surtsoutsidefadedIn addition to your wedding ceremony, Hanalei Colony Resort can make arrangements for a fantastic wedding reception. Be it a romantic dinner for two or a grand celebration with friends and loved ones, enjoy the perfect ocean and beachfront setting for your wedding reception on Kauai Hawaii.

Hawaiian Wedding Receptions Planned
from Start to Finish

Let our on-site wedding planner help you with your Hawaiian wedding arrangements. Working with a team of Kauai professionals, she handles all the details so you won’t have to worry about anything except having the time of your life at your wedding reception.

From food servers and catering on the premises to wedding flowers, photographers, limousines – even hula dancers – and more, our wedding planner pays careful attention to details when making your wedding arrangements.

Your wedding reception will be an incredible dream come true.

Wedding and special event facilities and fees

Formerly a beachfront restaurant, Hanalei Colony´s Makana Room is exclusively available as a special event facility. It offers an enchanting island ambiance unlike any other wedding facility on Kaua’i. With a spectacular beach location on the north shore of Kaua’i, it provides your wedding reception with:

  • Endless ocean views – enjoy the majestic beauty of the outdoors; yet have protection from the island’s changing weather conditions, if needed.
  • A charming, romantic ambiance – perfect for wedding receptions or anniversary celebrations.
  • A large, manicured lawn – provides indoor/outdoor wedding arrangement options for ceremonies and receptions and a setting for memorable photos.
  • A panoramic backdrop of Kauai’s lush mountains.

Enjoy an Intimate Wedding Reception
or an Elegant Gala

The Makana Room is an ideal venue for wedding receptions of up to 150 people. The 3,000 square foot dining/reception comfortably accommodates:

      • Up to 125 guests for sit-down dining.
      • Up to 150 for more informal parties.

The area may also be divided into two separate sections, including a lounge area with bar. With comfortable plantation-style sea grass sofas and chairs, it is ideal for informal wedding receptions, cocktails parties and intimate gatherings.

The richly appointed interior features Mediterranean tile floors, open-beam vaulted ceilings, multiple skylights and wall-to-wall windows, which not only offer breathtaking ocean views, but also capitalize on the soft ocean breezes. Golden bamboo accents, complimented by Polynesian-style tables and chairs, lend an elegant flair to the room — a romantic, intimate setting for your dream wedding reception.

Oceanfront Wedding Receptions The spacious lounge is ideal for small intimate gatherings, featuring comfortable plantation-style sea grass couches and chairs and various furnishings of teak. In addition to the richly appointed interior, a large manicured lawn fronts the facility and beach for indoor/outdoor options.

The layout of the Makana Room provides versatility and can be set up accordingly for elegant dinners, casual gatherings, or anything in-between. The facility will comfortably accommodate up to 125 guests for sit-down dining and 150 for more informal receptions.

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The open-air pool pavilion at Hanalei Colony is a popular site for more informal private dinners, receptions, barbecues or luaus.
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Hanalei Colony offers a variety of lovely lawn and beachfront areas, perfect for informal, outdoor gatherings.
fees vary, and tent rental prices start at $500.00
Coordinate with vendors; photographers, florists, caterers, etc and assist as needed.
prices start at $250.00

*The above wedding facility fees are in addition to food and beverage purchases and are subject to Hawaii sales tax.

Kauai Wedding Reception


Hanalei Colony Resort helps you arrange the wedding items to meet your needs while bringing it all together into a wedding package you can afford.

Make Arrangements for Your Hawaiian Wedding Reception Today

For more information on renting the special event facility for your wedding reception, call our Wedding & Events Department at 800-628-3004. Or send us an e-mail at [email protected]. We’ll be happy to help you with all your wedding arrangements on Kauai Hawaii.

Weddings with Aloha
Hanalei Colony Resort
PO Box 206, HI  96714

Toll Free: 800-628-3004
Fax: 808-826-9893
Email: [email protected]