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Friday October 27th: North Hawaii Rotary’s Oktoberfest Returns to Pukalani Stables

Sponsored by North Hawai’i Rotary as a fundraiser to support many community projects, it will include onolicious foods, beer, costume contests, a silent auction benefiting Waimea Country School, music, dancing including the famous Chicken Dance, and LOTS of fun. Contact your local North Hawai’i Rotary member for more information on tickets.

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Hawaii Horse Expo 2017 – SOLD OUT – There will be no Farmers Market on Saturday, Sept 9, due to the Expo.

For more information…. Hawaii Island ~ 05.24.17 ~ Horse behavior is as complex as human behavior and can be just as difficult to understand.  One thing we know for certain: one cannot have a healthy, dependable and happy horse if the horse has hoof problems.    National equine experts will present at Hawaii Horse Expo’s Second […]

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SAVE THE DATE! SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 for PANIOLO PRESERVATION SOCIETY’S GALA DINNER AND FUNDRAISER! Every other year, Paniolo Preservation Society holds its Gala Dinner and Fundraiser to continue the mission of PPS to preserve, protect, and promote Hawaii’s proud cowboy heritage and the revitalization of Parker Ranch’s historic Pukalani Stables. This September 23rd our […]

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The Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables is Closed on July 4th in Observance of Independence Day.

The Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. So get on over to Parker Ranch at watch the Rodeo and Horse Races! The tradition of the Parker Ranch July 4th Rodeo and Horse Races stretches all the way back to World War II when […]

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2017 Hours for the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables

The Paniolo Heritage Center at Parker Ranch’s historic Pukalani Stables is open free-of-charge, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. School groups and Tour Companies wishing to visit should contact General Manager, Anthony Roberts, at The Heritage Center is also open during our Farmers Market days at Pukalani Stables, which are Wednesdays […]

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Coming Wed. March 29: Dr. Billy Bergin Book Signing for “The Hawaiian Horse”

Coming Wednesday, March 29 to the Paniolo Heritage Center – a new book by Dr. Billy Bergin, and son, Dr. Brady Bergin – “The Hawaiian Horse.” This book signing will take place in Hale Aina during the weekly Waimea Midweek Farmers Market. About “The Hawaiian Horse.” By exploring all things equine, from prehistoric origins to […]

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Paniolo Heritage Center 2016 Holiday Hours

The Paniolo Heritage Center and Saddle Shop will be open Tuesdays to Thursdays from 9:00am to 2:00pm over the Christmas and New Years holidays. We will be closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day but will be open for our Kamuela Farmers Market on December 24th from 7:00am to Noon. We are normally closed […]

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Friday, Nov. 25, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 – a PPS sponsored event for “Cowboy Kaona,” a new photography book of Hawaii cowboys by Leilani S. Hino.

Don’t miss out! The public is invited to Pukalani Stables on Friday, November 25th, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm for a Paniolo Preservation Society sponsored celebration of “Cowboy Kaona,” a new documentary photography book of Hawaii cowboys by Leilani S. Hino. Paniolo Preservation Society is proud to sponsor a release event for Leilani S. […]

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It’s a Halloween Party at the Kamuela Farmers Market, Saturday, Oct. 29th, 7:00am to Noon.

Celebrate Halloween with us on Saturday, October 29th at the Kamuela Farmers Market at the Historic Pukalani Stables in beautiful Waimea town. There will be costume contests for both the keiki and the adults, trick or treating, and drawings for special giveaways from our vendors. You can even come and take a picture at our […]

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Friday Oct. 21 – It’s North Hawaii Rotary’s Oktoberfest at Pukalani Stables.

If it’s October at Pukalani Stables, then it’s time for North Hawaii Rotary’s Annual Oktoberfest! A great evening of food, fun, beer, and entertainment that benefits local charity donations and scholarships. To get tickets visit  For more information, call Vaughn at 808.895.1490

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