BE ALOHA.

The Be Aloha spotlight series in 2021 shares the stories of our Hawai'i community through the lens of its people as captured by Kenna Reed. Get to know the artisans, community leaders, small business owners, and advocates of Hawai'i as we uncover the aloha they wish to see in the world.

Parents
Multi-passionate Entrepreneurs
Beekeepers

Māmaki, Our Hero Ingredient

Brewed in Hawaiʻi for centuries and revered for its health benefits, māmaki is only found one place in the world, the Hawaiian Islands. All of Shaka Tea's māmaki is sustainably farmed in Hawaiʻi - supporting economic development and restorative agriculture.

Be Aloha: Tolentino 'Ohana

THE ‘BE ALOHA’ SPOTLIGHT SERIES SHARES THE STORIES OF OUR HAWAI'I COMMUNITY THROUGH THE LENS OF ITS PEOPLE AS CAPTURED BY KENNA REED. GET TO KNOW T...

Ma'o Gimlet

Let's talk green. Ma'o is the Hawaiian word for several species of hibiscus, both native and non-native. The flowers from the ma'o plant can be dr...

Be Aloha: Nanci Amaka

THE ‘BE ALOHA’ SPOTLIGHT SERIES SHARES THE STORIES OF OUR HAWAI'I COMMUNITY THROUGH THE LENS OF ITS PEOPLE AS CAPTURED BY KENNA REED. GET TO KNOW ...

Pickled Mango Hibiscus Sake Cooler

In Hawai'i, we eat pickled li hing mangoes chilled as an everyday snack or dessert. But what is li hing you ask?  Li hing mui is salty, dried Chin...

The Keto Prescription Hawaii Dr. Jodi Nishida
American Diabetes Association Shaka Tea

Always ZERO sugar, carbs, calories 🤙🏽
Shaka Tea is both keto approved and diabetic friendly.

KETO APPROVED

Committed to making keto a sustainable lifestyle. Dr. Jodi Nishida has created the “official” keto community in Hawai'i which spans restaurants, events, and even stores. Interested in joining the keto movement, visit
The Keto Prescription
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DIABETIC FRIENDLY

Nearly 1 in 2 American adults has diabetes or prediabetes. Visit diabetes.org to find resources, upcoming events and join the conversation.

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