Makana Risser Chai

Interactive programs featuring wisdom from Hawaiian elders combined with the latest research on stress, change, healing, and business. Increase productivity by learning skills to go “From Stressed to Best,” “Surf the Waves of Change,” discover “The Hawaiian Secret of Life,” and achieve “Life Balance – The Way of the Warrior.”

Attorney, CEO, and founder of a Silicon Valley training company, Makana has made over 1,000 presentations around the country for clients including Cisco, Blue Cross, Fair Issac, DuPont, medical, financial, retail and resort companies. Makana is a Certified Speaking Professional of the National Speakers Association, a designation earned by only the top 5% of speakers for platform skills. She has presented 26 times before her peers at national meetings.

Author of the Bishop Museum book on Hawaiian healing, Makana helps people tap into this deep wisdom and apply it to their busy lives and businesses. For more information and video clips, go to

Makana Risser Chai
Inspiration Hawai’i