Puanani Burgess

Puanani Burgess is a community building facilitator, trainer and consultant in Hawai'i, the US and the Pacific. She is also a poet and cultural translator noted for her experience in community, family and values-based economic development, mediation and storytelling processes and a board member of the Positive Futures Network, publishers of YES! Magazine.

Blessings Revealed

A sought-after mediator, poet, community organizer, and Zen priest, Pua attributes her abilities as a cultural translator to a personal heritage as varied as her homeland, Hawai’i. She’s Japanese, Chinese, Native Hawai’ian, German, and French, and grew up poor...