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Weddings & Celebrations

The Perfect Venue

The Kahala offers some of the most breathtakingly beautiful locations for wedding ceremonies, special events and receptions.

For the venue of your choice, please refer to our Guide.

A fantastic place for a wedding...

You cannot beat the ocean view and the staff here. 5 STARS!

 Debbie R. from Honolulu, HI, Yelp.com on 7/10/13

Oahu Wedding Venues At The Kahala Hotel & Resort

  • One large ballroom that can accommodate up to 300 which can be subdivided into three sections
  • Floor to ceiling glass window in prefunction (foyer)
  • Airwall doors between ballroom and foyer area may be opened so guests do not have “enclosed” feeling
  • Depending on set-up, about 300 within ballroom doors (entire room) or 100 per section (subject to change depending on dance floor, video, head table, etc.)
  • Cocktails may be served in foyer area directly in front of ballroom

Kainoa II Boardroom

At 415 square feet, this room is the perfect size for smaller business meetings. Distinguished yet inviting, it provides a view of the lush tropical gardens. It can accommodate up to 12 people around its handsome mahogany table.

Kainoa I Meeting Room

Specifically designed with smaller meetings in mind, this flexible room can be reconfigured into U-shaped, classroom and theater-style layouts. Equipped with a built-in white board and climate controls, it is just steps away from our fully equipped Business Center. At 415 square feet, it can comfortably accommodate 16-20 people.

Waialae Ballroom

  • Floor to ceiling glass window on one side of room overlooks waterfall garden
  • Spotlight on waterfall in the evening as well as tiki torches
  • Maximum of 100 without dance floor (better number is usually 80-90 for weddings due to dance floor, video, head table, etc.)
  • Cocktails may be served outside by waterfall (weather permitting)
  • Suggest not having receiving line so guests may enter ballroom while bride and groom take pictures (cocktails may not be served in lower lobby as it is a common area)

Descriptions of Oahu Wedding Venues

Kahala o Ke Kai — Reception (using room only)

  • Prime Oceanfront room (16’ x 48’) with folding glass doors that open to lawn area
  • Maximum of 40 guests using four rounds of 10 (not one seat more) or oval shaped table up to 30 guests
  • Amplification is not allowed for evening events (microphone, sound system, etc.) due to nearby condominiums
  • All events conclude by 10pm

Kahala o Ke Kai — Outdoor Reception with Tent

  • Prime Oceanfront room with folding glass doors that open to lawn area is used for buffet or cocktails and tent is placed on lawn area for seating
  • Amplification is not allowed for evening events (microphone, sound system, etc.) due to nearby condominiums
  • All events conclude by 10pm
  • Limited availability of outdoor receptions (maximum of 100 guests) with rental of tent (limited due to amount of time required for tent installation, set-up under the tent, the event time and breakdown of tent)
  • Tent costs $3,300 and up depending on size, lighting and design

Diamond Head Lawn

  • Oceanfront located close to the Plumeria Beach House Restaurant and CHI Health Energy Fitness Hale
  • Adjacent to the Kahala o Ke Kai
  • Maximum number of chairs at this location is 60
  • Oahu wedding venues overlooks island
  • Closer to the main ballrooms
  • As a general rule, tends to be less windy (always subject to change)
  • If ceremony only, may only be reserved on weekdays as we keep sites open for those having receptions on the weekends

Koko Head Lawn

  • Oceanfront located at the far end of the resort (past the pool)
  • Overlooks Koko Head mountain
  • More secluded location
  • Can accommodate up to 100 chairs
  • lf 'low tide' (below sea level) may see the reef
  • As a general rule, tends to be windier than the Diamond Head side
  • If ceremony only, may only be reserved at 1pm on Saturdays and Sundays as we keep sites open for those having receptions