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Kahua Ranch

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59-564 Kohala Mountain Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-882-4646
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Over priced but

Visited the ranch last night for its sunset dinner. Arrived by bus just as the sun set. So much for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John B
Mesa, Arizona
via mobile
Great Family Vacation Spot

My family enjoyed the comfortable accomodations at Kahua Ranch. There was ample space in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Crystal W
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunset dinner” (32 reviews)
“steak” (65 reviews)
“line dancing” (37 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
59-564 Kohala Mountain Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-882-4646
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the ranch last night for its sunset dinner. Arrived by bus just as the sun set. So much for the sunset aspect of dinner at the ranch. Greeted by the owner and staff - nice! Open bar - nice. Food plentiful and reasonably good...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family enjoyed the comfortable accomodations at Kahua Ranch. There was ample space in the guesthouse for the three of us. And you can't beat the morning views and hiking alongside the horses and cows. What a great Hawaiian paniolo country experience.

Thank Crystal W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did this almost by chance, so glad we did. If you are in town on a Wednesday go. We had a great time and the staff and owner make you feel like you are family. The food is really good and all you can...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 3rd visit to the ranch in 10yrs of coming to Hawaii. This time we bought friends with us and they also had a fun night. You have to enjoy Big Johns stories, and Sue is always on hand if you have a...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Kalua Ranch offers a sunset dinner on the ranch. A bus picks you up and delivers you to your hotel. The dinner includes steak and chicken, potatoes and corn, salad and bread, desert and coffee, and wine and beer. This time was not the first...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I think I was there the same night as the negative reviewer below but had a quite different feeling. To my wife and I we thought the whole evening was fun and different from a Luau etc. "Big John" and Sue go out of their...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I have to say that I started the evening in a good mood but it quickly turned into a bad mood and that is what this review is based on. When got there, we took pictures sitting on the horse. Then we walked around and...More

Thank nordbych
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Instead of luau this trip, we selected a BBQ at the Kahua Ranch. This ranch sits at the top of a mountain overlooking the ocean and we observed a beautiful sunset and enjoyed the company of the fun-loving people in our group. The owners kept...More

Thank 358kathleeng
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was not something we would normally choose to do but we had our four year old granddaughter with us and thought it would be fun for her. We wound up enjoying it ourselves and our granddaughter had the best time. The staff at Kahua...More

Thank happy_traveler_25254
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great down home event: open beer & wine bar, great BBQ steak & chicken buffet meal, Western music and dancing, star gazing, and interesting talk about 21st century ranching. Great event at a reasonable price.

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29 September 2017|
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Response from Tracy P | Reviewed this property |
We went to the ranch on a bus. Unfortunately, I do not know the directions.
27 July 2017|
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Response from Randy C | Reviewed this property |
yes there is.
26 April 2017|
Response from SquireBigIsland | Property representative |
Yes 808 882 4646 to book directly w ATV company at Kahua Ranch. You'll need to drive up for the Wed afternoon ride and stay for The Evening at Kahua Ranch Sunset Dinner which is on Wed only. Please call me at 808 882 7954... More