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Kahua Ranch

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Address: 59-564 Kohala Mountain Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
Phone Number: 808 882 7954
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Private Tour: Big Island Organic Farms & Merriman

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We Love Kahua Ranch

Looking for something different to do during your stay on the Big Island. As a local resident and as an employee of the Kona Reef Resort I can honestly say the Evening at the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Looking for something different to do during your stay on the Big Island. As a local resident and as an employee of the Kona Reef Resort I can honestly say the Evening at the Ranch with Kahua Ranch is a guaranteed great time. They will show you old Hawaii in a way never expected and definitely provide a night to... More 

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Aberdeen, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

These people really show visitors the cowboy side of Aloha! The Kahua Ranch experience was so much fun, the people could not be more hospitable, the food was great and plenty of it. The entertainment was not only enjoyable but educational and important to learn about the controversial struggles of ranching on an Island and the importance to the economy.... More 

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Oceanside, California, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

what a fabulous hootenanny! we had such fun, everything was wonderful; the view, the food(and plenty of it), the hosts were so welcoming, the MC so entertaining and enlightening, the music was great, the sing along and the line dancing was a treat, and the animals were friendly especially the big pig. Who knew that the wild west was alive... More 

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Sun Lakes, Arizona
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13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This tour was truly fun as well as educational....whole family-type evening. We were individually greeted. The drinks never ran short! The food was good, not exceptional. Ranch history, animals, and workings explained. One could even try their hand with a lasso! Music & dancing were included.

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Warrenton, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Great environment. Feels like family. Great food. Just keep going back for more. Would recommend driving yourself to the ranch and arrive at 5:30pm to watch the sunset. Then sit by the fire outside until they extinguish it. Then it is time to go home. Great live entertainment, excellent food including S'Mores. After dinner activities include roping, horseshoes, and seeing... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was our most fun and personable experience on the Big Island. The Kahua Ranch is a family business that shares a working ranch with the public and adds many "down home" fun features to the educational experience. The family and staff are still caring of guests and ensure that glasses are full, questions are answered, big plates are savoured,... More 

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Chicago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My wife and I took the Kahua Ranch tour and were disappointed. We did not think this was worth $130 dollars per person. The bus came to pick us up about 4:30pm from our hotel. The drive was about a two-hour drive to the ranch. The drive getting there was boring (bus was not comfortable) but it was interesting to... More 

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Brentwood, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Visited the Kahua Ranch on our last night of our vacation. It was our second excursion type of activity that we participated in. The first was a disappointing evening on a catamaran dinner cruise, so we were sceptical of this one. We were picked up near the condo we were staying at and rode to the ranch in a tour... More 

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Our tour company, Tom's Christian Tours, enjoyed a night out at the ranch in January. Our trip to the ranch was informative and scenic. Upon arrival, we were welcomed and easily guided to the barn so everyone could have a drink of their choice. We were informed and entertained as we listened to the workings of a ranch in Hawaii.... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We just spent a wonderful evening at Kahua Ranch. We took advantage of the bus from Kona which gave us a chance to enjoy the scenery. Our driver, Tommy, was great and kept us thoroughly entertained while providing us with interesting tidbits about the island. Once we arrived the information about the ranch itself and the cattle industry on Hawaii... More 

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