The Aloha NowTee’s: The Future Spirals Home
About the Sale
On the 3rd March 2019, we began building S33D’s Genesis Pod at Aloha Ke Akua, a conscious permaculture farm and retreat in the foothills of Colombia’s Sierra Nevada. This Genesis Pod build also commemorated the launch of S33D’s Library Network (SLN) – a distributed seed and story library that seeks to recalibrate the value of seed saving and storytelling within both our local and global economies. S33D’s Initial Garden Offering (IGO) opens with the Aloha NowTee sale, offering 999 limited edition hemp t-shirts to show founding support for S33D and our Pod Library Network.
The Aloha NowTee’s (NOWT) are available in sets of 3 for a minimum donation of $369 (incl. VAT). Each set purchased grants our founding gardeners the following perks, tokens, and claim offers:
- 3 NowTee (NOWT) Tokens
- 3 Redeemable Hemp T-Shirts
- Guardianship of the Aloha Teyuna DAO
- HMP Distributed during our 333 day Airdrop
- Early Access to S33D’s iOS App
- Aloha Ke Akua Discounts
More details on each offer below
Funds raised* in this part of the sale will be used to:
- Secure a long term partnership with Aloha Ke Akua by purchasing a 10% share in the retreat. This will be held in the name and honour of the Mountain and its ancestral heritage.
- The remainder of the funds will flow to the Genesis Pod’s accompanying Aloha Teyuna DAO, a community trust that NowTee Guardians will have the opportunity to manage.
*Minus the costs of t-shirt manufacturing and shipping. For a more in depth look at how the funds will be distributed, please read Chapter 4(.3) of S33D’s Golden Charter.
“Amateurs built the Ark; Professionals built the Titanic.” – Elizabeth May
Aloha NowTee Perks & Qwerks
As mentioned above, we will distributing a number of unique tokens, claim offers, and perks to thank our founding gardeners for their support. These are the following:
NowTee (NOWT) Collectibles x3
Each NowTee set purchased comes with 3 unique NOWT tokens (ERC-721), sent to your Metamask wallet on completion of your pre-order. These tokens will be used to claim the Aloha NowTee’s (once pre-order is complete), as well as providing us a target to airdrop your ATT and HMP tokens.
Redeemable Hemp Tees
Each NOWT token can be used to claim a limited edition hemp t-shirt (M,L,XL – first come, first serve) via THTC’s website. The NowTee’s will be ready to claim approx. 90 days after we have completed ⅓ of all pre-orders.
Aloha Teyuna Trust Guardianship
Aloha Teyuna Trust reputation tokens (ATT) will be airdropped to all NowTee (NOWT) token holding addresses, allowing our early supporters to actively take part in the governance of the Aloha Teyuna DAO (aloha.aragonid.eth).
Pod Guardian Discounts at Aloha Ke Akua Retreat
As a special thank you to our Founding S33D Guardians, Aloha Ke Akua is offering discounts on their retreats.
iOS Early Access
NowTee buyers will be granted early access to S33D’s mobile app, taking part in the curation of Aloha’s living library.
Receive HMP Airdrop
Starting on the Winter Solstice (21/12/19), we will begin distributing a total of 37,037,037 HMP pre-minted during the Aloha NowTee (NOWT) sale. We will do this by releasing 1,223,34.45 HMP to all ATT holders each weekend for 33 successive weeks (ending approx 8/8/20). The earlier you take part in the Aloha NowTee (NOWT) sale, the more airdops you will be eligible to receive during this period.
Aloha Ke Akua is a conscious permaculture farm and retreat in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Northern Colombia. Naturally home to a wealth of biodiversity, rare widlife, and an extensive range of ancient knowledge, Aloha is the perfect platform to begin showcasing the values we wish to amplify, preserve, and protect through S33D’s Genesis Pod. For more information on why we chose to begin the story at Aloha Ke Akua, please read this article we wrote for Face the Current magazine.
Why Use Hemp?
Our partners over at THTC allow us to make our NowTee’s out of organic hemp. There are 2 billion t-shirts made a year, each one using on average 700 gallons of water. The vast majority of these t-shirts made are cotton, a crop that covers over 2.4% of the worlds agricultural land but accounts for a humungous 16% of global pesticide use.
In comparison, hemp uses 2.1 ltrs of water to grow 1kg of fibre, compared to the 9.7 ltrs required by cotton, and requires no pesticides whilst producing on average twice as much fibre per acre.
More on the Claiming Process
The Aloha NowTee’s will be ready for claiming and shipment approximately 90 days after we have completed ⅓ of all pre-orders (111 sets). Once the t-shirts are ready, NowTee (NOWT) owners will be able to use their tokens to generate a 100% OFF discount code to use on THTC’s website – choosing their preferred t-shirt size (M,L,XL – first come, first serve), and securely filling out all necessary shipping details. We will provide a more detailed walk through of how this process will work closer to the time.
How Does the ATT & HMP Airdrop Work?
For every 3 NowTee’s (NOWT) bought, we will also distribute an equal amount of Aloha Teyuna Trust (ATT) tokens to the same holding address (most likely your Metamask wallet). Once you have received your ATT tokens, you are automatically entered into the HMP Airdrop.
The HMP Airdrop will run from the 22/12/19 to 20/11/20, releasing 37,037,037 HMP over a 333 day period. Each day, 111,222.333 HMP will be distributed to all ATT holders*. Earlier NOWT & ATT holders are therefore rewarded thanks to their maximised airdrop time, however, late buyers can still get in on the action too (but the sooner you join, the better).
*All ATT tokens reserved for future NowTee (NOWT) buyers will be held within the Aloha Teyona DAO. Therefore a decent amount of HMP distributed during the early stages of the sale will end up going towards the DAO (a commonwealth fund governed by the NowTee buyers).
What are Hemp Hearts (HMP)?
Hemp Hearts (HMP) will be the first, and only pre-minted Plant Heart to circulate the S33D Network, akin to a freely tradable air mile circulating the hemp economy. HMP will be used as a utility token to: govern & vote in the Hemp Hive, stake and secure the Hemp String (chain), pay for contracts and fees. HMP will also play a vital role in allowing sponsors to take part in S33D’s Hemp Hackathon (see Post IGO for more info).
Stake in Hemp Hackathon
Vote & Govern Hemp Hive
Contract Payments & Tx Fees
To find out more on how to prepare your Metamask wallet for the upcoming sale, please click here.
For help on how to buy Ethereum, please click here.
To learn more on the importance of private key ownership please see our post “Keys to the Castle: An Intro to Crypto Keys & Wallets”.