The Art of the Paniolo

The Art of the Paniolo

Visitors to Parker Ranch Center in Waimea are greeted with a series of expansive murals by Hawai’i Island Artist Marcia Ray. Commissioned in the late 1990’s, these works portray ranch life and paniolo culture in a unique and colorful way, backed by Marcia’s dedicated...
E Lei

E Lei

Almost 100 years ago, writer Don Blanding had an idea that he thought was good enough to share with his bosses, editors of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. “So, the bright idea that I presented was, “Why not have a Lei Day?” Let everyone wear a lei and give a lei. Let it...
Aloha, Paniolo

Aloha, Paniolo

When we lose a member of our paniolo ‘ohana, we all feel diminished for a time. Last fall, three of our Paniolo Preservation Society Hall of Famer’s rode out for the last time, and although we are saddened to report the loss of three notable men, we are grateful to be...

You’re Invited to Our Non-Gala

Your Kōkua is Needed! In the past, we’ve held an annual gala for our fundraising efforts. This year, it’s just not possible, but we still need your help to keep Paniolo Preservation Society alive and moving forward. This year, we’re going to have a...