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Kahua Ranch

#1 of 47 things to do in Waimea Features Animals
59-564 Kohala Mountain Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-882-4646
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59-564 Kohala Mountain Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-882-4646
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This should be read in the context of things beyond the control of Kahua Ranch. We arrived before the advertised starting time of 6pm. Yes, it is a beautiful setting and we had a good look around. There was an accident on the road from...More

Thank jono13
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was definitely an unexpected "to do" in Hawaii. I had no idea that cattle ranching was such a big deal on the Big Island. Evening starts off with bus pick up at your hotel/resort. Then about a 1 1/2 hour drive to the ranch...More

Thank sjhinson123
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very excited to do something different on the Big Island. This sounded like it fit the bill. The drive from Kona is 2 hours. The views were good. When we got to the ranch the owner greeted us. There was wind, beer and...More

Thank supermom7963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Though we are from Alberta (ranch land in Canada) my wife didn't grow up in Alberta. She was sold on the experience as the sales pitch at our resort was excellent. It didn't disappoint. The food was great, the entertainment was tons of fun for...More

Thank Jason Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great night out starting with bus pick up. Sue is awesome. Food is barbecue style and very good. Fun activities and live music. Loved using the branding stamp.

Thank konacaz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ride to the ranch took a very long time. Longer than they had indicated when we spoke to them. At least we didn't have to drive. It lightly rained the whole time we were there which hampered the experience. There really wasn't much to...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Spending an evening at the Kahua Ranch was definitely a different Hawwaiian experience. Everyone was so friendly and the food was great...steak, bbq chicken, salad, fresh rolls, corn, baked beans, and mashed potatoes, as well as bottomless beverages including beer, wine, juice, soda, and water...More

1  Thank practicalprop
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We had a wonderful time at the ranch. Susan and all the other hosts were wonderful and you can really tell that they enjoy sharing their home and work with all the visitors. The bus ride from Kona was beautiful and our driver Tom did...More

Thank fonarmary
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to try something different from a luau. This was a nice change. You can choose to drive yourself or be transported by bus. I suggest the bus. It's all you can eat and drink. They serve beer and wine. We...More

Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience it's a great environment meet a lot of friendly people and dinner was great! You get to make a brand on a piece of wood and also meet mrs piggly wiggly there pig. Big John is ver friendly and outgoing.

Thank callahanj97
SquireBigIsland, Manager at Kahua Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Aloha & Mahalo for your review. On behalf of myself and our O'Hana we enjoyed hosting you. See you next time! Sue

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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
26 April 2017|
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Response from SquireBigIsland | Property representative |
Yes! you can combine the Evening at Kahua Ranch Sunset Dinner available Wed only with a Wed afternoon ATV ride. Call direct 808 882 4646 to make ATV reservations. Both venues are at the same location. Mahalo!