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Evening at Kahua Ranch

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A great change of scene on your Hawaiian holiday

We expected beaches. We expected quaint bars overlooking the sea. We expected to visit Volcano... read more

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AllanRNorthLasVegas
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Victoria, Canada
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Always a great time. Great food and entertainment. A wonderful place to see the stars without... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wazoo34
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Hudsonville, Michigan
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59-564 Kohala Mountain Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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We expected beaches. We expected quaint bars overlooking the sea. We expected to visit Volcano National Park. We did not expect to enjoy a real ranch-style BBQ on a real working ranch almost 4000 ft. above the sea. Two buses pick up passengers from various...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a great time. Great food and entertainment. A wonderful place to see the stars without surrounding city lights. Enjoyable for the entire family.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the evening started off a bit slow with our pick up mixed up, our driver did arrive and was gracious with info and we had great shots of the sunset driving up. Sue greeted us immediately with one of her cute pups with apologies...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Kahua Ranch. The bus drive to get to the ranch was very informative. It turned out to be a nice evening to see the sunset but was clouded over sow e were unable to see the stars. Everyone was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nancy366
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sue and John spare no effort to make you feel comfortable , entertained and fed. The staff is great, bringing the open bar to you, serving and clearing dishes. A FANTASTIC meal is provided made more memorable from the history lesson of the ranch and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

We held a company farewell dinner here and it was more than we could hope for. Good food, good music, good people. Everything about this was fun and memorable. This is a MUST BOOK!More

Date of experience: March 2019
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SquireBigIsland, Manager at Evening at Kahua Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Aloha! What a fun group of people you all were. So much energy on the dance floor!!! You all really got into the roping. It was such a privilege for Our Ohana to host your Company Farewell Party at the Evening at Kahua Ranch Sunset...More

Reviewed March 1, 2019

The 2 hour long bus ride was torcher with that bus driver. He kept talking I just wanted to yell “SHUTUP!!!”. When we got to the ranch they showed us around. John was the best part :) he was hilarious this is a quote “...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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SquireBigIsland, Manager at Evening at Kahua Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Aloha and Mahalo for your review. I've spoken with the Motorcoach Company about the driver talking too much. Thank you for that feedback. Happy to hear your overall experience at the Evening at Kahua Ranch was a positive one. We look forward to your next...More

Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

This is a working ranch, not an amusement park. You will see cattle, horses, and sheep as the livestock. On arrival we were greeted by John who is 4th or 5th generation in the family living on and working at the ranch. He is also...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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SquireBigIsland, Manager at Evening at Kahua Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Aloha Bob, So delighted that you enjoyed the Evening at Kahua Ranch Sunset Dinner. Yes, it is a Real Working Ranch. Our sheep shearers should be arriving in a few weeks. The Paniolo branded the cattle last weekend. Last night a guest wore high heels...More

Reviewed February 16, 2019

Beautiful location, good food, buffet dinner with big plates (load up), roping, dancing, put it on your list for a must see and do. We drove our own car but there is a shuttle servive also.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rgquam
SquireBigIsland, Manager at Evening at Kahua Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Aloha and thanks for taking the time to write your review. Yes, we do offer pick up service from most major resorts. Since we are located on Rt 250 "The Mountain Road" it's imperative to have a designated driver for your safety. We are delighted...More

Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

What a great evening of music, dancing, hearty delicious food and fireside fun! Such an entertaining and educational venue! Our hosts were terrific and the vistas were amazing. We highly recommend!! Islandjaneecotours.com

Date of experience: February 2019
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SquireBigIsland, Manager at Evening at Kahua Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Aloha Island Jane, We are thrilled that you enjoyed our unique venue at the Evening at Kahua Ranch Sunset Dinner. Our Ohana enjoyed hosting you. See you again soon.

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February 22, 2019|
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Response from Julie D | Reviewed this property |
My favorite item was the mashed potatoes - delicious! It's a basic buffet of fairly plain food: steak/chicken,plain veg, potatos, baked beans, roll, with really nice green salad. Hosted bar is all at no cost!! The best part... More
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September 29, 2017|
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Aloha, When you make your reservation and choose to drive (provided you have a designated driver for your safety) my reservations Dept will email explicit, concise driving directions. GPS does not always work on the Big... More
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