Duke Kahanamoku Beach

So, what could be more “Hawaiian” than getting married or eloping at the very spot named forour Olympian, movie star “Ambassador of Aloha,”Father of Surfing” legend: Duke Paoa Kahanamoku! This portion of renowned Waikiki Beach has EVERYthing, including a spectacular five-acre salt-water lagoon featuring a state-of-the-art water circulation system.For your wedding, you’ll be so happy with the nearby views of Diamond Head which can be in all your photos. Sunsets here are iconic, as is the “Rainbow Tower” of the world-famous Hilton Hawaiian Village which is the backdrop at KAHANAMOKU BEACH.

Kahanamoku Beach won a “#1 Beach in America” award because it truly offers a cornucopia of fun and beauty. Great surfing, swimming, boating, lounging, walking; even stand-up paddle yoga or riding an aqua-cycle are available at this venue. It’s all here, PLUS multiple restaurants and shopping venues abound. But, what will make this location perfect for your wedding or elopement is its classic Hawaii Waikiki feel, which will shine through during your marriage ceremony and in your video &/or photos.

The swaying coconut palms, the crystal blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, and the beachgoers surrounding you will all add to your celebratory experience! This is the spot where catamaran dinner cruises depart from, and where colorful sailboats from the adjacent Ilikai Marina drift by.

Of course, if you’re staying in Waikiki, this is an ultra convenient place to wed. Brides and grooms often choose this venue and are glad they did. Enjoy this exciting, classic Hawaii spot for your nuptials.