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Kahua Ranch

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59-564 Kohala Mountain Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-882-4646
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunset dinner” (32 reviews)
“steak” (65 reviews)
“line dancing” (37 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
59-564 Kohala Mountain Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-882-4646
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did this almost by chance, so glad we did. If you are in town on a Wednesday go. We had a great time and the staff and owner make you feel like you are family. The food is really good and all you can...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our 3rd visit to the ranch in 10yrs of coming to Hawaii. This time we bought friends with us and they also had a fun night. You have to enjoy Big Johns stories, and Sue is always on hand if you have a...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kalua Ranch offers a sunset dinner on the ranch. A bus picks you up and delivers you to your hotel. The dinner includes steak and chicken, potatoes and corn, salad and bread, desert and coffee, and wine and beer. This time was not the first...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think I was there the same night as the negative reviewer below but had a quite different feeling. To my wife and I we thought the whole evening was fun and different from a Luau etc. "Big John" and Sue go out of their...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say that I started the evening in a good mood but it quickly turned into a bad mood and that is what this review is based on. When got there, we took pictures sitting on the horse. Then we walked around and...More

Thank nordbych
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Instead of luau this trip, we selected a BBQ at the Kahua Ranch. This ranch sits at the top of a mountain overlooking the ocean and we observed a beautiful sunset and enjoyed the company of the fun-loving people in our group. The owners kept...More

Thank 358kathleeng
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This was not something we would normally choose to do but we had our four year old granddaughter with us and thought it would be fun for her. We wound up enjoying it ourselves and our granddaughter had the best time. The staff at Kahua...More

Thank happy_traveler_25254
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great down home event: open beer & wine bar, great BBQ steak & chicken buffet meal, Western music and dancing, star gazing, and interesting talk about 21st century ranching. Great event at a reasonable price.

1  Thank ghdaskalos
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We wanted a guided 2 hour tour rather than a tour where we each road our own ATV. Phil did a fantastic job of showing and telling us about this huge beautiful ranch. At over 3000ft elevation it was cooler, but in a light rain,...More

Thank WireWrapGems2
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This should be read in the context of things beyond the control of Kahua Ranch. We arrived before the advertised starting time of 6pm. Yes, it is a beautiful setting and we had a good look around. There was an accident on the road from...More

Thank jono13
SquireBigIsland, Manager at Kahua Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Mahalo for taking the time to write your review. Evening at Kahua Ranch Sunset Dinner is in its 17th year. We have never encountered a head on collision w a fatality on Queen Ka'ahumanu Rd resulting in the coaches being stuck in stand still traffic....More

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30 September 2017|
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Response from Tracy P | Reviewed this property |
We went to the ranch on a bus. Unfortunately, I do not know the directions.
27 July 2017|
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Response from Randy C | Reviewed this property |
yes there is.
27 April 2017|
Response from SquireBigIsland | Property representative |
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