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All-Inclusive Oahu Wedding Packages

All-Inclusive Oahu Wedding Packages

If you are not convinced about all inclusive Oahu wedding packages,  here are 10 good reasons to consider.   Just planning a wedding in your hometown is already a headache, why not try a beach wedding on Oahu?  You want your day to be memorable and special in more ways than one. You will want to marry in a unique way that’s your own. What better way than doing it than on Oahu, Hawaii?

Oahu Beach Wedding

Oahu Wedding Packages

Here are 10 Reasons to think about when considering a destination wedding in Hawaii:

  1. The destination is Hawaii, very otherworldly if you come from the north, yet more accessible since you don’t need a visa or a passport. As the 50th state in the Union, it means you are not obligated to apply for a visa just to travel there.
  2. There’s no language barrier. Sure, you want an exotic wedding, but you don’t want misunderstandings with wedding planners or professionals because you may get lost in translation!
  3. Hit two birds with one stone: wedding venue and honeymoon in one destination. Oahu Wedding Packages save you the hassle of going to another place for your honeymoon. So, when you marry in Hawaii, you can stay there for the duration of your honeymoon. There is swimming, snorkeling and trekking or just staying in to drink in the view while sipping your favorite beverage.
  4. You have a more flexible guest list. No need to apologize to uninvited relatives or friends. You invite anyone you want, or you can plan intimate nuptials with only you and your fiancé. An elopement to Oahu, Hawaii is romantic, special and intimately memorable, something to tell children and grandchildren in the future.
  5. You can choose from different venues, from the “conventional” beach wedding to an old Hawaiian diner wedding that’s extraordinary. Anything goes with Oahu wedding packages.

Not convinced yet?  Here are five more

  1. You may not believe this but an Oahu wedding package can save you more than a traditional home or city wedding. First, you have control over the guest list, so reception can just be a dinner for 2 or 10 people. Second, you can wear whatever you want. It could just be a beautiful flowing slip dress or a white tankini, no need for the expensive wedding gown. Third, it’s easier to stay on budget and not go overboard just to show off to guests or relatives.
  2. The wedding photos would be phenomenal. You may not be able to invite your whole clan but you can send them awesome wedding pictures that they will surely enjoy, with breathtaking views of mountains, the ocean and countryside.
  3. Did you know that it is easy to get a marriage license in Hawaii? All you need is proof that you are of age – 18 being the legal age. You do not need to be a US citizen or have a blood test. You just register online, complete the form and pay $65 plus $5 admin fee.
  4. A real chance to relax and actually enjoy your Oahu wedding package. Because you are not from Hawaii, you need the assistance of a wedding planner to make sure you get all the right vendors at your budget range. You get the service that you want for a reasonable price, be on budget and most of all, you’d enjoy your nuptials without worries. 
  5. So, did we say Oahu, Hawaii? Only one of the most beautiful places in the world to have the wedding of your dream.

 

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Reasons to Have a Beach Wedding in Hawaii

Reasons To Have A Beach Wedding In Hawaii

Who hasn’t dreamed of having a beach wedding in Honolulu, Hawaii? For many, it’s the stuff that dreams are made of.  It may appear to be overly done, but there is a reason why so many couples still choose Hawaii to tie the knot. If you need a way to justify it, here are several compelling reasons at your disposal for a Hawaii Beach Wedding.

Scenery You’ll Never Forget 

The weather in Hawaii is always conducive to a beach wedding. It ensures that you have plenty of stunningly beautiful places to take wedding photos. With the ocean waves and the flowers, there is truly beauty to experience everywhere you look. 

The Perfect Excuse For Intimacy

Planning a wedding can quickly spiral out of control when everyone you know expects to be invited. An effective way of getting around this without offending is to choose a small destination wedding in Hawaii. It is the perfect excuse to only invite a few select guests. 

You and your guests will be able to relax and bond in an environment where everyone is always friendly and upbeat. It is nearly impossible to be unhappy in Hawaii. So while you are there celebrating the happiest day of your life, it s highly likely that anything will happen to ruin your good mood. 

 

A Laid Back Relaxing Ceremony

When you have a wedding in a formal setting the expectation is that everyone will dress like a movie star on Oscar night. Hawaii beach wedding attire dictates that formal dress isn’t necessary unless its what you want. Your beach wedding in Hawaii allows you to relax and take a laid back approach to your ceremony. You can reject the stereotypical wedding day and bask in the glow of committing yourself to the person you want to spend your life with. Rather than getting caught up in putting on a show, the beauty of Hawaii beach wedding  venues will radiate all day long, helping you start your married life calm, cool, and collected. 

 

No Excessive Crowds

Some beaches in Hawaii are more crowded than others. Waikiki being one.  Traveling  a short distance outside of Waikiki is best. You really do want to find a secluded beach that you can enjoy your wedding day without contending with crowds. Many beaches are ideal to host a Hawaii beach wedding ceremony  For couples who want to escape to an ideal beach,  a trusted Wedding Planner in Hawaii can help.

 

Doubles As A Honeymoon Destination 

After your wedding day, wouldn’t it be nice to relax, knowing that your honeymoon destination doesn’t require you to pack your bags and leave? This is another compelling reason to have your beach wedding in Hawaii. The honeymoon starts right away when you choose to marry in paradise. 

 

It’s Hawaii!

There is no other place on Earth quite like Hawaii. Its overwhelmingly breathtaking beauty and whimsical, romantic ambience make it the perfect place to exchange vows. You deserve the experience of a lifetime on your wedding day. Everything about Hawaii is conducive to have a wedding you and your guests will always cherish. And the good news is that Hawaii beach wedding cost  can make your dream ceremony a reality. 

 

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The Average Cost of a Wedding in Hawaii

The Average Cost of a Wedding in Hawaii 

Affordable Beach Wedding Options

The cost of a  a grand-scale wedding in Hawaii can become exorbitant.  However,  there are also many affordable small wedding options to consider.  Why not plan on an intimate celebration between two or a small party of up to twenty guests? An all-inclusive Hawaii destination wedding costs compare much more favorable to large wedding events.  Plus, they also turn out to be wonderful, private alternatives.  Whether for eloping couples, second marriages, or families on a modest budget you can’t go wrong.  In addition, there is no compromise on natural beauty, accommodations, and amenities when you find the best Hawaii wedding packages. You’ll want to find a deal in which a beautiful beach wedding in Hawaii costs much less, yet offers so much more. 

Average Cost of Grand-Scale Weddings

For grand-scale events of 50 to 100 guests or more, in your hometown, the cost breakdown can become extreme.  Too many vendors are required for the wedding. The average cost for a wedding nationally is shown to cost up to $33,000. That does not include air fare and lodging for guests.  How can you find the right local wedding planner? Who can you trust for a large wedding event for such a great cost?  Read on to learn a better alternative.

 Average Cost of Small-Scale Destination Weddings

The primary advantage in small-scale celebrations for 2-25 people is cost—ranging between $300 and $2,000 total.  The cost of a destination wedding in Hawaii is minimal when you invest in package-based services.  Seek out a local wedding planner who puts together a special deal that incorporates every detail.  This as opposed to contracting expensive à la carte services.  At a minimum, you might seek a package deal that includes a planner.  Above all, one who provides a wedding officiant and professional photography.  Then a musician, leis, and finally marriage license filing is important too. A small-scale destination wedding is an affordable option depending on the package you choose and how much you want to spend. 

How Much Does a Small Hawaii Destination Wedding Cost?

A package wedding deal is a wonderful way to plan a small affordable wedding. There are a variety of reasonable package deals for couples using Islander Weddings services—in beautiful tropical beach and park settings. So, don’t give up on your dream Hawaii wedding or vow renewal. Also, the idea of a second marriage too! Sometimes, a small personal venue is better the second time around.  So consider Hawaii an ideal wedding destination. “How much does a wedding cost in Hawaii,” you ask? Contact us today!   Find out more about our beach wedding in Hawaii cost and packages. It’s SO very doable! More than you realize. 

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Leahi Park Wedding, An Oceanfront Venue

If You Want A Fairytale Hawaiian Oceanside Park Wedding, Leahi Park is ideal. 

Grab your passports, and sunglasses cause this real love story is taking you all the way from Gold Coast of Australia to the breathtaking Hawaiian Islands.  We’re taking you to a Leahi Park Wedding, an oceanfront wedding venue on Oahu, Hawaii.

As you can imagine planning a wedding in Hawaii from Australia poses several challenges. One of the first being understanding the average cost of a wedding in Hawaii and next how to choose the perfect Hawaii wedding venue for the “I Do’s” and reception. Of course, using the internet to search through the thousands of Hawaii wedding packages, destinations, flowers and planners is easy. But the reality is, sitting in the comfort of your own home scrolling through endless options of wedding vendors is mind-blowing and easily overwhelming. 

Real Hawaii Destination Wedding, How To Plan It From Abroad

After a lot of searching and trying to decide between an Oahu wedding, a beach wedding or an oceanside park setting.  Ananta & Katrina finally decided they needed help. With thousands of destination wedding packages Hawaii, and venues it became hard to know exactly which one was perfect for them as a couple. Luckily, Islander Weddings came to the rescue!  Being experts on Oahu wedding venues and vendors, Islander Weddings made everything easy.  Ananta & Katrina ultimately decided on choosing from several Hawaii wedding packages and found a Hawaii wedding venue that matched their spirit.   

Ananta and Katrina decided on a picturesque setting for their ceremony, Leahi Park. Leahi which locals translate to “Brow of the Tuna”, is located only five minutes east of Waikiki, at the foot of the scenic and iconic Diamond Head Mountain. Part of the lure and charm of Diamond Head Mountain is not only the beautiful panoramic view of Honolulu but it’s rich history.

Story has it that the 760-foot crater (Diamond Head) got its name from the British sailors who thought they had discovered diamonds on the crater’s slopes. Imagine a volcano erupting with diamonds, seems too good to be true right? Well it was! To the sailors dismay the “diamonds” they thought they found were actually shiny calcite crystals and had no value. But this history helped to create the iconic mystery and is one of the reasons that makes Leahi Park and Diamond Head Mountain the perfect setting to say “I Do”!  (Source of History: GoHawaii.com)

The Perfect Wedding Day In Hawaii

After months of planning their Hawaii destination wedding from Australia, the day finally arrived. It was a beautiful afternoon, vibrant blue skies, stunning scenery and friends and family that traveled from a far to witness their joining. What could be better? Katrina looked gorgeous in a beautiful lace, fit & flare gown. With both her Mom and Dad escorting her she walked down the aisle to her beloved, Ananta.  

The couple requested a Hawaiian minister, who was present to not only officiate the ceremony, but to sing and play ukulele. An amazing and personal tribute to the culture of Hawaii and the love that they have for each other. After the ceremony the couple enjoyed a photo session at the park with guests.  And then traveled to a different beach park for more photos and a champagne toast with the bridesmaid and groomsmen to celebrate their union. Once the bubbly was gone it was time to party! Ananta and Katrina chose a wonderful limousine service Honolulu to drive them to Tiki’s Grill for their reception party.

Islander Weddings made planning a Hawaii destination wedding from Australia easy. By cultivating Hawaii wedding packages all-inclusive that encompassed everything that is important to the couple the perfect Hawaii wedding day came to life!

In all, the wedding of Ananta and Katrina was a celebration of all things that are beautiful. From the breathtaking scenery to the love the couple shares with each other as well as family and friends. A truly perfect Hawaiian wedding day! Ready to plan your dream Hawaii destination wedding? Contact us now. 

Oahu wedding photographer: Izumoto Photography

Leahi Park Wedding

Happily Married at Leahi Park

Happily Married at Leahi Park

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Makapu’u Beach Wedding

A Makapu’u Beach Wedding to Remember

After first dating many years ago, Garfield and Leavonies were reunited only to fall in love all over again. As their newly found love developed, they just knew they wanted to get married.  A Hawaii destination wedding would be the perfect place and plan to share their nuptials among close family and friends. So, they began searching for the perfect Honolulu wedding packages and Oahu wedding venues.   They also knew they’d want the best Oahu wedding photographers. As their plans unfolded for a Hawaii destination wedding, the couple decided their Hawaii wedding venue would need to be in a remote and secluded location. That’s when they learned about Makapu’u—a scenic ridge that rises nearly 650 feet over the sea and features a beach surrounded by lava rock tide pools.   What makes it even more special is a glorious lighthouse on the cliff at Makapu’u Point. 

So Many Hawaii Wedding Packages To Choose

Garfield and Leavonies sorted through so many Hawaii wedding packages.  Their destination wedding location was a clear choice, Makapu’u Beach Wedding. Then, all the details began to fall into place. They were able to book a Hawaii wedding package.  Something all inclusive that could help save on costs and also find recommendations for an Oahu wedding videographer and a Limousine service Honolulu. While the average cost of a wedding in Hawaii can add up, this happy couple was not about to sacrifice any details.  The couple opted for a fabulous, once-in-a-lifetime event at this Oahu wedding venue. They discovered that a Hawaii destination wedding package is the way to truly enjoy the finest island paradise on earth.  On top of that it was all within their budget. This Makapu’u wedding would be one to remember by Garfield and Leavonies, by their dear family members, and by their closest friends.

 

A Secluded Beach Wedding at Makapu’u

When their Hawaii destination wedding took place at Makapu’u, it was simply awe-inspiring. The wedding was a mid-afternoon event that took place on a breathtaking sandy dune at Makapu’u near Sea Life Park. The beautiful bride was escorted by her daughter.  She chose a  stunning bouquet of native fuchsia flowers. With tiki torches and blue ocean waves in the background, they stood in a symbolic rose petal circle to exchange their vows. The close of their ceremony in paradise included a photo session on the beach and at nearby Heaven’s Point. It was simply the most perfect day for all to behold, and Islander Weddings was proud to have guided Garfield and Leavonies in this magical celebration of love.

Garfield and Leavonies at Heaven's Point

Heaven’s Point

Makapu'u Beach

Makapu’u Beach Wedding

 

Hawaii Beach Wedding Venue: Makapu’u Beach

Wedding Planner: Islander Weddings

Hawaii Photographer: Michelle Scotti

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Hiring a Hawaii Wedding Planner

Hiring a Hawaii Wedding Planner

Are you thinking of hiring a Hawaiian wedding planner? Well, especially for a destination wedding in Hawaii, even the littlest of details can seen daunting. The good news is, that there’s no reason for any additional stress to exist at all. Thanks to the fact once you hire a Hawaii wedding planner, they are available to assist a new bride and groom on their journey to the altar (or the beach!), a wedding day can be exactly what it was always meant to be- fun! 

If that isn’t enough encouragement in hiring a Hawaii wedding planner, here are 5 more excellent reasons:

  1. Hawaii Wedding Venue Familiarity 

For couples who desire a destination wedding in Hawaii, hiring a wedding planner is essential.  There’s always the need to search for the perfect wedding venue on Oahu. Hawaii wedding planners are locals of the area.  It’s their job to know all of the best beach venues for a wedding on Oahu. So, whether small and intimate, or large and elegant, a wedding planner will be a huge asset.   They’ll have your best interest your ideal wedding location.   Each couple is different each specific couple and their budget. 

  1. Wedding Planner Knowhow 

Excellent food is an integral part of ensuring that a wedding reception in Hawaii goes well, as it will aid in the overall magic of a Hawaii wedding experience. With the help of a wedding planner in Honolulu, there will be no need to stress about finding the best fit for the big day. As professionals, a wedding planner will be able to assist in finding the best caterers and restaurants on Oahu, for the best price. 

  1. Wedding Planner Discounts

Budget management is one of the biggest reasons why hiring a Hawaii wedding planner is such a good idea. Not only will they help a couple create a budget if the couple has never done one before, but an excellent wedding planner will also be able to assist in finding the best deals with local vendors; they may even offer specific deals and discounts of their own, which can be an additional bonus! 

  1. Planning, Organization, & Coordination 

There is nothing worse than the wedding day arriving and having that pesky anxiety creep up in the back of your mind. Therefore, a wedding planner can make sure that the organization of the wedding day goes smoothly up to the point of the ceremony and then even coordinate if that’s a service offered. This is an excellent way to remove the burden from the bride and groom’s shoulders on their big day! 

  1. Specialty Add-Ons 

Some wedding planners offer much more than just assistance with planning. They can offer the services of professional photographers and videographers.  There’s also florists, cake creators, limousine service, and even entertainment options.  This service provided by a planner is an excellent option for those couples that want to keep searching for vendors to a minimum, as everything can be selected straight from the Hawaii wedding planner’s resources. 

 

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Hawaii Vow Renewal on Oahu

Vow Renewals on Oahu

A Family Vacation on Oahu Everyone Will Love

A Hawaii vow renewal on Oahu is a wonderful idea that affords recreation, reflection, and rejuvenation  for many married couples.  There is also an opportunity for loved ones to come together for the vacation of a lifetime.  So when couples  choose to renew wedding vows, families and friends are more than excited to start making reservations.  For them too this is a memorable and beautiful time together in an island paradise.

A family vacation in Hawaii with the added touch of  a vow renewal ceremony is a wonderful idea. It is the  main reason to bring a family together.  Evenmore, by having the kids participate by reading a poem or bible verse it makes them feel included too.  Another great idea for kids to participate is by giving or receiving a small gift.   Hawaii vow renewals offer so many fun, meaningful, and memorable moments for families.  So, be sure to include a photographer to capture those special moments.

Hawaii Vacation with Vow Renewal Ceremony

Hawaii has become an important island destination for couples in love. It is a romantic location surrounded by glistening ocean beaches, fresh cuisine, and dozens of guest activities by water or by land. There is an activity for every member of your party, and it is a destination every invitee will say yes to! Choose a sunrise ceremony at Waimanalo Bay or an evening sunset luau at Paradise Cove Resort. Book your guests for a snorkeling session, a mid-day helicopter tour, or a sunset dinner sail. For those that love adventure, there is no shortage of incredible hikes and tours. Hawaii is simply one of the most beautiful places on earth to create new memories and renew your wedding vows. 

Celebrate 10, 20, 25, or 50 Years

When planning for a vow renewal ceremony, it is not uncommon to see couples of 10, 20, 25, and even 50 years of marriage come together for a stunning island ceremony.  with soothing ocean views and magnificent sunsets.  So, are you are ready to make this renewed oath in marriage and share it among close friends and family?  An experienced and careful planner is certain to help you with this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Islander Weddings has been guiding couples with Hawaii wedding packages and vow renewals

Aulani Family Vacation

Vow Renewal at Aulani Resort

Vow Renewal at Magic Island

Celebrating at Magic Island

Waikiki Vacation

Celebrating 50 years!

on Oahu for many years and may be the perfect company to help you renew wedding vows in Hawaii.

Hawaii Vow Renewal Plans

Flower Shower at Paradise Cove

Family Vacation on Oahu

Too much fun at Waimanalo Bay

 

 

 

Oahu Vow Renewal

Sunset at Magic Island

 

 

 

 

 

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5 Best Islands in Hawaii to Get Married

5 Best Islands in Hawaii to Get Married

5 best islands in Hawaii to marry

Exchanging rings Oahu

So, just what are the 5 best islands in Hawaii to get married? With so many options, it will leave you wondering which one to choose.  It’s not surprising that 25% of weddings in the United States are destination weddings with few guests. One of the primary reasons for this is that they are cheaper and easier to plan than a conventional or traditional wedding.  At the top of the list for a destination wedding are the Hawaiian Islands.  All it takes to make it a reality is finding the right wedding planner and booking just the right Hawaii wedding package that suits your desire.

As you plan to tie the nuptial knot, one crucial thing you should consider is your choice of Hawaii wedding venue and which Hawaii island should it be? Just read along.

Get Married on Oahu

One of the 5 best Islands

Oahu

The island of Oahu tops the list of the 5 best islands in Hawaii to get married.  Here you’ll find the home to the world famous destination resort of  Waikiki.  Here you’ll find beautiful beaches and gentle rolling waves among the many high rise buildings and fashion designer stores along Kalakaua Avenue.  Oahu means “Gathering Place”. You can call it the most urbanized Island of Hawaii with many restaurants, spas, hotels and all the fuss of New York.  There is no shortage of fun activities on Oahu.

Have you ever wondered why couples always dream about Honolulu beach weddings? Well, it’s because Oahu boasts of 125 beaches.  Honolulu is also the business hub for the State of Hawaii.  Downtown you’ll find important cultural sites like Iolani Palace where Hawaiian royalty lived.  Bishop Museum  is filled with art and cultural exhibits.  So if you’re planning to have a tropical Hawaii beach wedding and love shopping too, then you should probably consider Waikiki and one of its numerous Oahu beach wedding venues.

 

 Hawaii Island

Big Island of Hawaii, Bigger is best!

The Big Island of Hawaii

Hawaii Island is the biggest island in the state of Hawaii. It’s often referred to as the Big Island. You certainly should plan your Hawaii wedding package falls into this island if you’re thrilled by climatic wonders.  Having lived here before  for 6 years we recommend anywhere in the Kona or Kohala Districts for your stay.  The area is rich with Hawaiian history as well as home to the world reknown Kona Coffee.   There is also the quaint Kailua village in the heart of Kona with numerous restaurants and shops.  Here you can easily find a cafe serving some that good Kona Coffee.

The Big Island hosts 8 of earth’s 13 climatic zones.  The Big Island is perfect for a wedding destination for lovers that are fascinated about volcanos, mountains, weather dynamism, and mind-recalibrating air. If this defines you, then contact your Hawaii wedding planner to find you the best beach venue on Hawaii.

 

Get Married on Lanai

Before you book your tickets for an elopement in Hawaii, we suggest you take a long look at Lanai island.  Hawaii’s most secluded inhabited islands, Lanai is quite laid back with friendly and helpful locals. There are no traffic lights, three paved roads of 30 miles, and only a few hotels.  Nonetheless, it’s quite romantic. So, as long as you have a resourceful Hawaii wedding planner, your lanai wedding will be most memorable.

Lanai was once known as the “Pineapple Isle,  providing 75% of the worlds pineapples. But now it has now become the perfect getaway  for many looking to relax and re-energize.  When you go, be sure to check out one of Lanai’s favorite beaches at Hulopoe Beach by Four Seasons Resort.  The best scuba diving and snorkeling in all of Hawaii is found in this area.  For real, it’s a romantic and quiet destination wedding location for anyone who wants to get away from industrialization and its hurdles.  Plus, there are only about 3000 people living here.  You’ll make friends with everyone in no time!

 

 

Kauai, the Garden Isle

The Best Coastline

Kauai

Nowhere in the world is there an island as green, quiet, and peaceful as Kauai.  Popularly known as the ‘Garden Island’.  Kauai is surrounded by nature  97% of its landmass is covered with undeveloped mountains and rainforests.  

Yea, you guessed right. It rains a lot in Kauai. But lots of folks love it. It’s so serene and beautiful with waterfalls, lovely birds,  just teaming with lush natural beauty.  If you make it to Kauai plan a hike along Kalalau Trail or a boat ride along Na Pali Coast.  The coastline is simply breathtaking.  Kauai is an excellent destination for Hawaii elopement weddings, especially if you love everything green.  It provides the perfect balance between activity and relaxation.  Here you’ll find very little development in comparison to Oahu.

 

Maui, Some say it’s the best

Maui is one of the most popular islands for Hawaii destination weddings. Well, it’s not as popular as Oahu and Hawaii. However, but it’s got a plethora of beautiful beaches  that make it the choice of many couples.

We believe that’s one of the reasons why Fox chose it as a location for filming the romantic series, Temptation Island. Don’t scream if we tell you that it has 80 cool beaches. That’s more than enough options for finding an intimate beach wedding location.

Locals call it “No Ka Oi”, “the best” Island in Hawaii, and we couldn’t agree more. Its beauty comes with lots of attention that makes it the destination of many Hawaii wedding packages.

Well, that’s our list of the 5 best Hawaii islands to marry.  But if you are still not sure then you’ll just have to spend your honeymoon island hopping!  Flights between the islands are less than 45 minutes.  You’ll cover a lot of ground and eventually come to your own conclusion of which Hawaii Island is your best.

Maui locals say their island is the best

Honolua Maui

 

 

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Beach Wedding Wear Hawaii

Beach Wedding Wear for Hawaii

How do you know just what to wear to a beach wedding in Hawaii”?  This is one of the first things that comes to mind once a couple decides to make the trip across the Pacific Ocean for a destination wedding in Hawaii.   There are many good reasons to have a beach wedding in Hawaii in the first place. But, then the question always comes up when planning,  preparing, and packing for a beach wedding, “What do you wear?”  Well, keep in mind you are coming to a warm tropical climate. So, comfort and function are key.

Hawaii Wedding Dress

Naturally, when thinking of dresses for a Hawaii wedding, the first thing that will come to a bride’s mind might be a white wedding dress with a long train and sparkly high heels. This traditional fashion is beautiful and absolutely classic for traditional weddings.  But for a destination wedding in Hawaii,  a bride  may want to put a priority on something fun, stylish, and comfortable. For example, fabrics like cotton, linen, or chiffon instead of a heavy gown should be considered.   A light and flowing wedding dress in white, aquamarine, sunflower,  or a even light coral color will add a nice luxurious touch.  Another staple piece like comfortable sandals are a must.  Remember you will most likely be walking over sand!  Then add on some shell themed jewelry, and perhaps sunglasses for cute pictures as well!

Groom Wedding Wear

Traditionally, a groom usually wears a shiny black tuxedo complete with bow tie. However, the black tux and white dress shirt elegance obviously is not  for everyone.  Plus black conducts heat which can make you hot.  Men should consider either cotton or linen material. Some examples of what the groom may wear to a beach wedding are: A casual Hawaiian aloha shirt made of comfortable cotton. Or any color button down linen shirt with a vest will look great with  khaki pants, and sandals.  Some guys prefer to wear their favorite sneakers too. A straw hat and definitely a pair of sunglasses will be stylish. So, there is usually one other primary reason why a bride and groom choose a beach for their special day, which might come as a surprise; the comfortable attire!

Guest Wear

As a friend or family member, if you are planning to attend a wedding in Hawaii,  then you will be happy to know your wedding attire is not a big concern or expense either. ​Wedding guest dress​ can follow the lead of the bride and groom. Those who like to relax, feel comfortable, and kick off their shoes will be pleased with attending a ​Hawaii wedding in casual beach wedding wear.  So there really aren’t a lot of requirements other than dress comfortably and you’ll be in style

A few other things to consider bringing besides what to wear to a wedding in Hawaii are things like a small cooler with water, sun hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, and possibly an umbrella for any senior citizens attending.

So, whether the bride and groom decide to go sweet and simple or bold and brilliant with their beach wedding, there is no doubt that it will be a show stopper.

Beach Wedding Wear

Bride & Groom at Beach Wedding in Kahala

Bride & Groom Beach Wedding in Hawaii Wear

On the beach, shoes off is OK!

Wedding Wear for Bride

Bridal Dress

Groom Beach Wedding

Dress comfortable with style

Bride & Groom at Waimanalo Bay

Bridal Dress and Groom with Aloha Shirt

Hawaii Wedding Wear

Comfortable Bride’s Dress

Bridal Wear for Hawaii Beach Wedding

Bridal Dress for Hawaii Beach Wedding

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Traditional or Destination Wedding

Traditional or Hawaii Destination Wedding

Thinking about a Hawaii destination wedding?  Your mind is dancing with excitement after your recent engagement.  Are you feeling stressed about planning a big wedding? Between the oodles of ideas from loved ones and the sheer cost of hosting a wedding, your excitement can change to anxiety.  Then, consider a Hawaii destination wedding!  The average cost of a traditional wedding in the United States runs approximately $26,000.  Thus, leading many couples to seriously consider whether to get married at home or opt for something exciting like a Hawaii destination wedding.  Ultimately a destination wedding will keep costs down.  At the same time, it will make it will also make it more enjoyable because only the people closest to you will make the trip.

So, what makes a traditional local wedding vs a destination wedding right for you?

At the heart of your decision is whether you want a wedding that all your friends and family can attend.  Or, something definitely more fun and adventurous where only your closest family and friends make the trip.  Thus it can be tough to decide, here are the top reasons to choose a destination wedding. 

Hawaii weddings on a budget 

If you’re budget conscious and the deciding factor is cost then you will be excited to learn that a Hawaii beach wedding will cost less than your typical local wedding.  Destination weddings average $7,804 per couple. Research by Destination Weddings Travel Group:  the annual average of $26,000 in the U.S. That is a significant savings for you, imagine what you could do with $18,000!

Wedding Guest List 

If your parents suggest you to invite family and friends, then choosing a beach wedding venue such as a  Waimanalo Bay wedding, is a great idea.  It’s the longest stretch of beach on Oahu.  After your ceremony, you might be busy working with the photographer getting those great photos. That’s when everyone else can just enjoy themselves on the beach or by the ocean.  This ultimately helps to keep the costs down while making your wedding more enjoyable because only the people you love the most will make the trip.This ultimately helps to keep the costs down while making your wedding more enjoyable because only the people you love the most will make the trip.

Lifetime Memories

One of the absolute best things about planning a wedding that requires traveling to beautiful Hawaii  is that you will have more time to actually enjoy your friends and family.  Thus,  your wedding becomes a mini-vacation for everyone.   You can enjoy excursions together, quiet time at the beach, dinners, breakfast, nightlife and more.  A wedding in Hawaii provides an opportunity to create wonderful memories far beyond any wedding and reception at a local hometown venue.  So, if you’re worried about a big traditional wedding, a destination wedding is the answer!

Hawaii Wedding Packages

Just Married North Shore Oahu

Destination Wedding Hawaii

Vow Renewal at Waimanalo

Elopement in Hawaii

Waialae Beach

Elopement at Waimanalo

Sherwoods at Waimanalo Bay

Hawaii Destination Wedding

Kahala Beach

Hawaii Destination Wedding

Family Vacation / Vow Renewal

Hawaii Destination Wedding

Paradise Cove Beach Wedding

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