Virtual Coding Training with Altino on

September 11, 2020

Oceanit Research Foundation has recently launched a free computer science resource for teachers, students, and parents: With education moving online and going remote for the foreseeable future, the SURF initiative led by our very own Ian Kitajima, launched the

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AI Internship Connects Students with DOT

July 31, 2020

Oceanit’s SURF (Social Utilization of Resources for the Future) Team is spearheading a multi-week internship for Hawaii high school students and recent graduates that aims to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to make Oahu’s roads safer for pedestrians and more resilient

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Work and Play: An Identity of Indiscernibles

June 25, 2020

by Jeffrey Watumull, Ph.D. The ironist Christopher Hitchens once described his morning mental workout: “Every day, the New York Times carries a motto in a box on its front page, ‘All the News That’s Fit to Print,’ it says. I myself check

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Seek Out Chaos, It’s Ripe With Opportunities

June 8, 2020When times are good, we rarely consider changing things.  Chaos creates the conditions for change to occur and impresses the urgency that change is needed. One of Oceanit's core principles is to seek out chaos so that we can createRead more
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PDE3 Learn 2 Code: Altino for Hawaii’s Educational Professionals

February 3, 2020Since 2017, Oceanit has trained 555 teachers from almost 250 schools using the Altino coding system, creating a STEM education snowball effect to reach as many of Hawaii's students as possible and setup a future of computer science understanding. We continue this trendRead more

Training Teachers with Altino Introduces Students to Creative Problem Solving & Uplifts Hawai’i

December 27, 2019Present Frustrations According to a 2016 study conducted by Aloha United Way, 48% of working families in Hawaii can’t afford to live to live in the islands. This is largely due to the high costs of living and low wages—HawaiiRead more
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The Future Is Renewables, but HeatX Cleans Up Fossil Fuels Now

November 14, 2019Like other industry experts, Oceanit knows that sustainable and renewable energy must be the focus of the future. Solar, hydroelectric, wind, and more are the direction that infrastructure must go; yet the process to get to that point is slow--Read more

The Truth About Altino

September 19, 2019It's not all about training coders. Altino is about inspiring the next generation of innovators, problem solvers, and technologists, and about creating a technology workforce in Hawai'i. Research and developments in science often die in a laboratory without practical applications, butRead more

Altino Cohorts: Lifelong Learning and Adjusting Course For The Future

September 13, 2019The flashing lights, cute beeps, and 'fast and furious' speeds (okay, perhaps not the last part) of the Altino robotic cars belies the life-changing power that Computer Science and Coding education can hold today. Oceanit is continuing the goal weRead more
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4 Ways Hydrophobic Nanotechnology Does More Than Just Keeping Milkshake Off Your Shirt

June 5, 2019Chances are that at some point in the past few years you’ve watched one of several viral videos showing hydrophobic coatings in action. These videos depict people dousing themselves with everything from dyed water and mud to ketchup and chocolateRead more