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THE BIG ISLAND   |   KAUAI

MAUI    |    OAHU

Sun-drenched beaches, spectacular falls, and scenic overlooks are so plentiful that the island of Kauai has served as backdrop to decades of films, from South Pacific to Jurassic Park. Sublime weather and breathtaking views make helicopter tours and ziplining popular attractions, while ATV and hiking tours allow ground access to the Garden Isle's natural beauty. Kauai elopement locations include lush plantations and historic estates, plus posh resorts that also feature exquisite honeymoon accommodations -- the perfect combination for couples looking to elope.                SEE COVID-19 TRAVEL UPDATES >

Airport: Lihue Airport (LIH)

High Season: December - May

Low Season: June - November

Time Zone: Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST)

Hawaii Tourism Authority/Tor Johnson

POPULAR AREAS & ATTRACTIONS

NAPALI COAST

Located on the north shore, the Napali Coast boasts amazing beaches and epic views (South Pacific’s Bali Hai is part of the legendary landscape). The historic town of Hanalei offers culture and shopping near some of the island’s top resorts, where couples seeking to elope are beautifully accommodated. (Photo: Hawaii Tourism Authority/Tor Johnson) 

POIPU

One of the most highly rated beaches in the world is located in Poipu, complete with a five-star resort and spa situated on its glorious beachfront. Acres of lagoons, waterfalls, and powdery sand serve as top elopement spots, and more than one luxe hotel is available for honeymooning. (Photo: Hawaii Tourism Authority/Tor Johnson)

KAUAI REQUIREMENTS QUICK GUIDE

BLOOD TESTS: None

LOCAL CITIZENSHIP: Not Required
PROOF OF AGE: Required
LOCAL RESIDENCY: Not Required

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: Legal

WAITING PERIOD: None

MARRIAGE LICENSE AGENTS: 

Jamie Listman - 808.378.4290 – Hanalei
Ellen O'Connell - 808.742.7305 – Poipu
Darlene Kapana - 808.821.6880 – Wailua

ONLINE MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATION >

 

source: health.hawaii.gov

WAIMEA CANYON

The “Grand Canyon of the Pacific” is one of the top natural wonders for which Kauai is famous, featuring 14 miles of canyons, valleys, and hiking trails. Nearby Waimea Town offers plantation cottages on 30 acres where wedding ceremonies take place in a variety of settings. (Photo: Hawaii Tourism Authority/

Tor Johnson)

 

 

Sources: County of KauaiGoHawaii.com; Hawaii Tourism AuthorityHawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau; Kauai.com

HAWAII LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

 

KAUAI ELOPEMENT SITES SEE COVID-19 TRAVEL UPDATES >

Reserve gorgeous venues for your luxury elopement with our editor's recommendations for elopement-friendly sites.

ELITE: Legendary properties including five-star hotels + resorts

EXCLUSIVE: Luxury + boutique five- and four-star properties

EXCEPTIONAL: Intimate, romantic hotels + inns of exquisite reputation

 Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa

Elite

Aston Islander on the Beach

Open and taking reservations

440 Aleka Place

Kapaa, Kauai

808.822.7417

 

 

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

Taking reservations starting 8/01/20

1571 Poipu Road

Koloa, Kauai

808.742.1234

 

 

 

Aqua Kauai Beach Resort

Open and taking reservations

4331 Kauai Beach Drive

Lihue, Kauai

808.954.7419

 

 

Hanalei Bay Resort

Open and taking reservations

5380 Honoiki Road

Princeville, Kauai

877.344.0688

 

 

 

The Cliffs at Princeville

Open and taking reservations

3811 Edward Road

Princeville, Kauai

800.367.8024

Kauai Marriott Hotel

Open and taking reservations

3610 Rice Street  

Lihue, Kauai

808.245.5050

 

 

Koa Kea Hotel & Resort

Open and taking reservations

2251 Poipu Road

Koloa, Kauai

888.898.8958

 

Sheraton Kauai Resort

Open and taking reservations

2440 Hoonani Road

Koloa, Kauai

808.742.1661

 

 

Waipouli Beach Resort

Open and taking reservations

4-820 Kuhio Hwy

Kapaa, Kauai

877.465.2824

 

 

 

Hotel Coral Reef

Open and taking reservations

4-1516 Kuhio Hwy

Kapaa, Kauai

808.822.4481

Exclusive

Exceptional

Koloa Landing at Poipu Beach

Open and taking reservations

2641 Poipu Road

Koloa, Kauai

808.240.6600

 

 

The Villas at Poipu Kai

Open and taking reservations

2373 Ho'ohu Road

Koloa, Kauai

866.407.0249

 

The Westin Princeville

Open and taking reservations

3838 Wyllie Road

Princeville, Kauai

808.827.8700

 

 

Wyndham Shearwater

Open and taking reservations

3970 Wyllie Road

Princeville, Kauai

808.826.6549

 

 

 

Marriot's Kauai Beach Club

Open and taking reservations

3610 Rice Street

Kalapaki Beach, Lihue, Kauai

808.245.5050