Past Events and Photo Galleries


Past Events:

2013-2017 Creating YOUR Calling® LLC with Lani Kwon, MA
Creating CoPOWERment® Workbook
Signings, Workshops and Book Launch-Related Events:





Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 5:30 to 8 p.m. PacLeaders YMCA
hosted at Iolani School

Such an honor to offer an interactive presentation on the topic of Effective Communication in the Workplace with YMCA PacLeaders.  This is the third year I’ve offered this workshop, and the first year I get to mentor one of the college students pursuing careers in a variety of fields.





Thursday, 7/27/17 at 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Professional Women’s Network Luncheon Meeting: 
Cultivating Creativity© with Creating YOUR Calling®

Do you want more innovative approaches to work and life?  Are you in need of a creativity boost?  This interactive session incorporated a cultivating creativity written exploration and presentation on cutting edge positive psychology research related to creativity: how to be creative in our everyday lives, what blocks our creativity and how to enhance it.  Mahalo nui loa, Celiamarie Moore and Amber Ricci! 💗💗





I was honored to teach a Personal and Professional Development Class from July 18-29, 2017. Contact Lucky at Quantum Institute for more information: 626-5087 or and to register for future classes.  Do you want more innovative approaches to your work and personal life?  Are you in need of a confidence boost?  Do you really have what it takes to become a holistic entrepreneur?  This class incorporates written explorations, cutting edge positive psychology research, as well as realistic entrepreneurial guidelines for creating the life and holistic business of your dreams.  The course will utilize two books: The Creating CoPOWERment Workbook: Embracing the Power of Positive Psychology, Healing Stories and Explorations to Create the Life You Want by Lani Kwon, MA and The E Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It by Michael E. Gerber. Supplemental worksheets and interactive small group participation also prepared students for their authentic life missions.  Mahalo nui loa, Lucky! 💗






SATURDAY, MAY 13th 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Creating YOUR Calling® Transformations Intuitive Coaching with Lani Kwon, MA
Ready to get spoiled, meet amazing healers, connect to yourself and others, deeply relax, learn about your future, eat a yummy lunch, get inspired and healthier?  Proceeds benefit the PWN Alex Memorial Scholarship fund.  Professional Women’s Network Mothers’ Day Spa Day, $55 members, $60 non-members: may-13.




My article “Taking Off the Mask: The Courage to Be Your Authentic Self” is in the May issue of Natural Awakenings Hawaii:   Look for hard copy magazines everywhere soon!  Also I will be with Natural Awakenings Hawaii at their Body-Mind-Spirit Expo booth on Sunday, May 7th from 2-5 p.m. at Blaisdell Hawaii Suites.


SATURDAY, MAY 6th, 2017 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Creating Your Calling® Introduction to the Ancient Greek System of the Enneagram with Lani Kwon, MA
Have you ever wondered what your authentic life purpose is? Have you learned how to apply your unique abilities, talents and skills towards your life mission yet? This 60-minute workshop will allow you profound insight into your reason for being here, utilizing a modern synthesis of 9 main personality types, dating back to the Ancient Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras, later influences in Asia, the Middle East, Egypt, which were then brought to the West in the early 19th century.  In this class you will discover what really motivates you, what career would be a good fit for you and what your calling is.  Ancient Ways in Modern Times O’ahu Wellness Weekend Retreat; To register for the entire weekend of workshops and catered events and for cost, accommodation options and presentation line up contact:


THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017  9 to 10:30 a.m.
Creating Your Calling® Cultivating Creativity with Lani Kwon, MA
Do you want more innovative approaches to work and life?  Are you in need of a creativity boost?  This presentation incorporates a cultivating creativity written exploration and presentation on the cutting edge positive psychology research related to creativity: how to be creative in our everyday lives, what blocks our creativity and how to remove blocks to enhance it. Brodi Goshi and iConnectUHI gathering at Monterey Bay Canners Restaurant in Aiea (Next to Macy’s at Pearlridge). iconnectuhi/.


Friday, March 24, 2017 at Happiness U
Work-Life Balance with Lani Kwon, MA




Wednesday, February 22 and March 1, 2017 at Easter Seals Napuakea and

Thursday, February 23 and March 2, 2017 at Goodwill Kapolei
Emotional Balance and Stress Relief: Being Pono
9 to 9:45 a.m.  Mahalo nui loa to Tammy Evrard and Charmaine Crockett the staff at both locations and my amazing students!


Wednesday October 26, 2016 from 6 to 7 p.m.
Effective Communication in the Workplace

YMCA PacLeaders at Iolani School


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Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 from noon to 1 p.m.
Work-Life Balance Workshop for Several
Non-Profit Organizations at the Kukui Center




Friday, September 23rd, 2016 from 6-8 pm
Creating YOUR Calling® Workshop with Lani Kwon, MA
at Sedona at Ward Centre.


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Friday, June 10, 2106, 6 to 8 p.m.
Creating YOUR Calling® Workshop
at Sedona at Ward Centre
Are you going through change? Graduation, Moving, Career Change, Marriage, New Baby, Divorce, Coming Out, Retirement, etc…?
Creating YOUR Calling® Workshop Cost: $50.
Mahalo nui loa, Malia Johnson, and Wonderful Sedona Staff!


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Friday, May 27th, 2016 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Guest Speaker Presentation at Happiness U!
at Happiness U
This presentation at Happiness U included a written Creating YOUR Calling® exploration and presentation on groundbreaking scientific positive psychology research related to lasting empowerment, happiness and success.
Mahalo nui to Alice Inoue and Erin Ushijima!


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Saturday, May 7, 2016, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Creating YOUR Calling® 20-minute Readings
to benefit the 12th Annual Professional Women’s Network
Springtime Spa Day
and Luncheon
to benefit the Alex Memorial Scholarship Fund at LA SOL Estate




April 9, 2016 from 6-9 pm Creating YOUR Calling®
Have you gone through a major life change recently?
Graduation? Career Change? Retirement?
Are you fulfilled in your work?
Do you want better communication in your relationships?
Would you like to discover and pursue your life purpose?
Lani can guide you along with her research into positive psychology studies that have a practical, real-life impact.
Mahalo nui loa, Gary Mizuuchi and Marsha Sakamaki for hosting at
The Wellness Center at 1016 Kapahulu Avenue #110 (Kilohana Square)
Cost of Workshops: Love Offering/Donation-based.


Creating YOUR Calling



April 5, 2016 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Hawaii Internet Marketers Association (HiMA)
at the Manoa Innovation Center


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March 6th, 2016 from 2-5 pm. Whole YOU Body/Mind/Spirit Coaching Co-Presented by
Professional Coaches Fran Patoskie, Natalie Kawai and Lani Kwon

at the Quantum Institute International for Holistic Health,
Ocean Wave Room 207, 931 University Avenue, Honolulu, HI.  $2 Parking.
Mahalo nui loa, Karen Lucky Thornton for hosting.


Whole YOU


February 27, 2016 from 2-5 pm Reignite YOUR Resolutions! 
Have your resolutions fallen by the wayside?
Have you given up on achieving that elusive goal?
Don’t give in!  Discover how to get back on track in a way that will yield results.
Presented by Lani Kwon, MA at Primary Residential Mortgage Cafe 
4510 Salt Lake Boulevard (near the Ice Palace).
Mahalo nui loa, Kevin Hobbs for hosting.


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Friday, January 15, 2016
Kick Start 2016
with Jeff Bow, Patrick Snow, Lani Kwon and Fran Patoskie
Argosy University, Honolulu, HI


New Year Workshops


Wednesday, November 18, 2015
National Association for Professional Women (NAPW) Honolulu
“How to Enjoy a Stress-Free Holiday Season
(a.k.a. Putting the Merry, Joyous and Happy Back in Your Holidays)”

Ilikai, Waikiki


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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Rotary Club of East Oahu’s Pacesetters College Mentoring Program
Creating YOUR Calling® LLC
“Effective Communication in the Workplace”
The Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership
Iolani High School, Honolulu, HI


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Tuesday, September 8, 2015
YWCA Dress for Success Going Places Network
Creating YOUR Calling® LLC
“Customer Service in Retail”
Honolulu, HI


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Thursday, August 13, 2015
YWCA Dress for Success Professional Women’s Group
Creating YOUR Calling® LLC

“Personal and Professional Transformation and Unwritten Rules in the Workplace:
Dealing with Difficult People”
Honolulu, HI


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Wonderful presentation last night 8/13/15 for Honolulu YWCA’s Professional Women’s Group. Mahalo nui, Angelina Mercado for connecting me there and taking these awesome photos! (Note: Women’s images have been altered to protect their privacy.)  Please contact if you’re looking for an experienced speaker and transitions life coach.



Saturday, May 9, 2015
11th Annual Professional Women’s Network
Spring Time Spa Day
Creating YOUR Calling® LLC Workshop
Proceeds to benefit the PWN Alex Memorial Scholarship Fund
Whale’s Tail Estate, Portlock, HI


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Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Co-Coaching with Master Coaches Lani Kwon, MA and Jeff Bow
Life Balance and Dream Vision
Primary Residential Mortgage Café
4510 Salt Lake Boulevard, Suite B5, Honolulu, HI


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Thursday, April 23, 2015
Presentation on EmPOWERing YOU and CoPOWERing Other Women
Hosted by Seer Sarah Chamberlain
The Box Jelly Coworking
307 Kamani Street, Honolulu, HI


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Wednesday, March 25, 2105
Reading/Workshop/Book Signing
Awakening in Paradise
Kihei, Maui



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Saturday, October 11, 2014
Reading/Workshop/Book Signing
Awakening in Paradise
Kihei, Maui


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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Keynote Presentation
Meaningful Work
American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) Multi-Chapter Meeting

Host chapter: Na Kilohana ‘O Wahine
at the Japanese Cultural Center


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Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Presentation and Panel Discussion

Mastering Transition in Your Life with Ease
National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) Honolulu Chapter
at Chaminade University


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Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 13-15, 2014
Expo and Book Signing

Hawaii Wellness Lifestyle and Business Expo
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall



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Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Workshop and Book Signing
Crazy Wisdom Bookstore in Ann Arbor, MI


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Sunday, June 1, 2014
Workshop and Book Signing

Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth in Ann Arbor, MI


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Saturday, May 31, 2014
Workshop/Panel Discussion with Interviewees/Book Signing

Peaceful Dragon School in Ann Arbor, MI





Sunday, May 25, 2014
Workshop and Book Signing
New Renaissance Bookshop in Portland, OR


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Saturday, May 24, 2014
Workshop and Book Signing
In Other Words Feminist Community Center in Portland, OR


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Saturday and Sunday, May 17-18, 2014
Creating CoPOWERment® Workbook Signing
Vancouver B.C.
Hay House I Can Do It! Conference
Queen Elizabeth Theater


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Saturday, March 29, 2014
Creating CoPOWERment® Workbook Signing

Hay House I Can Do It! Conference in Denver, CO
Denver Convention Center


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Saturday, March 15, 2014
Workshop and Book Signing
Awakening in Paradise in Kihei, Maui
Saturday Salon

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Finding your Passion in Healthcare: The Right Career Path for You
Academic Center at Hawaii Pacific University at Hawaii Loa Campus
Seminar with Lani Kwon, MA
Coordinated by Dr. Allison Bachlet


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Saturday and Sunday, February 1-2, 2014
Hay House I Can Do It! Conference in San Jose, CA
Creating CoPOWERment® Workbook Signing

Center for the Performing Arts


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Saturday, January 4, 2014
Workshop and Book Signing
Mindful Matters Wellness Center in Kailua, HI


Envisioning OUR Ideal Lives  Pieces to the Puzzle

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Book signing



Friday, December 6, 2013
Workshop and Book Signing

Sedona Hawaii at Ward Centre in Honolulu, HI



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Saturday, November 23, 2013
First Public Honolulu Book Launch!
Reading, Presentation and Book Signing
Still & Moving Center in Honolulu, HI


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Lani and Melinda in circle



Friday through Sunday, November 8-10, 2013
Hay House I Can Do It! Conference in Pasadena, CA
Creating CoPOWERment® Workbook Signing

The Pasadena Civic


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Thursday, November 7, 2013
Workshop and Book Signing
Mrs. Fig’s Bookworm in Camarillo, CA


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October 26-27, 2013
Hay House I Can Do It! Conference in New York, NY
Creating CoPOWERment® Workbook Signing
The Javits Center Special Events Hall 1D


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Saturday, October 12, 2013
Practice Book Launch and Grand Opening Celebration
Power Pilates Plus, Kaka’ako, HI


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September 28-29, 2013
Hay House I Can Do It Conference in Washington D.C.
Creating CoPOWERment® Workbook Signing
Gaylord Convention Center, National Harbor, MD


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September 18, 2013
Finding your Passion in Healthcare: The Right Career Path for You
Academic Center at Hawaii Pacific University at Hawaii Loa Campus
Seminar with Lani Kwon, MA
Coordinated by Dr. Allison Bachlet


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