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Wedding Planning

Tailor Made

With a stunning range of locations and menu options, we can create the perfect wedding for you. Our experienced and dedicated staff can help with every single detail, from the wedding cake to flower arrangements and photography. And while we do the hard work, you and your guests can get pampered in our award-winning Kahala Spa, or just enjoy a relaxing day on our sun-drenched white sand beach.

The Wedding Reception Of Your Dreams (pdf)

Menus

Our culinary team is adept at creating specially customized menus to please any palate or fit any theme, complemented by our wide variety of fine wine and spirits.

Flower arrangements

We work with one of the most skillful floral artists in Hawaii who effortlessly creates intricate flower arrangements that are fit for royalty.

Locations

The Kahala offers some of the most breathtakingly beautiful locations for wedding ceremonies, including stunning ballrooms and sublime ocean front.

Photography

Whether you are looking for a photographer with a natural style, or a more formal approach, we work with the best in the business.

Wedding cake

Our executive pastry chef will be delighted to design a magnificent wedding cake. From fun and personal to traditional and classic, your cake will be perfect for you.

Master of ceremony

A master of ceremony helps to take care of various responsibilities such as welcoming, introducing and guiding guests on arrival and making announcements.

 

Indoor Wedding Locations

The Maile Ballroom

One large ballroom that can accommodate up to 300 which can be subdivided into three sections: Maile Makai, Maile Koko Head and Maile Mauka

Airwall doors between ballroom and foyer area may be opened to create a larger airier space for guests.

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.)

Maile Ballroom including Foyer

Cocktails may be served in foyer area directly in front of ballroom

Floor to ceiling glass window in prefunction (foyer)

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

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)

Allow guests to mingle with cocktails in the ballroom while the bride and groom are with the photographer (we regret that cocktails may not be served in lower lobby as it is a common area)

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 outdoor events conclude by 10pm

View our wedding reception amenities brochure & visit the Hawaii state website for marriage license information. Effective July 1, 2016 all wedding ceremonies held at The Kahala Hotel & Resort will be subject to a state of Hawaii $100 site fee.