Hawaii Paniolo vs. Wyoming Cowboys
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 1081 , Segment 1
Episode: Aloha Rodeo in the Wild West
- Jul 9, 2021 6:00 pm
- 43:01 mins
While we can all easily picture the American cowboy of the Wild West, very few know about the Waimea paniolo, the equally adept Hawaiian cattle wrangler. How cattle made it to Hawaii before they were ever even in Wyoming. And what happened when three paniolo upended a Wyoming rodeo. Guest: David Wolman, co-author of "Aloha Rodeo: Three Hawaiian Cowboys, the World's Greatest Rodeo, and a Hidden History of the American West"