Romance Hawaii Guide : Romance Hawaii Guide 2018
Love happens here Imagine an oceanfront ceremony overlooking a breathtaking sunset or a private dinner for t wo on a secluded beach. Whether your clients are seeking a destination wedding or planning a memorable honeymoon, our 13 distinctive resorts on Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Maui and Hawai‘i Island offer some of the most beautiful settings to celebrate love and new beginnings. Call your preferred wholesaler or Starwood Sales Associate and ask about our tailored promotions you may qualify for. LEARN MORE AT WEDDINGS-IN -HAWAII .COM . Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Ka‘anapali, Maui More Luxury. More Destinations. ©2018 Marriott International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Starpoints, SPG, Preferred Guest, Sheraton, Westin, St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W, Le Meridien, Design Hotels, Tribute Portfolio, Element, Aloft, Four Points and their respective logos are trademarks of Marriott International, Inc., or its affiliates. ROMANCE HAWAI‘I 9 Hawai‘i is also home to a wide range of dedicated independent wedding planners, caterers, photographers and wedding professionals. Please refer to ‘Useful Websites’ within each island chapter and the list of additional contacts on page 43 of this guide. OBTAINING A LICENCE Hawai‘i makes it simple when it comes to the legal requirements for marriage: • both parties must be at least 18 years old • both parties must appear together before a licence agent in Hawai‘i to complete an application (licensing offices are located across the Hawaiian Islands) • the licence charge is US$60 (plus US$5 administration fee) and it is valid for 30 days • there is no waiting period • there are no residency or citizenship requirements. HAWAI‘I MAKES IT EASY TO START PLANNING Arranging a wedding, honeymoon or vow renewal in one of the world’s most romantic settings is easy. The mild and sunny year-round climate, breath-taking scenery at every turn, generous hospitality of the Hawai‘i people and Spirit of Aloha combine to create a profoundly memorable experience. Importantly, much of the planning can be handled by email and phone, which means that all the finer points are seamlessly coordinated before your arrival in Hawai‘i. EXPERT HELP Australian travel agents are well-equipped to assist, with a great variety of wedding, honeymoon and vow renewal packages available. Alternatively, most Hawaiian hotels and resorts offer dedicated wedding and honeymoon coordinators to help plan your special event. Hawaiian weddings are recognised as lawful in both Australia and New Zealand. For detailed information please visit the helpful website: health.hawaii.gov/vitalrecords/ marriage-licenses/ For more information regarding agents for marriage and civil unions in Hawai‘i please phone: • O‘ahu — (808) 586-4544 • Island of Hawai‘i — (808) 974-6008 • Kaua‘i — (808) 241-3498 • Maui — (808) 984-8210 • Moloka‘i — (808) 553-7870.
Romance Hawaii Guide 2017