Kauai Retreats offers you an opportunity and experience; while we do our best to communicate clearly what is and is not included within your experience, we do not make guarantees of any explicit outcomes from participating in your chosen retreat and your participation is absolutely voluntary.  If you have questions, please know we are easy to reach by email, phone, or this website’s contact form, and will reply within 48 hours to most requests in an effort to ensure a happier stay in Kauai and satisfying retreat experience.

PRIVACY

Regarding any information you voluntarily provide through our website, whether to sign up for our newsletter or register for a retreat: we will never share or sell your information with the intent of allowing such parties to market their products or services to you.

REGISTRATION

Please register for your chosen retreat via the provided web links after confirming your calendar availability and asking any questions you may have about the Retreat and our policies.  

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER

We believe in our teaching programs and hope you will feel the benefits of attending and participating, however attending a Kauai Retreat is not a substitute for medical or psychological treatment, nor do we claim to offer medical or psychological services.  If you are in need of medical or psychological attention and/or diagnosis, please contact your care provider.

SAFETY

Part of our mission is to create safe spaces for learning and expression; as such, we reserve the right to dismiss a participant at any time before, during or after a program if one becomes dangerous or harmful to self, others, or property.  We reserve the right to dismiss a participant at any time before, during or after a program if one breaks the law.  We reserve the right to dismiss a participant at any time before, during or after a program if one does not pay accordingly for program or services provided or partakes in drugs or alcohol during workshop hours.

PAYMENTs

Prices for each retreat are quoted within the individual retreat descriptions, along with the list of what is and is not included in your retreat package price.  In general this price covers the tuition for your teachers time, the space of the retreat location, administrative costs, as well as any meals, outings, events, etc. as listed in your chosen retreat. // We do not offer pro-rated retreat costs based on a student arriving late or leaving early. // We reserve the right to cancel a retreat at any time, in which case, you will be given a complete refund. // Payments can be made in full, or in certain cases, partial payments. // Deposits secure your space in the retreat; amounts vary and are listed with each retreat alongside the full payment price. // Payment of the balance, minus the deposit, must be complete before 45 days ahead of the retreat start date.  // If you would like to make payment installments between the time of your registration/deposit payment and the final balance due date, please email us and we will be happy to help you set this up. // We accept credit card and bank transfer payments online through our secure transaction provider.  All credit cards, as well as PayPal payments are accepted.  You will receive an immediate email receipt of your payment - deposit, partial, or in-full; if you do not receive an email receipt showing your retreat payment purchase, please email us right away. // We also accept payment by personal check and USD money orders.  Please email us to confirm this choice so we know to be expecting your payment in the mail.  Checks should be mailed to our physical address, PO Box 223821, Princeville, HI 96722.  You will receive an email confirmation of receipt the day your payment arrives at our mailbox.  There is a $30 charge for checks returned due to insufficient funds.

CANCELLATION

Cancellations. You have options. You can sell your spot to another workshop attendee if there’s a wait list. You may gift your space to a friend. You may receive a full refund minus the $300 deposit if it’s 30 days before the start of the retreat date. After 30 days, there will be no refund.


Your Kauai Retreat Resource List will be emailed to you within 24 hours of receiving your deposit payment, however here are a few notes you may want to know in advance:

WEATHER

Kauai is pleasant and warm all year.  January averages 78 F during the day to 65 F in the evening, while August averages 85 F during the day to 75 F at night. For more specifics based on exact location in Kauai or month of year, visit either of these sites: <hawaiiweathertoday.com/kauai.php> or <weather.com>

Arriving IN kauai

We recommend making travel arrangements to arrive in Kauai the day before the first day of your retreat to ensure you can be present for the first session.  We would like to make sure you have arrived safely in Kauai and invite you to reach out to us when you land in Lihue; and if needed please do be in contact with us if your travel has been interrupted or you are experiencing flight delays.  Included in your Resource List will be contacts for airport transfers, taxis, on-island car rentals, and multiple options for lodging.  

FACILITIEs

All Kauai Retreats take place primarily on the property of the Church of the Pacific/North Shore Community Center.  We have a large gathering room with padded chairs.  Our location is central to many necessities, however if there are certain items you may not be comfortable traveling without, let us know and we can advise you. 

HEALTH CARE

Nearest to our facilities is The North Shore Medical Center, only 7 minutes by car, open Monday-Friday.  If you have specific concerns regarding medical care access in Kauai, there are additional medical service providers, clinics, and hospitals in Kapa'a, Lihue, and along the South shore.  Your Resource List will provide the name and phone numbers of these clinics you may want to be aware of before you travel.