August 7, 2017 - Oceanit has been featured on Living 808 "Geeks and Gadgets" to discuss how they are bringing a robotic coding car from Korea to the K-12 public school teachers of Hawai'i. Altino introduces educators to the fundamentals of programming through an engaging hands-on experience, promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in schools.
July 31, 2017 - Oceanit was contracted by the Department of Transportation to determine the cause of a mysterious leak at the Honolulu Airport. This leak is not believed to be associated with sea level rise and has been occurring for probably more than ten years.
Source: "Planning Solution to Airport Leak Will Cost $500 K" by Honolulu Star-Advertiser
July 19, 2017 - Last week, at least twenty teachers from the Castle Kahuku Complex launched the first of two Department of Education accredited (3 credit) coding training classes for public school teachers in the State of Hawai'i. These dedicated teachers are working to bring coding classes into the school curriculum, by first learning the basics of code in the six-day class.
Mahalo nui to our visionary and innovative supporters - Kamehameha Schools, Hawaii State Dept of Labor, Dept of Education, Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation, Castle Foundation, Saeon of Korea, and Omidyar Foundation.
July 4, 2017 - Cyber security has become a prominent issue in 2017. News stories of Russia’s influence over the last presidential election to the hackings of major corporations, like Yahoo and Twitter, have caused corporations to worry about security and privacy, especially with the growing dependency on technological devices. The question remains: how do I protect my company from ransomware attacks?
June 29, 2017 - Oceanit's Chief Operating Officer, Jan Sullivan, spoke at the University of Hawai'i, Institute of Astronomy's 50th Anniversary celebration that took place on June 28. She encouraged leadership and persistence in achieving a vision for the future and in pursuing the common-good as our predecessors did in times past. For a full transcript of her speech, please read below:
On behalf of the BOR of the UH, we congratulate the Institute for Astronomy on 50 years of building what was only a vision – into the world class research institute that exists here today.