• 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

In addition to continued innovation of our product designs and offerings and the strength of our Made in Hawai‘i product lines, our business success has been built on a high level of strong and consistent service and relationships with our retail customers. We have sales and merchandising staff on O‘ahu, Maui, the Big Island, Kaua‘i, Guam, Saipan, as well as coverage of the South Pacific Islands, Las Vegas Japan and Okinawa.

Our product lines are sold in every top retailer throughout the state, as well as around the world.

Key customers include: Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, Target, Kmart, Safeway, NEX, AAFES, ABC Stores, Sulllivan Family of Stores (Food Pantry, Foodland, Whaler’s General Stores, Lamonts), Duty Free Shoppers, Times Supermarkets, Don Quijote, Lawsons, Polynesian Cultural Center, Dole Plantation.

Private Label

Product design, development and manufacturing of bath and body lines. as well as custom plush toys. We have a bath and body production facility onsite at our Hawai‘i location.

Merchandising/Distribution

Experienced sales and merchandising team covering the State of Hawai‘i, Guam, Saipan, Las Vegas NV.

Importing/Sourcing

Over 40 years of importing and sourcing experience throughout the world.

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