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Eco-Friendly Hawaii Small Businesses to Support This Holiday Season

It’s that special time of the year again when cities are strung with lights, the first humpback whales of the season arrive, and everyone starts thinking seriously about the gifts they’ll be giving this year. With big businesses dominating holiday sales and Black Friday ads everywhere you look, it’s important to be intentional about what we purchase and the businesses we support this holiday season. From promoting the culture of overconsumption to the insane amount of trash produced, there’s a laundry list of issues that arise during this time of the year (we’ll save that for another article), but we’re here to encourage you to think locally and shop small with a few of our favorite eco-friendly Hawaii small businesses....

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Easy Ways To Live More Sustainably

It is eye-opening (to say the least) when you look around and see how much consumption and waste is taking place. We’re not pointing fingers because we all play a part in this, but it is essential to stop and think “what can I do to live more sustainably?” There are many paths to take when trying to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle, and we’re here to offer simple sustainable living tips so you can reduce your environmental footprint. How can we be more sustainable in our day to day? Sustainable fashion You may not think about this, but the fashion industry is one of the largest polluters. There’s a lot to unpack here and it deserves an article (or...

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Sustainable Swimwear: What is Recycled Nylon?

Kaiona Swimwear is a small Hawaii bikini brand that focuses on slow fashion to create affordable bathing suits with a purpose. Our brand helps fight the world's pollution problem by taking old plastic, and making it into comfy, moveable, sustainable swimwear. We see the importance of making smart, conscious decisions to help our earth, and believe in giving people the opportunity to own clothing made ethically and from a material that is actually making a difference!  What is recycled nylon made of? Understanding what you are buying, and what it’s made of is an important step to becoming more earth-friendly. Most clothing, from shoes to swimsuits, includes some sort of plastic material, which eventually ends up in our oceans or...

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