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BUY A TEE, PLANT 5 TREES

We are thrilled to introduce Waiakea's sustainable and ethical apparel line! Aside from being extra soft and comfy, these tees embody Waiakea’s mission to Live Sustainably. With each apparel item purchased, Waiakea will plant five trees to aid in the restoration of healthy forests in Haiti, Madagascar, Ethiopia and Nepal. By partnering with Eden Projects, Waiakea aims to have a global positive [...]
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Why Clean drinking water is a global crisis

650 million people across the world live without access to clean water. That equates to 1 in every 10 people worldwide. Or, twice the population of the United States. Access to clean water is a fundamental human right. But obtaining this basic life necessity can be backbreaking, all consuming work that sustains gender inequality. Women and young girls devote their days to lugging 40 pounds of [...]
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what makes water taste good?

How would you describe the flavor profile of your average glass of water? “Tasteless," “plain," "nothing" are words that might come to mind. But, if you take a second to really taste your water (que water snobs), you may find that there's definitely a unique taste and mouthfeel to be discovered.
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Most Awarded Bottled water

Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic water was among the most awarded bottled water brands of 2015. Six prestigious award platforms recognized Waiakea as a leader in the beverage space for its taste, design and innovation. Fast forward to 2017, and Waiakea has been voted a top bottled water for the fourth year in a row by 10 Best Water, as well as nominated as the best water in its category by Grub Street.  [...]
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Pineapple Jack-o-lanterns

 When it comes to Halloween, why do pumpkins get to have all of the fun? We decided to skip the traditional jack-o-lantern and show pineapples some love. Voila: we give you the Pine-O-Lantern.
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The Difference Between Artificial & Naturally Alkaline Water

You may have heard people mention the phrase "artificially alkaline water" and wondered what they meant by that. Isn't water either alkaline or not alkaline? The confusion originates with the market's current infatuation with a water's pH - the higher the pH, the higher the alkalinity, the better it is for you, right? Unfortunately, it's not that simple. In fact, there can be some serious health [...]
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Big Island Travel Tips: Go Local

The Big Island of Hawai'i is the land of fiery volcanoes, secluded waterfalls, snowcapped mountains, rainforests, volcanic-black sand beaches, and even alpine lakes. This geographically unique and tropical island is a rugged paradise, perfect for those looking for adventure and natural beauty. Below is a list of things to do and see that will leave you immersed in the local magic of the Big [...]
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Become a Waiakea Brand Ambassador!

We're looking for our next brand ambassador! Is that you? Show us how you #LiveWaiakea and be entered to become a Waiakea Ohana! Are you an adventure hunter, health nut, fitness fanatic, or a steward of 'aina (Mother Earth)? Show us how you embody the Waiakea spirit by: Posting a photo with a bottle of Waiakea on Instagram demonstratin
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Clean water: the most direct way to help poor communities

We are excited to share that 2 new Elephant Pumps have been installed in the villages of Kamganga and Disimasi, Malawi, collectively serving 276 people with clean water! Sponsorship of a water pump project is the most direct way to help poor communities. Clean water not only saves lives, but fosters economic growth and education. 
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Health Benefits of Drinking Alkaline Water

Water is water, right? Not really. It’s no secret that water is essential to life. Unfortunately, in today’s world it is not enough to simply turn on your tap and drink the requisite eight glasses per day. (Read more about the different types of bottled water brands and how they compare to each other, here).
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What Is pH and What Does It Have To Do With Water

  pH expresses a solution's relative acidity or alkalinity on a scale that ranges from 0 to 14
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MĀLAMA I KA ‘ĀINA

Mālama i ka ‘āina: To respect and care for the land
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