The countdown is on to Gail Rice’s 2nd Annual St. Paddy’s Day Celebration honoring the Irish tradition in ranching (our Purdy ohana descends from the original “Irish” Jack Purdy, the grandfather of Ikua). The celebration benefits the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables – an evening of family fun and celebration, and for a good […]
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.