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NEW MINERAL SUNSCREEN LAW: MAUI & BIG ISLAND, What kind of sunscreen is allowed on Maui and the Big Island?

The short answer: Maui and Big Island are only allowing mineral sunscreens – those that have zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide as the only active ingredient(s). Kōkua Sun Care has you covered with non-nano zinc oxide-based sunscreens fortified with extra antioxidant rich Hawaii-grown botanicals. The long answer: Hawaii’s sunscreen laws have become stricter! Hooray! The first state-wide Hawaii sunscreen law that affects all the Hawaiian Islands went into effect on January 1, 2021, and it bans the sale and distribution of the toxic sunscreen chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate that damage or kill coral reefs. For us ocean-loving advocates emersed in the sunscreen law debate, we all knew that this law, although an important start, was not enough to protectHawaii’s coral...

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It’s HERE! Hawaiian Natural Zinc Sunscreen SPF 30 TINTED

The SPF 30 tinted is finally here!  It was supposed to launch in 2020, but because of the pandemic and related issues, progress came to a screeching halt.  We were left with only lab samples for a while. If we were not planning to be in direct sun with harsh UV conditions and wearing the SPF 50, we would reach for those SPF 30 tinted samples again and again.  It's perfect for daily use and an active lifestyle.   It’s your go-to daily moisturizing sunscreen, and the light tint blends in with any skin tone.  If you wear makeup, it acts as a great foundation. It contains Hawaii grown antioxidants like kukui nut oil, macadamia nut, spirulina, and plumeria extract and...

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Kōkua Sun Care Event and Corporate Gifting

Kōkua Sun Care for your wedding, corporate, sporting, or other special event is a perfect gift or addition to any welcome package.  Your guests will love a unique local Hawaiian gift, one that supports local Hawai’i farms and businesses. Our elegant vintage Hawaii logo with graceful hula girl and iconic Diamond Head and ocean waves in the background embodies the relaxed feeling of the islands and all their natural charms from the mountains to the oceans.  Reef safe sun care is also a useful and eco-friendly gift, ensuring that your guests avoid terrible sunburns without damaging Hawaii’s precious coral reefs.  There’s nothing like a blistering sunburn to take the joy out of a special event.  The scents in our products...

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The Team of Kokua Joins the Benzene Sunscreen Replacement Initiative

Ever since the discovery of benzene in 78 sunscreen products on the market that was made by the independent pharmacy Valisure in the spring of last year, many consumers have been at a loss about which products are safe to use anymore. This is why the Benzene Sunscreen Replacement Initiative was launched – to provide consumers with safe, natural, zinc-based sunscreen if they had been using one of the contaminated products.  The campaign was the idea of the attorneys and legal team of Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. Because they have seen the terrible health consequences of benzene on people’s health first-hand, their compassion began expanding beyond their offices. While anyone can request sunscreen made by the ethical companies the law firm collaborates...

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Hawaii's Premium Luxury Reef Safe Sunscreen Launches a New Video

Produced by the wonderful Oahu based team at Oahu Films, our new promotional video showcases what sets Kokua Sun Care apart as a Hawaiian company aiming to make a difference in our Oceans health.  Our commitment goes deeper than just making sunscreen that is reef safe.  We aim to educate and create an experience for people travelling all over the world that they can feel good about.  Our Broad Spectrum SPF50 lotion has been sold in over 20+ Countries and as our reach grows we ensure that our sales benefit the natural environment of Hawaii. By giving to Oahu based organizations, with our 7 Hawaii Grown Ingredients showcased across our product line and new Hawaii grown Reef Safe Sunscreen products coming...

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