Thinking of eloping in Hawaii? Here is a great blog post and description by my colleague Rev. James Chun, Hawaii Wedding Minister & Celebrant.
Every year, thousands of people organize and plan a destination wedding in Hawaii. With lots of beautiful resorts spread out across the Hawaii islands, especially on the island of Oahu, you are definitely going to find the perfect spot for your needs. You will also find the perfect dress, wedding ensemble, and decorations to create the wedding of your dreams.
Beautiful scenery, fabulous and gorgeous beaches all await you in Hawaii and planning a great Hawaii beach elopement / wedding can be an ideal way to start your new marriage and bring a simple yet glamorous touch to your wedding for a much more conservative budget than you can imagine.
You can also consider the different Hawaiian traditions that you may incorporation into your wedding. There are many great wedding planners and coordinators on the Hawaii area who can assist you with all of the small details of your dream wedding. Getting the help of someone that is very familiar with the area can help to ensure that you know how much it is going to cost, and what you will get from the ceremony.
Elopements: You can bring your family or simply arrive for an elopement ceremony. For some, they like the privacy or the spontaneity of eloping. These are some ideas on the ways to handle the distinctive aspects of an elopement.
Nowadays, some couples don’t have any secret elopements and they will inform some close friends on their plans, and may even bring along a maid of honor, best man, and witnesses to their vows. What this type of elopement has in common is that the couple still keeps their big announcement till after the ceremony.
There are several reasons why a couple may decide to elope instead of having a traditional wedding. Freedom is absolutely one of the big reasons. Some couples may fear family objections, and decide to pre-empt them by marrying without seeking for the approval of their parents. There are also some couples, who have been planning a big wedding, but they found themselves overwhelmed by the enormity of it, and they decide to scrap the big production in favour of a small but meaningful ceremony that only involves the two of them.
Legalities: Whatever the reason for choosing to elope, there are things that you need to understand. A practical thing is to know about the laws of the state in which you plan to be wed. The reason is that in some iconic location for elopements they have different process that you need to follow. Rev. James Chun can easily help you with all this information. Therefore you don’t have to stress yourselves.