All Shaka Tea hails organic māmaki as their “hero ingredient.” They source their māmaki, the first ingredient in every tea, from 12 Hawaiʻi-based, independent farmers.
Which Shaka Tea Is For Me?
The adaptogenic “superleaf” of the māmaki plant is endemic to Hawaiʻi, meaning it grows nowhere else in the world. Believed to relieve stress and fatigue as well as balance blood pressure, māmaki has been treasured in Hawaiian culture for its medicinal properties for centuries. Shaka Tea’s all claim organic māmaki as their “hero ingredient.” They source their māmaki, the first ingredient in every tea, from 12 Hawaiʻi-based, independent farmers.
Shaka Sunrise Tea Inspired by the warmth of a Hawaiian sunrise, this blend also contains local hibiscus, lemon and rosehip. Sunrise Tea contains numerous detoxifiers and powerful antioxidants in each cup makes for a great way to start your day .
Shaka Tea's Blue magic is made primarily with māmaki and is blended with butterfly pea and lemongrass for a caffeine-free boost to your day. The blue butterfly pea flower is not only rich in antioxidants and anthocyanin compounds called ternatins which gives the tea its blue color. Squeeze a lemon and watch it change from blue to purple, magic!
Shaka Tea's Sunset - If it’s golden hour, it’s time to put the kettle on. Sunset Tea is a relaxing and soothing blend of the māmaki plant as well as other calming components such as passion flower and rose . They steep together for a sleepy and floral, naturally caffeine-free evening elixir.
Bella Hughes and Harrison Rice are the husband and wife founders of Hawaiʻi Island-based Shaka Tea. Following through with a mission of: “Be the aloha you wish to see in the world,” they are working to restore native ecosystem habitat while also bringing awareness to the cultural significance of māmaki tea and its healing benefits.
Shaka Tea supports restorative agriculture and Hawaiʻi’s economic development. They have given away over 25,000 māmaki seedlings to help small, local farmers begin their journey with this ancient medicinal plant. Supporting the continued cultivation of the māmaki plant also restores the critical habitat of the endangered pollinator butterfly, pulelehua, or the Kamehameha Butterfly.