Clients & Associates


Hawaii Convention Center

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

National & International Organizations

  • 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
  • Great Lakes Hybrids
  • 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 (5 times)
  • Hawaii Speakers Association (6 times)
  • Hawaiian Lomilomi Association (3 times)


Donnel Nunes, Ph.D., is an educational psychologist who works with corporate clients seeking better understanding of human dynamics.

Cynthia Yamasaki. MBA, is the lead consultant and coordinator for the EEpath Team, specializing in helping people achieve self-fulfillment and business success.


  • 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.