Monthly Archives: February 2012

Gail Rice’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables!

Gail Rice invites the community to her Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party on Saturday, March 17, 2012 starting at 5:00 pm at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables. In honor of paniolo patriarch, Irish Jack Purdy, Gail is graciously hosting this party as a fundraiser for the Paniolo Preservation Society. Live Irish Bagpipers, Tony Sevage […]

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Paniolo Preservation Society is inviting serious horseback riders on a half-day escorted trail ride exploring extraordinary pre-contact sites and features of the Waimea Field System as documented by historian Abraham Fornander in the mid 1800s, renowned Hawa’i historian Marion Kelly in the early 1970s, and more recently, by Ross Cordy in his respected book, “Exalted […]

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Paniolo Preservation Society Honors the Japanese Cowboy on Sat., Feb. 4 during Waimea’s Cherry Blossom Festival.

DISTINGUISHED PANIOLO KEPANI – Among Hawai’i’s paniolo who are legendary for their achievements and contributions are surnames such as Kimura, Horie, Yamaguchi, Kawamoto, Onaka, Kato, Fujii, Yamasaki, Fujitani, Hokama, Nakata, Goto, Hamada, Morifuji and Yoshimatsu.  Pictured here is the late Yoshi Kawamoto, who went on to become Superintendent of the Kohala Division for Parker Ranch, and both […]

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