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IN THE NEWS | Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project Updates

Oceanit hosted a virtual community presentation and Q&A forum on July 30th, 2020 to provide an 'Informational Status Update Briefing' on the Ala Wai Canal Flood Mitigation Project. Members of the community dialed into the remote meeting to hear fromRead more

IN THE NEWS | SPARK Day: Scanite Smart Sensing Cement

On Thursday, July 30th, Oceanit hosted an invitation-only, virtual SPARK day event in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Shell Oil Company. SPARK stands for Special Presentation of Advanced Research & Knowledge. These targeted events focus on

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

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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IN THE NEWS | Ian Kitajima is a Hero of Aloha

Tech Sherpa and self-professed Oceanit troublemaker Ian Kitajima was nominated by a member of the community as a Hero of Aloha, a new recognition program championed by Star Advertiser. These Heroes of Aloha are chosen for helping move our Hawaiian

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IN THE NEWS | ASSURE-19 Spit Test Development

Following Oceanit’s participation in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) shark tank, Oceanit was featured on Hawaii News Now and Hawaii Public Radio to talk about our ASSURE COVID-19 test development. ASSURE stands for ‘Accelerated

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Ala Wai Flood Mitigation Project Status and Q&A

Oceanit is continuing to work with the community and City Council Permitted Interaction Group (PIG) to improve safety from a low probability, high impact rain event, mitigate the risk of flooding Waikiki and the Ala Wai Watershed, and preserve the

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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit Selected to Participate in Shark Tank-Style NIH Rapid Response Pitch Day For Novel COVID-19 Tests

Honolulu, HI -  Oceanit Laboratories was notified by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of selection to participate in a Shark Tank–esque Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative; a $1.5 Billion investment program to speed the development of quick, accessible,Read more
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5 Questions with Patrick Sullivan in Honolulu’s Star Advertiser

June 5, 2020: Honolulu’s Star Advertiser newspaper featured an interview with Oceanit Founder and CEO, Patrick Sullivan in conversation with Editor, Vicki Viotti. In the lead-up to the release of Intellectual Anarchy: the Art of Disruptive Innovation, Patrick discussed with

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Oceanit’s Sergey Negrashov Rallies the Community around Alohamask

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals and care facilities around the nation have experienced shortages in personal protective equipment like masks and gloves, and Hawaii is no exception. To help address this critical need, members of the Oceanit

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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