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 on Irish Fiddle, Best Dressed Irish Lass and Lad Contest, Irish Dancing Contest – Great Prizes, Irish Stew and Irish Soda Bread, Beer, Wine and Non Alchoholic Beverages, No host bar-donation. $25.00 donation includes entry and dinner. Tickets available at Kamuela Liquor Store and Parker Ranch Store.
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.