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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, extendingRead more
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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
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Innovating to Restore a Wetland

Kawainui is one of Oahu’s most important wetlands. Years of neglect and abuse have stressed this critical ecosystem. Oceanit has found it a perfect environment for innovative approaches to restoration. While the construction of a flood control levee and alternativeRead more

Going with the Flow: Oceanit Study Aims to Improve Water Quality at Kawai Nui Marsh

Located near Kailua on the windward side of Oahu, Kawai Nui Marsh is the largest fresh water marsh in the Hawaiian Islands. Serving as an important flood control basin, a levee was constructed to enhance its flood storage capacity. WhileRead more

Hawaii State Auditor Releases Oceanit’s Glass Recycling Study

Environmental sustainability is important to Oceanit, which is always considering how to bring science and technology to some of the world’s most pressing sustainability problems — including something as common as “glass.” In 2014, Oceanit was asked by the Hawaii

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