As peacemaker, Kalani is an advisor to the Center for Global Nonkilling, a nonprofit organization in Hawaii dedicated to the idea of ending the killing of humans globally through the development of young leadership, the shifting of policy, and the raising of awareness of the potential for nonkilling in the public consciousness.

Kalani taught Conflict Resolution at University of Hawaii at Manoa in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning. He was on the Committee for Intense Public Conflict of the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR), a body of 6,000 international professional peacemakers; and served as one of two Hawaiians in the Native Network, a group of 450 peacemakers on the Department of the Interior (DOI) out of the Morris Udall Center for Peace in Tucson, Arizona.