Chokma Mediation and Conflict Resolution

Welcome to Chokma Mediation

Our mediation and conflict resolution services are now Chokma Mediation. The term "Chokma" holds a special significance rooted in the Chickasaw language and culture. Beyond a simple "hello" or "good," Chokma carries a deeper meaning. It represents a cultural and emotional connection that goes beyond words. Chokma embodies the spirit of positive greeting, a wish for wellness, and a desire for goodness to be bestowed upon others. In the context of mediation, Chokma represents peace, understanding, goodwill, and harmony. As a Chickasaw citizen, Chokma Mediation represents my tribute to the Chickasaw legacy as a peacekeeping tribe with a long, rich history of effective diplomacy and negotiation. Chokma Mediation embraces the principles of listening, effective communication, and seeking mutually satisfactory solutions for all parties involved, mirroring the essence of the word Chokma itself.

What is Mediation?

Mediation is a peaceful, confidential, and private method of resolving disputes through the help of a neutral third party (the mediator). The mediator acts as a facilitator and helps both parties to reach a mutually acceptable resolution, without taking sides or making decisions. Mediation is a flexible and personal process, allowing the parties to set their own pace and schedule.


Why Choose Mediation?

Conflict is an inevitable part of life, but traditional methods of resolution, such as lawsuits, can often be costly, time-consuming, and lack control for the parties involved. In mediation, participants retain control over the discussion and outcome, and the cost is split equally between the parties. Additionally, mediation is a confidential process and allows for a personalized resolution that both parties can agree on.

Workplace Conflict

Top 10 Benefits of Mediation: A Guide to the Advantages Over Litigation

  1. EMPATHETIC LISTENING: Unlike litigation where the real issues often become obscured by legal technicalities and procedural wrangling, mediation emphasizes empathetic listening. An independent mediator, with no vested interest in the outcome, attentively listens to the parties involved, helping them express their concerns and navigate towards a mutually agreeable resolution.

    Mediation typically incurs significantly less financial burden compared to litigation. Although costs can accumulate if the mediation is scheduled after considerable discovery has been conducted, the cost of preparing for and participating in mediation is still substantially less than that of a trial. Early mediation generally provides the best cost benefits.

  5. FLEXIBILITY OF PROCESS: Mediation offers an unparalleled degree of flexibility. Participants can select their mediator and tailor the mediation process to their specific needs, unlike the rigid structure of the court system.

  7. PARTICIPANT AUTONOMY: In mediation, participants have complete control over the outcome. It's a voluntary process where no one can force them to accept an agreement. The mediator guides the process but does not make rulings or decisions. This autonomy fosters creativity in the resolution, with the agreement only finalized once all parties deem it satisfactory.

  9. EXPEDIENCY: Mediation can be a much speedier process compared to a lengthy trial or appeal in a legal dispute. This efficiency allows the parties to quickly resolve the dispute and move forward.
  1. MINIMAL RISK: Unlike litigation, mediation carries minimal risk. It eliminates the fear and anxiety associated with a legal trial, and there's no risk of an unfavorable judgment, as any resolution is mutually agreed upon.

  3. PRIVACY: Unlike court trials which become part of the public record and often public, mediation offers a private and confidential setting. This can be especially beneficial when dealing with sensitive issues or when parties wish to avoid public scrutiny.

  5. SELF-DETERMINATION: Mediation reinforces the power of self-determination. The parties have control over the process and the outcome, binding or not, contributing to a more durable solution that's likely to be respected by all involved parties.

  7. VENUE FLEXIBILITY: In mediation, venue flexibility refers to the ability to conduct mediation in a variety of locations and through a variety of communication channels. This can include traditional in-person mediation, as well as virtual and asynchronous mediation.

  9. RELATIONSHIP PRESERVATION: Mediation often serves as a tool for preserving and even enhancing relationships between disputing parties. Unlike litigation which is adversarial by nature, mediation is a collaborative process aimed at finding mutually beneficial solutions. By encouraging open communication and understanding, mediation helps diffuse tensions and heal rifts, potentially transforming disputes into opportunities for growth and reconciliation. This is particularly valuable in disputes involving long-term business partners, family members, or others where preserving the relationship is as important as resolving the conflict.

Mediation Services Offered
We offer mediation services for a variety of conflicts, including:

  • Private (Interpersonal) Mediation
  • Safety Mediation
  • Workplace Disputes
  • Work Related Injury Disputes
  • Construction Disputes
  • Contractor/Vendor Disputes

 All Mediation Services Available Online for Convenient Access Anytime, Anywhere

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Workplace Safety Services


Your One-Stop Safety Shop

In the multifaceted field of safety services, it's essential to understand that safety is a highly subjective concept that lacks a universal definition. What's considered 'safe' varies greatly based on individual perspectives and the context of actions being carried out. As such, it's not unusual for conflicts to arise due to differing viewpoints on safety measures.

In an environment where regulatory frameworks are industry-specific and the standards are negotiated compromises, understanding and consensus become critical. Mediation steps in as a powerful means to reconcile these different viewpoints and definitions of safety. It encourages open dialogue, fostering a shared understanding among all parties involved, closing the gaps between your plans and actual performance. Mediation also helps to navigate the challenges posed by rapidly evolving processes and technologies which only further complicate an employer's legal obligation to ensure a "safe and healthy workplace". In this landscape, mediation serves as a compass, guiding the way towards a commonly agreed upon understanding of what constitutes 'safety' while facilitating compliance within the operational context.

Ultimately, mediation promotes a culture of safety by offering a secure and confidential platform for discussions around issues impacting operational performance. In such a culture, everyone feels psychologically safe in expressing their concerns, contributing to a holistic understanding of safety. By integrating mediation into our safety services, we help you take a proactive and collaborative approach to safety, aligning all stakeholders to work towards a clear, shared goal of creating safer, healthier workplaces. The result is a more inclusive, comprehensive, and effective organization, ready to adapt and thrive in any regulatory environment.

AllAloha247 safety services include / Subject Matter Expert on:

  • Worker Safety in High-Risk Environments
  • Significant Injury & Fatality (SIF) Prevention
  • Project Safety Planning
  • Policies, Programs, Procedures, Processes & Job-Aids
  • Safety Metrics – Measuring What Matters
  • Contractor Safety Management – Partnering for Success
  • Incident Investigation & Analysis, including Forensic Opportunity Analysis
  • Creating a Culture of Safety

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Embark on the journey towards your momentous occasion! Be it a wedding, vow renewal, or any celebratory event, we stand ready to transform your ceremony into an unforgettable experience. We offer flexible service either at your chosen location or assist in obtaining permits for picturesque beach weddings on Hawaii's public beaches.

Leading our experienced officiant team is Mary Ann, ordained by the Universal Life Church almost 15 years ago. Her extensive experience encompasses thousands of unique weddings, from Disney-themed and Renaissance to beach to intimate living room ceremonies and stunning destination weddings across multiple states.

Ron, also ordained by ULC, brings his experience of officiating enchanting local weddings in New York City and Long Island. A particular favorite of his are ceremonies involving military personnel, spanning active duty members to retirees.

Our focus is on crafting an unforgettable ceremony that resonates with you and your guests for years to come. Inclusivity is our cornerstone, with unwavering support for the LGBTQ+ community.

We are prepared to officiate your ceremony according to your preference, be it religious (with a co-officiant if required), or a simple civil ceremony akin to a City Hall event. We also encourage personalized vows and recommend rehearsals for an added personal touch. Let us make your special day official and memorable.

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We believe that your wedding or vow renewal ceremony should reflect your unique love story and personality, and we are here to help you make it happen. Whether you prefer a religious, spiritual, or civil ceremony, we will work with you to create a meaningful and memorable experience for you and your guests.

As experienced officiants, we have had the privilege of co-officiating ceremonies with spiritual/religious/faith leaders and have served couples on all islands in Hawaii. From Waikiki to the North Shore to West Oahu, we are dedicated to delivering exceptional service and creating unforgettable moments.

We are proud to be LGBTQ+ friendly and believe that love is love. Your ceremony will last approximately 15 minutes, from the time you are assembled to the exchange of vows and rings. We can also include a rehearsal if you wish to include personalized vows.

Our packages include officiant travel to and from your ceremony location. A beach permit fee ($25) is not included but we can help you obtain one. Let us tailor a package that fits your needs and budget. Contact us today to start planning your special day!