Forte Speakers Hawai’i

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Holding an important event or annual meeting in Hawai’i?  Fantastic!                                                          Hawaii_Convention_Center

Let Forte Speakers & Forte Speakers Hawaii help you make your meeting outstanding!

Partner with Forte Speakers, Hawai’i’s ONLY professional speakers bureau. We’ll help you develop a truly memorable program for your attendees. Forte Speakers Hawaii represents the most engaging, inspiring, professional, motivational, expert keynote speakers and workshop leaders in Hawaii today.

In addition to outstanding keynote speakers from all over the country, Forte represents dynamic, professional, expert Hawai’i-based keynote speakers. Many of them focus on the special culture and unique spirit that is Hawai’i, whether speaking on leadership, teamwork, health, organizational effectiveness, communications, technology, business etiquette, stress reduction,  positive impressions, the future, relationships, green building or entrepreneurship. We will assist you in bringing that unique spirit of Aloha to your meeting.

Forte Speakers will exceed your’s and your attendees’ expectations with any of these dynamic  speaker partners who are not just great keynote presenters, but whose presentations are backed by first-hand, unique and impressive life experiences.  You can dramatically upgrade the value of your  meeting with Forte Speakers Hawaii.

Top Hawai’i-based Forte speakers include (in alphabetical order):

Peter Apo

Peter Apo

•Expert on Hawaiian culture and history. Community leader and former legislator. Accomplished singer and song-writer and recipient of prestigious Na Hoku Hanohano music award. Peter Apo is a sitting Trustee of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (peterapo.com) and President of a cultural tourism consulting firm. He has had a distinguished career in public service. More

Keola Beamer

Keola Beamer

One of Hawai’i’s premier songwriters, singers and musicians. Storyteller; composer and Master of the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar. Has helped to drive the Hawaiian Cultural Renaissance. Winner of Hawai’i’s prestigious Hoku Award. Grammy nominee. Recipient of Hawai’i’s Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hawai’i Academy of Recording Arts.More

Amy Burvall

Amy Burvall

TEDX speaker and Mozilla Fellow; Google Education Certified; Innovator; 21-year teaching career; Google Academy award winner; a powerful voice in the areas of creative expression and knowledge sharing; that unusual blend of educator, artist and techie who is able to make others comfortable with integrating the latest tech innovations into their classrooms through art and music; always brings energy and vibrancy into any room she enters.More

Pam Chambers

Pam Chambers

Presentation guru; Communication expert. Named one of Hawaii’s 10 Most Admired Women by Honolulu Magazine. Author of “Speak for Yourself”, “Life is a Presentation” and “Public Speaking Made Easy.” Speaking Coach for presentations at all levels. Presentations include “How Women Throw Their Power Away, and How They Can Reclaim It”, “What Is Your Body Language Saying?”More

Makana Risser Chai

Makana Risser Chai

Author of Be Fit in No Time! Transform Your Body, Mind, Heart & Spirit with Mindful Multitasking; speaker, trainer, lawyer, massage therapist, yoga teacher, and certified wellness consultant whose programs on well-being, work-life balance, change, and stress management combine head, heart and humor.More

Annabel Chotzen

Annabel Chotzen

Holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University; Adjunct Professor at UH, Chaminade and Hawaii Pacific University in Business Communications; Award winning public speaker; Annabel’s strong, yet gentle spirit is irresistible. Her enthusiasm is contagious. Her smile is radiant. She inspires people to believe in themselves.More

Chenoa Farnsworth

Chenoa Farnsworth

Managing Director of Blue Startups; co-founder of Hawaii Angels investment network; producer of East Meets West Hawaii Conference; has been helping startup entrepreneurs grow their companies for the past 15 yearsMore

Alice Inoue

Alice Inoue

Expert on HAPPINESS and LIFE; Author of five nationally award-winning books, and an award winning columnist; Master on feng shui for success in the workplace. Award-winning columnist in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser Sunday Newspaper where she offers weekly feng shui and life guidance advice in her column titled “Go Ask Alice.” More

Dewitt Jones

Dewitt Jones

A captivating speaker, unparalleled at showing people how to bring their creative vision into reality. He is one of America’s top professional photographers, known as a creative genius in his field. Jones leads an inspired life, celebrating ‘what is right with the world.’ Embracing this attitude has allowed him to soar to great heights in both his business and personal life. More

Kealoha

Kealoha

The first Poet Laureate of Hawai`i. As an internationally acclaimed poet and storyteller, he has performed throughout the world — from the White House to the Iolani Palace, from Brazil to Switzerland. He is the first poet in Hawai`i’s history to perform at a governor’s inauguration, and in 2010 he was selected as a master artist for a National Endowment for the Arts program. More

RB Kelly

RB Kelly

• Master of effective communications• Master of effective communications; Expert on the power of body language and facial expressions; Trainer and coach on science-based body communications; Everything she teaches is science-based and backed by research.; Everything RB teaches is applicable, and her clients can begin using these skills immediately.; RB’s clients always have fun learning and practicing these new skills! RB is also a personal trainer and coach in effective communications with the body and facial expressions.More

Buzzy Kerbox

Buzzy Kerbox

World Cup Surfing champion in the US and Australia; former Top Ralph Lauren “Polo” Model; breakthrough water sport leader who set a world record for paddling across the English Channel; water sport stuntman; Buzzy was also among the first to get involved with the growth of windsurfing and riding waves on windsurfers and was among the top 16 surfers from 1977 to 1983. In 1978 he claimed the coveted World Cup of Surfing title in Hawaii and also won the Coke Surf About in Australia.More

Robert Kinslow

Robert Kinslow

Expert on Geophysics. Rob Kinslow was raised as a farmer, educated as an aerospace engineer, trained as a public speaker and shaped by a lifetime dedicated to advancing the practice of sustainability and conservation. He has spoken to diverse audiences around the planet on subjects such as meditation, sustainability, climate change, geothermal energy. As a facilitator he brings a high, wide and deep perspective on humanity’s potential to group conversations. He has a Master’s degree with distinction in Sustainable Development Leadership from Hawaii Pacific University. Combining a friendly approach, a professional curiosity, and oblique humor, audiences say, shift happens.”More

Carleen MacKay

Carleen MacKay

Subject-matter expert, emergent U.S. workplace and workforce. Author or co-author of 12 books on the subject of the new multi-generational workplace/workforce. National keynoter, blogger, product and service developer for organizational clients. Talent management coach for career coaches/counselors & leaders in all sectors of U.S. economy Travels from Oahu, Hawaii Keynote Fee: Contact Forte Speakers  More

Mailani Makainai and Kau’i Dalire

Mailani Makainai and Kau’i Dalire

Performers in Hawaiian music and dance. Mailani is an award-winning composer, musician and singer as well as prolific storyteller, tying in lessons from her Hawaiian ancestry and culture to life today. Kau’i is an award-winning, recognized master of Hawaiian Hula and revered teacher of Hula. More

Elaine Masters

Elaine Masters

World Traveler, Author, Teacher; Conference and Workshop Leader in America, Asia, South America, and Africa; Listed in Who’s Who: America, The West, Women, Teachers; Author of numerous award-winning children’s books; Inducted into VIP Woman of the Year Circle, National Association for Professional Women 2015-2016More

John Morgan

John Morgan

President and chief executive officer, Kualoa Ranch, Descendent of Dr. Garrett Judd, recipient of the Kualoa Nature Reserve and Ranch from King Kamehameha III, Sixth generation of large business founders in the islands. Mountain climber; Innovative rancher and food producer (grain fed cattle and first oysters in the islands); Authentic Paniolo cowboy; Oahu’s non-smoking “Marlboro Man. Host to many big screen movies that are filmed on his ranch. More

Richie Norton

Richie Norton

Bestselling author of The Power of Starting Something Stupid as well as the #1 Amazon download “Resumés Are Dead and What to Do about It.” He is an international speaker and consultant for the corporate growth and personal development industries, a social entrepreneur, and CEO and Founder of Global Consulting Circle. Norton has been featured in Forbes, Businessweek, Young Entrepreneur, Huffington Post and other national publications both in print and online. More

Henk Rogers

Henk Rogers

Creator of Tetris, one of the worlds’ first and top selling computer games with over 125 million copies sold. Visionary. Philanthropist. Founder of Blue Planet Foundation, a Hawai’i-based nonprofit organization committed to clearing the path for clean energy…More

Eric Saperston

Eric Saperston

Featured guest on The Today Show, PBS Headline News and CNN, as well as interviewed and published in The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Spin Magazine, Fast Company Magazine and National Geographic. Saperston’s first feature film “The Journey”, was based on a trip he took around the country cold calling the nation’s most successful CEOs, entertainment icons, authors, artists and global leaders. Founder of the Live in Wonder! Foundation.More

Pono Shim

Pono Shim

Gifted storyteller who is known for using illustrations to connect with his audiences. Community leader and CEO of Enterprise and the Oahu Economic Development Council. Believes that the majority of social issues facing individuals, organizations, local, national and international communities are symptoms of deeper problems that can and must be addressed today. More

Ka’ala Souza

Ka’ala Souza

Major goal is assisting others in achieving theirs. Born and raised in Hawaii on the island of Oahu with a background in marketing research, he brings a unique perspective to his work. Souza has been a professional speaker, consultant and trainer since 1999 when he left his job as a marketing researcher and program evaluator at SMS Research in Honolulu. It was “the proverbial launch from the nest with wings frantically flapping.”More

Ramsay Taum

Ramsay Taum

Recognized cultural resource on the Hawaiian culture. The 2013 Peace Day Hawai‘i Peace Maker of the Year. Respected expert on transformational leadership. Expert in leadership, organizational change and business operational models.
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Joe Teipel

Joe Teipel

Popular local emcee; Dynamic Auctioneer; Voice-over and on-camera skills. More

Cary Valentine

Cary Valentine

Creator of patent pending “inner game” system of achieving peak success; dynamic, passionate & inspiring motivator; best-selling, award winning author; a frequent guest on ABC & CBS Radio Networks and featured in the San Francisco Chronicle & Honolulu Advertiser; an award-winning international drummer/percussionist and graduate of the Berklee College of Music; transformed his life out of depression, being on the brink of divorce and caring for his late wife.More

Richard Weylman

Richard Weylman

Former Head of Sales and Marketing for The Robb Report. Author of the CEORead.com best-seller, The Power of Why; Breaking Out In A Competitive Marketplace. Professional Speaker Hall of Fame. Considered one of the leading authorities on marketing innovation and understanding the customer perspective. More