Puakea Ranch

Hawaii (Big Island)



Forty acres of rolling green hills, groves of gorgeous trees, and manicured lawns overlooking rugged cliffs and crashing waves are what you’ll get with a wedding at the historic Puakea Ranch on the Northern slopes of the Big Island. Your wedding party can stay in four unique bungalow-style homes set privately across the vast grounds, each surrounded by lush tropical gardens and a short walk to one another. Take whimsical pictures on an oversized swing against dry stack lava rock walls with the friendly white horses that live on the property, and dine with your guests under the canopy of an ancient tree studded with lights. Puakea Ranch can be transformed for a rustic chic wedding or a low-key countryside BBQ-style wedding -- it's all up to your imagination!

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Barn/Farm/Ranch, Ocean/Waterfront View, Plantation, Bed & Breakfast/Inn, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

The state of Hawaii require all amplified music to end at 10:00pm. When you reserve the entire ranch for your event, it is up to you when the party ends. If you reserve only Yoshi's House, all guests must be off property by 10:30PM.

Rental Fees

In order to host any kind of party or event you must be an overnight guest of the ranch. We offer 4 historic homes for overnight accommodations. Please contact us directly for more information on staying with us on the ranch.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Outdoor lighting
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
Wheelchair access limited
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:00PM
No rice, birdseed, glitter, confetti
Pets must be pre approved. Pet fee required

All-inclusive package at Puakea Ranch

Starting from $4,200 per event

Package Includes

  • Ceremony at Pukea Ranch
  • 3 nights at Yoshis House
  • Use of Puakea Ranch grounds for ceremony and Photography - Officiant to perform ceremony
  • Photographer for 1 hour at the ranch (Karen Loudon)
  • Tropical bridal bouquet
  • Small wedding cake/dessert of your choice

All-inclusive Package on the Makani Kai Catamaran

Starting from $5,600 per event

Package Includes

  • Private ceremony on the Makani Kai Catamaran
  • 3 nights at Yoshis house
  • Private sunset sail and/or ceremony on the boat - 2 hrs.
  • Officiant to perform ceremony
  • Photographer for 1 hour
  • Private candlelit chef dinner and champagne for two at your bungalow - Tropical bridal bouquet