Weddings in Hawaii

Weddings in Hawaii

Published May 9, 2018

Hawaii Weddings

Marriage Requirements

To get married in Hawaii you will need your passport and your birth certificate.  Divorce and death decrees are needed if applicable. 

Travel Information

Since Hawaii is a US state, you must bring your passport to travel. Make sure to advise your country's travel information website for more information and possibly other travel documents. The official language of Hawaii is English, however, you may hear some Hawaiian from some locals The official currency of Hawaii is USD and credit cards are accepted across all the islands. 

Hawaii Highlights

There are 8 Hawaiian Islands to choose from. Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kahoolawe, Lanai, Molokai, Kauai, and Niihau. Each with amazing beaches, Maui, Oahu, and Kauai is the most popular and are known for their breathtaking beaches. Hawaii is a US state, so you can expect a large city like you would in any other US state, just with some amazing views.  Watersports are popular, especially surfing. Some of the best spots to surf in all of the world are on the Hawaiian Islands, Oahu being the most popular. As for wedding venues, there are a ton of resorts located along the coast with amazing beach, garden, and party venues. 


One of the most popular places to visit in Hawaii is Maui. Known for their amazing beaches and the perfect place for some hiking adventures, Maui has some hidden treasures that are a must go! One of the most popular things to do in Maui is helicopter rides. Take in all the sites in one fell swoop. Because of the breathtaking blue waters, Maui is a great spot for snorkeling and scuba diving! And finally, something to do for the more adventurous folk is Haleakala National Park. This is the home of the world's most dormant volcano. You can see the site from just above everywhere on the island due to its large size. One of the best times to experience Haleakala is early in the morning just before sunrise. Keep in mind there is an additional fee, but you can expect a truly amazing view. 


Oahu is another highly visited island in Hawaii. Oahu is the home of the most popular places on the Hawaiian Islands, Honolulu, and Waikiki Beach. Waikiki Beach is known as one of the best places to surf in all of the world. With surfing competitions year round, it is the perfect place for those who are experienced surfers, or ones who are looking to learn. One of the other "Must" experiences is going to a traditional luau. The luau at Paradise Cove is one of the best on the island and is something that you must experience when in Hawaii. They perform traditional ceremonies such as the stringing of the lei, weaving headbands and throwing a spear. The Hawaiian translation of "luau" is "feast", so you can expect a great variety of food including the traditional slow pork roasted called a "kalua". 

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