Common Ground is a hospitality & lifestyle company for people eager to make a difference. Located on a 62 acre historic former sugar and guava plantation in Kilauea, Common Ground Kauai is home to a growing regenerative farm and hospitality venue.

Candidates must be living on Kauai with housing secured.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to

Farm Education Team

We are in search of a team member for the farm and nature education portion of daily hospitality operations. Working closely with our culinary and guest services team to provide an outstanding customer experience and education. 

Responsibilities will include leading regular tours through the farm, interacting with guests and answering  questions, working to expand and develop farm tour programming (such as poor weather activities, kids programming, etc.),  leading workshops, and coordinating with volunteer groups.

Part-time (20 hours per week) - $30 / Hour Salary with benefits, including: medical, dental, PTO, 401K

Required Skills

  • Excellent people skills, good communicator.  Comfortable engaging with geographically diverse groups, speaking publicly and working with kids. 
  • Basic farm or gardening knowledge and willingness to become expert in regenerative agriculture.  
  • Strong connection to Hawaii and commitment to place-based work.
  • Passionate about farm grown food, willingness to learn from the culinary team about how the ingredients tie together to make a meal unique to Hawaii.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise in Hawaiian cultural traditions. 
  • Experience planting, growing  and harvesting.
  • Experience in teaching, education, or communications.

Front of House Team

Front of House team member to operate daily operations of our Farm and Food Experience and assist in executing special events (weddings, Mele & Manoʻo, private dinners).  We are a start-up led by a small team, interested candidates must be a self starter and willing to pitch in on all aspects of day-to-day operations. 

Job starts at 20 hours per week with additional hours added as the programming and events grow. 

Part-time (20 hours per week) - $25 /hour. Salary with benefits, including: medical, dental, PTO, 401K

Required Skills

  • Strong customer service skills - return phone calls and emails in a timely manner. Engaging with customers in person. 
  • Detail oriented - to ensure all aspects(Parking, facilities, trash, lightning, etc..) of programs are functioning properly from start to finish
  • Availability to work evening, nights, weekends as required
  • Active Hawaii Blue Card holder or willing to obtain
  • Able to lift 50 lbs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of POS and booking systems(Clover, Fareharbor).
  • Hospitality experience 
  • Bartending skills or willingness to learn 
  • Basic farm or gardening knowledge

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