Christy Yomes, Managing Director

Along with an extensive background in sales and operations in the destination management industry, Christy brings her dynamic skills and excellent customer service to Chrysalis Events Hawaii. As Managing Director of Operations she is committed to learning our clients’ goals and what they wish to accomplish with every program and event. Her passion and enthusiasm for both the islands and our customers allow her to operate a first class program from ground services, creative themed events, activities, and on-site staffing. With her five years experience in the hotel industry and over 20 years in destination management sales and operations.

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Our Mission

Chrysalis Events Hawaii believes that in order to provide the highest level of service,
while being the most efficient and cost-effective, our ‘sales’, ‘business development’,
and ‘operations’ must work as a cohesive team during all stages of program planning
and execution. We strongly believe this strategy delivers success and ensures that all
program attendees have a fantastic Hawaii experience!

Your “local maestro” providing you with:

• Infusing Hawaii's culture into your program
• Airport arrival and departure experience
• Transportation and logistics
• Energetic and tranquil activities with a Chrysalis twist
• Innovative team building and community service
• Unique decor concepts and themed ideas
• Creative entertainment and event production
• Island venues and enhancements
• Restaurant and dining culinary experiences 
• Island amenity, specialty gifts and concepts

Jonnel Wyatt, Managing Director

With over 20 years experience in sales and operations for both the hotel and destination management industries, Jonnel brings a fresh and professional approach to event planning and program design. As Managing Director of Sales for Chrysalis Events Hawaii, she oversees the Sales & Marketing and continues to enhance our portfolio of clients. Not only does she provide excellent customer service, she is passionate about exceeding our clients’ expectations. Jonnel has worked within the hotel industry as Director of Catering & Convention Services and Director of Group Sales, though her passion has always been destination management where she has handled both inside and outside sales.