There’s much more to Hawai’i’s paniolo heritage than superb horsemanship and cattle and land stewardship. The “tools” of the trade – most notably saddles, bridles and tack as well as rawhide lariats – are not just essential equipment but also treasured, celebrated art forms that enjoy prestige and acclaim, albeit in ranching circles. This year’s Paniolo Artisan […]
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.