Olena Heu

Olena is Executive Editor, Food & Lifestyle at MAUIWatch. The founder of Olena Heu Communications, a social media, digital marketing, consulting and freelance writing company, Olena holds a BA and MA in Communication and Speech from Hawaii Pacific University. An adjunct professor, lecturer and motivational speaker Olena is also an award winning journalist, writer, photographer and avid traveler.

Good Eats: Mauka Makai

From the mountains to the sea, Mauka Makai is a new contemporary Hawaiian restaurant located at the recently opened Westin Nanea Ocean Villas. With a passion for paying tribute to the island’s ahupua’a, ingredients are often harvested within a 20-mile radius of the property. The menu takes familiar flavors (like Hawaiian, Chinese and iconically local cuisine) to new refined and …

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