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Makana Risser Chai
  • Female
  • Honolulu, HI
  • United States

Makana Risser Chai's Friends

  • Kimberlee Newman-Tyler
  • Fred
  • Daniel Cohen
  • CH Lore Eidson
  • Emma Torsey
  • Claudia White
  • susan brown
  • Bruce Baltz
  • Don Johnson. LMT
  • Marissa
  • Travis Alligood
  • rudy m smith
  • Shari Auth, LMT, L.Acu, NCBTMB
  • Darcy  Neibaur
  • Gloria Coppola

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Editor of Na Mo'olelo Lomilomi: Traditions of Hawaiian Massage and Healing, (Bishop Museum Press, 2005) a compilation of oral histories from kahuna and kupuna of the 18th and 19th centuries on lomilomi, ho'oponopono, prayer, herbal medicine, steam and water treatments, colonics, osteopathy, and midwifery.

Author of Hawaiian Massage Lomilomi: sacred touch of aloha, with photo essay by John Kalani Zak, revealing historic and contemporary lomilomi kupuna wisdom.

Both books at

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At 6:16am on December 1, 2009, susan brown said…
i do so want to talk with you but i have been busy but i will get with you soon, i came to hawaii for my honeymoon in 1987 i saw 2 islands they are beautiful. talk soon susan
At 9:58am on November 27, 2009, susan brown said…
i would love to add you to my friends list to talk about massage in hawaii
At 5:55am on November 13, 2009, rudy m smith said…
Your book Na Mo'olelo Lomilomi: Traditions of Hawaiian Massage and Healing is
One of my absolute favorites! I guess I better buy book #2.!
At 5:53am on November 13, 2009, rudy m smith said…
I will try the repost - test my computer skills? :}
At 4:13pm on November 12, 2009, rudy m smith said…
Oh wow! Makana I just realized you are the author of one of my most favorite books on lomi lomi. You did a great job!! Truly I am blessed today!!!
At 8:22am on November 9, 2009, Marissa said…
Welcome to the community!
At 6:38pm on November 8, 2009, Makana Risser Chai said…
Mahalo to you all! Thanks for your welcome. Where have I been all this time :-)
At 3:04pm on November 8, 2009, Mike Hinkle said…

So glad you have joined us!
At 6:30am on November 8, 2009, Travis Alligood said…
Welcome Makana
At 8:41pm on November 7, 2009, Gloria Coppola said…
Aloha Makana
Glad you joined us!
There is a lomilomi group, perhaps you'd like to join and share your experience.

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