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Erika Brown from Oceanit's materials team

International Women’s Day 2021

Events, In the News

March 8th is International Women’s Day–a day to commemorate the achievements of women and to acknowledge the work left to do in the fight for equality. IWD’s history stretches back to the labor movements of the early 20th century when

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Ian Kitajima talks Aloha AI and Hawaii State Public Libraries

IN THE NEWS | Artificial Intelligence & the Hawaii State Public Library System

Aloha AI, In the News

Did you know that the Hawaii State Public Library System is the only statewide library system in the entire United States? After Hawaii became a state in 1959, the Hawaii State Legislature pulled together all the county libraries and established

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Looking Back on 2020 at Oceanit

COVID-19, In the News

 Nobody, including Oceanit, expected 2020 to be the chaotic and surreal a year that it was. In our 35 years in business, the Oceanit family has not experienced a local and global situation like this. From the global pandemic to incomplete or absent leadership and government policies, there were many reasons to be pessimistic.

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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit News Update October 20th

Altino, COVID-19, In the News

Oceanit continues to earn local and national media coverage for our work during the ongoing global pandemic; both in direct response to our ASSURE-19 rapid saliva test development and on our efforts to help Hawai’i rebuild stability and sustainability in

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IN THE NEWS | The call for rapid, point-of-need Covid-19 testing

COVID-19, In the News

In an opinion piece for the Civil Beat Ideas Section, State Representatives, Bob McDermott (House District 4: Ewa, Ewa Beach, Ewa Gentry and Iroquois Point) and Gene Ward (Hawaii House Minority Leader) called for CARES Act funds to be applied

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IN THE NEWS | The Aloha Protocol for a safer reopening with ASSURE-19

COVID-19, In the News

As Oceanit moves ahead with in-vitro and in-vivo testing for the ASSURE-19 rapid point-of-need test kits, Hawaii is seeing high, sustained counts for new covid-19 cases each day. Oahu reentered lockdown last week with the U.S Surgeon General, Jerome Adams

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Patrick K Sullivan on KITV Honolulu

IN THE NEWS | ASSURE-19 Clinical Testing with The Queen’s Medical Center

COVID-19, In the News

Oceanit and our partners are continuing to build momentum and garner attention on our COVID-19 testing efforts during this global pandemic. The Honolulu Star Advertiser recently spoke with CEO Patrick Sullivan for the latest updates on Oceanit’s ASSURE-19 development. The

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