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  • Accountability in the CPG Industry

    In 2015, the US Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry sales totaled about $635.8 billion. In 2020, sales are expected to hit $721.8 billion. It is one of the largest and most successful industries in North America; even with a decrease in disposable income, the industry continues to grow1. However, with exponential growth comes excess waste and the untold truth behind green marketing. 
  • Hollywood's Favorite Water

    We couldn't be more stoked to share that over the last couple of years Waiakea has been spotted in some pretty big TV shows and movies! Very little compares to the feeling of having a friend text you with a screenshot of Waiakea in the hands of a famous actor in a Netflix Original or HBO series... Cue crazy-person victory dance with intermittent yelling of "I think we're famous?!?!". Below are a [...]
  • Is Too Much Sleep Actually Bad For You?

    We've always been told that we need lots of sleep...However, have you ever thought about what too much sleep can do to you? We were wondering the same question, so we decided to do our homework and get to the bottom of it 🧐.

#WAIAKEACHALLENGE: 7 Day Water Challenge

Just because January's over doesn't mean that New Year's resolutions are thrown out the window!  Our #WAIAKEACHALLENGE is here and it'll definitely have you hitting your fitness goals for 2018. We're challenging you to drink 3 liters of water for 7 days and share your progress with us along the way!
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4 Eco-Friendly Brands with Skin-Friendly Products

Your skin, like any other organ, should be treated with care and "fed" the best ingredients. This is why we're sharing some of our favorite skincare brands that put amazing effort into using the best, highest quality ingredients while operating in a sustainable manner. 
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Ecotourism: How To Island Hop Hawaii While Going Green

Hawaii is most known for it's tourism, seeing millions of tourists every year. However, most people never consider how tourism has impacted the health of the Hawaiian islands. This is something that we want to acknowledge and, hopefully, offset. With the heavy foot traffic, tons of flights going in and out, and large amounts of waste left in landfills, the islands are compromised, altering [...]
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3 Ways to Infuse Your Water

Trying to counter those juice and soda cravings? Finally, there's a way to satisfy your sweet tooth while making sure you're staying hydrated! INFUSED WATER. Add fruit, herbs, vegetables, practically anything to your water, for a delicious rendition of good old h20! Now, you can keep those New Years' resolutions and drink more water, while changing up the flavor from time to time. It's a win-win! 
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Should We Hop On The Apple Cider Vinegar Bandwagon?

I'm sure we've all seen the ACV trend online, but I've always wondered if the commitment is worth it. It actually made it onto Google's "Year in Search" list for 2017. Whether it's applied topically or ingested, apple cider vinegar has a lot of benefits that may make the unpleasant taste worth it. 
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Must-Stay Hotels In Hawaii

The Surfjack Hotel + Swim Club First up, this super trendy boutique hotel has us wishing it was time for our next stay-cation. Located in Waikiki, The Surfjack encompasses a mid-century aesthetic that takes you back in time. During your stay at The Surfjack, you can relax by their totally Instagrammable pool, dine at Mahina & Sun's, and shop at their perfectly curated boutique, Olive & Oliver. 
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Pump Aid Donations 2017

Pump Aid focuses on bringing clean drinking water and sanitary living conditions to some of the poorest parts of the world. The lack of clean drinking water is a devastating, major 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. 
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Giving the Gift of Healthy Hydration

Happy Holidays, Waiakea ohana! The holidays can be a busy time for everyone, and we didn't forget to celebrate it with you! This holiday season, we're helping you *and your loved ones* prep for your New Year's resolutions. Give your friends and family a 3-month subscription at 10% 20% off! A 24-pack of our most popular size, the 500 ml, can be conveniently delivered to their door for 3 months. [...]
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Why Nap time Should Be Mandatory (Not Just in Kindergarten)

Remember those mandatory naps we all had to take in Kindergarten? Those were the good ol' days.  Turns out, those days shouldn't be over just yet. Naps are a lot more necessary than we think! As a society, sleep deprivation is all too common. A 20-30 minute nap can help improve mood, performance, and alertness.1 Disclaimer: they cannot compensate for a poor night's sleep! 
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Get Smarter, Drink More Water

How many times have you promised yourself you'll be better about drinking more water? Don't worry, you're not alone! For most people, it's a difficult thing to remember especially when it's not an engrained habit. Here at Waiakea HQ, drinking 3+ liters a day is standard practice. It helps being surrounded my some of the most delicious tasting water available! So how is hydration related to our [...]
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New Year, New You: Getting Hydrated in 2018

It's 2018 and time to tackle the motto of "new year, new you." Making sure your body is optimally hydrated is a simple and easy solution to achieving those new years resolutions.
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Holiday Gift Guide for the Beach Bum in Your Life

The holidays are right around the corner, and that means that we all have to start gift shopping! Luckily, we're here to make that a little less stressful. Whether you're from Hawaii, sunny California, or the Florida Keys, we all have at least one beach bum in our life. Here's a gift guide to make shopping for them easy! Island Fin Design is a brand that specializes in fins for surfboards and is [...]
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