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I’m sure the offer was intended to make life easier, but it struck me instead as doing quite the opposite. Excuse me, Google, but I knew exactly what I was looking for when I entered my original search. And while I (ordinarily) appreciate the efforts of the zillions of bots making my search experience more […] Read more

Letters We Live For

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“You’ll be happy to hear that I’m still vegan and I don’t have any plans to change this for the rest of my life… Making the transition was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made and I hope I can inspire people along my journey the same way you inspired me when I visited […] Read more

A Day to Remember

The past couple of months have been eventful at VeganLand, and with the help of your support, we have been able to achieve some significant steps forward. Ironically, however, due to an unexpected turn of events, the fence that we built to keep the cows on the upper part of the property is now being […] Read more

Sunday

This past Sunday, five days into the month of July, five beautiful beings departed Magical Creatures of Hamakua, and traveled to Kohala to become the Magical Creatures of VeganLand. As one might expect, convincing these dairy rescues to leave the safety of their sanctuary was no easy task. Upon arrival though, it didn’t take long […] Read more

Independence Day

On the morning of Saturday, July 4th, one day before we were scheduled to welcome our five rescued cows to VeganLand, we arrived to discover that eight of the condemned cows who graze on our neighbor’s land had somehow made their way onto our property. Our first thought was that we must have left a […] Read more

We Made It!

Friends, It is with great joy that we share the news of our fundraising goal being not only reached, but exceeded, and we are delighted to inform you, our supporters, that you have collectively contributed over $10,000 toward the VeganLand project. Each day, as your donations have appeared on our screens, we have been moved […] Read more

Getting Close!

Two weeks ago, when we launched our fundraiser in honor of Sun’s 79th birthday, our supporters responded generously to the invitation to help us bring five beautiful rescues from Big Island Dairy to their new home on VeganLand. Together, we’ve raised almost $6000 toward this goal! With the help of our donors and those who have […] Read more

May 16th

This August will mark the third anniversary of our acquisition of 34 magnificent acres of agricultural land on the Big Island of Hawaii. This breakthrough was made possible in 2017 thanks to a philanthropic loan in recognition of all Gentle World has done, over the past 50 years, to contribute to the—now snowballing—rise of veganism […] Read more

One of our favorite visitors of 2020 so far, Sophia was a reminder of what a beautiful experience it can be to share our vegan knowledge with those who are open to receiving it: Dear Gentle World Family, I came to your community not knowing what I would be able to learn in only two […] Read more

Thanksgiving

Here in Gentle World, the only reminder of the upcoming holiday is the occasional sound of free-living turkeys, chatting among themselves as they wander by our property during their meanderings around the neighborhood that surrounds us. The extraordinary sounds issuing forth from throats belonging to birds beyond my scope of vision translate inside my heart […] Read more