Est8Planning LLLC

Scott A. Makuakane

SCOTT A. MAKUAKANE is a graduate of Ka`u High School, Duke University, and the University of Hawaii School of Law. He has practiced estate planning and trust law since 1983. Scott writes a regular column for Generationsmagazine, and he has written various training manuals and articles for lawyers concerning estate planning. His latest release is Est8Planning for Geniuses, a book aimed at a general audience.Scott lectures for a variety of professional and community groups. He is also past president of the Christian Legal Society of Hawaii; past president and past chairman of the board of the Financial Planning Association of Hawaii; past president of the board of trustees of the Foundation of the Rotary Club of Honolulu; and he continues to serve on the boards of several nonprofit organizations

Professional Credentials

  • Licensed Attorney: State of Hawaii, U.S. Supreme Court, U. S. Tax Court, U. S. District Court for the District of Hawaii
  • Member: Estate Planning, Probate and Alternative Dispute Resolution Sections of the Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory since 1993
  • Trained and experienced mediator through the Mediation Center of the Pacific and Peacemaker Ministries