As we’ve discovered in this series of 50 facts about the 50th State, Hawaii is unique in so many ways. Today’s fact focuses on yet another iniquity, Hawaii’s cowboy, the paniolo. Per the Bishop Museum, “Paniolo music, dress, and arts are uniquely Hawaiian.” Where else will you find cowboys who play the ukulele and wear leis?
To learn more about the history of the paniolo and how to learn more about them on your Hawaii vacation, see these articles:
Photo from Bishop Museum