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Time to Flip the Internship Upside Down: Education, Imagination, and Industry

Internships are great in theory—students get to learn from industry professionals, gain real world experience in a controlled environment, and walk away inspired to focus their education and change the world. But in reality, things aren’t quite so rosy. Often,Read more
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IN THE NEWS | Artificial Intelligence & the Hawaii State Public Library System

Did you know that the Hawaii State Public Library System is the only statewide library system in the entire United States? After Hawaii became a state in 1959, the Hawaii State Legislature pulled together all the county libraries and established

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Oceanit launches traffic safety internship with DOT

On Friday, January 29th, Oceanit hosted a livestream kickoff event from Nanakuli for a new AI traffic monitoring internship project. The kickoff was held in partnership with the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HIDOT) and students from Hawaii Technology Academy (HTA).

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STEM Education and the Future of Hawai’i Talk Story

Learn about and discuss with Oceanit’s Ian Kitajima potential opportunities that expose students to world=class professional, artificial intelligence technologies, design thinking innovation processes and hands-on big data analysis/data dashboard development.

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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit News Update October 20th

Oceanit continues to earn local and national media coverage for our work during the ongoing global pandemic; both in direct response to our ASSURE-19 rapid saliva test development and on our efforts to help Hawai’i rebuild stability and sustainability in

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Virtual Coding Training with Altino on Altinocoding.com

Oceanit believes that an innovative mindset starts with two things: education and imagination. Our SURF (Social Utilization of Resources for the Future) initiative began over ten years ago when we first adopted Design Thinking and began hosting DT workshops andRead more
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PDE3 Learn 2 Code: Altino for Hawaii’s Educational Professionals

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

Present 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 Truth About Altino

It'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
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IN THE NEWS | An Update from Dr. V on Geek Beat!

From 2008-2012, Hawaiian families tuned in to Hawaii News Now for Dr. V and his morning segment called 'Weird Science with Dr. V'. He is, of course, our very own Dr. Vinod Veedu, head of Oceanit's materials team and DirectorRead more