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St. James Episcopal Church Celebrates 100 Years at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables on April 20th!

On Saturday, April 20th there will be a luau at the Paniolo Heritage Center marking the 100th Anniversary Celebration of Waimea’s St. James Episcopal Church. For more information and service times, contact the St. James’ Church Office at 885-4923 or visit the website at StJamesHawaii.org. Here’s the Press Release from St. James on their up-coming April event. PRESS RELEASE […]

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The Paniolo Preservation Society Annual Newsletter is Here! Download Your Copy Today!

PPS Newsletter Cover

The 2013 Newsletter has just been sent out to all our members. If you haven’t received a copy, or would like your own free copy, you can download the entire newsletter at this link 2013 Paniolo Preservation Society Newsletter  (The file is 1.8 meg – lots of great pictures!) This year’s newsletter has been totally redesigned […]

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The 2nd Annual Gail Rice St. Paddy’s Day Celebration is coming to the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables on March 16th!

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 […]

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Don’t Miss the Paniolo Breakfast on Feb. 2 (8 to 10 am) at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables!

It’s coming soon! Waimea’s 20th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival and the Paniolo Heritage Center is one of the designated venues. Come early to Pukalani Stables at 8:00am on Feb. 2 for a $10 donation Paniolo Breakfast by the Sonny Miranda ohana. Eggs’n’rice, smoke meat, pancakes’n’coffee and all benefitting Paniolo Preservation Society. Sounds like a big […]

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Coming Soon! The Cherry Blossom Festival at Pukalani Stables, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013!

The Paniolo Preservation Society (PPS) is honored to return to Waimea’s 20th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival on Saturday, Feb 2, 2013. The Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables will be open for visitors starting early at 8:00am for a super-delicious Paniolo Breakfast from 8-10 provided by the Sonny Miranda ohana. A donation of $10.00 is requested […]

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No Waimea MidWeek Market at Pukalani Stables on Wednesday, Dec., 26th, 2012. Back on Jan. 2, 2013!

Just a reminder – there is no Waimea MidWeek Market at Pukalani Stables today, December 26, 2012. Our Market Elves ate too many Christmas cookies yesterday and need a little beach time to relax. The Wednesday MidWeek Market resumes at Pukalani Stables on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013. In addition, Paniolo Preservation Society sends out our […]

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Seasons Greetings and We’ll See You in 2013!

Cowboy Xmas

A big mahalo to all those who attended and helped make our 2012 Paniolo Talk Story series such a success. Paniolo Preservation Society is currently working on next year’s event schedule and will post it here as soon as it’s complete.  In the meantime, please visit the Waimea MidWeek Market every Wednesday from 9:ooam to […]

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Miss Rodeo Hawaii Fundraiser for Macey Loando. Sunday, Oct. 14th, 11am-4pm at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables.

Miss Rodeo Hawaii Macey Loando

Sunday, October 14th, 2012 at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables from 11:00am to 4:00pm – please come out and support Miss Rodeo Hawaii, Macey Loando, at a family fundraiser to help her compete in the Miss Rodeo America Pageant in Las Vegas. The Nobriga ohana will be hosting paniolo games such as roping and […]

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North Hawaii Rotary’s “Oktoberfest” is coming to the Paniolo Heritage Center! Friday Oct. 19th from 5-8pm!

Oktoberfest Pukalani Stables 2012

It’s that time again. Oktoberfest!  Friday, October 19th from 5-8pm at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables. North Hawaii Rotary brings Oktoberfest back to Pukalani Stables with a celebration of German and Bavarian food and beverages, live music, consume contest and the infamous Chicken Dance!  A benefit for Rotary grants and scholarships plus a silent […]

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Over 100 pictures from the 2012 Paniolo Parade posted on our Facebook page!

2012 Waimea Paniolo Parade, Sept. 15, 2012

Click here to see our facebook page with over 100 pictures taken at the September 15, 2012 Waimea Paniolo Parade. There’s no place like Paniolo Country!  https://www.facebook.com/paniolopreservationsociety

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    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.


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