• OCEANIC INSTITUTE

    Knowledge of the Sea | Ka `Ike O Ke Kai
  • PROTECTING OUR CORAL REEFS

    OI Scientists developed the world's first captive-bred population of Yellow Tang to provide a sustainable alternative to wild-caught fish for the aquarium trade.
  • BREEDING A BETTER SHRIMP

    OI Scientists developed the world's first disease-free, breeding program for Pacific White Shrimp resulting in a major paradigm shift for the global shrimp farming industry.
  • REVITALIZING HAWAIIAN FISHPONDS

    OI Scientists developed captive-rearing techniques for important Hawaiian food fishes to help revitalize the oldest and most culturally significant form of aquaculture in the U.S.
  • INNOVATIONS IN LIVE FEEDS

    OI is driving industry growth through innovations in live feed production by overcoming technical hurdles associated with commercial scale up.
  • ADVANCING SUSTAINABLE SHRIMP FARMING

    OI has developed advanced shrimp production technologies which address critical environment and disease concerns associated with traditional shrimp farming and provide a sustainable alternative to current farming practices.
  • DEVELOPING FISH CULTURE TECHNOLOGIES

    OI Scientists have pioneered methods for the culture of marine fish in an effort to increase the production of aquatic protein worldwide.
HPU OCEANIC INSTITUTE:

ABOUT US

Oceanic Institute of Hawai'i Pacific University (OI) is a non-profit research and development organization designated to aquaculture, biotechnology, and coastal resource management. Our mission is to develop and transfer environmentally responsible technologies to increase aquatic food production, promoting the sustainable use of ocean resources.

OPPORTUNITIES AT OCEANIC INSTITUTE OF HAWAI'I PACIFIC UNIVERSITY

THE INSTITUTE'S GOALS

PARTNER

Partner in research, technology transfer, and training in areas of aquaculture, food security, marine conservation, and job diversification.

ENHANCE

Enhance OI's scientific reputation and dissemination of information through research publications and effective use of social media.

PARTICIPATE

Participate in workforce development and education using aquaculture as a platform for STEM disciplines.

HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR WORK