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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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Wonderful Hospitality and Breathtaking Setting

My friend and visited the Big Island last Oct and was went to our resorts meet and greet. Kahua Ranch gave a presentation for their dinner package. She was so warm and charming... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My friend and visited the Big Island last Oct and was went to our resorts meet and greet. Kahua Ranch gave a presentation for their dinner package. She was so warm and charming we signed up. We decided to also take advantage of the bus service, since the road was unfamiliar to us and as it turned out narrow and... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We were picked up from our Timeshare, and the drive was about 1hr. (due to traffic). We enjoyed the information given about the area, and the views were awesome. The Ranch is an actual 'Working' ranch, and the owners greet you when you arrive...which is so nice. They talk about what they do, and how they work their family ranch.... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

So glad we came to this evening & dinner. We came with our friends who we were travelling with and we all agreed it was a highlight of our big island adventures. We travelled there by bus which is the way to go. Tommy our driver was a wealth of knowledge on the area & the ranch itself & very... More 

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Mount Gilead, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The 1 1/2 hour ride from Kona aboard a large coach was well worth the time. The all-you-can-eat dinner was delicious. The musical entertainment was top notch. The explanation of how the ranch is operated was educational, and the 350 pound wild pig who crashed the party was memorable. There as some nice videos on youtube that do a fine... More 

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jessejean
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146 reviews 146 reviews
34 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Based on the reviews, I was really looking forward to our BBQ evening at the ranch. So maybe I had too high of expectations. We drove ourselves and I am so glad that we did. We arrived a little early, and looked at the animals and took some photos. The bar then opened and I think they did a good... More 

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North Branford, CT
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21 reviews 21 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The Kahua Ranch Dinner was good, and with more time actually spent at the ranch it could have been a 5 star experience. The whole experience is well planned out by the Ranch. Because there is unlimited (good)beer and wine and the ranch is a haul from anyplace on the island, the ranch encourages using their very comfortable buses, with... More 

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Camas, Washington
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

What a great find! The ranch is something we will reminisce about for years to come! The food was great, the hosts were very friendly AND talented! Picked up at our condo by Tommy our Grayline bus driver, who did an awesome job of telling us all about the island cowboys, island history and our surroundings as we traveled to... More 

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Waimea, Hawaii
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The best evening I've had in awhile. Everyone couldn't have been friendlier from the moment I arrived. The view from the ranch was amazing, and we had an incredible view of the sunset. My beer was never allowed to get completely empty before I was offered a refill. Steaks were cooked perfect, the music and entertainment was fun and family... More 

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Duarte, CA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We have been to the big island several times but we were surprised to find out about Kahua Ranch. We made reservations and drove to the ranch. I think the dinner was about $50 per adult, our 2 year old was free.There were not many signs as most of the people came by bus through a travel company. The drive... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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77 reviews 77 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We had a fabulous time here! We arrived to a gorgeous sunset. Had a really delicious meal then fun entertainment. So much fun! I got to brand a shingle and roast marshmallows to make s'mores. We had such a great time!

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