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  • n. Plural form of paniolo.


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  • When, a few decades later, those cattle had reproduced and began to be a nuisance, King Kamehameha III recruited some Mexican cowboys, which the locals dubbed "paniolos", to handle the problem.


  • Go to the Big Island of Hawaii to hang out with paniolos on a horseback ride through the open country, a cattle drive, or a long roughrider getaway weekend.

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  • Today, paniolos still work the ranches, many of which welcome guests for daily horseback rides.


  • On the Big Island Thursday, paniolos, or Hawaiian cowboys, will put on a show for the couple at Parker Ranch on the slopes of Mauna Kea volcano.

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  • … Don’t think so, just that the old paniolos were tougher than I am.

    Realclimate on O&B « Climate Audit


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