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  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Where Your Waiakea Bottle Came From

    A lot of people wonder why we use plastic bottles when we put so much emphasis on being healthy, ethical, and most importantly, sustainable. It's common to associate plastic with pollution.  Most plastic actually harms the environment if not recycled, so Waiakea makes sure that its bottles aren't like any other plastic bottles. Each and every Waiakea bottle comes from high-grade 100% RPET, or [...]
  • A Friendsgiving Luau

    The holidays are finally here and Thanksgiving is creeping up faster than anyone expected! It’s all about food, giving thanks, and being around our Ohana. Ohana doesn’t always refer to our biological family--it’s inclusive of our “extended” family, the friends that we call family. This is why the “Friendsgiving” trend is more popular than you might think, especially among Millennials. It's a new [...]
  • A Fully Degradable Waiakea Bottle Coming in 2018

    From the very start, Waiakea has been passionately committed to creating a fully sustainable end-of-life packaging option for its bottles. Five years and over 1,200 experiments later, Waiakea is proud to announce that we are one step closer to achieving a FULLY DEGRADABLE BOTTLE! Yup, you heard that right.

9 health tips for that summer bikini body

Spring has almost sprung and summertime is just around the corner! This means the welcomed (and sometimes dreaded) arrival of bikini season. In order to make shedding those winter pounds less of a daunting task, we have compiled a variety of totally doable lifestyle tips that will help you work towards that coveted beach bod.  
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Magnesium: health benefits & bioavailability in water

In addition to playing a crucial role in overall health and well being, magnesium can provide your body with an impressive list of health benefits. This is especially so considering that the mineral's cellular and molecular function impacts all systems of the body. That said, it is important to note that if magnesium levels fall below a certain level, your body can be in some serious trouble. [...]
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Embracing The Spirit of Aloha

Hawaiians take immense pride in their unique and intimate bond with nature. Waiakea reflects the Hawaiian pillar and practice of “malama i ka ‘aina,’ (to care for and to live in harmony with the land), by striving to be at the forefront of sustainable practices. As ‘keiki o ka ‘aina,’ children of the land, it is our responsibility to claim stewardship for the land. In fact it is not the land [...]
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A COMPARISON OF 6 TOP BOTTLED WATER BRANDS

Choosing which bottled water you should buy has become somewhat of a daunting task considering just how many different brands are out there. We went ahead and compiled a list of the top 6 bottled water brands, comparing each based on 5 categories we've humbly deemed as important to your health, the planet's, as well as our community's.
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Dehydration: Symptoms, Tips and Tricks

  The average human body is made of 50-65% water and helps your body perform a variety of vital functions. This includes enabling blood flow, metabolizing food, flushing toxins from the body, regulating body temperature, lubricating joints, and protecting your organs. Our body is also constantly losing water when we sweat, urinate, and breathe. Dehydration occurs when more water is moving out of [...]
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Hiking On The Big Island

Hiking in Hawaii is an unforgettable experience thanks to the diversity in trails you’ll find spread across each Island. In one instant you could be making your way through lush forests to a hidden waterfall, the next you could be walking across lava fields, or cruising down the endless coastline accompanied by breathtaking views. Picking a trail can be overwhelming because there are endless [...]
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goodbye 2016, hello 2017

While they say that what is coming is better than what has gone, we had a pretty rad year over here at Waiakea. Before we formally welcome 2017, let’s reflect on and celebrate some of 2016’s highlights: 
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How Drinking Water Can Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals

As one of the building blocks of life, it goes without saying that water is essential to our existence. Yet we often forget that the adequate consumption of water can have a noticeable, positive impact on our well being. That said, adequate hydration is not something we should strive for only during times of physical exercise. Instead, it is a goal we should set for ourselves every single day, as [...]
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Why We’re Planting Trees

We are proud to share that Waiakea has turned its apparel line into an ethical endeavor through a partnership with Eden Projects. When you purchase a piece of Waiakea apparel, we plant five trees on your behalf in Haiti, Madagascar, Ethiopia, or Nepal. 
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Volcanic Water: Benefits Of Volcanic Rock Filtration

  Many of the health benefits of Waiakea are a result of a naturally occurring filtration process that begins 2,400 miles from the nearest industrial landmass atop the Mauna Loa volcano. When it rains there, an almost everyday occurrence, the water flows down the volcano and through 14,000 feet of porous volcanic rock before exiting at its source. As it passes through the lava rock, the water is [...]
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The Lifestyle of A Daredevil: Brendon Hayward

Brendon Hayward doesn’t really have an average day. The whole eat, work, sleep, repeat thing just won't apply. This LA native spends his time embodying the spirit of adventure, letting each new day surprise him with what it has in store. To Brendon, average means a morning skydiving with Jay Alvarrez while riding an inflatable boat, making films with his coveted drone, hanging with friends, or [...]
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Hydration: Be the best version of yourself in 2017

It's 2017 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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