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.
June 14, 2016 - Some may call it a fad, others do it because it is “what everyone else is doing,” but we call it taking initiative. Beginning in 2008, Oceanit Chief Operating Officer, Jan Sullivan, began to pursue more eco-friendly operations. She met informally with a core group of Oceanit staff members to discuss what could be done in Oceanit’s daily operations to reduce waste and achieve an end goal of a more sustainable company. Among the many endeavors pursued by this group, their most recent is the “paperless initiative.”
May 13, 2016 - A team of scientists and engineers from Oceanit recently demonstrated an innovative infrared sensor system for Naval Air Systems Command. The Meteorological Atmospheric Measurement Bolometer Array (MAMBA) is an all-sky sensor designed to characterize atmospheric transmittance to support tactical and space sensors testing and operations. The test at Naval Air Station Patuxent River successfully completed all technical objectives.