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.
August 9, 2016 - In an evolving world where coastal sustainability is becoming more critical, artificial reefs (man-made submerged structural environments) are key to creating new habitats; ecosystems; and species diversity for various marine life, including fish, lobster, corals, and other aquatic creatures. They are also an important tool used by fisheries managers to support and enrich areas for fishing and recreation.
July 27, 2016 - After 20 years of erosion and 4 years of planning, the Moanakai seawall required reconstruction after gaping sinkholes and areas of damage along the structure became a safety issue for the public. Many local families and visitors alike frequent this area of the coast, also known as “Fuji Beach,” as it is protected by surrounding reef. Community members cherish this seaside spot as an area to play with their keiki (children) and fish from the water’s edge, and hoped to see a safer wall to guard the public from oncoming traffic on Moanakai Road.
July 15, 2016 - Awarded to outstanding young professionals who not only excel in business, but also support the community, Pacific Business News’ Forty Under 40 event recognizes emerging leadership in Hawai‘i. Oceanit is proud to announce that Maui site manager, Tiare Martin, was selected as a member of the Forty Under 40 2016 class for her outstanding achievements.