How A Hawaiian-Based Water Company Stole the Show

Waiakea is widely considered to be one of the most growing enterprises in America. Based on an accurate study, the Hawaiian bottle water company has surpassed several companies and ultimately attained the 414th position on 5000 list of fastest growing entities in America. Waiakea’s rapid growth has put it in an elite group alongside multinational corporations such as Microsoft, Timberland, Under Armour and many more. Done by Inc. Magazine, the ranking is conducted annually by selection is based on revenue generated by leading enterprises over the last three years.

Since 2014, the bottle water company has experienced tremendous growth of 1,059.3% which undeniably puts it in a top tier group. While addressing a congregation of journalists and investors, Waiakea’s CEO, Ryan Emmons, hailed the significant strides made by the company and attributed its success to the highly talented and dedicated staff at its disposal.

How Waiakea Became a Socially Dedicated, Award Winning Brand

Since its inception, Waiakea has strived to operate on the principles of innovation by providing naturally nutritious mineral water to its diverse range of clients. Apart from adopting green practices in terms of sourcing and packaging, the company has gone a step further by implementing corporate social responsibility practices geared at assisting the less fortunate in society access safe and clean drinking water.

On a global scale, Waiakea has gone above and beyond to collaborate with prominent emissions experts such as the CarbonNeutral and Ecometrica firms to reduce the ecological footprints from their businesses to acceptable standards. As the company adopts greener production techniques, plans are in order to adopt biodegradable water bottles before the commencement of 2018.

Waiakea’s Background

Sourced from the Volcanic Waiakea springs in Hawaii, Waiakea water incorporates a natural and healthy flavor with distinct taste from its competitors. Captured rains and snowmelt, the water undergoes filtration through porous lava to promote its natural alkalinity.

Packaging entails the use of high-grade recycled polyethylene which uses less energy to manufacture regular bottles.

Moreover, the manufacturing process significantly reduces by over 90 percent compared to regular bottles while the plastic used is BPA-free.

Mark Hutchinson Offers Insight Into His Company During Radio Interview

Wild Ark founder, Mark Hutchinson was on the For The Wild Radio Program on September 8th, 2016. During the interview, Mark described his experiences that led him to create a conservation and eco-tourism business. He also described some of his past failures and how he moved past them. Below are some highlights of the interview Mark Hutchinson did with For The Wild.

 

The first question posed to Mark Hutchinson was where did he grow up and what were some of his early memories of being in the bush (wilderness). Mr. Hutchinson describes that he grew up in an area that is in between Queensland and New South Wales. He recalls moving around a lot because his father would constantly have to change locations for work. When he was eight, his family finally settled down in the city of Sydney.

 

Mark Hutchinson said that his family would always head out to the countryside and outback whenever they could. They would spend time on farms visiting friends and exploring the outback. Mark says that he grew up with open space, the outback and long dusty railroads all around him. This made him appreciate the beauty of the natural world and how important it is to conserve it for future generations. Learn more: https://ideamensch.com/mark-hutchinson/

 

Next, For The Wild asked Mr. Hutchinson would led him to create his own adventure company out of college. Mr. Hutchinson says that he spent his first year after school working on a sheep ranch in the Northern Territories of Australia. During this time, he says that the idea of traveling the land on a 4 x 4 pickup truck seemed to be one of the coolest things you can do. Learn more: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/good-weekend/save-the-elephants-how-we-turned-a-corner-on-the-ivory-trade-20170516-gw5so2.html

 

Hardened and inspired by his sheep tending work in the Northern Territories of Australia, Mark Hutchinson decided to pursue his dream of creating a wilderness adventure business. Mr. Hutchinson realized he needed some business background to launch his new venture. So, he went on to study at the University of Sydney where he majored in economics. He then launched a personal training company that was small but provided just enough thrills and excitement for his customers. Learn more: https://www.ecotraining.co.za/about/owners