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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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Oceanit’s Tech Sherpa to join gathering of State & Federal STEM education leaders in Washington, D.C.

Honolulu, Hawaii – Oceanit’s Tech Sherpa, Ian Kitajima was recently invited to attend the first-of-its-kind State-Federal Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Summit hosted by The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on June 25-26, 2018,

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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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IN THE NEWS | Dr. Michael Foley Named to PBN’s 40 Under 40 for 2018

Each year, Pacific Business News honors 40 of Hawaii’s outstanding entrepreneurs and business leaders by naming their 40 Under 40 Awards list. The honorees for 2018 are recognized at PBN’s awards event at the Sheraton Waikiki on June 8th. ThisRead more
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IN THE NEWS | Harvest Vision AI on Geek Beat with Hawaii News Now

Ryan Ozawa and Burt Lum from Hawaii Public Radio's ByteMarks show visited Hawaii News Now to talk about the latest in AI hardware technology. They spoke about Google's AIY camera, Amazon's Deeplens camera, and Oceanit's Harvest Vision AI prototype camera.Read more
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Innovating a Sustainable Future — World Conservation Congress

On September 10, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) concluded the quadrennial World Conservation Congress with 10,000 participants from nearly 200 countries in attendance. The 10‑day Congress was held in Hawai’i, the first state in the United StatesRead more
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Oceanit Displaying Innovative Technologies at Hawai’i Tourism Conference Tech Hub

Travelers today are seeking the next great adventure. With the travel industry numbers continuing to grow, the 2016 Hawai‘i Tourism Conference is highlighting innovators who are changing the face of tourism, marketing, and traveler experiences by leveraging advancements in technology.Read more
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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
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Oceanit’s Engineered Reef Units are Addressing Climate Change Resilience

In an evolving world where coastal sustainability is becoming more critical, artificial reefs (man-made submerged structural environments) are key to creating new habitats; ecosystems; and species diversity for various marine life, including fish, lobster, corals, and other aquatic creatures. TheyRead more
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Oceanit Takes Initiative Towards Going Green

Some may call it a fad, others do it because it is “what everyone else is doing,” but we call it taking initiative. Beginning in 2008, Oceanit Chief Operating Officer, Jan Sullivan, began to pursue more eco-friendly operations. She met

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