9 2019
Retreat 2 September 2–7 2019
Retreat 3 March 9–14 2020
Retreat 4 September 2–7 2020
Retreat 5 March 8–13 2021
Retreat 6 TBD 2021
Visit the Requirements page for details.
We offer options to spread tuition over three training years:
Up Front $6,950 Best Value: save $550 by paying the 3-year tuition up front
By Year $2,375/year 3 yearly installments
By Module $1,250/module when paid up to 45 days before the start of each module
Installments $229 36 monthly installments
All fees are subject to change without prior notice. Visit the Tuition page for more details. Tuition does not include lodging and commuter fees.
The Hawai’i 2 HEARTraining is designed as a residential training and we highly recommend that you stay onsite for the full experience. We are hosted by Kalani Honua, a heart-centered retreat center presenting nature, culture, and wellness within sustainable, educational programs that honor Hawaii’s native and diverse heritage.
Out of consideration for those who are sensitive to synthetic fragrances and scented products Kalani is a fragrance free campus. Guests are asked to refrain from wearing perfumes, aftershave, scented hand lotion, fragranced hair products, etc.
We look forward to sharing the Kalani experience with you.
When you enroll for this training you will have four options:
1. Full Residence – Double Room Occupancy (5 Nights & 6 Days): $895
Full Residence includes a double room with private bath at Kalani, lunch, dinner, snacks, and facilities fee. The Training Coordinator will work with you to find a room mate.
2. Full Residence – Triple Room Occupancy (5 Nights & 6 Days): $695
Full Residence includes a triple room with shared bath at Kalani, lunch, dinner, snacks, and facilities fee. The Training Coordinator will work with you to find room mates.
3. Full Residence – Single Room Occupancy (5 Nights & 6 Days): $1,250
Full Residence includes a single room with private bath at Kalani, lunch, dinner, snacks, and facilities fee.
4. Commuter (6 Days): $450
If Full Residence is not possible and you need to stay off-site, there is a Commuter option. The Commuter option includes lunch, dinner, snacks, & facilities fee.
With your enrollment, please include one of the above options. If you wish to book additional nights at our retreat location, please contact the retreat location directly. All lodging and commuter purchases need to be made 45 days before your retreat starts. After 45 days a $100 late fee will be added.
We do our best to lock down fees for all three training years. If due to circumstances outside of our control, Residence and Commuter Fees increase, we will notify you well in advance.
Accommodations for the Differently Abled
Kalani is not fully wheelchair accessible. If you need special accommodations, please contact your training coordinator.
Catering will be provided by the chef at Kalani. Kalani is committed to supporting local economies and eating locally-sourced food. Kalani kitchen sources approximately 70% of produce from local farms. They cultivate herbs and vegetables in their very own gardens and orchards, tended by permaculture volunteers. They strive to provide a true farm-to-table experience. Bon appetit!
We are not able to offer different or individualized meal plans; however, Kalani may be able to accommodate special dietary needs if you let us know at least 10 days prior to the start of the training module. Please contact your local coordinator if you have special dietary needs.
Genell Howell and Inika Spence-Whaley.
This training will be held in retreat format; we will enjoy all meals together onsite.