Waiakea Water is special beyond its embodiment of Hawaiian culture. This volcanic water company started in 2012 and have been making a name for themselves in the industry as one of the most innovative and environmentally-conscious companies in the game. “Wai akea,” meaning broad waters, is the perfect way to incorporate Hawaiian culture on the companies surface. On top of its unique name, Waiakea Water is going to fully switch to the world’s first fully degradable water bottle in 2018. Making them one step ahead of other companies. The reason behind why the water is called “volcanic water” is because of its filtering process. Waiakea Volcanic Water is filtered by running through 14k feet of porous volcanic rock of the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii on the big island of Hawaii.
If all of these three things combined aren’t enough to convince you, let’s talk the benefits of drinking volcanic water. Waiakea Water is enriched with tons of natural electrolytes and minerals that are crucial for your body’s health. It has a natural alkaline level of 8.8 pH; this means that this volcanic water instantly reverses pepsin–acid reflux. The consumption of volcanic water may even have therapeutic benefits for those who struggle with acid reflux.
Waiakea Water are not only environmentally conscious and the first of its kind, but also hold numerous ethical, sustainable, and charitable attributes. For each liter Waiakea sells they donate 1 weeks worth of water to those in need. Their mission is to sustainably provide naturally healthy volcanic water while promoting and participating in clean water distribution for people all throughout the world; making it as accessible as possible.
Waiakea Water has won six awards for their creation of ethical and sustainable water bottles. They’ve been featured in over 10 different magazines, TV shows, and competitions. Waiakea is the most award-winning bottled water and beverage in the US. Waiakea works with over 14 distributors to bring its volcanic water to: Whole Foods, Wawa, Gold’s Gyms, Albertsons, and hundreds of other retail, foodservice, and fitness locations in over 30 states.