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Evening at Kahua Ranch

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Sunset ranch dinner

The ranch folk made this the most fun and relaxing event of my week! Highlighted by allowing free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie D
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Fun and delicious evenibg

Wonderful night of good food and entertainment. The ride up the mountain is breathtaking with views... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
retired_Ell_teach
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Hockessin, Delaware
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59-564 Kohala Mountain Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ranch folk made this the most fun and relaxing event of my week! Highlighted by allowing free photos on the horse! Lots of events so guests never had to wait: star viewing, s'mores, branding, live music, dancing, lassoing. And an open bar!! Food was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful night of good food and entertainment. The ride up the mountain is breathtaking with views of the valley and sea below. The event is very organized and priced reasonably considering all that is involved. A 90 ride in a luxury bus, all you can...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My co-traveler and I were staying on the ranch, in a vacation rental, and merely walked to the event. That was nice! I didn't know what to expect from an organized, touristy event, as usually not my thing. I was pleasantly surprised, and I will...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fun evening for all! The bus ride up to ranch was gorgeous with view after view. We were greeted by our gracious hosts who made sure folks were settled in right away. If you want an evening of good food, a campfire complete with...More

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SquireBigIsland, General Manager at Evening at Kahua Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You for your review. The weather has been magnificent since the volcano stopped. Sunsets have been awesome from Kahua Ranch. So happy to hear you have Super Memories of the Evening at Kahua Ranch Sunset Dinner. Happy Thanksgiving. Sue

Reviewed October 28, 2018

Great experience at the Kahua Ranch! There is an awesome view with sunset before storytelling about the ranch. Hospitality beyond belief, great food, live entertainment and roping - really funny with the linedance. Everyone should try it! Sue is a great hostess and can put...More

1  Thank majalskau
SquireBigIsland, General Manager at Evening at Kahua Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You are the family from Denmark!!!! You were so much fun. Your parents got up dancing too! Come visit us again at the Evening at Kahua Ranch Sunset Dinner. Happy Thanksgiving in Denmark. Aloha, Sue

Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

This is our favirite thing we did in Hawaii! Great food, music, dancing, stargazing, branding, roping and open bar :) Had an awesome time!!More

1  Thank _helpmebuy
SquireBigIsland, General Manager at Evening at Kahua Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So many visitors come to the Evening at Kahua Ranch Sunset Dinner every year. Majority admit it is the Best thing they did on the Big Island. On behalf of myself and our Kahua Ranch Ohana - it was a pleasure hosting you. See you...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

Bus ride to the Dinner was an experience, we were entertained by Albert the Driver he had the greatest stories and his delivery was spot on. I will always remember the stories of the Donkeys, the Cattle, the Goats and the Chickens all owned by...More

1  Thank Rex S
SquireBigIsland, General Manager at Evening at Kahua Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha and Happy Thanksgiving from the Evening at Kahua Ranch Sunset Dinner. Yes, I agree the driver has an amazing sense of humor. He loves getting the run to the Evening at Kahua Ranch. We enjoy his company too. So happy to hear you enjoyed...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

Ok, so who would even think of a cattle ranch while in Hawaii right? Well by the greatest experience is at the Kahua Ranch!! Hospitality beyond belief, amazing food, singing, dancing, story telling, history, star gazing, branding, s'mores, roping, live entertainment and a gift shop!!...More

1  Thank TDD107
SquireBigIsland, General Manager at Evening at Kahua Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha and Mahalo for your lovely sentiments about The Evening at Kahua Ranch Sunset Dinner. Your growing family is beautiful and I enjoy dancing with your daughters in their pink cowgirl boots and cowgirl hats!!! Beyond cute!!! See you next year! Happy Thanksgiving to the...More

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Thank you for a wonderful experience. The ride was defined worth while and memorable. The horses were great Care Bear was very special. The guide was very informative and passionate about horses and the Island. Thank youMore

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SquireBigIsland, General Manager at Evening at Kahua Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Aloha AfricanKing, Mahalo for your review regarding your horseback riding experience at Kahua Ranch at Na'alapa Stables. Yes, they do a super job. I'll let Care Bear know you thought she was a special horse. The wranglers are devoted to their horses and loved to...More

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

What made it for us was John Richards, the owner and host -- very engaging and informative. Dinner was good and there is open bar for beer and wine, so would recommend the bus option. Good for kids. Glad to do it once.

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SquireBigIsland, General Manager at Evening at Kahua Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review about the Evening at Kahua Ranch Sunset Dinner. We do encourage taking the coach option as we are located on the dark mountain road. Great Fun for all ages.

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Graysea23
September 29, 2017|
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Response from SquireBigIsland | Property representative |
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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Yes 808 882 4646 to book directly w ATV company at Kahua Ranch. You'll need to drive up for the Wed afternoon ride and stay for The Evening at Kahua Ranch Sunset Dinner which is on Wed only. Please call me at 808 882 7954... More
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