The Paniolo Preservation Society Gala Benefit at Pukalani Stables is Saturday, Oct. 26. A fancy albeit country style opportunity to celebrate and show appreciation for our noble paniolo heritage by supporting the continuing mission of PPS and the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables. Will feature beef prepared over a huli huli grill as part of a delicious feast, plus authentic paniolo music, country dancing and a small select auction of special western and paniolo items including a hand tooled saddle by Pete Gorrell sitting on a beautiful handmade koa saddle stand crafted by “Ski” Kwiatkowski. Both are on display at the Parker Ranch Store. Tickets are $150 per person. Tables of 10 available. For information and tickets call 854-8541 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets also at Parker Ranch Store and Kamuela Liquor Store. For information, visit www.paniolopreservation.org.