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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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The Future Is Renewables, but HeatX Cleans Up Fossil Fuels Now

Like 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
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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 | International Dredging Review features Oceanit’s RiSE Team

Hawai'i is accutely aware that we must lead the charge on solutions to sea level rise and other environmental concerns, and Oceanit specifically is receiving international attention for our focus on Sustainable and Resilient Engineering. An April 18th publication by International DredgingRead 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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Dr. Mike Foley Discusses Coastal Concerns on ThinkTech Hawaii

Oceanit's coastal engineer, Dr. Mike Foley, was on ThinkTech Hawaii to discuss the complexities of measuring coastlines, and the cutting edge technologies used to address growing environmental issues.  "Every beach has a story to tell," says Dr. Foley, "and we'reRead more
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5 Ways to Protect Coral Reefs

In 2017, the movement towards awareness and change have been brought to the forefront. The world is slowing coming to terms with the fact that everything we do on a day-to-day basis can cause catastrophic harm to the environment, extending

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Oceanit Addresses Air Pollution

Air pollution is not only an environmental problem, but also a humanitarian one. According to the World Health Organization, outdoor air pollution kills 3.3 million people per year. To put this into perspective, the United Nations found that AIDS andRead more