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Self Improvement in Social Quaratine

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting the lives of people all around the world. For Hawai’i, this viral outbreak is exposing shortcomings in our reliance on tourism as the main driver of economic wellbeing. While events like the 9/11 attacks andRead more
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From Oceanit’s CEO: A New World – Operating in a Black Swan Event

Dear Oceanit Ohana and our extended community, These are indeed challenging times. We are living in what can only be explained in the context of a Black Swan Event -- a rare and unexpected turn of events – the CoronavirusRead more
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Oceanit Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus

To the Oceanit Ohana, our Partners, and our Community... We recognize that with the constantly changing COVID-19 situation in Hawai’i and around the world, we are facing an unprecedented time in our history—a time that, for many, is filled withRead more
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IN THE NEWS | HANDS, Space Debris, and Scientific Success

It's no secret that cutting edge science is expensive and risky. Often, only brave and innovative companies are willing to take on the uncertainty of developing a technology that may not always have a clear path to profitable, commercial enterprise. This isRead more
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Ala Wai Flood Control Plan – October 19 Community Comments

Oceanit has been working to organize and run community outreach meetings to solicit local engagement on the proposed Ala Wai Canal flood management plans. Oceanit’s Innovation Consulting team was contracted by the “Permitted Interaction Group,” sanctioned under the City Council

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Oceanit at TechForce Hawai’i

Oceanit’s own Tech Sherpa, Ian Kitajima and AI Computer Vision guru, Mark Kimura will be at the TechForce Hawai’i 2019 Conference, hosting STEAM-inspired interactive activities including a Design Thinking and Aloha AI Playground. Presented by the Hawai'i Institute for Public AffairsRead more
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IN THE NEWS | Patrick Sullivan on PBS Hawai’i

Oceanit is proud to have PBS Hawai'i feature Patrick Sullivan's fascinating origin story on their Long Story Short program. Oceanit's Founder and CEO dove deep into his childhood education with Presenter, Leslie Wilcox, to share his personal journey and discussRead more
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Intern Outreach for Hawai’i Schoolchildren

Each year, the Oceanit Summer Interns give back to our local educational community by partnering with Helping Hands Hawai'i to host a school supply drive and fundraiser. In addition to the benefits providing school supplies to children and classrooms, this charitable tradition leadsRead more
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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit Featured in the Dept. of Defense SBIR Success Stories 2019

Oceanit was honored to be included in the 2019 class of SBIR Success Stories for our project, called 'High Accuracy Network Determination System', or HANDS. The project was built as a global surveillance network to track orbiting satellites, debris, andRead more
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IN THE NEWS | An Update from Dr. V on Geek Beat!

From 2008-2012, Hawaiian families tuned in to Hawaii News Now for Dr. V and his morning segment called 'Weird Science with Dr. V'. He is, of course, our very own Dr. Vinod Veedu, head of Oceanit's materials team and DirectorRead more