Coconut anyone?

Officially named P. Makena Vom Younghaus, the resort's resident K-9 is a authentic pure breed German Shepherd and was born on October 12, 2011. A member of the Makena Ohana since December 2011, Makena graces the halls of resort as a goodwill ambassador and is a prominent fixture in the resort's daily life. She greets the many resort guests on her daily walks around the property and serves as a mascot to the resort staff. Constantly smiling and full of energy, Makena provides another reason for solidarity between the resort ohana. Known for their strength, intelligence and loyal nature, this German Shepherd is a welcome addition to the resort family. 

Welcome to the official blog of Makena, the Makena Beach & Golf Resort's K-9 Ambassador.

If you want to meet Makena in person, please advise our Front Desk/Concierge staff or contact her caretaker Jeannine Fliear at or by phone 808-875-5804

Monday June 9, 2014 - We're back!!!!

My caretaker Jeannine & I have been out a month but now have returmned to work. We've sure missed our Ohana here at Makena.

Friday April 11, 2014 - Mealtime!!!

At mealtime, Makena must have at least 2 durafoam balls and a few toys in her dish while she eats. What a crazy dog!

Thursday April 3, 2014 - Upcountry Spa Day

Makena with her new friend Calvin Coolidge, she loves her visits Upcountry.

Makena is one pampered pooch, she really loves her spa treatments. In this photo she's waiting to be blow-dried and have her nails trimmed. Yes, she really does enjoy it!

Thursday March 20, 2014 - Throwback!

Thanks Stacy for the throwback pic from 2012! When are you coming back to visit?

Wednesday March 12, 2014 Makena & Ben Franklin

I wander what they're thinking? Makena & her pal Ben Franklin sharing a few quiet moments together.

Thursday March 6, 2014 - Throwback Thursday

Puppy Makena at 2 months

Helping out the Landscaping crew.

Makena at 2-1/2 years

Delegating the work load with Landscaping crew today.

Wednesday March 5, 2014 - Hump Day

Hooray for Hump Day!!!

Makena jumps for joy knowing the weekend is almost here!

Monday March 3, 2014 - Monday workout!

Monday morning exercise…

Makena stays healthy by walking on the treadmill 15-20 minutes in the morning a couple days a week. She prefers walking in the park, at the beach or around the neighborhood.

Seriously, who really likes working out on a treadmill?

Wednesday February 26, 2014 - Good Morning Maui!!

Awwwwwww! Maui No Ka Oi!

What are you doing today?

Sunday February 23, 2014 - Community Service SPCA Maui


Makena works along side Maui's SPCA President; Pete Tierney. Spay & neuter cat clinics are held every Sunday (except holidays), pay what you can. You can help by donating time or money.

Contact: SPCA Maui at or by mail P.O. Box 1679 Wailuku, HI 96793

Thursday February 13, 2014 - Yes, I can hear you!

Monday February 10, 2014 - Healthy eating

Do you eat your daily requirements of fruit & vegetables?

Today are tangerines but bananas are her favorite!

Tuesday February 3, 2014 - Maui sunsets

Nothing like a Maui sunset!

Makena loves her daily walks around Maui~

Friday January 31, 2014 - Spa Day

What every girl needs!

Twice a month Makena goes to the spa for a nail trim and bath & blow dry. She loves the special treatment she receives from Uncle Pete.

Pampered pooch!

Ready for my close-up!

Friday January 17, 2014 - Upcountry sleepover


Makena visiting her friends in Makawao, Queen Lucy on the left and Grande Dame Oskie below

January 1, 2014 - Workout

How do you workout?

Makena patrols the property by golf cart, great way to get some exercise~

Happy New Year - 2014

Makena has her own home!

Makena has kept us so busy; we haven't had time to update her blog!

The New Year has brought a lot of changes. Makena now resides full time with her caretaker Jeannine Fliear; Executive Assistant of the Hotel. Makena reports to work several times a week and hangs out with the employees and visits guests.

She’s 2-1/2 years old and weighs 75 lbs. Makena is very active, loves to run alongside the golf cart, watches for falling coconuts and assists the Engineering staff during her shifts at the Hotel.