Makai Ocean Engineering was founded in 1973 as a diversified ocean engineering company focused on providing design engineering and development services to a broad range of clientele both foreign and domestic. Practice areas include engineering for ocean based renewable energy (OTEC and SWAC), large underwater pipelines, software for planning, simulation, installation and recovery of submarine cables and arrays, and software for visualizing scientific 4D/5D data. Makai Ocean Engineering takes pride in its extensive record of success in achieving innovative solutions to difficult problems for its partners and clients and continues to serve leading industrial and commercial firms as well as federal, state and local governments worldwide.
Makai has maintained the highest caliber of quality engineering services because of an uncompromising selection of talented engineers in various disciplines. The vast majority of Makai employees hold advanced degrees in engineering, and the physical and computer sciences.