Pau Riders: Festivals of Aloha in Hawaii

October 9th, 2013|

You can spot them from a distance. Their strong necks draped in floral leis; their bodies covered in brightly colored Hawaiian silk fabric. These high stepping parade horses carry pa’u riders. These Hawaiian royalty, with a historic past, make their presence known in today’s rebirth of the island of Lana’i.

Festivals of Aloha
It has been two […]

Lanai Horseback Riding in Hawaii

October 2nd, 2013|

Hawaii, the land of Paniolos or Hawaiian cowboys. There is nothing like a horseback riding vacation on the Hawaiian islands; scenic vistas, the salty sea breeze, good horses and miles of riding trails. I’ve been fortunate to go horseback riding on several Hawaiian islands; the Big Island, Hana, Kauai, Maui and Oahu. This was my […]

Horseback Riding Vacation on Lanai, Hawaii

September 21st, 2011|

“We planned our entire vacation around coming here for horseback riding.” That’s what the mother of a seven year old girl told me as we prepared to hit the riding trail at the Koele Stables. This family of four had flown from California to ride Lanai’s trails.

Lanai horseback riding vacation

While this Californian family had been […]