Organizers of the 2012 Makawao Paniolo Parade announced the winners of various competitive parade categories. They are:
* Best Mounted Rider, Miss Rodeo Hawaii Macey Loando.
* Best Mounted Group, Ohana Ranch of Maui.
Wendy Lopes (left) and Kathleen Birmingham ride with the Maui Pa‘u Riders in Saturday’s 47th annual Makawao Paniolo Parade.
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo
* Best Mounted Keiki, Aloha Cowboy.
* Most Unusual Entry, Valley Isle Kennel Club.
* Best Musical Entry, Isle of Maui Pipe Band.
* Best Costume Mounted, Maui Pa'u Riders.
* Best Float Entry, Antique Caterpillar Machinery Owners Club.
* Best Representation of Theme, Halau Keala Kahinano O Puna.
"E Ho'omau Na Paniolo," or "Perpetuate the Paniolo Lifestyle," was the theme of Saturday's parade.