The Holy Women Icons Project
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We’re here to help you keep going.

Welcome to the Holy Women Icons Project. We are a non-profit eco-retreat center in Hawai’i, and our mission is to resource, restore and celebrate holy, revolutionary women* throughout history -- including and especially women like you who are tending and shaping our world today. Learn more.

* a note on language: The Holy Women Icons Project is an intersectional feminist organization, and we use the word “women” to mean a political category that includes women-identified, femme-presenting, two-spirited, genderqueer, trans, gender-non-conforming, non-binary, queer positive people...and yes, we work with feminist men, too!

 
 
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Retreats

We offer a variety of intersectional, justice-oriented events. Learn more about our upcoming retreats and workshops.


Hope is a song in a weary throat.
Give me a song of hope
And a world where I can sing it.
— Pauli Murray
 
 
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Representation Matters

Art

 

View our gallery to catch a glimpse at the lives of holy women who have stood for justice, danced for freedom, and upset the status quo with revolutionary acts of peace, creativity, and brilliance.

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I believe in the transformative power and medicine of art.
— Gloria AnzaldÚa
 
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Private Retreats & Spiritual Support

Our guest house is available for individual retreats. Work directly with Angela to create a personalized experience. Learn more about this unique opportunity.

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Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.
— Audre Lorde
 

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About Us

What is intersectional ecofeminism, anyway? Learn more about the history, philosophy, and future of the Holy Women Icons Project, or visit our blog.

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Online Retreats

Hawai’i not in your travel plans? Our series of online retreats offers reflections on revolutionary women and the lessons we can glean from their lives.


Books

Looking for a deeper dive? Our books address the intersections among gender/sexuality, religion/spirituality, and the arts.


Merchandise

Like what you see? We are proud to offer a line of original artwork, prints, and other unique merchandise meant to inspire and empower.

 
Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul.
— Alice Walker
 
 
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