We still have a few more weeks to relish in the feels of the summer season, so we’re rounding up some of our Mana Up brands that have just what you need to enjoy these last few weeks of fun under the sun!
Artisanal Beef Crisps
Packaged in a resealable bag, this local favorite with a twist–beef jerky concept, but potato chip mouthfeel–is ideal for packing in your bag as a hiking snack or post-surf treat!
Local Raw Honey
We know you’re thoroughly savoring the tastes of summer, from lychee to mango. However, have you tried these fruits with honey yet? Try drizzling your fruits with this unique floral honey blend locally harvested from Big Island Moonbow Farm–its Eucalyptus blend is a game changer.
Hibiscus Bliss Organic Herbal Tea
The Tea Chest
What’s summer without a refreshing beverage to cool you down? Enter–this tangy and vibrant tea complete with hibiscus, orange, berries that can be served over ice when the weather heats up!
Endless Summer Tanning Oil
Ao Organics Hawaii
Looking to make your tan last all summer long? This shimmery tanning oil from the Honoka‘a-based brand is a must-have. Their oil is sure to enhance your mermaid tan, nourish and heal your skin, plus give you that endless glow in and out of the sun.
Island Aloe Gel
The gel contains pure aloe vera, which is known to be anti-inflammatory and contains antioxidants, enzymes, and vitamins A and C. This cooling agent will soothe your skin after a day under the Hawaiian sun.
Body & Face Mineral Sunscreen
Little Hands Hawaii
Made from locally-sourced, natural ingredients with your skin health and the environment in mind, this sunscreen will keep you protected from the harsh summer rays. Little Hands Hawaii sunscreen is the perfect companion for a long beach day with your‘ohana (family)!
The carry-all you’ve been searching for can now be found courtesy of Kahulale‘a. Wear owner Keahaulani Nielsen’s original and authentic Hawaiian designs on your tote, which is sure to accompany you everywhere from the beach to the farmer’s market.
What is summer without a trendy pair of shades that’s also polarized? Mohala Eyewear has got you covered with its sunglasses in a variety of fun colors and styles, plus its unique design that fitsall women. Every Mohala Eyewear purchase also sends a girl to school for one week through the Room to Read Girls’ Education Program.
Hats (for Men and Women)
For our wahine, lei palm offers various styles of accessories from its straw sun hat to its tan straw fedora. These hats are stylish and more importantly will block out the sun!
Ambassadors with Aloha
Professional Surfer Kekoa Cazimero launched Ambassadors With Aloha with the vision of creating a premium streetwear/surfwear brand out of Hawai'i. His Camo HI Snapback is the perfect men’s hat for hot summer days!
Enclosed in handmade pouches printed with its signature tropical-inspired designs, Meli Wraps offers sets of stainless steel cutlery. This plastic-free set–which includes a fork, spoon, knife, set of chopsticks, straw and a straw cleaner–is great for restaurant takeout, a picnic and other seasonal outings!https://houseofmanaup.com/collections/home-goods-waiwai/products/meli-wraps-travel-eco-pack
Aina Suede Microfiber Towel
Inspired by Hawaiian mo‘olelo, Aloha Modern designs beautiful towels made with absorbent light-weight suede microfiber that's incredibly soft, extremely durable, fast drying, plus sand-resistant! Use this towel after a morning surf session, during a workout, or as a topper for your yoga mat.
We hope we helped you to find some new products to enhance your final summer activities. Cheers to the season of BBQs, beaching and being in the outdoors!
Local value-added products can contribute to a promising future for diversified agriculture. Mana Up brands have foundations rooted in quality Hawaiʻi-grown ingredients and each founder has a strong commitment to the islands that fosters their success.
Haku Collective, founded by Scotty Wilks and Kimié Miner, works to support Hawai'i-based musicians through live events, production, publishing, product, and mentorship opportunities.