Paniolo Preservation Society News

Kī Hōʻalu

Kī Hōʻalu

When the vaqueros came to Hawaiʻi Island to help control the wild pīpī, they brought their music along.

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Turkey Time!

Turkey Time!

November is here, and for most of us, it’s time to plan a family feast for a grateful gathering. And, whether your table holds laulau or green bean...

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ʻOhana Across the Channel

ʻOhana Across the Channel

The Paniolo Preservation Society, like everyone, has been deeply saddened by the Maui wildfires, and we are sending aloha, prayers, and whatever...

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Nine New Hall of Famers

Nine New Hall of Famers

On November 19, the Paniolo Hall of Fame welcomed nine new inductees in the Class of 2022, two from Moloka‘i, three from Maui and four from Hawai‘i...

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Aunty Anna, First Lady of Waimea

Aunty Anna, First Lady of Waimea

For most of the 20th Century, Anna Lindsey Perry-Fiske reigned as one of Waimea’s most esteemed residents. A remarkable woman with a small stature...

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Kamehameha Schools Song Contest

Kamehameha Schools Song Contest

This year Kamehameha Schools Kapālama celebrated their 103rd annual Song Contest. The theme for this year was Nā Mele Paniolo, a rich and unique...

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Dr. Billy Bergin’s Books

Dr. Billy Bergin’s Books

This spring, our very own author, Dr. Billy Bergin will hold a special booksigning event to re-introduce the public to Loyal to the Land: The Legendary Parker Ranch, 1970-1992, Volume 3, Agents of Change.

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What is Paniolo Music?

What is Paniolo Music?

When you listen to paniolo music, what do you hear? What sets it apart as its own special “brand” of Hawaiian music? You may hear the sliding silver stings of steel guitar, intricate ‘ukulele and slack key plucking and strumming, high-pitched falsetto voices, yodeling, catcalls, even whistling.

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Makahiki

Makahiki

Photo courtesy Maui Magazine November is here and, for some that means the holidays are near! Thanksgiving, a time to feast, is just around the...

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Paniolo Hall of Fame 2022

Paniolo Hall of Fame 2022

We are excited to share with you the new inductees into the Paniolo Hall of Fame! The Paniolo Hall of Fame was created by Oʻahu Cattlemen’s...

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PRRC Lei Papale Contest Results

PRRC Lei Papale Contest Results

"Hanohano Na Lei Paniolo" September 3, 2022 On a cool Waimea morning, forty-two meticulously hand-crafted lei were presented at the Parker Ranch...

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PPS Gala 2022 Auction Items

PPS Gala 2022 Auction Items

The auction is now closed. Mahalo to everyone! The Paniolo Heritage Masquerade Gala and Auction will be held Saturday, October 29th from 5pm to 10pm...

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The Historic 4th of July Rodeo

The Historic 4th of July Rodeo

Photo courtesy Parker Ranch On a gloriously sunny 4th of July in Waimea, the annual Parker Ranch Rodeo took place, in celebration of the Ranch’s...

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Eben Low

Eben Low

Rawhide Ben leading a wild steer at Pohakuloa Mauna KeaEbenezer “Rawhide Ben” Parker Low (Paniolo Hall of Fame Class of 2005) was born in Honolulu,...

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