Romance Hawaii Guide : Romance Hawaii Guide
Discover why Hawai‘i is one of the world’s most celebrated romantic destinations: 1. Special touches When it comes to your special celebration, it’s easy to add significance by weaving in a few meaningful Hawaiian traditions such as the exchange of flower lei – a simple but beautiful gesture that signifies deep love and affection. 2. Worry-free Whether it’s a wedding party or renewal of vows, Hawai‘i makes it trouble-free. The legal requirements are simple, straightforward, inexpensive and, most importantly, recognised in Australia. 3. Expert advice Each Hawaiian Island offers professional wedding and event co-ordinators to help plan your special occasion. Distance is no obstacle as most communication can be easily and efficiently handled by email and phone. 4. Vast choice Whether your wedding ceremony is to be a very formal occasion or a simple beachfront affair, Hawai‘i offers a multitude of choice to suit all budgets. From some of the world’s most exclusive resorts and stunning gardens, to breathtaking stretches of beach, dramatic mountainscapes and mystical waterfall locations, Hawai‘i is all about making your dreams come true. ROMANCE HAWAI‘I 5 5. Honeymoon paradise Discover a true breadth of memorable post-wedding escapes - from moderate to the ultimate in luxury, beachfront to mountain, high-rise to remote retreat. You’ll also find that the intense competition drives excellence in service, range of amenities and value-for-money. 6. Host of activities Hawai‘i makes it easy to take care of your guests, with a monumental number of pre-and post-celebration activities to suit all ages, interests and budgets. Whether it’s shopping and family activities, relaxation and rejuvenation, or high adventure and water sports - Hawai‘i has your guests covered. 7. Party World-class bars, top clubs featuring international acts, and hot dance parties with guest DJs are all part of the after- dark action. Or, for something more low key, many towns open in the evenings to showcase galleries, museums, entertainment and stores. 8. Unwind When it comes to relaxation, the Hawaiian Islands combine perfect settings with a wide range of therapies to get you and your guests feeling totally rejuvenated. Numerous wellness centres, full service health spas and picturesque retreats are located on each of the islands – all with a uniquely Hawaiian flavour. 9. Savour As a melting pot of cultures, Hawai’i’s culinary landscape is vast. Discover a fusion of flavours, particularly Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Polynesian and American cuisine, in addition to Hawaiian Regional Cuisine with its focus on fresh, local ingredients and ethnic influences. Eateries range from simple beach cafes, to organic delis and award-winning restaurants. 10. Celebrate sunshine With some of the world’s most sublime beaches on offer you’ll have no problem finding the perfect spot to recline, snorkel or picnic. And, with a steady year-round climate from 23–27 °C, you will never be too hot or too cold. The Spirit of Aloha – where love flourishes and romance reigns TEN GREAT REASONS TO CELEBRATE ROMANCE IN HAWAI‘I When it comes to deciding on a setting for one of the most important celebrations of your life, Hawai‘i makes it effortless, hopelessly romantic and unforgettable – every step of the way. From some of the world’s most stunning resorts and breathtaking beaches, to heavenly health spas, remote retreats, close encounters with nature, world-class nightlife and international dining, Hawai‘i presents all the essential ingredients for a truly blissful escape. Imagine... • walking together through a rainforest adorned with orchids to discover Hawai‘i Island’s ‘Akaka Falls, • witnessing a magical sunrise, huddled against each other for warmth, atop Maui’s Haleakalā Crater, • taking a moonlight stroll, hand-in- hand along a picturesque half-moon Kaua‘i beach, or • heading north, just an hour’s drive from O‘ahu’s Waikīkī, to swim with gentle sea turtles. THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS 4 ROMANCE HAWAI‘I MainImage:HawaiiTourismAuthority(HTA)/TorJohnson.AllotherimagesAubreyHord.
Romance Hawaii Guide 2014