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General Info

Hawaii is a wonderful place to get married, celebrate an anniversary or to renew your wedding vows. If you're getting married, here's what you need to know and what documents to bring with you before you apply for a Hawaii marriage license. We recommend getting this legal aspect of your wedding out of the way about a month before your wedding date.

You must show proof of age. If you are 19 years old or older, a valid I.D. or driver's license is sufficient. Anyone who is 18 years of age or younger needs to present a certified copy of a birth certificate.

Residency Requirement: You do not have to be a resident of Hawaii.

Fees in Hawaii: It will cost you approximately $60 to get married in Hawaii - cash only.

Previous Marriages:If previously married, the date of divorce or date of spouse's death must be supplied.

State and county marriage license requirements often change. The above information is for guidance only and should not be regarded as legal advice.

It is important that you verify all information with your local marriage license office or county clerk before making any wedding or travel plans.

To find the location of the nearest marriage agent on the Big Island, please call (808) 974-6008

Here is an online, printable Hawaii marriage application: click here.

Other Info- If you are looking for a church setting for your wedding, check out our Church Map page. Looking for a wedding cake? The local Safeway has great wedding cakes. When planning your reception, keep in mind that most vacation rental properties will not allow groups larger than 20-25. Check with your rental agent before you plan. If you need a larger venue, there is a local Elks club and a hall in Honokohau Harbor.

Where to obtain your wedding license in Kona-

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Where to obtain your wedding license in Hilo-

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For Hilo Wedding Resources. Click Here

Kona Area:


Derego Dennis C REV & Genevieve(808) 985-9914

Aloha Way Ceremonies - Hawaiian Style- Experience the natural, spiritual splendor of an island style ceremony opening with the blowing of the conch shell. 808-962-6527

Aloha Weddings in Paradise- If you are coming to Hawaii to be married, it is most likely because you want SIMPLE, NO STRESS, yet a very HEARTFELT and MEANINGFUL experience!! I will provide for you EXACTLY what YOU want! Rev. Cheryl Pascual
808-776-1422 or 866-88-ALOHA(25642)

Wedding Planners

Kona Weddings 1-866-933-5662 (1-866-Wed Kona) or email us at info@konaweddings.com

Beach Weddings Hawaii (888) 328-9239 or email us at beachweddingshi@aol.com

Bridal Bliss of Kona (808) 327-9466

Romantic Beach Weddings (808)325-6666 Cell: (808) 896-6666 email: romanticbeachweddings@gmail.com


A'Ala Designs- (808) 935-9952

Floral Mart- (808) 935-6344

Hilo Farmers' Exchange- (808) 935-6697


Short N Sweet Bakery & Cafe- 808-935-4446

Standard Bakery Inc-(808) 322-3688

Mr Ed's Bakery in Honomu- (808) 963-5000

Holy's Bakery- Kapaau (808) 889-6865

Note: Most photographers are available Island wide

Moments Photography Hawaii- (808) 430-9630

Big Island Wedding Photographers- (808) 217-7713


Jack's Hawaii Inc- (808) 969-9507 or (800) 442-5557 (toll-free)

A1 Island Taxi- (808) 990-4302

Hot Lava Taxi & Tours- (808) 557-0879