Big Island Wedding Locations
Here are a few locations to choose from. Click on the photos to enlarge and for a short description, along with any fees associated with the location. Which is best? Read Minister Doug's blog on choosing a wedding location.
Entrance is through Four Seasons Hualalai resorts. Sandy beach. You're likely to see turtles resting here. About 30 minutes from downtwon Kailua-Kona. $50 ROE Permit Fee + $25 Travel Fee
Soft sand, picturesque beach. $75 travel fee. Beach permit fee applies. Take Highway 19 north from Kona. Turn left on Puako Road before Mile Marker #70. Turn right at the next access road. Follow the road about 1/4 mile. Parking and entrance will be on your left.
Approximately 2 hours from downtown Kailua-Kona. Have your ceremony on a live volcano! Beautiful, lush rain forest setting, and other worldly, lava field, crater, and ocean views. Ceremonies are rain or shine. Couple is responsible for securing park permit. Travel fee is $275.
Kikaua Point Beach Park $25 Travel Fee. $50 Beach Permit Fee It is advised that permits be obtained as far in advance as possible.
Convenient if staying in or near downtown Kailua Kona. Please ask us about this location
Hapuna Beach - Some consider this beach to be one of nicest in the world. Beautiful sunsets, but a very popular beach. If you're looking for any amount of secclusion, this is probably not the best beach for you. Can be crowded at times. Sunset is best. $75 Travel Fee in addition to $50 Beach Permit Fee
Approximately 100 minutes from Kailua-Kona. $150 fee for travel in addition to ROE permit fee.
Please ask us about this location. No travel fees. Convenient if staying in or near downtown Kailua-Kona.
30 minutes from downtown Kona. Scenic lava cliff overlook. Waves crashing into lava wall can make for nice photos. $35 travel fee. Before 11am or sunset recommended as it gets hot at this location.