Waimea’s HISTORICAL COWBOY ROOTS inspire a rustic kind of charm, resulting in a Western-Hawaiian version of Aspen and Sonoma chic. Nestled among some of the island’s most beautiful homes and neighborhoods you’ll fi nd ART GALLERIES, BOUTIQUES, wonderful little CAFÉS and COLLECTIONS inspired by the rough and rugged Hawaiian cowboy, known locally as PANIOLO. PARKER RANCH CENTER, in the heart of Waimea, off ers a mix of inviting specialty shops, restaurants and activities. Visit Parker Ranch Historic Homes to take a self-guided tour or sit at the cozy Fireside Food Court and count your blessings. Waimea (also known as Kamuela) is the perfect town for a diff erent taste of island life.