Mahea Gambill + Kelly Pila

Friends from Hilo High School who share a mutual love for design, ocean-centric lifestyles, and a passion for earth-friendly products. They have teamed up to create Coconut Avenue- an eco-friendly Hawaiian swimsuit brand. Their genuine passion for mindful production drives them to inspire likeminded individuals and serves as the foundation of their business model. They are committed to a sustainable future in the fashion industry and supporting Non-profits that protect Hawai'i's coastal environments.

Both young ladies began their college careers focused on Fashion Design and Merchandising. Eventually, Mahealani graduated from FIDM in Los Angeles with a degree in Graphic Design. While Kelly obtained her degree in Communications from UH Manoa on O’ahu. Together, they are determined to make a splash in the eco-fashion industry.