Ocean comes from a background of Traditional Hawaiian music. He has played with almost every Hawaiian group performing in a showroom or lounge in Waikīkī and around the State for the past 40 years, and has toured extensively with shows and bands. He was also a member of the legendary music group the "Sons of Hawaii" with Hawaiian great Eddie Kamae.
Ocean has a wide vocal range and is a master of many instruments including the guitar, ‘ukulele, steel guitar, upright and electric bass.
Besides his music, Ocean is known for his acting. He appeared in "Princess Kaiulani," "Paradise Broken," "Ho‘omau," and in the Hawaii Five-O television series.
Ocean is also a Captain for the Honolulu Fire Department.