September 16, 2016 - Travelers today are seeking the next great adventure. With the travel industry numbers continuing to grow, the 2016 Hawai‘i Tourism Conference is highlighting innovators who are changing the face of tourism, marketing, and traveler experiences by leveraging advancements in technology. Located in the Village Square at the Hawai‘i Convention Center, the centerpiece of this year’s conference, Tech Hub will showcase the remarkable innovations Hawai‘i companies have to offer.
August 31, 2016 - Empowering our younger generation by providing them with the tools and knowledge to reach their full potential is important for the growth of our communities. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has recognized this and developed opportunities for youth to participate in the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016.
August 24, 2016 - Sea level rise is accelerating. In the past 20 years it has risen twice the average speed of the preceding 80 years, according to the National Geographic. As we observe rising sea levels each year, we must also face the detrimental impacts this will have on our shorelines.
August 18, 2016 - Air pollution is not only an environmental problem, but also a humanitarian one. According to the World Health Organization, outdoor air pollution kills
3.3 million people per year. To put this into perspective, the United Nations found that AIDS and malaria kills 2.3 million people per year, making outdoor air pollution deadlier than AIDS and malaria combined.
August 11, 2016 - Here at Oceanit, we like to refer to our Design Thinking process as thinking like a child — being creative, low risk for mistakes, and the idea that anything is possible. What we sometimes forget to share is that we also like to have fun.