Hawaii vs. Argentina - Ladies' polo in Azul, Argentina

A Hawaii team is in Argentina for a fun female polo event at La Escondida. These adventurous ladies who played in Hawaii together many times, will play with an Argentine team for an exhibition match on Tuesday, December 3rd.

Margaret Cheng leading the way, organized this great event with Nicolas Butler, they jointly have been promoting polo in Argentina and Hawaii. Siri Masterson and Alyssa Barlow complete the Hawaiian troupe.

Can't wait to hear how much fun they had! 

Margaret Cheng, Nicolas Butler (head of La Escondida Polo), Alyssa Barlow and Siri Masterson

Margaret Cheng, Nicolas Butler (head of La Escondida Polo), Alyssa Barlow and Siri Masterson

Paniolos make it to the New York Times!

Hawaii's polo has deep roots in the Paniolo (Hawaiian Cowboy) culture. Here, is a beautiful article by the New York Times, highlighting their role and place in today's Hawaii lifestyle. 

http://travel.nytimes.com/2013/10/06/travel/in-mauis-upcountry-where-the-paniolo-roam.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 

Maui is at the epicenter of this rich culture filled with daredevils, skilled men from a far away land who beat the big cowboys of the mid-West. More of the fascinating Paniolo history coming on the 2014 issue of Hawaii Polo Life Magazine...don't miss it!

 

Chuckie DeCoite at the Maui Polo Club, 2012 season

Chuckie DeCoite at the Maui Polo Club, 2012 season

Cowboy polo at Hawaii Polo Club, 2013 season. 

Cowboy polo at Hawaii Polo Club, 2013 season.