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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!


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!


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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The 35th Annual Paniolo Parade in Waimea, Sept. 21, 2013 10-11am.

Waimea's Paniolo Parade

Come see this very special event in up country Waimea this Saturday. The PANIOLO PARADE is September 21, 2013 from 10:00am – 11:00am in Waimea. The Paniolo Parade starts at 10 a.m. from Church Row to Waimea Park, with horses, paniolo (cowboys), music, and festive entries to celebrate North Hawaii’s paniolo and ranching traditions. The […]

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Hawaii Horse Expo 2013 coming August 10th and 11th at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukulani Stables!

Hawaii Horse Expo Coming Soon! HAWAII HORSE EXPO 2013 RARING TO GO Dates Set For Equine Excellence and Learning Hawaii Island ~ 01.10.13 ~ Hawaii Island Humane Society’s 6th Annual Hawaii Horse Expo will be held Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, 2013 on Hawaii, the Big Island. Proceeds from the annual event benefit […]

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New Feature! Meet the Vendors at the Waimea MidWeek Market at Pukalani Stables: Kawaihae Card & Botticelli Farms

If you haven’t been to the Waimea Midweek Market at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables, then you’re missing out on some great local produce, plate lunches, snacks, crafts and goodies. The market is held every Wednesday from 9am to 4pm and is getting bigger and better every week. Not only does the market support […]

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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 Here’s the Press Release from St. James on their up-coming April event. PRESS RELEASE […]

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