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Coming Wed. March 29: Dr. Billy Bergin Book Signing for “The Hawaiian Horse”

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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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2016 Hours for the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables!

Ikua Purdy

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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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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