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,...