June 23, 2021

Hawaii wedding industry booms with business, backlog causes some challenges

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Wedding bells are ringing again in Hawaii after a year and a half of postponed ceremonies.

The wedding industry is booming, but the backlog is causing some challenges.

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Wedding planners say they are busier than ever, especially with trying to get their hands on available venues, whether it is hotels or on the water.

The top five venues with the most buzz right now include Lanikuhonua, Ko Olina, Four Seasons Oahu, Loulu Palm Farms Retreat and Turtle Bay Resort.

“Right now under current restrictions were allowed to have weddings of 100 people outdoors,” said Mona Hirata, a wedding planner with Neu Event. “So that makes a lot of the outdoor venues really popular and sought after, because people…

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