Home to Honolulu, the capital of the state of Hawaii, Oahu combines the nightlife and conveniences of a modern city with the beauty and atmosphere of a tropical island. Cultural and historical hot spots abound: Iolani Palace and Kawaiahao Church are available for wedding ceremonies, while Pearl Harbor, Diamond Head, and the Polynesian Cultural Center are popular attractions for honeymooners. Some of the finest resorts in Hawaii are located on the island, and the diverse range of resort areas and beaches provide highly desired elopement locations for Oahu.   SEE COVID-19 TRAVEL UPDATES >

Airport: Honolulu International Airport (HNL)

High Seasons: Jan. - March, July - Aug.

Low Seasons: April - June, Sep. - Dec.

Time Zone: Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST)

 

THE BIG ISLAND   |   KAUAI

MAUI    |    OAHU

Hawaii Tourism Authority/Tor Johnson

POPULAR AREAS & ATTRACTIONS

WAIKIKI

World famous for its beaches and fabled concentration of hotels and resorts, Waikiki is located on Honolulu's south shore and just a stone's throw away from some of the capital's most famous attractions. Options for entertainment, shopping, and dining are only outnumbered by amazing locations for luxury elopements and honeymoons. (Photo: Hawaii Tourism Authority/Tor Johnson)

NORTH SHORE

Best known as a mecca for surfers, the north shore is home to legenedary beaches and the sleepy plantation-era town of Haleiwa, where couples can amble through a charming arts district and indulge in local fare at relaxed restaurants. A world-class resort offers luxe elopement options, while a plethora of private rentals are available for intimate escapes. (Photo: Hawaii Tourism Authority/Tor Johnson)

OAHU 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: 

Judith Brown - 808.586.4544 – Honolulu

Elizabeth Mullaney - 808.586.4544
Zachary Espino - 808.586.0221

MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATION >

 

source: health.hawaii.gov

KO OLINA

Situated on Oahu's leeward coast, Ko Olina was specifically developed as a resort community that offers upscale hotels, spas, villas, beach clubs, and condominiums against an unspoiled backdrop of island beauty. A winning combination of luxury and solitude, Ko Olina makes a wonderful destination for elopements and post-elopement honeymoons. (Photo: Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau/Linda Ching)

HAWAII LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

OAHU 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

Sheraton Waikiki

Elite

Halekulani Hotel

Closed until further notice

2199 Kalia Road

Honolulu, Oahu

844.288.8022

 

 

The Kahala Hotel & Resort

Open and taking reservations

5000 Kahala Avenue

Honolulu, Oahu

808.739.8888

 

 

 

 

Lotus Honolulu Hotel at Diamond Head

Open and taking reservations

2885 Kalakaua Avenue

Honolulu, Oahu

808.954.7420

 

 

 

 

 

Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa

Taking reservations starting 8/15/20

2424 Kalakaua Avenue

Honolulu, Oahu

808.923.1234

Exclusive

Exceptional

Moana Surfrider

Open and taking reservations

2365 Kalakaua Avenue

Honolulu, Oahu

808.922.3111

 

 

The Modern Honolulu

Open and taking reservations

1775 Ala Moana Blvd

Honolulu, Oahu

808.943.5800

 

 

 

 

Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki

Open and taking reservations

100 Holomoana Street

Honolulu, Oahu

808.956.1111

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort

Taking reservations starting 10/01/20

2169 Kalia Road

Honolulu, Oahu

808.923.3111

The Royal Hawaiian Waikiki

Open and taking reservations

2233 Helumoa Road

Honolulu, Oahu

808.923.7311

 

 

Halepuna Waikiki

Closed until further notice

223 Saratoga Road

Honolulu, Oahu

808.921.7272

 

 

 

 

Turtle Bay Resort

Open and taking reservations

57-091 Kamehameha Hwy

Kahuku, Oahu

808.293.6000

 

 

 

 

 

Sheraton Waikiki

Open and taking reservations

2255 Kalakaua Avenue

Honolulu, Oahu

808.922.4422