Our Clients


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These are just some of the organizations Makana has worked with:

National & International Associations

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Association of General Contractors
  • Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Association (Australia)
  • Independent Community Bankers Association
  • Council of State Governments West
  • Western Textile Services Association
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • California Independent Grocers Association
  • US Navy Pearl Harbor Center for Excellence
  • Soroptimist International
  • Student & Youth Travel Association
  • Veteran’s Administration
  • Young Presidents Organization Pittsburgh

Multinational Corporations

All of these organizations hired Makana multiple times:

  • Oracle Corporation
  • Blue Cross of California
  • Coast Commercial Bank
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Labs
  • Autodesk
  • FICO
  • Adobe

Hawai’i Organizations

  • Honolulu Community Action Program
  • Hawaiian Electric Co.
  • Hawaii Book and Music Festival
  • Hawaii Gas Company
  • Hawaii Department of Education
  • Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Halekulani Hotel
  • County of Hawaii
  • County of Maui
  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • Honolulu Cookie Company
  • Kamehameha Schools
  • Hawaii USA Federal Credit Union
  • Hawaii Athletic Trainers Association
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Hawaii Government Employees Association
  • Hawaii Conference on Child Abuse
  • Hawaii Waiver Providers Association

Professional Associations (pro bono)

  • National Speakers Association (26 times)
  • Association for Talent Development, Hawaii Chapter
  • Hawaii Society for Human Resource Management (4 times)
  • Hawaii Speakers Association (6 times)
  • Hawaiian Lomilomi Association (3 times)


  • Honolulu, Mililani, Kahala, Kapolei, Laie, island of Oahu
  • Kahului, Kaanapali, Wailea, island of Maui
  • Kona, island of Hawaii
  • Kaunakakai, island of Molokai
  • California, Washington, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Illinois, Maryland and 27 more states

To find out how Makana can help your organization, call her at 808-282-2743 or contact us.