North of Waimea on the Big Island, the Na Alapa Stables at Kahua Ranch has rolling guided rides through the Kohala Mountains in lush pastures. There are panoramic views of the the coastline, and also ancient Hawaiian ruins. This is an open range ride, not single file, over 8000 acres.
The horseback riding trailhead is located on Kohala Mountain Road (SR250) at milepost 11.
Overall, Kohala Na Alpa Trail Rides is the 15th most popular horse trail of all 19 horseback rides in Hawaii.