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  • The Gift of Clean Water: Pump Aid

    Having access to clean water is something we can easily take for granted. Today, 650 million people lack daily access to safe drinking water and 2.3 billion people live without basic sanitation. In Africa alone, women spend 40 billion hours a year collecting contaminated water. Water-born diseases kill more people every year than violence, including war. 43 percent of these deaths are in children [...]
  • 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 constantly losing water when we sweat, urinate, and breathe. Dehydration is the harmful reduction in the amount of [...]
  • 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 an almost immediate positive impact on our health. Proper hydration has the potential to improve cellular function, ultimately making you more equipped to reach your fitness goals (but let's be real, this applies to your [...]

Podcasts Every Surfer Needs to Know About

The stoke is real when it comes to surfing podcasts! From tactical skills to industry news and culture, podcasts allow you to keep up with anything and everything surf related. Action sports, including surfing, have been late to the game when it comes to podcasts, but we're all ears for our favorites:
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Love at First Bite: Valentine's Day Recipes

Love is in the air, and Valentine's Day is right around the corner. It's time to start planning what you're gonna do for your significant other! Fancy dinners are so been-there-done-that, right? Haley Ferreti shared two recipes with us that will definitely have your date head over heels. Nothing says "aloha wau ia 'oe" better than food. 🤤
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#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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