HILO, Hawaii— This month, Waiakea Water is launching 1.5L bottles of its award-winning Hawaiian volcanic water in over 650 Wawa store locations and more than 180 Giant retailers across the country (MSRP $2.69-$3.19). Both Wawa and Giant already carry 500ml and 1L product lines that have been high performers in the category. “We are thrilled to welcome the new 1.5L bottle to our Waiakea product line,” said Waiakea CEO and founder, Ryan Emmons. “Our consumers asked for a larger bottle, and we listened. The 1.5L offers the same delicious hydration coupled with the unique sustainability platform Waiakea is known for, but at a better value, for our loyal Waiakea fanbase and new customers to enjoy.” Like the other Waiakea bottles, the 1.5L bottle is made entirely from other post-recycled or upcycled bottles (RPET) and certified CarbonNeutral for this and other initiatives, including its sustainable sourcing, its shipping with low-emissions vehicles and its regional reforestation projects. For every liter purchased, Waiakea also donates a week’s supply of clean water to those in need. Waiakea originates in Hawaii through both snowmelt and rain on the pristine peak of the active Mauna ...