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Recovering Gaviota: A Generational Perspective on Oil Pollution and the Environment

Recovering Gaviota: A Generational Perspective on Oil Pollution and the Environment

    Words and Photos, by David Pu’u                                                                                                      “People protect what they love” Jacques Yves Cousteau “How can people protect something which they do not know?” Jean Michel Cousteau, 2013 These words are emblazoned in my consciousness permanently. I saw the related concepts illustrated dramatically within the context of the recent Gaviota oil spill. […]

A Swim in the Park | United States Coast Guard

A Swim in the Park | United States Coast Guard

Words and Photos, by David Pu’u One of the great aspects of this country, and crux of many of our existences, is the freedom to engage in whatever sort of adventure we can conjure up. For those of us interested in water, we develop our skills and if all goes well, we generally make it […]

Understanding Oil Pollution: A Primer on the Santa Barbara Channel

Understanding Oil Pollution: A Primer on the Santa Barbara Channel

By David Pu’u Oil was first discovered in this region and apportioned to be mined as a resource during the Lincoln Administration, but the history of oil in Southern and Central California goes back much farther than that.  Later, in the 1960’s, when the nation’s first offshore mining began in the Santa Barbara Channel, the […]

The Ultimate Arena

The Ultimate Arena

                                                                       Words and Photos by David Pu’u Ali’i Stars glided serenely through the treetops, as the raiding party padded in near silence through the soft, warm stillness of a moonless tropical night.  A singleness of purpose, and steely resolve, did little to quell the nervousness and edgy anticipation each of the warriors held […]

The Thomas Fire | Families and Friends Helping Families and Friends! Rebuilding the Glassman!

The Thomas Fire | Families and Friends Helping Families and Friends! Rebuilding the Glassman!

EDITORIAL NOTE: Many people have suffered devastating losses because of the fire. There is also enormous collateral damage done to small businesses, vendors, and neighborhoods not to mention the near-wholesale disappearance of affordable housing in Ventura, a situation with huge repercussions. It is hard to know how to help. Where does one start? How does […]

The Thomas Fire — Personal Experience by Award Winning Photographer and Author

The Thomas Fire — Personal Experience by Award Winning Photographer and Author

by David Pu’u | All photographs were taken by the author Sometime around Nov 28th I began seeing forecast estimates of a high velocity wind event for Central and So Cal. Taking a cursory look at the Unified Forecast Analysis did not particularly indicate that this would occur. That telltale high pressure which would first be seen just […]

Summer Moments — A Pictorial

Summer Moments — A Pictorial

With the season advancing with sultry nights after sizzling days we can dream of the ocean, the cool wash of our coastal seashores.  Blessed with sandy beaches and one heck of a talented photographer, we invite you to grab an icy lemonade, crank up the air conditioning and dream of those summer moments.  Welcome to […]

The Independence Adventure–Happy Independence Day

The Independence Adventure–Happy Independence Day

By David Pu’u I like the Fourth of July as a holiday a lot. It always reminds me that some were brave enough to sacrifice the relative comforts of home to embark on the adventure of a lifetime and in process change the potential of their lives. They became Independent. It was not without risk, […]

My Father Bore Witness to Pearl Harbor — Perspective 75 years after Fateful Day

My Father Bore Witness to Pearl Harbor —  Perspective 75 years after Fateful Day

By David Pu’u I have some personal history that connects with this day in History. In fact, even my name does. When I was about 7 my parents took us to Hawaii to meet our family there. I recall my Dad walking me out to a small wooden bridge which crossed the creek on the […]

An Amazing Ride through an Artist’s Eye

An Amazing Ride through an Artist’s Eye

Tonight’s #hitchcockmartini shot. Most of my family was born in Dec. So was I. To all my family and friends: may God grant you Wisdom and with it Joy, in that Strength, through it Prosperity, from that Generosity, in that, Peace, this Christmas season. May you all be blessed beyond everything that you hope for! […]

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