Top 7 Hawaii Wedding Locations

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hawaiian weddingTop 7 Hawaii Wedding Locations

With endless beaches, premier resorts, exciting adventures, and luscious gardens, Hawaii is the best choice for a tropical destination wedding. Whether you prefer an intimate sunset ceremony on the beach, a small affair surrounded by waterfalls and flowering foliage, or a grand, elegant event -- Hawaii has it all.

Below are our Top 7 Hawaii Wedding  Locations.  If you have already been there, done this, of course we are not the experts you are.  Let us know what is you favorite Hawaii Wedding Location.

Chapel by the Sea, Kauai

2The Chapel by the Sea at Kauai Lagoons is the most elegant and stylish wedding location on Kauai. This beautiful chapel rests atop the tranquil waters of the Kauai Lagoons and has spectacular views of the ocean and mountains. For your Hawaii wedding ceremony, the open French doors will capture the Hawaiian breeze, and your guests will be seated in chairs custom fitted with white covers and silk sashes. You and your guests will be filled with romance and wonder as you are surrounded by flowering tropical plants, swaying palms, calm lagoons, open views, and the elegant architecture of the Chapel by the Sea. The elegant architecture and the tropical environment is also the ideal location for Hawaii wedding photos. The Chapel by the Sea is located at the Kauai Marriot and reservations are required. Contact a Kauai wedding coordinator or the Kauai Marriot directly to begin planning your wedding at this magnificent location.

Makena Cove, Maui

Makena Cove MauiMakena Cove is becoming one of the most popular Maui wedding locations. With black lava rock, white-sand beach, turquoise water and spectacular views of Molokini and Kaho'olawe, Makena Cove offers a spectacular backdrop for a Hawaii beach wedding. Makena Cove is a perfect beach-wedding location anytime of the day, and is a wedding photographers dream. Parking is limited, so contact a Maui Wedding Coordinator to plan ahead.

Makapu'u Beach, Oahu

Makapuu BeachMakap'u Beach Park has Spectacular options for a Hawaii wedding location. Plan your wedding on a sandy beach, in a coconut tree grove, on the sand dunes, or in a secluded rocky cove. You can't go wrong! With Rabbit Island offshore and the stunning Ko'olau Mountains behind, Makapu'u Beach is ideal for romantic, tropical wedding photographs. Accessibility is not a problem at this Hawaii beach: plenty of parking, restrooms and only 40 minutes from Waikiki.



Paradise Cove, Oahu

paradise coveWhat is the best way to round off the perfect Hawaii wedding? A Traditional Hawaiian luau and Polynesian show! Have one of the most sensational sunset beach weddings, and then celebrate at Hawaii's renowned Paradise Cove Luau. Or have both the wedding ceremony and reception on the lush lawns or in the gardens of Paradise Cove Luau's private grounds. Located on the southwest side of Oahu and only about a 45 minute drive from Waikiki, Paradise Cove offers an exciting Hawaii wedding location.

Na Aina Kai Botannical, Kauai

Na Aina Kai BotannicalA serene waterfall, flowers, privacy, ocean views, luscious lawns, lagoons, beach access, and so much more: Na Aina Kai Botannical Gardens has it all. Take your wedding vows in complete privacy on this 240 acre exquisite site. Your guests will be amazed by the beauty and serenity of Na Aina Kai Botannical Gardens. While exploring the grounds before and after your ceremony, you and your guests will be filled with romance as you smell the newly blossomed flowers, glimpse humpback whales offshore, or be graced with an albatross flying overhead. Contact a local Hawaii wedding coordinator to reserve and plan at the wonderful Hawaii wedding location.

Pu'uhonua o Honaunau, Big Island

Pu'uhonua o HonaunauThe Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park is located in South Kona and offers a serene setting for a small Hawaii beach wedding. Dramatic colors from the black lava rock, white sand, green palm trees, and turquoise ocean is a wedding photographers dream. Also, Green sea turtles love to sun bathe on these beaches and will be a likely guest at your ceremony. The Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park is also known as the Place of Refuge: the sacred grounds where royal Hawaiians once resided and offered refuge to those that broke a kapu (ancient Hawaiian law). Incorporate Hawaiian history into your Hawaii wedding for a truly Hawaiian experience.

Kikaua Point Beach Park, Big Island

Kikaua Point Beach ParLocated just north of Kona, Kikaua Point Beach Park is becoming one of the most popular Big Island wedding locations. This luscious beach park is surrounded by lava rocks, white sand, green trees, and the turquoise ocean. Choose between a ceremony beneath the trees on the small green lawn, or on the crescent-shaped sandy beach with views of Maui and Mauna Kea. Consult with a Hawaii wedding consultant before you plan a wedding at the Kikaua Point Beach Park; permits and reservations are required and Kikaua Point Beach Park books up fast.