LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water, the first triple bottom line premium bottled water of its kind, was recognized in 2015 by six prestigious award platforms as a leader in the beverage space for its taste, design and innovation.

“We are extremely proud of our achievements this past year and hope to continue to do the same in 2016 with even more innovations in the pipeline, especially in regards to new social platforms and product launches,” said Ryan Emmons, president and founder of Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water.

Awards won in 2015 include:

  • The National Restaurant Association, Food and Beverage Innovation Award (FABI)
  • Dojour Magazine, Most Elite Bottled Water on the Market
  • Good Morning America (ABC), Most Innovative Food Product
  • World Beverage Innovation Awards, Finalist: Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative or Report and Best Packaged Water
  • Best in Biz, Most Socially Responsible Company in North America (Gold)
  • 10 Best Waters, Best Water Brand

“A big mahalo to our loyal fan-base, who continue to support and encourage us as we’ve made significant strides to create positive industry change, and provide clean water and education to those in need,” said Emmons.

Recently featured in Forbes as being one of the most awarded and fastest growing bottled water companies in the country, Waiakea has also been lauded in Environmental Leader, Organic Authority, and Food Navigator for its purity, wealth of minerals, superior alkalinity, and ethical and eco-initiatives.

For additional information, please visit http://waiakeasprings.com/.




About Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water

Originating as both snowmelt and rain on the Big Island’s Mauna Loa volcano, Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water is filtered through thousands of feet of porous volcanic rock, producing one of the most delicious alkaline and electrolyte-rich natural waters in the world. For every liter bought, Waiakea donates 650 liters of clean water to disadvantaged communities in rural Africa through Pump Aid. In accordance with the Hawaiian practice and notion of “mālama i ka ‘āina”, Waiakea is proud to be certified CarbonNeutral® for its variety of eco-initiatives.

Matt Rindone, Media Representative