Romance Hawaii Guide : Romance Hawaii Guide 2019
ROMANCE HAWAI‘I 13 WHERE TO WED O‘ahu makes it easy when it comes to any romantic occasion, with a huge breadth of backdrops and settings for a magical marriage proposal, dreamy wedding ceremony, remarkable reception, extraordinary honeymoon and memorable renewal of vows. From a barefoot gathering on the sand, to an elegant event in one of O‘ahu’s sophisticated hotels, it’s so easy to create the event of your dreams. Popular settings for ceremonies and receptions include: • a stylish gazebo or manicured lawn at one of the many superb hotels — select from custom packages, beautiful ballrooms, stunning honeymoon suites and a great range of experienced professional wedding specialists who will take care of all the details so that you can enjoy every precious moment of your day • private oceanfront estates such as the Bayer Estate (c1936) on an expansive property in East Honolulu, Lanikūhonua which is nestled within the Ko Olina resort area on the Leeward Coast or the exclusive 12ha Sunset Ranch on the North Shore • on a catamaran at sunset against a spectacular backdrop of Honolulu nightlights THE PERFECT BACKDROP A bride at Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s North Shore • a daytime beach wedding — let the magnificent Pacific Ocean be your ‘something blue’ and get married on a white-sand beach, with just the rolling waves as your background soundtrack • in the gardens or chapel of the beautiful Kawaiaha‘o Church (c1842), the stately Cathedral of St. Andrew (c1862) or the more intimate Waioli Chapel (c1939) nestled in Honolulu’s lush Manoa Valley • on horseback on the beach at Turtle Bay • in a tropical garden setting such as Moli’i Gardens or Paliku Gardens at the base of the cliffs at Kualoa Ranch Private Nature Reserve, Haiku Gardens (with its beautiful open-air Tahitian chapel), and the 5.5ha Foster Botanical Garden in Honolulu • a sunset beach wedding followed by a celebratory Paradise Cove Lū‘au • among the ferns at the top of Tantalus Drive, with panoramic views over Honolulu.
Romance Hawaii Guide 2018