Most couples planning an Oahu wedding are overwhelmed with the amount of options the island offers. That's why I did the hard work for you and created this list to serve as a launching point based on several popular criteria. There’s no shortage of venues fit for every budget, theme, or desired location.

Beyond just the expected that a venue provides, each of these Oahu wedding venues provide spectacular photo opportunities to capture your celebration of love. From oceanfront venues to hidden garden estates, here are the Top 15 Oahu wedding venues. 

Best Venues by the Beach

1. Lanikuhonua Cultural Insitute

Lanikuhonua is an 11-acre, tropical wedding venue "where heaven meets the earth.” With stunning natural features, limited decor is needed to bring your dream celebration to life. It’s the perfect spot for those couples that want to spend less money on decor and more where it matter most—like hiring a photographer (wink wink). The best part? They offer both large wedding packages and intimate elopement packages.

couple gets married at lanikuhonua, one of Oahu's best wedding venues.

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Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range: Starting at $2,850 + tax 

Guest capacity: Up to 1,000 guests 

Contact information: Lanikuhonua@jamescampbell.com or 808-674-3360

2. Loulu Palms

Loulu Palms is a woman-owned and eco-responsible venue, making a home for every love story to blossom. On their stunning, wedding-worthy property you’ll find a vintage old Hawaii home, expansive lush lawns, and a private white-sand beach. The endless location choices make it impossible to pick just one backdrop—talk about the best problem to have. 

Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range: $2350 - $7,750 *varies by guest count, day of week selected, and rental time 

Guest capacity: Up to 225 guests 

Contact information: aloha@loulupalm.com or 800-880-7256

Best Venues with Courtyards

3. Cafe Julia

Picture tying the knot in an outdoor courtyard space, draped with twinkling fairy lights—what a romantic way to say “I do.” Cafe Julia, located on the YWCA Laniakea property, is Downtown Honolulu’s newest and largest event space. Plus, the charming 1920s aesthetic and large guest capacity make it the top central location to celebrate your big day with all your loved ones.

Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range: Contact the venue for more details

Guest capacity: Up to 180 guests

Contact information: info@cafejuliahawaii.com or 808-533-3334

4. The Oahu Wedding Villa at Hale Koa Estate 

The Oahu Wedding Villa is where “luxury meets the tropics.” Located on the North Shore of Oahu, this 10 bedroom private mansion is the ultimate tropical paradise getaway for you and your guests. The best part? After exchange vows on-site in a tropical garden setting, you can celebrate with a post “I do” swim in their pool and heated jacuzzis. 

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Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range: Contact the venue for more details

Guest capacity: Up to 250 guests 

Contact information: Pitambar123@yahoo.com or 808-228-2434

5. La Pietra

La Pietra is a school that can be transformed into a romantic outdoor venue space. With stunning Italian architecture, you can have your dream Italy destination wedding without leaving the island of Oahu. You’ll get ocean and city views, while dancing the night away under twinkling lights in their Great Lawn, Fountain Courtyard, or Julie Brown Courtyard.

Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range/guest capacity: $2,500 for under 100 guests and $3,500 for over 100 guests

Contact information: info@lapietra.edu or 808-923-4514

Best Outdoor Venues

6. Secret Island at Kualoa Ranch

The Secret Island at Kualoa Ranch is giving couples the chance to kick off their marriage in a truly unique way. Think of a private island with white sand beaches, just a 10-minute boat ride away. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? Well it doesn’t have to be. This venue offers varying wedding packages that include transportation, secret island beach venue, and access to all the watersports gear (a cool reception alternative for unconventional couples).

Couple gets married at one of Oahu's best wedding venues, Secret Island at Kualoa Ranch.

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Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range: Starting at $1,795/weekdays and $2,095/weekends

Guest capacity: Up to 150 guests 

Contact information: weddings@kualoa.com or (800) 231-7321

7. Moli’i Gardens at Kualoa Ranch

Moli’i Gardens at Kualoa Ranch is a tropical outdoor garden space overlooking their 125-acre Ancient Hawaiian fishpond. The palm tree-lined entrance leads guests to a grand venue surrounded by tropical blooms and towering mountain views. With this location you’ll have access to their green open-air cottage—so rain or shine, your celebration is still on. It also includes tables, chairs, a catering prep station, and a get-ready suit. 

Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range: Starting at $3,295/weekdays and $3,895/weekends

Guest capacity: Up to 200 guests

Contact information: weddings@kualoa.com or (800) 231-7321

8. Paliku Gardens at Kualoa Ranch

Paliku Gardens is the largest and most expensive wedding location at Kualoa Ranch. But after one look at these views, you’ll understand why. Located at the base of the sacred Kanehoalani Mountai, you’ll have jaw-dropping views of the Kaneohe Bay and Mokoli’i Island. All you have to worry about is picking between the two large lawn areas (where tents are allowed) and their open air pavilion. Kualoa Ranch will take care of the chairs, tables, and bridal suite. 

Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range: Starting at $3,895/weekdays and $4,495/weekends 

Guest capacity: Up to 250 guests 

Contact information: weddings@kualoa.com or (800) 231-7321

9. Jumanji at Kualoa Ranch

Adventurous couples, this Ka`a`awa Valley location is calling your name. Being a private remote location, you’re guaranteed to have the unmatched ocean and mountain views all to yourself. But keep in mind, because this is a secluded location, the client is responsible for providing water, lighting, electricity, restrooms, tent rental, tables, chairs, etc. through third party vendors. 

Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range: Starting at $2,195/weekdays and $2,495/weekends 

Guest capacity: Up to 125 guests 

Contact information: weddings@kualoa.com or (800) 231-7321

10. Sunset Ranch Hawaii

Sunset Ranch Hawaii understands there is no one-size-fits-all wedding. That’s why they offer six different outdoor and indoor event spaces for a truly romantic and unforgetable celebration. The 30-acre private estate not only offers stunning views, they also have experienced staff that help make your wedding planning process, from start to finish, a breeze. The best part? The ranch also has private suites for your pre-wedding preparations.

Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range: Contact the venue for more details

Guest capacity: Up to 150 guests 

Contact information: admin@sunsetranchhawaii.com or 808-638-8333

Best Venues for a Large Guest Count

11. Ko'olau Ballrooms & Conference Center

Ko'olau Ballrooms & Conference Center is where lifelong memories are made. Want a more hands-off wedding planning experience? They offer all-inclusive packages, perfect for couples planning a destination wedding or those that want a stress-free planning experience. Plus, whether you pick one of their indoor ballrooms or their outdoor garden space, every location comes with a view of the Ko‘olau Mountains—a truly magical setting for your big day.

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Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range: Starting at $2,500 *varies by guest count

Guest capacity: Up to 750 guests in the Grand Ballroom and 250 guests in the Glass Ballroom
Contact information: 808-954-7000

Best Venues for an Intimate Wedding

12. Nutridge Estate

Couples dreaming of a city skyline backdrop, the Nutridge Estate is the perfect “I do” destination. Located inside the Pu'u Ualaka'a Wayside State Park, you and up to 300 of your loved ones will be met with jaw-dropping Downtown Honolulu views. Want to see the views yourself before committing to a wedding date? Every Tuesday at 11:00AM they offer tours of their 2-acre outdoor space. 

Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range: Contact the venue for more details

Guest capacity: Up to 300 guests 

Contact information: events@millwoodohanaproductions.com or 808-533-9016

13. Hawaii Vista Weddings

Hawaii Vista Weddings has couples sold at “all-inclusive.” With a small guest capacity, this is the ideal venue for elopements and micro weddings. All you have to do is pick a package and choose between their Manana Gardens venue and Adventure Elopement location—they’ll take care of the rest. To provide a stress-free planning experience, their staff takes care of the decorated arbor, tables, chairs, bridal suite, linens, and any additional items coordinated prior to your wedding.

Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range: Ceremony only starting at $2995/weekdays and $3495/weekends 

Ceremony and reception packages starting at $6595/weekdays and $6995/weekends 

Guest capacity: Up to 50 guests 

Contact information: hawaiivistaweddings@gmail.com or 808-258-4629

14. Male'ana Gardens

Male'ana Gardens is a beachfront venue that turns your tropical wedding vision into a reality. Specializing in small celebrations for up to 20 guests, it’s the perfect spot for an intimate affair. Their outdoor ceremony space is a tropical Hawaiian paradise with lush gardens, beach access, and a modern bungalow. 

Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range: Contact the venue for more details

Guest capacity: Up to 20 guests 

Contact information: cheri@maleanagardens.com or 808-349-3999 

15. Queen Emma's Summer Palace

At the Queen Emma’s Summer Palace, you’re guaranteed to feel like royalty on your big day. This timeless, 1800’s estate celebrates all the beauty and elegance of old Hawaii with picturesque tropical gardens, terraces, and a historic home that actually belong to Queen Emma. 

Interested in this Oahu venue? Here’s what you need to know: 

Price range: Starting at $2,000

Guest capacity: Up to 140 guests 

Contact information: events@daughtersofhawaii.org or 808-595-6291

A large, traditional celebration isn’t for everyone. And after checking out these top Oahu wedding venues for large and small nuptials, you might be ready to trade your traditional soiree for an adventurous Oahu elopement. If this sounds like you, kickstart your planning by checking out the ultimate Oahu elopement guide.

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