• Trade West Inc
    ALOHA!
    WELCOME TO THE HOME OF TRADE WEST INC / DBA NANI MAKANA DISTRIBUTORS
  • Aloha Beauty
    ALOHA HAWAII LEI®
    THE ORIGINAL SINCE 1976
  • Forever Florals
    FOREVER FLORALS®
    MADE IN HAWAI‘I BATH AND BODY LINE
  • Aloha Hawaii Lei
    ALOHA BEAUTY®
    PERSONAL CARE MADE IN HAWAI‘I

OUR BRANDS

OUR SERVICES

Our business success has been built on our dedication to providing the highest level of service and support to our customers. We have Sales and Merchandising staff based on O‘ahu, Maui, Kaua‘i, the Big Island of Hawai‘i, as well as on Guam and Saipan. Additionally we have sales staff covering Las Vegas, Nevada, the South Pacific Islands, numerous parts of Japan and Okinawa.

We are proud to include among our customers: ABC Stores, The Sullivan Family of Companies (Food Pantry, Foodland, Coco Cove, Whaler’s General Stores, Kuai Market, Napili Market), Walmart, CVS/Longs, Walgreens, Target, Kmart, Safeway, NEX, AAFES, Duty Free Shoppers, Times Supermarkets, Don Quijote, Lawson’s Polynesian Cultural Center, Dole Plantation, Akatsuka Orchid Garden, Aloha Hula Supply and many, many other fine retailers and wholesalers.

Additionally, we also offer some unique services listed below. If you would like more information, please contact us at info@tradewest.net or toll free at 1-800-745-5534.

Private Label

Product design, development and custom manufacturing of bath and body items. We can create signature fragrances and custom packaging for your custom line.

Merchandising/Distribution

Sales and merchandising services covering all islands in the State of Hawai‘i. Representation in Japan, Guam, Saipan, South Pacific, and Las Vegas, NV.

Importing/Sourcing

Over 40 years of global experience in importing and sourcing of product components, general merchandise or custom items.

ABOUT US

Trade West Inc. dba Nani Makana was founded in 1976 by Thomas and Ellen Matthews. Based in Honolulu, Hawai‘i and in business for over 40 years, the company is a world leading designer, importer, manufacturer and distributor of premium trademarked and copyrighted designs of authentic Hawaiian flower artificial lei and hair accessories, two lines of Made in Hawai‘i personal care/bath and body products, a line of quality sunglasses and accessories, Hawaiian-themed gifts and souvenirs and the exclusive Hawai‘i distributor of a line of single serve wines in a glass.
ABOUT OUR BRANDS

Our Aloha Hawaii Lei® line is our flagship brand and encompasses over 500 exclusive trademarked and copyrighted designs of authentic Hawaiian flora and fauna. Our lei and hair accessories are known throughout the world for their realism and quality of craftsmanship and superior design detail. The brand most preferred by hula halau and Hollywood, our Aloha Hawaii Lei® products have made appearances in movies and major hula performances around the world.

We also develop, manufacture and distribute two lines of Made in Hawai‘i personal bath and body products. Our Forever Florals® and Aloha Beauty® collections include lotions, soaps, lip balm, bath gels, bath crystals, perfumes and colognes that are manufactured daily at our onsite production facility. Our personal care lines are also supplemented by incense, facial masks, and candles, which we import from around the world. Our production capabilities also allow us to produce private label lines of personal care products with the distinction of being made in Hawai‘i.

Our Tropical Shades® Sunglass line showcases an extensive line of top quality Polarized, Sport, Fashion sunglasses with the widest assortment of styles and frames that we refresh frequently to keep up to date with the latest trends and styles. Including a line of Mens and Womens reading glasses, this line boasts over 300 rack locations throughout Hawai‘i, making us the largest distributor in the state. Each affordably priced pair features UV protection with superior lens quality, making them a great price/value necessity for visitors and locals alike.

Our Island Friends® and Nani Stufs® brands feature delightful and exclusively designed Hawaiian themed dolls, stuffed animals and plush gifts for kids of all ages.

Lastly, we are the exclusive Hawai‘i distributor for Copa di Vino, single serve premium wine in a glass. Featuring 7 varietals attractively packaged in single serve “glasses” this line is a hot selling item that appeals to both visitor and local market. In addition to retail sales, we will build our distribution to also service events and on-premise sales.

Lei Girl

CONTACT US

Get in Touch with Us

Please contact with any questions or to inquire about setting up a wholesale account.

CONTACT FORM

CONTACT INFO

501 Sumner Street, Suite 621 Honolulu, HI 96817
UNITED STATES
1-800-SILK LEI (745-5534)
1-808-537-6937
info@tradewest.net