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.
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.