Located on the island of Oahu’s eastern (a.k.a. windward) coast, this locale is breathtaking and dramatic in every way. Your wedding ceremony will be nestled between the vast Pacific and our island’s unparalleled Ko’olau Mountain Range, which rises up to 3100’just a stone’s throw behind you. On the beach side, you have surfing waves and two picturesque islands not far off-shore; and on the mountain side you have peaks that look as if the massive vertical grooves were formed by the fingers of God. What an amazing place to get married!

The Spectacular Makapuu Coastline

The small, picturesque islands off-shore of Oahu’s Makapu’u Point are called Rabbit (or Manana) Island and Kaohikaipu Island, and on especially clear days you can see the island of Molokai, one of the seven inhabited islands in our Hawaiian Island chain. The ocean color here at Makapu’u Point is a deep and clear azure, which makes for fantastic wedding photos.

Waves are present all times of year at this section of our coastline, and surfers, bodysurfers and boogey-boarders will likely be in that water doing their thing as you say your vows and join your lives in marriage. You’ll have great choices at this location for your backdrop. By going higher, you can have a cliff-setting overlooking the ocean. Or, would you prefer being barefoot in the sand right next to the shore? By moving toward some tide pools, and facing a little bit north, you can include more of those beautiful islands in the background. This is truly a spot with variety.

For choices, convenience and dramatic beauty, Makapu’u Point could be the place of your wedding dreams! In considering Makapu’u Point, you may want to know: