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Anna Ranch Heritage Center

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Come visit the Anna Ranch Heritage Center which offers insight to the rich history of ranching and the paniolo on the Big Island. The lush green hills of Waimea offer a beautiful back drop to the unique story of Anna Leialoha Lindsey Perry-Fiske who...more
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65-1480 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8554
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Great historical ranch - get a feel for local ranch life 100 years ago - Anna was local personality and an innovative rancher in her days.

Date of experience: May 2018
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AnnaRanch, Manager at Anna Ranch Heritage Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you so much for sharing. We hope you enjoyed your visit at Anna Ranch!

Reviewed 14 September 2018

We visit this decent place and participated the historical home site tour with warm welcome from a young lady, we enjoy this educational eye opening tour guilded by her,a lot of great communications,quite friendly staff, she even checked reference to answer our questions. We were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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AnnaRanch, Manager at Anna Ranch Heritage Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you very much for visiting Anna Ranch and for your review. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay! Please come back and visit the next time you're in town!

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Fascinating small museum of Hawaiian ranching history. Historical photographs and memorabilia. Good short walk around grounds worthwhile...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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AnnaRanch, Manager at Anna Ranch Heritage Center, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Aloha! Thank you so much for coming to visit our property and for your feedback. I am happy to announce that we have started up our historical home tours which are offered Tuesday-Friday at 10am and 1pm. Reservations are required. Please give us a call...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018

A glimpse into the past of ranching, cattle, and Paniolos. A beautiful garden and a historic house preserved as they were generations ago. You can tour the grounds anytime they are open, but you really need to reserve a spot on one of the tours...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

My husband and I visited the ranch today. Although we were unknowingly late for the morning tour, we were given a private tour. The docent Barbara was amazing! We were so caught up in the story of Anna's life, that we were asking questions the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Along with being a historical site, the ranch is well manicured and a joy to walk thru. It truly feels like walking in Old Hawaii. Breezy with views of the Kohala Mountains makes this place worth the stop. It was rewarding to learn about Anna...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

we were lucky enough to have the oldest tour guide who pationately described Anna's history and how she protected this place from a by disaster. this was known Lindsey ranch until she took over. how she did all that although she had two brothers and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

My wife and I recently stopped by the Anna Ranch Heritage Center. Unfortunately, the hour was late and we didn't have a lot of time to tour the facility. What we did see was very interesting, and gave additional history to that of the Parker...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Right off the highway. We lucked -- we happened to be there between group tours, but the guide was nice enough to give us an individual tour.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Our fabulous docent, Barbara, was so knowledgable about Anna, her family, the ranch, and ranching practices in Hawaii that it brought the history and the place to life. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. This is a talk-oriented rather than an action-oriented venue,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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