WEDDING/ VOW RENEWAL
Mahalo for your interest in having Wai'oli Hui'ia Church host and officiate your upcoming ceremony. We are happy to be a part of your love story.
The beauty of Wai`oil Hui`ia Church and the allure of its Hawaiian setting has attracted many couples over the years. We are excited to share our historic facilities and beautiful location with you. First established in 1834, Wai`oli Hui`ia is an historic Church property, and a Christ-centered Ohana, striving to live by faith, to be known by love, and be a voice of hope in our world. In this vein, all weddings and vow renewals at War`oli Hui`ia Church will be Christian in nature.
Wedding and Vow Renewal Fees
The final financial payment is to be completed at least two (2) weeks prior to the ceremony, and can be done so via Check, cash, or here (on our website).
(paid after application is approved)
Church Final $400.00
Cleaning Fee $150.00
Pastor Honorarium $450.00
Terms and Conditions
Wai`oli's Executive Board and Board of Deacons have established the following policies for couples (man and woman) desiring to have their wedding or vows renewed at the Church. If you accept these terms and conditions and wish to proceed, please submit your application by clicking the link at the end of the terms and conditions section.
Because we desire not only to officiate wedding and marriage vow renewal ceremonies, but also to help in establishing and affirming Christian homes and families, we require premarital counseling with a Christian counselor or minister prior to the wedding ceremony.
Weddings and marriage vow renewals at Wai`oli Hui`ia Church are officiated by Way`oli's designated pastors. If a member of your family is an ordained clergy and you wish them to participate in a portion of your ceremony, present your request in writing to Wai`oli Hui`ia Church's pastor for consideration.
Because Wai`oli Hui`ia Church is a historic property, no nails, staples, or tape is allowed on buildings, walls, or pews.
Vases for floral arrangements must be provided by your florist.
Candles are only permitted when drip catchers are attached.
Floral arrangements shall be taken away directly after the wedding ceremony or left for the church.
Pew arrangements/decorations etc. shall be removed after the ceremony.
You may invite the Pastor to your reception to offer a blessing or to attend as a guest. If you do not give him a formal or verbal invitation he will not be expected to attend.
Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the church premises.
Alcohol is not permitted anywhere on the church premises.
Violation(s) of our terms and conditions will result in a penalty fine, compensation for loss, destruction, and/or misconduct, and termination of application if deemed necessary. This is a 200 year old sanctuary and a church that glorifies God, we ask for your respect and care to continue to preserve it in such a way. Mahalo.
Getting Married In Hawaii
Information regarding requirements for Marriage in the State of Hawaiʻi can be found on the following websites:
State of Hawaiʻi: https://portal.ehawaii.gov/visitors/getting-married/
Hawaiʻi Dept. of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/vitalrecords/marriage-licenses/
Hawaii Electronic Marriage Registration System:https://emrs.ehawaii.gov/emrs/public/home.html
Once you have completed Wai`oli Hui`ia's online application and received confirmation for your wedding date, your online application will be available for the issuance of a marriage license in the State of Hawaiʻi up to one year from the application date.
After you print your receipt you will need to have it certified and pay the certification fee. Styles Studio, located at 5-5190 Kuhio Hwy, #B8, Hanalei offers this service. Please call 808-378-4290 to talk to Dayna and make an appointment.