Tag Archives: Hawaii

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

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

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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 Hours for the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables!

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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!

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

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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!

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

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  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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The Duke Rides Again. August 22, 2015 at the PPS Annual Gala Fundraiser

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SAVE THE DATE, PILGRIMS – AUGUST 22, 2015. This year Paniolo Preservation Society’s Annual Gala Fundraiser at Pukalani Stables will honor “The Duke”, John Wayne, and the aloha he had for cowboy culture and the paniolo. Did you know that John Wayne was a guest at Parker Ranch and became friends with many of our […]

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It’s Time Again for our Annual Appeal. Mahalo for your Support!

Ikua Purdy. Parker Ranch paniolo and 1908 Steer Roping Champion at the Cheyenne Wyoming Frontier Days Celebration and Rodeo.

It’s that time of year where we ask everyone to renew their Paniolo Preservation Society memberships, invite new members to join and humbly ask for your donations to keep our mission to preserve, protect and promote the Hawaiʻi’s ranching legacy alive. Your support allows PPS to build its collections, expand the Paniolo Heritage Center, and […]

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Oct. & Nov. 2014 “Paniolo Connections” Exhibit at the Kahilu Theatre, Waimea.

Legendary Paniolo Archie Kaaua, Ikua Purdy and Billy Spencer

From the North Hawaii News…. Making paniolo connections Dr. Billy Bergin prepares a display for the paniolo exhibit at Kahilu Theatre starting in October. (PHOTO BY JAN WIZINOWICH| SPECIAL TO NHN) The Paniolo Preservation Society will move their collection of saddles to Kahilu Theatre for their upcoming exhibit. (PHOTO BY JAN WIZINOWICH| SPECIAL TO NHN) […]

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