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Our Favorite Hawaii Wedding Location: Sherwood Forest Beach

Posted by Rachel on Aug 17, 2017 10:33:28 PM

Everything You Need to Know About Sherwood Forest Beach

Sherwood Forest Beach (aka Waimanalo Bay) is one of our most popular beach wedding locations. Not only is it a great beach for a wedding, but it’s also a personal favorite of many of us here at Weddings of Hawaii. Although we have descriptions and photos of all our wedding locations, we wanted to share more details that may help you in choosing the perfect beach for the big day!

As you probably have seen in the pictures, this location features soft white sand, clear turquoise blue water, and the striking ironwood tree forest. The stark contrast between the beach and forest gives couples a "two-in-one-location” photo opportunity. Because of its logistics, it is also our most secluded beach location.

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Topics: Getting Married in Hawaii

Wondering Where to Stay on Oahu? Start Here!

Posted by Lauren C. on Aug 10, 2017 10:34:07 PM


If you're coming to Hawaii for a wedding, honeymoon, or renewal ceremony, where you choose to stay can make all the difference. Whether you're looking for the beauty of the Hawaiian mountains and beaches or the energy of the Honolulu nightlife and shopping scene, the island of Oahu has plenty to offer.

We get asked all the time where we recommend staying. We usually say Waikiki, as that’s often the best fit for what our couples are looking for. However, the whole island is beautiful.

Here are our thoughts on some areas you may want to consider.  :-)

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Topics: Getting Married in Hawaii

Getting Married in Hawaii - What's the Legal Process?

Posted by Rachel on Aug 3, 2017 11:19:08 PM

Known for its lush mountains,  pristine beaches, and aloha spirit, the State of Hawaii has long been a destination of choice for couples around the world. Amid all the stunning scenery, it's easy to overlook one of the little-known perks of romance in the Aloha State: Hawaii happens to be one of the easiest places on earth to get married.

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Topics: Getting Married in Hawaii

From Beaches to Waterfalls: Our Best Hawaii Wedding Locations on Oahu

Posted by Rachel on Jul 27, 2017 11:58:49 PM

We've been helping couples find their dream wedding location since 1978!

When planning your Hawaii wedding, there are a few important decisions you need to make, and choosing the right wedding location is definitely one of them.

Do you want a beach wedding? Sunset? Maybe a waterfall? You should consider both the logistics of the ceremony and types of photos you want. All our locations are stunning, and you're sure to get some amazing wedding photos, yet the locations are different in their own ways; it all depends on your personal style.

We're always here to help answer any questions you have, and we hope this article will help you narrow down your dream Hawaii ceremony location :)

Best “Toes-in-the-Sand” Oahu Wedding Location: Sherwood Forest Beach

Don’t be fooled by the name; Sherwood Forest is our most popular beach wedding location. The beautiful spot is on seven miles of golden sand and overlooks the turquoise water of Waimanalo Bay.

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Topics: Getting Married in Hawaii

Best Restaurants for your Hawaii Wedding Reception - The Best Food for After I-Do

Posted by Lauren C. on Jul 20, 2017 3:37:15 PM

So you are having a destination wedding in Hawaii? How lucky you are to start off your marriage by saying I-Do in one of the most beautiful places in on Earth!

After nearly forty years of planning destination weddings in Oahu, we have strong partnerships with numerous restaurants and reception locations and are committed to securing the ideal reservations for you on your special day. 

You probably know by now that we're here to help, and the same is true if you're looking for dinner recommendations. We know some of the best restaurants on the island, and we'll even make reservations for you if you want :-)

Here are three of our top picks for that perfect way to celebrate your big day!

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Topics: Wedding Day Tips

What Kind of Weather Should You Expect on Your Hawaii Wedding Day?

Posted by Glory H. on Jul 13, 2017 7:28:38 PM

Will reality meet your expectations?

When dreaming about your Hawaiian beach wedding, you probably imagine beautiful blue skies with a handful of white, puffy clouds. You’re both wearing sunglasses as you make your way onto the beach. The trade winds are blowing. Your photographer’s snapping away, framing the moment around an amazing backdrop of ocean and mountains. The temperature’s a comfortable 83 degrees, which is around 27 degrees Celsius for our international couples ;-)

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Topics: Wedding Day Tips