Big Island Weddings at Holualoa Inn

Big Island WeddingsOur secluded historic coffee estate perched above the Kona Coast offers a range of settings ideal for intimate ceremonies or large weddings.

Situated on 30 acres, the Estate at Holualoa Inn includes a six-room Big Island Hawaii bed and breakfast, a one-bedroom vintage cottage, and “ Malulani “ our open-air event pavilion. Depending on the nature and size of your Big Island wedding, elopement or event, you may customize your use of the Estate.

The Inn, The Cottage or Malulani – choose one, two, or all three with an exclusive Estate Rental


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Malulani Events Pavilion (Seating capacity: 110 guests)

Big Island WeddingsTrue to its name, our open-air pavilion offers heavenly shelter to our guests. Along with stunning views of the Kona Coast, this elegant outdoor gathering space features open-beam, vaulted ceilings, an enclosed prep facility, and multiple covered areas that can be configured as needed for events.

The Great Lawn fronting the Malulani Pavilion is a fitting stage for stunning sunsets and surrounding gardens illuminated by tiki torches and soft outdoor lights. The Great Lawn may be tented for larger events.

Malulani Open-Air Pavilion and Great Lawn daily rental fee: $2,500-$7,000 plus taxes; range based upon size and scope of event


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Big Island Elopements & Wedding Vow Renewals

Big-Island-ElopmentsSay your vows and have the party later! Escape to Hawaii, enjoy your ceremony in paradise and let the honeymoon begin. A quintessential Hawaiian setting and romantic escape, our Big Island bed and breakfast located near Kona has become a popular destination for elopements and vow renewals on The Big Island.

Imagine…no pressure to select your Big Island wedding site, no wait list for a venue. Meander through the vast estate and choose your favorite location for the sharing of your vows. Go barefoot on the Great Lawn with sweeping views of the Kona Coast or nestle in at the Blue Jade Garden.

You can say, “I do” from our Rooftop Gazebo or on the Lanai of our Zen Buddha Garden. If you dreamed of a rustic setting, meander up to The Red Barn or down to the pink plumeria-lined pasture. If you would like us to take care of the details, select one of our packages listed below or work directly with our experienced Innkeepers to customize your ceremony.


Big Island Wedding Packages

Nau Wale No (Just for you) - Hawai'i Elopement Package

Big Island ElopementsPrivate ceremony for two, one-hour, no food or drink $1,500 plus 4.166% general excise tax ($1,562.50)

  • Location – your choice of ceremony location (Great Lawn, Blue Jade Garden, Rooftop Gazebo, Buddha Garden, Mauka or Makai Lanai, Nursery or anywhere on the estate property)
  • Officiant – Traditional Hawai'ian ceremony
  • Acoustic Slack Key Guitarist or Ukulele player
  • Florals: a Bride’s Tropical Bouquet & Groom’s Lei or two Hawai'ian Lei’s
  • Access to our Preferred Vendor List (photography, hair & make-up, etc.)

Mahukae Male (Elope Hawai'ian Style) - Intimate Big Island Wedding Ceremony

Big Island ElopementsCeremony for up to 12 people, one-hour, no food or drink $1,750 plus 4.166% general excise tax ($1,822.90)

  • Location – your choice of ceremony location (Great Lawn, Blue Jade Garden, Buddha Garden or Nursery)
  • Supply Rentals – Chairs set up for your guests
  • Officiant – Traditional Hawai'ian ceremony
  • Acoustic Slack Key Guitarist or Ukulele player
  • Florals: a Bride’s Tropical Bouquet & Groom’s Lei or two Hawai'ian Lei’s
  • Access to our Preferred Vendor List (photography, hair & make-up, etc.)

Ko Maua Le Male’ana (Our Wedding Day) - Intimate Wedding Ceremony, Extended

Big Island ElopementsCeremony for up to 12 people, two hours, champagne toast $2,000 plus 4.166% general excise tax ($2,083.32)

  • Location – your choice of ceremony location (Great Lawn, Blue Jade Garden, Buddha Garden or Nursery)
  • Supply Rentals – Chairs set up for your guests
  • Officiant – Traditional Hawai'ian ceremony
  • Acoustic Slack Key Guitarist or Ukulele player
  • Florals: a Bride’s Tropical Bouquet & Groom’s Lei or two Hawai'ian Lei’s
  • Complimentary champagne & glassware for post-ceremony toast
  • Access to our Preferred Vendor List (photography, hair & make-up, etc.)

Additional Services available upon request:

  • Big Island ElopementsPhotographer/Videographer
  • Salon Services-Mani/Pedi/Hair
  • Wedding Cake
  • Upgraded Floral Package
  • Upgraded Music Package
  • Décor/Party Favors
  • Catered Brunch, Lunch or Candlelight Dinner for Two
  • Couples Massage
  • Romance Package for Room Guests (Champagne, Chocolate & Rose Petals)
  • In-Room Fruit & Cheese Platter
  • Picnic Baskets

Holualoa Inn-The Big Island’s premier location for special events

Business travellersLocated on the slope of Mt. Hualalai, a short drive from Kailua-Kona, Holualoa Inn is the ideal setting for special events, wellness or executive retreats. Tucked between tropical orchards and coffee fields, this unique and private setting presents a welcome respite from resort style meetings and events.

Instead of soundproof walls, icy A/C, and exhibit halls, we offer a variety of open-air rooms with sweeping views of the Kona Coast.  Designed for comfort and wired for Wi-Fi, the sophisticated Polynesian décor gives the feeling that one is in a private home. Far from ringing phones and grey cubicles, our tropical enclave offers a creative breath of fresh air for your guests.


Meeting Spaces

Hawaii Business RetreatOur Estate offers multiple outdoor and open-air settings for meetings, events, workouts and breakouts including:

  • Malulani Pavilion and The Great Lawn
  • Zen Buddha Garden
  • The Great Room
  • The Nursery
  • The Rooftop Gazebo
  • The Ohana (family) Room or Poolside.

Combined, Holualoa Inn and Darrell Hill Cottage offer 7 sleeping rooms, ideal for smaller retreats. For larger groups requiring an open-air site for a presentation, meeting, teambuilding event, working lunch or an awards banquet, consider Malulani Pavilion your event.


Event Accommodations

business-meetingsSituated on 30 acres, the Estate at Holualoa Inn includes a six-room Inn, a one-bedroom vintage cottage and Malulani Pavilion. Depending on the nature and size of your event, you may customize your use of the Estate’s rooms and event sites.

Whole-House Inn Rental - Holualoa Inn is available as a Big Island vacation rental. It sleeps 12 guests and is available for your exclusive use. Elegantly furnished, the Inn features a kitchenette & BBQ, media room, dining room, living room with fireplace, rooftop gazebo, private sitting nooks, garden lanai, swimming pool and pathways that meander through our tropical gardens and orchards. Whole-House daily rental fee is based on a 2-night minimum stay: $2,700 plus taxes


Estate Exclusive Rental –
Enjoy the use of the entire Inn. This exclusive package includes rental of the six-room Inn, the Darrell Hill Cottage and the Malulani Pavilion, plus use of estate grounds for all of your ceremonies, gatherings and events.

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  • Poolside Deck, Garden and Lawn
  • Kona Coffee Orchard
  • Old-Growth Macadamia Nut and Avocado Groves
  • Blue Jade Garden
  • Towering Bamboo Groves
  • Garden Gazebos
  • Private Outdoor Couple’s Massage Hale
  • Estate Pasture

Estate daily rental fee is based on a 2-night minimum stay: $5,500-$10,000 plus taxes; range based upon size and scope of event