Ala Wai Flood Mitigation Project Status Update

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 Council

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Design Thinking at Kapolei High School

“Design Thinking” is the process we use to drive Oceanit’s Mind-to-Market approach to problem solving and communications. Design Thinking can be used across an unlimited number of situations and industries. Oceanit’s Ian Kitajima and Abe Toma, together with trusted innovationRead more

STEM Hawaii Conference, Kamehameha Schools Career Fair, and Girls Summit 2018 | Honolulu, HI

The week of April 9th was a busy one for the Oceanit Ohana as colleagues went out into the community to support and promote technology, science, and innovation to students & teachers from all over Hawai'i. Oceanit is a strong advocateRead more
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Oceanit uses AI Chip Innovation to Win Hawaii’s First Annual ‘AGathon’

On January 13th, the ‘Harvest Vision’ team took first place in Hawaii’s first ever agriculture-tech hackathon: AGathon. Oceanit teamed up with Kauai Coffee Company and Kamehameha Schools to develop an innovation that can ‘see’ the ripeness of coffee cherries utilizingRead more

2016 Year in Review: Oceanit’s Community Outreach

Oceanit’s staffers ended 2016 on a strong note with big advancements and a positive outlook.

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Hawaii’s Youth Challenge 2020—Oceanit Innovates with Hawaii’s Youth to Develop Sustainable Solutions

Empowering our younger generation by providing them with the tools and knowledge to reach their full potential is important for the growth of our communities. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has recognized this and developed opportunities forRead more

Oceanit’s Student Interns raise over $1,000 for Aloha United Way

Here at Oceanit, we like to refer to our Design Thinking process as thinking like a child — being creative, low risk for mistakes, and the idea that anything is possible. What we sometimes forget to share is that weRead more

No Limits™ at Oceanit Presenter Bill Burnett Shares Insights on Creative Competency in Education

Creative competency – a set of attitudes, resources, and behaviors that enable individuals to apply their creativity and knowledge to solve a broad range of issues – is critical to creating breakthrough innovations. Thinking creatively, cultivating a supportive environment withRead more

Oceanit Supports Inaugural Student Energy Summit

Scheduled for Saturday, November 7 at the Homer A. Maxey International Trade Resource Center, Blue Planet Foundation’s inaugural Student Energy Summit provides a forum for Hawaii’s middle and high school students to learn about the state’s current and future energy landscape.Read more