Kualoa Ranch Hawaii Est. 1985

49-560 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, HI, United States

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Say Kualo-ha to this sacred sanctuary with secret beaches and gardens on the cool coast of O'ahu.
Choose from secret gardens and private beach locales or cultural sites and a ranch, each space is more swoon-worthy than the next. The air hangs heavy with beautiful history and imbues each intimate I-do with a sweet sense of time and space.
The Lowdown
Type
Barn / Farm / Ranch
Beach / Lake / Waterfront Location
Field / Forest / Orchard
Garden
Island
Views
Bay
Coastline
Forest
Garden
Historical Monument
Jungle
Lagoon/Pond
Landscaped Grounds
Meadow/Field
Ocean
Rainforest
Valley
Water Feature
Style
Coastal
Country
Garden Party
Romantic
Tropical
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Bachelor / Bachelorette Party
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Family Reunion
LGBT Weddings
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony

Venue Setting

Kualoa Ranch is Hawaii’s most versatile wedding location with over 4,000 acres of natural beauty … from secret beaches to hidden valleys and majestic mountains, from ancient Hawaiian cultural sites to historic ranch buildings, secluded gardens and spectacular vistas. Kualoa has it all. We also offer lots of “farm to table” and home grown options for your special event as well. You can even reserve a few live horses and bales of hay to add to the natural ambience of your event. Based on availability, we offer many products such as our Kualoa grass-fed beed, our fresh oysters, salt water shrimp and prawns, fresh fish and lots of other ranch grown products like fresh kale, okra, heirloom tomatoes, fresh basil, banana’s, papaya, fresh lilikoi and more! Kualoa is managed by a sixth generation family who sees themselves as stewards of this amazing area. Kualoa has 6 different venue locations that are all spectacular in their own different ways. 
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Estimated Price Per Head

from $20 to $150

Additional Charges

4.712% Tax $500 Refundable Security Deposit. Outside catering fee of $2 per person if a caterer that is not on our Preferred Vendors List is used.

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here

Capacity

Seated
600
Buffet
N/A
Standing
1000
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
1985
Curfew
11 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice
Alcohol
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Licensed Server Is Required
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
The Venue is Closed During
Kualoa reserves the right to cancel any event in which the weather poses a direct danger to Kualoa Staff and guests. We operate 7 days a week and are closed only on Christmas and New Years Day.
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
Kualoa does not have its own overnight room accommodations, but does work with many other vendors that do offer rooms.
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Inside Scoop

Kualoa Ranch is Hawaii’s most versatile wedding location with over 4,000 acres of natural beauty … from secret beaches to hidden valleys and majestic mountains, from ancient Hawaiian cultural sites to historic ranch buildings, secluded gardens and spectacular vistas. Kualoa has it all. We also offer lots of “farm to table” and home grown options for your special event as well. You can even reserve a few live horses and bales of hay to add to the natural ambience of your event. Based on availability, we offer many products such as our Kualoa grass-fed beed, our fresh oysters, salt water shrimp and prawns, fresh fish and lots of other ranch grown products like fresh kale, okra, heirloom tomatoes, fresh basil, banana’s, papaya, fresh lilikoi and more!

Amenities
  • Street Parking
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Kualoa Ranch Hawaii covers 3 amazing valleys on the east shores of Kaneohe Bay on the island of Oahu.  Located about 24 miles outside of Waikiki, Kualoa was established in 1850 as a sugar plantation first, and then a ranch.  In 1985, Kualoa began offering its many amazing venues for use  for weddings and special events.  With 6 unique and separate venue locations on the ranch, you are sure to find something to your liking.  With the flexibility to create your own unique event in our covered, tented or outdoor spaces ... be sure to check out the reviews and amazing photos.
Standout Venue Features:
From ceremonies on our "secret island" white sand beach, to spectacular movie sets, to amazing open air valleys and idyllic pavillions next to ancient fishponds, Kualoa has a wide variety of venues catering to all tastes.  We've hosted all sorts of VIP events from Michelle Obama's luncheons and the Dalai Lama's amazing event, to Rhianna, Khloe Kardashian and even a birthday party for Nicki Minaj so we are confident that we can provide you with the same VIP treatment as well. 
Extra Perks:
Our Paliku and Molii Garden venues both include seating and tables for up to 100 guests at no additional charge.
Awards & Notables Kualoa Ranch has been featured in over 50 Hollywood movies and TV series throughout the years.  Since Elvis in Paradise Hawaiian Style in the 1950's up until 2015's Jurassic World blockbuster hit, you will notice that the valleys and vistas look very familiar.  Among other popular movies that have been filmed at Kualoa are 50 First Dates, You Me & Dupree, Jurassic Park, Godzilla, Pearl Harbor, Hunger Games Catching Fire, LOST and Hawaii Five-0.
Celebration Locations
Moli'i Gardens:
Moli’i Gardens is a beautiful, opulent two tiered garden setting that borders our ancient Hawaiian fishpond. The site consists of two lawn areas and an open air pavilion located on the upper lawn.
- View: Ancient Hawaiian Fishpond and Garden Views
- Max Capacity: 250
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Hale Moli'i Pavilion:
Tucked next to our ancient Hawaiian Fishpond is secluded and serene Hale Moli’i. Lined with native forestry and blanketed with lush green grass, Hale Moli’i has a beautiful, open-air pavilion and lawn space that is ideal for a ceremony, reception and photo shoot.
- View: Ancient Hawaiian Fishpond and Garden Views
- Max Capacity: 400
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Paliku Gardens:
Enveloped at the base of the Kualoa mountain range, Palikū Gardens provides guests with beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, green gardens, and iconic “Chinaman’s Hat.” The site consists of two large lawn areas, an upper garden, as well as an open air pavilion.
- View: Palikū Gardens is above the ranch. The site provides guests with stunning views of Kaneohe Bay, the Pacific Ocean and Mokoli’i Island, or Chinaman’s Hat. There are two large lawn pavilions, an upper garden, a large history room with private bathroom, and
- Max Capacity: 600
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Ranch House Terrace:
Enjoy the quaint feel of our rustic Ranch House. Overlooking our rodeo arena, sculpture garden and Mokoli’i Island, Kualoa’s Ranch House has the capacity for larger events, and the charm of classic paniolo country.
- View: Our Ranch House looks out to the ocean and Mokoli’i Island. Nestled above our rodeo pasture, the Ranch House and lawn offer amazing views of Kaneohe Bay and the Kualoa mountain range – as well as easy access from our parking lot.
- Max Capacity: 600
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Secret Island Beach:
Secret Island is an intimate, secluded white sand beach, only accessible by a 5-minute boat ride across our ancient Hawaiian Fishpond. Upon docking on the beach, guests take a short walk into a labyrinth of trails through mangrove and hau trees, which creates an exciting entrance to the private beach.
- View: Waterfront view of Mokoli‘i Island (Chinaman’s Hat) and Kaneʻohe Bay. Faces north-east, with direct morning light and late afternoon shade.
- Max Capacity: 150
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Ikena:
Newest venue for ceremonies and smaller, intimate celebrations with the most amazing views
- View: Sweeping panoramic views of Kaaawa Valley from mountain to sea.
- Max Capacity: 64-80
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
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