Monthly Archives: May 2011

Video: Art of Hawaiian Saddle Making

Paniolo Preservation Society has always been committed to sharing and promoting the proud heritage of paniolo culture. In the youtube video below, former PPS President Billy Bergin and Alvin Kawamoto discuss the art of Hawaiian saddle making with Big Island Weekly at a PPS Expo held in Waimea in 2009.

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Pukalani Stables

Pukalani Stables is the perfect venue to house the Paniolo Heritage Center. The members and friends of Paniolo Preservation Society welcome the chance to bring this honorable worksite back to its former glory. A cowboy’s work is measured by results. No fancy talk or empty promises, just a get-it-done attitude. Included here are some pictures […]

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Pukalani Cleans House

Paniolo Preservation Society is serious about preserving the heritage of the Hawaiian cowboy. A cornerstone to that heritage is Pukalani Stables, the center of Parker Ranch’s horse program for over 100 years and the new home of the Paniolo Heritage Center. With the cooperation and permission of Parker Ranch, PPS volunteers cleaned out decades of […]

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    To preserve and promote the heritage of the Hawaiian cowboy through the Paniolo Cultural Center at Pukalani Stables. The Paniolo Preservation Society celebrates the Hawaiian ranching industry and the accomplishments of the generations of paniolo that made that industry possible. Our focus is statewide and represents all cowboys from all of the Hawaiian islands. PPS is committed to increasing public awareness of the historical, present-day and future significance of Hawaii's ranching industry and the honored traditions of its paniolo.

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