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HAWAII HORSE EXPO, August 6th and 7th, at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables!

HAWAII HORSE EXPO 2016 Equine Behavior is the focus at this year’s 2016 HAWAII HORSE EXPO. FOR MORE INFORMATION www.HawaiiHorseExpo.com  or call 808.887.2301 Horse Behavior is as complex as human behavior and can be just as difficult to understand.   “Why does my horse do that?”  We want to understand our horse’s behavior, just as we […]

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2016 Summer Hours at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables!

Our 2016 summer hours at the Paniolo Heritage Center and Saddle Shop* at Pukalani Stables are: Tuesdays through Fridays: 9:00am – 2:00pm The Museum is open during farmers market hours on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Every Wednesday, it’s the Waimea Midweek Farmers Market from 9:00am to 3:00pm. On Saturdays, it’s the Kamuela Farmers Market from 7:00am […]

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Kamuela Farmers Market ‘Spring Planting Festival’, Saturday, March 19 at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables!

SPRING TIME PLANTING ON THE ISLANDS The Big Island Community is invited to celebrate the arrival of Spring, scheduled in the Northern Hemisphere on Saturday, March 19th, 2016. From 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Kamuela Farmers Market at Historic Pukalani Stables will be honoring the 1st Day of Spring with a Spring Planting Celebration on […]

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2016 Hours for the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables!

With the addition of our full-time General Manager, Anthony Roberts, and Saddle Shop Resident Master Craftsman, Uncle Pete Gorrell, Paniolo Preservation Society is happy to announce our new Heritage Center hours. The Paniolo Heritage Center and Saddle Shop is open free to the public: 9:30 am to 2:30 pm Tuesdays through Fridays. On Wednesdays we […]

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Feb. 6, 7am-2PM. Come celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables!

Come join us for the biggest celebration in Waimea – the annual Cherry Blossom Festival! Kamuela Farmers Market will be open from 7:00am to 2:00pm and we’ll be selling our PPS Logowear in the Heritage Center during market hours. Great food, live entertainment and a silent auction benefitting the Waimea Elementary and Middle School and […]

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Vendors wanted for Wednesday and Saturday Farmers Markets at Pukalani Stables!

The Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables is always looking for authentic local vendors for our Wednesday and Saturday farmers markets. Preference is for agricultural vendors but not exclusive. No “Costco” or “Made in China” vendors. We are looking for local people making handcrafted items be they crafts, goodies or produce. #buylocal   The WEDNESDAY […]

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PPS Welcomes the Kamuela Farmers Market to Pukalani Stables! Every Saturday from 7am to Noon.

Saturday, December 5th marks the grand opening of the Kamuela Farmers Market at historic Pukalani Stables. Paniolo Preservation Society is excited to welcome this new community venture to Pukalani Stables as we bring more local produce, gifts and goodies to Waimea’s traditional gathering place. ‪#‎buylocal‬ This is an early bird market and will run every Saturday […]

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Book Your Holiday Event Now at Pukalani Stables!

The Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables is the perfect venue for your Holiday Event. Plenty of prime dates are still available so book today!  Come celebrate glad tidings and your Paniolo Pride at one of Hawaii’s most famous and historical ranching centers – there’s nothing like it! For more information and event reservations: Phone: […]

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COMING SOON to Pukalani Stables – North Hawaii Rotary’s OKTOBERFEST!

  OCTOBERFEST, FRIDAY OCTOBER 16TH FROM 5PM TP 9PM. $50 in advance. $60 after the 14th or at the gate. For Advance Tickets or Questions call Vaughn at 808.895.1490. See you there for the Chicken Dance!

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2015 Hawaii Horse Expo presents the 2015 Equine Wellness Symposium (Sept. 11-13) and the Paniolo Hoe Down, Sept 13th.

  PANIOLO HOE DOWN CELEBRATES HERITAGE AT EQUINE WELLNESS SYMPOSIUM (Waimea, Hawaii – August 18, 2015) Hawaii Horse Expo presents its first Equine Wellness Symposium September 11 – 13, 2015 at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows.   Following two days of informative symposium workshops with national and local experts presenting topics centered on horse […]

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