What is a Paniolo?

What is a Paniolo?

The official definition of the Hawaiian word Paniolo is “a person who herds cattle; cowboy.” At Paniolo Preservation Society, the word Paniolo is so steeped in Hawaiian ranching history, so much a part of who we are, that it is actually a bit daunting to attempt to...
Paniolo: Hawai’i’s Cowboys

Paniolo: Hawai’i’s Cowboys

AFTER DARK IN THE PARK – WITH DR. BILLY BERGIN Our very own Dr. Billy Bergin – resident Paniolo expert, author and Paniolo Preservation Society board member, will be speaking at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in the Kilauea Visitor Center. Join us on August 6th,...
Paniolo Heritage Center Hours for 2019

Paniolo Heritage Center Hours for 2019

The Paniolo Heritage Center is open Tuesday to Saturdays from 9 am to 2 pm and during farmer market hours on Wednesdays (9 am to 3 pm) and Saturdays (7:30 am to 1:00 pm). Our little cowboy museum is provided free to the public and courtesy of the Paniolo Preservation...