Ballad of the Paniolo

I traveled the the rugged slopes of Mauna Kea on Hawaii’s Big Island to learn about the paniolo, cowboys who integrated Hawaiian traditions with European, Hispanic, and Asian influences to form a distinct folk culture.

Letter from Hawaii: Ballad of the Paniolo
On the slopes of Mauna Kea, Hawaii’s cowboys developed a culture all their own
January/February 2016