Logo primary
Logo secondary
Pat Simmons 's Profile
Pat Simmons
Last Updated:
Pe'ahi, Maui, Hawai'i, United States
Climate Zone:

My Projects

(projects i'm involved in)


(projects i'm following)

Voluntourism: Conscious Permaculture Molokai Permaculture Education Initiative - PRI USA & Sust`aina ble Molokai Partnership Kotare Village Community Land Trust Awhi Farm Centre of Sustainable Practise Urban permaculture farm The Permaculture Practitioner LivinginPeace Project: Paul Murray Hazeltree Farm Community Fire Protection and Arid Ecosystem Restoration in Leeward Hawaii Island Puako Integrated Forest Management Program Permaculture Neighborhood Center SOLSCAPE - Eco Retreat & Progressive Learning Centre PRI New Zealand (Koanga Institute)
Alexia Martinez Aline  Van Moerbeke Carolyn Payne-Gemmell Danial Lawton Fraser Bliss James Wheeler kyle taylor Lorraine Ciarallo Mark Domingo Neal Campbell Nick Huggins Theron Beaudreau
Andrew Jones Connor Jones Geoff Lawton Hunter Heaivilin kyle taylor LAUREL A. WHITE Malia Akutagawa Matt Oliver Nadia  Lawton Penny Livingston Stark Samuel Bonello Theron Beaudreau Vanessa  Jarvis
View Updates

About Pat Simmons

I was born among the Pacific Coastal Redwood forests, a place in northern California where the Pomo people have lived for thousands of years, but was raised from a small keiki within the Hamakualoa region of Maui, Hawai'i. I have always felt a powerful connection with the 'Aina, as an indigenous Human of this oasis of life we call Earth.

I graduated from The Evergreen State College in 2012, receiving a degree in Ecology with strong emphasis on Permaculture and indigenous cultures. I took my first PDC in the Winter of 2010 in Huelo, Maui at the Hale Akua Garden Farm, which was taught by Penny Livingston, Brock Dolman, John Valenzuela, and Kalani Souza, four brilliant kumu. I became deeply inspired by the profound Ecology that is life, and have begun to apply much of what I have learned about Permaculture, being another way to cultivate symbiotic relationships with all beings everywhere.

From October through December 2011, I was part of the 10 week internship program at the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia, a large demonstration site and education center in northern New South Wales, Australia. I am currently in the process of designing and maintaining my family's 10 acre plot of land located in the uplands of Pe'ahi on Maui. I also currently work around Maui designing and installing Permaculture systems, educating and inspiring people around me.


Agroforestry and Community Resilience.

Be sure to check out the work of Craig Elevitch in Hawai'i.

Posted over 12 years ago (0 comments)
My Badges
My Permaculture Qualifications
Permaculture Design Course
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Verifying teacher: Penny Livingston Stark
Other Teachers: Brock Dolman, John Valenzuela, Kalani Souza
Location: Hale Akua Garden, Huelo, Maui
Date: Jan 2010
Other course verified
Permaculture Earthworks Course
Type: Earthworks
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: Zaytuna Farm, NSW, Australia
Date: Oct 2011
Other course verified
Permaculture Urban Landscape Design Course
Type: Other
Teacher: Nick Huggins
Location: Zaytuna Farm, NSW, Australia
Date: Oct 2011
Other course verified
Permaculture Design Certificate Teacher Training Course
Type: Teacher Training
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: Zaytuna Farm, NSW, Australia
Date: Oct 2011
Other course verified
Compost Soil Biology Natural Fertilizer Course
Type: Soil Biology/Compost
Teacher: Paul Taylor
Location: Zaytuna Farm, NSW, Australia
Date: Nov 2011

Report Pat Simmons


or cancel

Hide Pat Simmons


or cancel