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Oct. & Nov. 2014 “Paniolo Connections” Exhibit at the Kahilu Theatre, Waimea.

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From the North Hawaii News…. Making paniolo connections Dr. Billy Bergin prepares a display for the paniolo exhibit at Kahilu Theatre starting in October. (PHOTO BY JAN WIZINOWICH| SPECIAL TO NHN) The Paniolo Preservation Society will move their collection of saddles to Kahilu Theatre for their upcoming exhibit. (PHOTO BY JAN WIZINOWICH| SPECIAL TO NHN) […]

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Round Up Club Labor Day Rodeo at Parker Ranch, August 30th & 31st.

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Two days of rodeo actions with proceeds going to the Round-Up Club scholarship fund. Cowboy Up, Come for the Fun and support a good cause. Parker Ranch horse action before the rodeo starts too!  

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The 2014 Hawaii Horse Expo is Coming to Pukalani Stables August 22nd to the 24th.

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HAWAII HORSE EXPO 2014 FEATURES DISTINGUISHED CLINICIANS Equine Medicine Symposium New This Year   Hawaii Island Humane Society’s 7thAnnual Hawaii Horse Expo 2014 runs August 23 through 24 with a special Equine Medicine Symposium slated for August 22. In partnership with the Paniolo Preservation Society, Hawaii Horse Expo returns to the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables in […]

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Shine up those Boots – Honoka’a Western Week in Coming in May!

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS May 9. Deadline to enter Saloon Girl and Cowboys Got Talent Contests. For information, call Jill Mattos, 808-960-5605 or Lorie Farrell, 808-557-2780. May 17-26. Celebrate Honokaa Western Week with Honokaa Business Association. Everyone is invited to dress up western-style and visit Honokaa town merchants, plus join in different paniolo-theme activities every night. […]

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Support Paniolo Preservation Society in our 2014 Annual Appeal. Renew Your Membership or Donate to the Mission!

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Save a Cowboy! Support Paniolo Preservation’s 2014 Annual Appeal! Our most sincere thanks to all who support our continuing mission to promote, protect and preserve the proud paniolo and ranching heritage of Hawaii. Our Annual Appeal for 2014 is going out this week to all our PPS membership. We hope you renew your membership and […]

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The Second Silver Spur Awards Honoring our Senior Stewards is Coming to the Paniolo Heritage Center on January 18th!

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DON’T MISS THIS EVENT ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 18TH AT THE PANIOLO HERITAGE CENTER AT PUKALANI STABLES! The recipients of the Kepa Lifetime Achievement Awards presented by Paniolo Preservation Society are: Willy Andrade, independent rancher of Honokaa, Tommy Kaniho of Ka’alualu Ranch in Ka’u, and four Kona paniolo — Gilbert Loando of Hualalai Ranch, Tony Jose […]

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Holiday Rental Dates Still Available for Pukalani Stables!!!

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Looking for the perfect place to have your Holiday party? Why not try the refurbished Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables?  The women’s restroom has been completely remodeled, there’s a new roof and screens on Hale Aina, and a  sink and hot water in the prep room. We also have a stage that can be […]

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Coming November 16th at the King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel – Induction of the 2013 Paniolo Hall of Fame Inductees.

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The O`ahu Cattlemen’s Association announced in May the following twelve (12) new members of the Paniolo Hall of Fame. These new members will be inducted at the Hawai`i Cattlemen’s Council Annual Convention at the King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel on the Big Island on Saturday, November 16, 2013. The Paniolo Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held at […]

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Biggest Event of the Year! Saturday, Oct. 26th, 2013, the Paniolo Heritage Dinner & Auction!

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The Paniolo Heritage Dinner & Auction is this year’s biggest fundraising event for the Paniolo Preservation Society and is set for Saturday, October 26th.  This is a opportunity for ranchers and community leaders to show their appreciation for our noble paniolo heritage by supporting the continuing mission of Paniolo Preservation Society and the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani […]

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Ka ‘Ike Kupuna Classes, Every Wednesday in October, 4:30-5:45pm

Ka ‘Ike Kupuna Classes will be continuing for the month of October with Uncle Robert “Sonny” Keakealani and daughter, Ku’ulei Keakealani highlighting stories, Hawaiian terms and phrases used by the paniolo reflecting their connection from the mountain to the sea. The classes will be held on Wednesdays,  Oct 2, 16, 23 and 30 noting that the […]

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