Welina me ke aloha, a very warm welcome indeed to this immodest necessity of the digital age -- my personal website.

As Chief Exectuve Officer of the Space Foundation, I'm called upon to do quite a bit of public speaking, media appearances, and the like.  Whether I'm speaking at a school or a convention, at home or abroad, everyone has a slightly different idea of what kind of information they'd like.  I try to keep this website current as a "one stop shop" for the news media, event planners, speaker coordinators, old friends, colleagues, classmates and acquaintances. I hope you'll find what you're looking for here, and if you don't find what you're looking for, just ask.

Me ka ha'aha'a,


Elliot Holokauahi Pulham




PS -- I'm also on Facebook, and of course at the Space Foundation website.  See you in Cyberspace!




PPS -- I'm also lucky enough to be married to the most wonderful woman in the world.  Here is Cynthia Pulham's web site:





Star Trek Times

10/22/2014 15:16
"The original Star Trek imagined the futuristic fulfillment of John F. Kennedy's inspirational oratory, in which his New Frontier became "the final frontier." The budget surpluses and budding space program of the early 1960s gave rise, in the 23rd century, to the utopian...

Embracing it All!

08/06/2014 10:30
If all you know about the Space Foundation is what you see during the annual Space Symposium, you've certainly seen us at our best -- but you've also only seen the tip of the iceberg.  Looking back at just the past three weeks, I'm in awe of our team -- which continues to "punch above...

U.S. Government Cuts a Downer for Space Industry World Wide

08/06/2014 10:29
One of the more disturbing bits of data in The Space Report 2014 concerns the continued slashing of federal space budgets by the United States. For the first time since the Space Foundation began tracking this data, global government spending on space declined in 2013 –...

Pluto Spacecraft is Rocking our world like a Bat Out of Hell

04/01/2014 20:25
"Like a bat out of Hell I'll be gone when the morning comes Oh when the night is over Like a bat out of Hell I'll be gone, gone, gone." -- Meat Loaf, 1977 When singer Meat Loaf released his album "Bat Out of Hell" in 1977, the concept of speed that he and songwriter Jim...

Rockin' in the Space World

01/31/2014 10:40
I have to admit that there's a soft spot in my heart for NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellites. It was a tad more than 25 years ago that I had the rush of supporting my very first space shuttle launch, and it was a biggie: the launch of space shuttle Discovery on mission...

Getting our Next Generation Priorities Right

01/02/2014 15:53
2014 is likely to be another tumultuous year around the world, and especially here in the United States. At this writing, crippling federal budget uncertainties, which have hung like the sword of Damocles over the nation and our industry, appear to have been addressed with the passage of a...

Another Great Year in Space!

12/02/2013 12:32
If anything has been amplified to a painful level this year, it is the consequence of political dysfunction, and how the failures to govern by Congress, the Administration and both political parties have negatively affected the United States, both at home and abroad. No sector of society...

Fear and Loathing in Washington - The Remix

11/01/2013 11:03
Two years ago, November 2011, I wrote about the creation of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (aka the "Super Committee"), which had been tasked to find deficit reductions in just a few short weeks that had eluded the Congress and the White House for a dozen years. "The...

What's the Buzz?

10/05/2013 16:43
  There were any number of peak moments during this year's 64th International Astronautical Congress in Beijing -- from the sand painting and drum dancers of the opening ceremonies to Chinese opera at the closing dinner. But the most striking moment to me was when Dr. Buzz...

The Power of Partnerships

09/09/2013 20:59
    Sportscasters sometimes refer to an over-achiever, or someone who frequently seems to perform beyond his or her apparent physical limitations, as "punching above his weight class."...
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