Creating safe spaces through fashion. Manakai’s commitment to body positivity.

Creating safe spaces through fashion. Manakai’s commitment to body positivity.

As many of you may already be familiar with, our mission at Manakai is to offer sustainable and ethical swimwear made with you and the planet in mind. With that, we strive at every level to offer the core foundations of our practices to be built upon safe relationships with ourselves, each other and the planet.
February 12, 2021 — Adrian Garthoff
The Swimsuit That Moves With Your Body

The Swimsuit That Moves With Your Body

Meet the She’s Solid Collection—a suit that perfectly hugs your body and gives you the freedom to move. Plus, a sneak peek at our newest collection.
December 15, 2020 — kelley chapman
Manakai Featured in Vogue Magazine

Manakai Featured in Vogue Magazine

Manakai Featured in Vogue Magazine

If you’ve been with us for a while, we know you value the planet, long-lasting quality, comfortable functionality, and female beauty in all its forms—just like we do. Thankfully, the world is beginning to take notice of sustainable fashion and cealebrate along with us. That’s why Manakai is thrilled to be making waves in the recent issue of Vogue UK magazine as a leader in eco-conscious design! 

November 04, 2020 — kelley chapman
Kelley's Journey into the Realm of Sustainable Swimwear

Kelley's Journey into the Realm of Sustainable Swimwear

I want to take a moment and tell a small part of my story.

November 01, 2020 — kelley chapman
Support Sustainable Brands on Hawaii

Support Sustainable Brands on Hawaii

Actress Sanny van Heteren is a eco-warrioress activist and a big fan of Manakai Swimwear. In her recent blog post: Support Sustainable Brands on Hawaii, she mentions several companies that focus on sustainability. Manakai is on the list.
August 01, 2020 — kelley chapman
OGGUSTO: Sustainable Swimwear & Bikini Brands

OGGUSTO: Sustainable Swimwear & Bikini Brands

Just in from Turkey. A beautiful article about Sustainable Swimwear Fashion. Manakai is honored to be on the top of the list. 
August 01, 2020 — kelley chapman
The Ultimate List of Sustainable & Ethical Swimwear

The Ultimate List of Sustainable & Ethical Swimwear

"Founded in 2017, Cohia covers eco-friendly, sustainable, conscious fashion, beauty, lifestyle and culture. Here you can discover and be inspired by contemporary designers, vintage favorites, eco-friendly beauty  as well as the stories and personalities behind brands committed to making a difference." 
July 18, 2020 — kelley chapman
Our Favorite Sustainable Swimwear Brands This Summer

Our Favorite Sustainable Swimwear Brands This Summer

I just love that Rachael Ray featured Manakai Swimwear in their recent story showcasing a variety of sustainable swimwear options. 
July 08, 2020 — kelley chapman
Manakai Essential Oil Blends

Manakai Essential Oil Blends

If you have been following my journey for a while now you already know I have a thing for the natural environment. I love observing flowers and trees and think it is freaking amazing that Earth provides us with everything we need.
May 24, 2020 — kelley chapman
Woman On A Mission: Hawaii's Ultimate Girlboss- HOKU MAGAZINE

Woman On A Mission: Hawaii's Ultimate Girlboss- HOKU MAGAZINE

KELLEY CHAPMAN ON FEMALE EMPOWERMENT, BEING A BUSINESS OWNER, AND CREATING HAWAII’S FIRST ECO-CONSCIOUS SUSTAINABLE SWIMWEAR BRAND.

September 17, 2019 — Brock Munson
30 ECO-FRIENDLY SWIMWEAR BRANDS FOR EARTH LOVING BEACH BUMS AND ADVENTURE JUNKIES

30 ECO-FRIENDLY SWIMWEAR BRANDS FOR EARTH LOVING BEACH BUMS AND ADVENTURE JUNKIES

30 ECO-FRIENDLY SWIMWEAR BRANDS FOR EARTH LOVING BEACH BUMS AND ADVENTURE JUNKIES

May 27, 2019 — kelley chapman
30 Best Sustainable Swimwear Brands For Women

30 Best Sustainable Swimwear Brands For Women

"In a world full of fast-fashion, clothes are mass produced, chemically dyed and thrown away after one season. As a result, it can be hard to be eco-friendly while shopping for swimwear. Worry not, these are 30 companies that pride themselves in making quality swimwear that’s also sustainable." -SURFD

April 29, 2019 — kelley chapman