Kaala Souza
  • Kaala Souza
  • Seminar leader, keynote speaker, youth programs leader
  • Biography

Biographical Information
Kaala Souza's major goal is assisting others in achieving theirs. Born and raised in Hawaii on the island of Oahu with a background in marketing research, Kaala brings a unique perspective to his work.
Kaala has been making 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.”

Author of Pono: A Hawaiian Style Approach to Balance and Well Being, Kaala speaks at companies, association meetings and annual conferences, and has worked with many of the top companies in Hawaii as well as well as not for profit groups, clubs and organizations throughout the state and numerous corporations across the U.S. 

His consulting and training focus includes leadership and management development, communication, building collaboration and customer service. Kaala connects with diverse audiences, makes them laugh, think, get motivated and grow. His vision is to increase the ALOHA in the world by living it first then passing it on.


Speech Titles / Topics
The Aloha Touch in Customer Service
Wheres My Energy?
Lokahi (Team Building)
Courageous Conversations (Leadership)
Your Customers Three Wishes
Four Lessons on Work-Life Balance from Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

Past Organizations Addressed
Bishop Museum, Castle Medical Center, City and County of Honolulu, Department of Education, First Hawaiian Bank, Honolulu Police Department, Kamehameha Schools, Kona Surf Resort, McDonalds, Molokai Ranch, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Queens Hospital, Sears, national Bankers Conference, Salvatore Ferragamo, Louis Vuitton, University of Hawaii, DuPont, Kauai Chamber of Commerce, Diagnostic Laboratories, Chaminade University, Bank of Hawaii, American Savings Bank, among others.