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Waiakea Water makes #414 on the Inc. 5000 list

Every year Annually Inc. Magazine puts out a list called the Inc. 5000, and even more exclusive Inc. 500. They study thousands of the nation’s top leading companies over a three year period to see who has the biggest revenue growth rate. Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water now ranks number 414 on the list, which makes them automatically on the even more exclusive 500 list. To illustrate this bottled water’s success they grew over 1,059 percent in a three year period.

Ryan Emmons, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Waiakea, is incredibly proud of his company’s successes, particularly this one. It has been a dream for Waiakea since day one, the thriving entrepreneur said. They look forward as a company to many more achievements and innovations to come. Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water joins many other well known companies including Microsoft, GoPro, Timberland, Zappos, Under Armour, and Patagonia on the Inc. 500 list. Waiakea will be honored at the 2017 Inc. 5000 Conference in October in California.

At only 22 years of age, Ryan Emmons founded Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water, hailing from the pristine volcano Mauna Loa in Hawaii. Snowmelt and rainfall filters through 14,000 feet of volcanic rock to deliver one of the most delicious and pure water the world has to offer.

Waiakea uses sustainable methods, is eco-friendly, and is socially conscious. On top of that, it is some of the healthiest and purest water in the world. Waiakea is loaded with minerals such as magnesium, calcium, and potassium which are good for your hair, nails, skin, and bones. It is completely alkaline and electrolyte rich. It can help ease symptoms of osteoporosis and fight osteoporosis. It even reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Now that is super healthy!

On the socially conscious aspect of Waiakea, they help keep people in need hydrated where they do not have clean water. Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water partnered with Pump Aid to help get clean drinking water to disadvantaged rural communities in Africa. For every liter of Waiakea sold, they donate 650 ml of clean drinking water to these communities. So far, they have supplied over 1.35 people with water.