Raleigh Craighead on Hawaii Five-0

Hawaii Polo Life's cover model-polo player-actor made it to National television for the second time on Hawaii Five-0, the episode aired yesterday on CBS.com

In 2012, the spokesperson for Dawson Media Hawaii was a stuntman on the Popilikia polo special, doubling in the (now infamous) scene where the polo player gets decapitated. This time, Raleigh is playing the best man in a speaking role, spot him at minute 5:30:

http://www.cbs.com/shows/hawaii_five_0/video/  

 

Raleigh as the best man on the A ia la aku episode, aired on 10/18/2013

Raleigh as the best man on the A ia la aku episode, aired on 10/18/2013

Fun fact special...

Raleigh Craighead as a stunt-man on Popilikia episode, 2012. Polo stunts and location coordinated by Dawson Media Hawaii and Hawaii Polo Life.

Raleigh Craighead as a stunt-man on Popilikia episode, 2012. Polo stunts and location coordinated by Dawson Media Hawaii and Hawaii Polo Life.

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. 

Hawaii Girls Team featured on HANA HOU! Magazine

Makaha Team featured by Hawaiian Airlines in-flight magazine, August 2013 Issue.

Noelani Picollo photographed by CJ DeWolf in a spread of Hana Hou! Featuring the Makaha Team- story by Brian Berusch (Hawaii polo Life Publisher)

Noelani Picollo photographed by CJ DeWolf in a spread of Hana Hou! Featuring the Makaha Team- story by Brian Berusch (Hawaii polo Life Publisher)

Lindsay Holmes after playing @ the Hawaii Polo Life Magazine launch on 5/19/13

Lindsay Holmes after playing @ the Hawaii Polo Life Magazine launch on 5/19/13

Sophia Sabin, Noelani Picollo, Lindsay Holmes and Hana Diller at the Hawaii Polo Life exhibition match on 5/19/2013. Thanks to Hana Hou! for highlighting these fierce young ladies!

Sophia Sabin, Noelani Picollo, Lindsay Holmes and Hana Diller at the Hawaii Polo Life exhibition match on 5/19/2013. Thanks to Hana Hou! for highlighting these fierce young ladies!