Meet the Waiākea 'Ohana in Hilo

Here in Hilo, our HQ team works tirelessly to sustainably provide Waiākea water to our loyal customers, while also giving back to our community through our award-winning Kōkua Initiative.  Check out what some of them have to say about working with our company!

Carmela Windebank, Bottling Line Attendant

Waiākea holds donation drive at KTA Puainako

"My favorite part about working for Waiākea is knowing the fact that we're making a difference in the world.  Whether it's helping with cleanups around Hilo town or knowing that we donate water to those in need or the fact that I am involved in the process of manufacturing it.  I love the team I work with everyday, we work hard and always know when to have a good laugh."

Joseph Chirico, Supply Chain Manager

Waiākea 'Ohana in Hilo

"My favorite part about working for Waiākea are the people and being able to work and live in Hawai'i.  I love when I see our products in stores and knowing that I helped with that."

Geoli Ng, Director of Kōkua

The Waiākea Kōkua Initiative

"Working for Waiākea fills my cup, rejuvenates me and gives me all those positive vibes everyday.  I'm filled with gratitude to be a part of a company that focuses on giving back to community and making a positive impact for those in need."

Joel Cook, Chief Engineer

Waiākea in the community

"My favorite part about working at Waiākea is knowing that the company values giving back to the local community.  It has been quite some time since I have been able to participate, but I love seeing the reports of the various outreaches that the company takes part in."

Chanel Fontes, Bottling Line Attendant

Waiākea helps keiki throughout Hilo

"What I like about working at Waiākea is that I'm working in a positive and safe environment.  I also like the fact that I get to learn something new everyday while working.  I love how we make a positive impact to our community and the world."

Mahalo to our team for all of their time, energy, and efforts at work and throughout our community!