Senior Living & Retirement Guide
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Scott Makuakane is the senior attorney in the law firm of Est8Planning Counsel LLLC. He was raised in Ka`u on the Big Island, where he was steeped in small town culture and values. After graduating from Ka`u High School in 1975, he completed his undergraduate studies, with honors, at Duke University, and went on to earn his law degree from the University of Hawaii. Since 1993, he has been recognized with an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell, which signifies that in the eyes of his peers and the judiciary, he maintains the highest ethical standards and possesses very high to pre-eminent legal ability.
Scott’s vision for his law firm is to serve the needs of clients by giving them the peace of mind of knowing that they have done everything in their power to protect their assets and leave a lasting legacy to their loved ones. Scott has a passion for educating the public about their estate planning options so they can make informed decisions about the arrangements they put in place for themselves and their ohana. You can catch his Est8Planning Essentials TV show at 8:30 p.m. on Sundays on KWHE, and you can find out about the workshops he offers several times each month in Honolulu and on Maui by going to his website, www.est8planning.com.
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