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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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nice family event

It was ok. Easy to drive to if you have a car. Save the $40 of transportation. It was nice to be greeted, but felt like they were doing a job. Great view of the ocean and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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COOS BAY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

It was ok. Easy to drive to if you have a car. Save the $40 of transportation. It was nice to be greeted, but felt like they were doing a job. Great view of the ocean and sunset. Didn't like that we almost missed the sunset due to getting our food. I enjoyed the owner's description of the ranch workings... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately, the sales pitch we got at the hotel did not match what they delivered. It is a working ranch and it is a beautiful property and the sunset was stunning. However, the open bar was beer and wine. Beer that tasted like Bud Lite, not Kona and cheap wine. The dinner was good and plentiful. Very good steaks and... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Our trip to Kahua Ranch was informative and extremely enjoyable! Food was great, Entertainment was a lot of fun. Listening to John inform us about the joys and trials of running a modern ranch in Hawaii was very interesting.

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Roseville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Our second time visiting Kahua Ranch and it was just as enjoyable as the first time. Had a great bus driver from our resort who shared a lot of information about the island and kept us well entertained. So nice not to have to do the return driving in the dark. Food and entertainment were very good. Ranch employees make... More 

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Smithers, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We had a great time at this working cattle ranch for dinner with an open bar (beer/wine) and entertainment Hawaiian-Cowboy style. The buffet dinner included all-you-could-eat steak, chicken, salads, potatoes, and a slab of macnut pie (a treat you MUST try even at about 1000 calories per slice). We had a campfire with a sing-a-long, a chance to view Jupiter... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Went to the Sunset Dinner here. Everone is very welcoming and hospitable. Food yummy and drinks too. Enjoyed branding the wood, watching a demo of lassoing, dancing, singing, their resident pig, and the entertainment. Only problem was my husband's prescription glasses were lost on bus or ranch and not found yet!! All in all, an entertaining experience.

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Pico Rivera, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This was a fun, entertaining and informative dinner. Our guide on the bus was entertaining and gave out information on the ranch. It was a fun time for the family. Dinner was awesome. We saved ourselves from eating beef until our tour and it was so worth it! They had something for everyone.

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Campbell, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We took a shuttle bus from our resort - the Hilton at Waikoloa Village up to the ranch for a birthday dinner for one of our group of six. We all had a great time. The food, service and experience were great. Sadly, I was not feeling well so I could not take full advantage of the drinks and meal.... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Took my 3 year old to dinner at the ranch.. He loved it!! From the bus ride to the great music! All you can eat food was amazing and the staff made you feel like you were home. I recommend this for all ages, great way to spend your time on the island. For those without kids there is an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We took a Gray Lines tour bus to the ranch for an evening of food and drinks, songs, games, and general fun! The history of the area makes the stories better and the entertainment was wonderful.

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Additional Information about Kahua Ranch

Address: Address: 59-564 Kohala Mountain Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
Phone Number: 808 882 7954
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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