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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

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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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 CouncilRead 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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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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IN THE NEWS | Nanite Smart Sensing Cement Wins Award at ICWIM8 in Prague

What if the roads we drive on were sensors for an interconnected, smart city? Nanite™ turns the road itself into the sensor, enabling real-time technologies such as traffic & congestion monitoring, adaptive speed limits based on the real-time flow ofRead more
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AI Directional Drilling: How Machine Learning Can Augment Current Abilities

Until the world is able to rely fully on renewable energies, fossil fuel use (particularly natural gas) will continue to be an important focus of innovation. In particular, Oceanit has been seeing how Machine Learning can augment capabilities to makeRead more
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Using Resilient Sustainable Engineering to RiSE Above the Challenges of Sea Level Change

The critical issues of sea level rise and climate change - and the various symptoms of these shifts - are affecting us worldwide and at home in Hawai’i. While a large eco-centric movement has been gaining momentum for some time,Read more
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IN THE NEWS | Grant Tokumi & Michael Foley talk climate change with HNN

Oceanit engineers Grant Tokumi and Michael Foley recently sat down with Melanie Yamaguchi from Hawaii News Now to discuss climate change in Hawai'i. Both Mike and Grant are part of Oceanit's RiSE (Resilient Sustainable Engineering) team, working on engineering projectsRead more
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Protecting the Kauai Shoreline at Pono Kai

When Hurricane Iniki struck the island of Kauai in 1992, it brought wind gusts topping 230 mph and wave heights of over 20 feet. As a result, the rock seawall fronting Pono Kai Resort was extensively damaged and rebuilt theRead more