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Hawaii Destination Weddings

Getting Married in Waikiki

Waikiki is a dreamy destination for couples looking to get married on the beach in Hawaii. Home to the majority of Oahu's best resorts, this playful neighborhood was once a getaway for Hawaiian royalty. Now, tourists flock from all over the world to experience its pristine beaches and dramatic sunsets. If you've ever wanted to try a surf lesson, Waikiki's calm, gentle waters provide the perfect opportunity for your first-ever hang ten! Wedding groups can also enjoy Kalakua Avenue, where you'll find a lively blend of restaurants, shops and authentic luau celebrations. No matter your vibe, Waikiki destination weddings are unforgettable. 

Top Highlights

  • Surf-friendly beaches
  • Gentle waters
  • Tropical climate
  • Coral reef
  • Rich history
  • LGBT-friendly

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Wakiki Marriage Requirements

Marriage Requirements

To legally get married in Waikiki, a US citizen will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Provide valid photo identification (driver's license or passport)
  • Obtain a marriage license from the State of Hawaii Department of Health (online or in person)

Speak with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for more information regarding the legal marriage requirements in Waikiki.

Wedding Packages in Waikiki

Wedding Packages in Waikiki

Waikiki wedding packages are tailor-made to fit each couple's exact vision. Once you start working with a Certified Destination Wedding Specialist, we'll help you assemble the perfect package, from finding an onsite wedding planner to booking your florist, photographer, DJ and more. Some hotels may have pre-made packages or preferred vendor lists to help streamline the process.

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Travel Tips

Wakiki Travel Tips

Travel Documents

US citizens traveling to Waikiki do not need a passport for entry, but Canadian citizens do. Speak with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for more information or visit (US citizens) or (Canadian citizens).


The official language throughout Hawaii (including Waikiki) is English, though some locals will also speak their native Hawaiian language.

Currency & Tipping

The official currency in Waikiki is the US Dollar, and major credit cards are accepted throughout the island. Tipping is appreciated at hotels, restaurants and during tourist activities/excursions.

Things To Do in Waikiki

Wakiki Attractions

Attractions & Activities

  • Surfing
  • Paddleboarding
  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling
  • Waikiki Beach
  • Diamond Head State Monument
  • Waikiki Aquarium

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Waikiki Wedding Planning FAQs

How much does a destination wedding cost in Waikiki, Hawaii?
In order to provide a realistic cost for a destination wedding in Waikiki, we’ll need to know when you want to get married, where you’re flying from, how many guests you expect to attend, and a few other key details. Contact us today to start the process of receiving a personalized quote!
When is the best time of year to get married in Waikiki, Hawaii?
The best time of year for Waikiki destination weddings is typically during the dry season (from April to October), which offers sunny skies and pleasant temperatures. However, weddings can be hosted year-round, so couples can choose a date that aligns with their preferences.
How do I plan a wedding in Waikiki, Hawaii?
The first step to planning a destination wedding in Waikiki is to draft a budget and initial guest list. From there, our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists can help with the rest of the planning process, including:
Selecting the perfect hotel, venue and package Confirming your wedding date Securing a group room block at your chosen hotel Booking the travel arrangements for you and your guests Planning any activities or excursions Finalizing the day-of details with your onsite coordinator
We’ll be with you every step of the way to ensure your Waikiki destination wedding comes to life exactly as you vision it.

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