Maui Wedding Venues

These Maui Venues Are Ready to Welcome You


September 14, 2023
Words by Jessie Allen
Photos courtesy of various

Amidst the backdrop of nature’s fury, a remarkable spirit of resilience and solidarity has emerged on the island of Maui. While Lahaina is healing, other areas of the island are encouraging couples to come and taste all that Maui has to offer.

We are showcasing a handful of Maui wedding venues ready to host couples in search of a dream wedding experience despite the challenges posed by the wildfires. In this article, we explore the indomitable spirit of Maui’s wedding community and showcase the venues that are not only open but are also dedicated to providing couples with unforgettable moments amidst the backdrop of Maui’s awe-inspiring landscapes.

Vendors: Photographer: MeewMeew Studios; Venue: Gather In Maui Weddings; Planner: Makena Weddings; Beauty: Amelia Hair & Makeup; Floral: Asa Flowers; Musician: Marvin Tevaga Music; Live Painting: Ariel Quiroz Ar; Officiant: Officiant Euta Lightsy; DJ: Take 3 Events; Coconuts: The Catered Coconut; Rentals: Let’s Entertain Maui

Gather In Maui

Nestled alongside the picturesque Wailea Gold and Emerald Golf Course, Gather In Maui offers an enchanting panorama that stretches from the Haleakala mountainside to the vast Pacific Ocean, encompassing the allure of Molokini Island. Their team of accomplished chefs artfully crafts wedding menus tailored to perfection for your special day. With two ocean-view ceremony sites and three semi-private dinner options, Gather Maui can accommodate up to 80 guests.

Vendors: Photography: Tara Lee Photography; Venue: Kukahiko Estate; Designer & planner: Makena Weddings; Hair & Makeup: Maui Makeup Artistry; Florist: Dellables Floral; Officiant: Rev. Al Terry; Live Musician: Ricardo Dioso; Catering: Cafe O Lei; Bar: Bars Are Us; Dress: Beloved Bridal

Kukahiko Estate

Amongst the ocean’s embrace, Kukahiko Estate showcases an abundance of marine life, including magnificent sea turtles and, during whale season, the awe-inspiring presence of these majestic creatures. It’s a place where words like “magical” and “breathtaking” frequently escape the lips of brides, grooms, and their delighted guests. This beautifully appointed home, steeped in island tradition, exudes a warm and inviting ambiance.

Vendors: Photography: Tara Lee Photography; Venue, Catering & Bar: Sugar Beach Events; Designer & Planner: Your Aloha Wedding Co.; Hair & Makeup: Maui Makeup Artistry; Florist: The Floralette; Officiant: Derick Sebastian; Cake: Maui Wedding Cakes; Rentals: Lets Entertain Maui, Tropical Boheme & Reve Maui; Calligraphy: Miss B Calligraphy; DJ: DJ Dan Viola; Photo booth: Bamboo Shoots Photo Booth; Dress: Winnie Couture

Sugar Beach Events

Sugar Beach Events, the realization of Chef Lee Anderson’s decade-long dream, opened its doors in 2013 on the shores of Maui. This luxurious venue was born from Lee’s passion for creating unique experiences that showcase the beauty and heritage of Maui while offering a one-of-a-kind facility for weddings and events. With its stunning views, ocean access, and versatile amenities, Sugar Beach Events is the perfect destination for unforgettable occasions.

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Grand Wailea

Experience the harmonious blend of nature and culture at Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, situated along the captivating Wailea Beach amidst 40 acres of tropical beauty. With eight outdoor venues and 22 elegant indoor spaces, the expert event team, including culinary artisans and seasoned planners, ensures every detail is meticulously curated for your event’s success.

Vendors: Photographer: MeewMeew Studios; Venue: Wailea Beach Resort; Florist: Dellables; Cake: Maui Wedding Cakes; Hair & Makeup: Meili Autumn Beauty; Gown Designer: BERTA; Bride’s Shoes: Jimmy Choo; Groom’s Suit: Saks Fifth Avenue; Groom’s Bowtie: Giorgio Armani; Groom’s Shoes: Salvatore Ferragamo; Bridesmaid Dresses: Vera Wang; Groomsmen Ties: Michael Kors; Videographer: Loved Films

Wailea Beach Resort by Marriott

Embrace the picturesque luxury of Wailea Beach Resort – Marriott, Maui, an exquisite haven located mere steps from the Pacific Ocean. Lush oceanfront grounds provide a magical backdrop for seaside ceremonies and starlit receptions. Choose from elegant ballrooms and private lanais for your special day.

Vendors: Photography: Stephanie Lynn Co; Planning & Design: A White Orchid Wedding; Stationery: Nancy Huang by Design; Rentals: Rio Event Design; Venue: Hotel Wailea; Videographer: Zeb Films; Hair and Makeup: Maui Makeup Artistry; Dress: Claire Pettibone; Jewelry: Treasure Imports; Men’s formal wear: Elly’s Formal Wear; Florals: Fernhouse Flowers Maui; Wedding Submission Services: Published + Pretty

Hotel Wailea

Hotel Wailea is an adults-only, boutique hotel nestled in the hills of Wailea. It offers a romantic and intimate setting. Couples looking for a serene and secluded atmosphere for their wedding will appreciate the romantic ambiance and privacy this venue provides.

Vendors: Photo/Video: Chris J. Evans; Planner: Your Big Day Of; Venue: Four Seasons Maui; Beauty: Meili Autumn Beauty; Florals: Country Bouquets Maui; DJ: KCK Entertainment; Stationery: Minted; Gown Designer: Berta; Groom’s Clothing Designer: Suit Supply; Wedding Submission Services: Published + Pretty

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

This five-star resort offers impeccable service, stunning beachfront locations, and luxurious amenities. Exchange vows under fragrant plumeria trees at the secluded Plumeria Point, followed by a starlit toast on the Oceanfront Lawn, embraced by loved ones, while Wailea Beach and the Kahalawai Mountains provide a breathtaking backdrop.

Vendors: Photographer: MeewMeew Studios; Wedding Coordinator: Alexis Hurey with Andaz Maui; Ceremony/Reception Site/Cake: Andaz Maui; Florist: Bella Bloom Maui; Stationery: Zola; Hair & Makeup: MeiLi Autumn Beauty; Gown Designer: Galina Signature; Groom’s Clothing Designer: Suit Supply; Calligraphy: Miss B Calligraphy; Videography: No Ka Oi Media; Musician: Scott Baird of Maui Music; Officiant: Euta Lightsy

Andaz Maui

Couples who want a contemporary and stylish wedding venue with a laid-back vibe will appreciate the modern aesthetics and scenic beauty of Andaz Maui . They offer a range of intimate beachfront ceremonies, chic bridal showers, and rehearsal dinners. Our indoor and outdoor venues provide breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and West Maui Mountains, ensuring a picturesque celebration. 

Vendors: Photography: Tara Lee Photography; Venue: Hana Maui Resort; Designer & Planner: Hana Wedding Company; Beauty: Maui Makeup Artistry; Florist: Hala Tropical Flowers; Cake: Sweet on Maui; DJ: DJ Del Sol; Rentals: Rio Event Design; Dress: Luv Bridal

Hana-Maui Resort

Located in Hana, this hotel offers a tranquil escape with lush gardens, waterfalls, and a serene atmosphere. Accommodations include 66 private bungalows with mountain or sea vistas, and families can opt for multi-room residences or oceanfront cottages. Enjoy spa treatments, yoga, cultural activities, and nearby attractions like pristine beaches, the scenic Road to Hana, and bamboo forest hiking trails leading to waterfalls and pools. Couples looking for a peaceful and remote destination wedding will find Hana-Maui Resort perfect for an intimate and nature-inspired celebration.

Vendors: Photography: Tara Lee Photography; Venue: Trinity by the Sea; Officiant: James Kirkman; Live musician: Larry Zick; DJ: Maui DJ Services; Dress: Justin Alexander

Trinity by the Sea

Trinity by the Sea, formerly known as Kilolani Church, is a unique location that boasts ancient hand-hewn coral stones and towering palms. For couples interested in a one-of-a-kind wedding with a deep connection to Hawaiian culture and history, this venue provides a truly distinctive experience. The open-air space is maintained by Trinity Episcopal Church by-the-Sea who do a wonderful job of preserving its authentic 1800s architecture.

Vendors: Photography: Tara Lee Photography; Venue: Hui Noe Au Visual Arts Center; Designer & Planner: The Perfect Wedding; Hair & makeup: Kimberly Marr; Florist: Anny Heid Flowers; Officiant: Charles Nahale; Live Musician: Jaimie Lawrence ; Cake: Sweet on Maui; Catering: Cafe O Lei; Bar: Bars Are Us; Rentals: Rio Event Design; Dress: Anthropologie

Hui Noeau

Hui Noe Au Visual Arts Center in Upcountry Maui boasts historic buildings, beautiful gardens and a mission to serve the community through art. Couples who appreciate culture will love this property!

Vendors: Photography: Tara Lee Photography; Venue: Maui Tropical Plantation; Designer & Planner: Angelynn Bair; Florist: Pukalani Floral; Live Musician: Music by Kalo; Catering & Bar: Cafe O Lei; Calligraphy: Tropigal Calligraphy; Dress: Anthropologie

Maui Tropical Plantation

This plantation-style venue, situated in Wailuku, Hawaii, offers lush gardens, tropical flora, and a relaxed atmosphere. Maui Tropical Plantation Events serves as a picturesque wedding venue with diverse event spaces, including the Tropical Gazebo, Grand View lawn, Mango Orchard, Orchard Lawn, Chef’s Table, and Sugar Room, accommodating up to 350 guests. Conveniently located near Maui’s main airport, the venue welcomes various wedding-related celebrations. Expert event planning by Pamela Shepard-Henderson and catering by Cafe O Lei at The Mill House, featuring fresh local ingredients, enhance the overall experience.

Each of these Maui wedding venues offers a unique experience, catering to different styles, preferences, and budgets, ensuring that couples can find the perfect backdrop for their special day on the beautiful island of Maui.

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