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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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My husband and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary at the Kahua Ranch. The entertainment was awesome and the staff was so very, very nice. Many thanks to Sue Foat for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Yakima, Washington
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Yakima, Washington
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary at the Kahua Ranch. The entertainment was awesome and the staff was so very, very nice. Many thanks to Sue Foat for excellent "customer service"....:-) We have been to several luau's so this was a pleasant change. The BBQ was excellent and the "country" atmosphere was very relaxing. We really enjoyed... More 

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Abbeville, Louisiana
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit very much Hosts were very friendly, interesting facts and hands on activities. Really great for families

Thank Michael T
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is not Merriman's quality by any means, but there is a lot of it and it's filling. Endless beer or wine, they keep coming around and topping you off. Steak, chicken, rolls, salad, potatoes and macadamia nut pie for dessert. Buffet style service. Entertainment is slightly hokey, but I didn't mind. It's kind of like a family cookout with... More 

Thank crazyoldcrone
Anchorage, Alaska
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If I was a rancher, my dream location would be Kahua Ranch. The ranch is at 3500 feet, and the views area amazing. Unlike most of the Big Island, the terrain is lush and green, as well as cool. The introduction to the ranch is fascinating, and the activities are endless. From line dancing, to branding pieces of wood, we... More 

Thank AKAggie96
Roseville, California
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't even say enough about Sue from Big Island Discovery. This is the best view, best food, and fun in a relaxed and informative trip to a ranch that has views I have ever seen on this fabulous island. Don't miss.

Thank Deborah M
Bloomfield Hills, MIchigan
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114 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Great fun for the family- our 12 year old granddaughter loved it. Interesting talk about running the ranch and the difficulties involved followed by a very good barbecue dinner with fun entertainment. Then lasso lessons, branding, and meeting Miss Piggly Wiggly. The ranch is very green and lovely too with a beautiful view of the ocean below. Great fun!

Thank Lrising
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Our tour got off to a good start. The driver (Hilary) picked us up and was full of entertaining, informative stories about ranching on the big island. We past through beautiful county side on pur way and were greeted by ranch hands who were friendly as they directed us to alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages. John, who was our host... More 

Thank luvtotravel0512
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We went to the Kahua Ranch while on our Island Cruise Tour. It was a positive experience and enjoyed by all. We stopped there for lunch and I must say it was delicious. The ranch also had a great shop to peruse through and the prices were very fair. I personally enjoyed the 2 horses that were in the area... More 

Thank LeeElla269
s.b., ca
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This past Tuesday, September 30th was the night my husband and I will keep in our hearts until the next time we come to the Big Island. Food, music and festivities filled the night at Kahua Ranch. It began with wine, beer, sodas and water...and then with a food plate anyone who loves beef and chicken would find scrumptious! The... More 

Thank miseuss
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

The ranch and settings were beautiful. There was live music and dancing. The food was delicious especially the macadamia pie! Activities were fun and I would highly recommend attending this function to anyone who loves the country life!

Thank Lisa C

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