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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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Hanohano o Waimea Oct. 12, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.

Paniolo Preservation Society is honored to sponsor an evening of beautiful mele sung and shared by Waimea ohana. “Hanohano o Waimea” will take place Wednesday, October 12, 2016, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables. This special event is free and open to the public. The evening will […]

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The Paniolo Artisan Showcase is coming to Kahilu Town Hall on Friday, September 16th and Saturday, September 17th, 2016.

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 […]

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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  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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