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
Q & A with Maui's Photographer Cadencia

Q & A with Maui's Photographer Cadencia

I had the pleasure of hiring and working alongside one of my favorite local Maui photographers here on island. Her name is Cadencia. She wrote a blog after we sat down and had a deeper conversation about my journey and a look into what makes Manakai special.
March 08, 2019 — kelley chapman
Save Your Swimwear, Save the Planet

Save Your Swimwear, Save the Planet

Manakai Swimwear is once again right up there with the top brands including Kelly Slater's Outerknown, and Vitamin A.  Mahalo to Greta Schledorn for the sustainable swimwear feature on multiple Addy award-winning Whalebone's online version of their magazine.
October 24, 2018 — Anna Lieding
Manakai Swimwear Featured in Fabsta online ethical magazine

Fabsta's Ethical Swimwear Brand Roundup

Justice McNeil brings you a roundup of top ethical brands placing Manakai Swimwear next to other large companies that have been operating for nearly two decades.  It is such an honor to be recognized and placed next to companies such as Vitamin A and ethical brand retailer Azura Bay.  

October 24, 2018 — Anna Lieding
Fabsta online magazine features Manakai Swimwear

Start Swimming

In Fabsta's article "3 Reasons Everyone Should Start Swimming ASAP" you will find that swimming is a multi-functional workout.  Not only does it burn calories, work your entire body, and improve sleep, but if you visit us in Maui you can swim all year long in your Manakai.  Read Hannah Cunningham's full article for all the deets.
October 24, 2018 — Anna Lieding
Hawaii Business Review Manakai Swimwear Spotlight

Featured in Hawaii Business Review

With so much global recognition, it is always great to share a local feature, this one coming from Hawaii Business Review.  HBR supports local Hawaii businesses by shining llght on who they are and what they do garnering exposure for noteworthy companies around the islands.  
October 24, 2018 — Anna Lieding
Rust and Fray online ethical feature Manakai Swimwear

Sustainably Chic: Surf, Sand, and Sustainability

Rust and Fray has paired Manakai Swimwear's Lipoa top and Lotus bottom with other sustainable and ethical brands to create a "Sustainably Chic" series of looks that compliment each other anywhere around the world.
October 24, 2018 — Anna Lieding
Greener Girl Online Ethical Blog Features Manakai Swimwear

25+ Ethical Swimwear Brands

Marissa B. of Greener Girl has compiled a list of brands working toward a better future by using sustainable materials and ethically manufacturing their apparel.  And what do you know, Manakai Swimwear is at the top of that list!  And for all the men out there, she has included a few brands featuring sustainable and ethical surf shorts.

October 24, 2018 — Anna Lieding
5 Swimwear Brands Going Seriously Sustainable

5 Swimwear Brands Going Seriously Sustainable

Adventure Sports Network is the gateway to the adventure sports and outdoor lifestyles. They share the stories of fellow outdoor and action sports enthusiasts, as well as the encounters that happen along the ride. We perked right up when we were notified that we were on the top of their list in a recent blog about sustainable swimwear written by water woman Rebecca Parsons.
September 04, 2018 — kelley chapman
martha stewart blog features manakai swimwear

Martha Stewart's Change the Day features Manakai Swimwear

Martha Stewart has created a new campaign dubbed Change the Day because "small efforts can have big results." She shares simple ways to have a positive impact on your health, your home, and the world.  Martha provides inspiring showcases featuring Change Makers and companies that are making a difference in the way we live.  
August 17, 2018 — Anna Lieding
7 Brands She is Loving This Summer

7 Brands She is Loving This Summer

Alden Wicker is the editor is chief of EcoCult, a blog space that shares several topics ranging from sustainable travel, fashion, beauty and food to name a few. Over the years we have read articles and marveled at her journey while traveling the globe with her DJing husband. When we received the news that Manakai made the list of "7 Brands She is Loving This Summer"  we could not help but grin ear to ear.
August 09, 2018 — kelley chapman
Manakai Swimwear's Top Picks: Sustainable Lifestyle Bloggers

Manakai Swimwear's Top Picks: Sustainable Lifestyle Bloggers

Leading a sustainable lifestyle that puts the health of our planet in the number one spot seems like it should be easy, but with societal norms being centered around cheap, convenient, and accessible, the struggle is real. Sometimes a little inspiration from amazing eco-warrioresses around the world is needed to help start a new eco-habit or to reinforce the fact that even the smallest changes can make a lasting impact.
May 30, 2018 — Anna Lieding