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How do I plan a wedding in Maui?

8 Tips for Planning a Maui Destination Wedding

  1. Set a Budget. ...

  2. Give Your Guests Plenty of Time. ...

  3. Find Ways to Save. ...

  4. Aim for the Off Seasons. ...

  5. Go Local. ...

  6. Plan ahead for beach weddings. ....

  7. Hire a Clairvoyant Wedding Planner

    How can I plan a cheap wedding in Hawaii?

    Many resorts and wedding planners offer affordable packages for a small number of guests, which would include the ceremony, champagne and cake. In lieu of a reception, arrange for everyone to enjoy dinner at a large table at the hotel's restaurant, or in their garden or nearby on the beach.

    What is the best month to get married in Hawaii?

    The peak wedding season is typically March-August during the “summer”. There is somewhat of a “winter' from October – January which means slightly cooler temperatures and more frequent rain. There is also a peak in tourism in the middle of the summer as well as around the holidays, so the islands are much busier.

    Do you pay for guests at destination wedding?

    Typically when it is a very small or family-only affair, guests are not expected to pay. If you do want your guests to cover their own accommodation that you've already paid for you can set up a PayPal link on your wedding website. (A MUST for a destination wedding!)

    What is the best month to get married in Maui?

    Spring/Fall – If the logistics work out for you, April and May are excellent months with beautiful weather, you may have a few whale sightings, and the island is less crowded, which means prices are lower. Fall months generally shares these qualities as well.

    What are the requirements to get married in Maui?

    You do not need to be a resident of Hawaii or a U.S. citizen to marry. No blood tests are needed. Both applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Applicants must present proof of age—Usually a state-issued I.D. or driver's license.

    Do you need a permit to get married on the beach in Hawaii?

    Like all the Hawaiian Islands, requires a permit from the State of Hawaii to marry on a beach. We can apply for and pick up the permit for your event. At the time of writing, a Hawaii beach wedding or vow renewal permit costs $50.

    Can I get married on the beach in Maui?

    Some beautiful beaches to get married on in West Maui (which is the Lahaina side of the island) are Baby Beach in Lahaina, Napili Bay in Napili, Kapalua Bay in Kapalua and Ironwoods Beach in Kapalua. Permits are required to get married on any of these South and West beaches.

    How do you elope in Hawaii?

    Here's what you need to elope in Hawaii:
    1. A marriage license - You apply online and pick up your license together (bring a government-issued ID). No witnesses required. No blood tests required.
    2. A registered marriage performer (officiant, pastor, celebrant, etc.) to perform your ceremony and file the license.

    How many people can you have on a beach wedding in Maui? 20 people

    Attendance at Maui beach weddings cannot exceed more than 20 people, including the couple getting married, the officiate presiding over the wedding, the guests attending the wedding and service providers such as wedding photographers, caterer, planner or others hired for the beach wedding.

    Can you get married on Haleakala?

    Wedding Ceremony. A Special Use Permit is required to hold a wedding within Haleakalā National Park and should be planned as a small private affair, conducted away from high visitor use areas.

    Hire a Clairvoyant Event Planner.

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