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IN THE NEWS | Getting Students into STEM

In the News

Businesses and educational leaders are joining forces on a new program aimed at both stopping Hawaii’s brain drain and getting more kids interested in science and technology industries. Oceanit’s human resources manager, Linda Kawamura, was interviewed for an article in

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PRESS RELEASE | Oceanit Receives U.S. Department of Energy Awards to Support Novel Clean Hydrogen Strategy

In the News, Press Release

Honolulu, HI | 21 June 2021 – Oceanit has been awarded several 2021 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awards to develop novel clean energy technologies that enable sustainable hydrogen fuel use while reducing human climate impacts. Oceanit’s hydrogen programs will

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ASSURE-100 Rapid tests Dexter Poon

IN THE NEWS | Oceanit’s ASSURE-100 in Honolulu Civil Beat

COVID-19, In the News

Oceanit recently spoke with Civil Beat journalist, Eleni Avendaño, about the ongoing trials and development of ASSURE rapid tests. Oceanit’s ASSURE is currently in clinical trials in multiple locations as the rapid tests advance towards submission to the U.S. FDA

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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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Photo credit Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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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Photo credit Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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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