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Hawaii as a Wedding Venue
Getting married in Hawaii is relatively simple since once the required Marriage License has been issued, there is no waiting period before the marriage can take place. Marriage performers must be licensed by and in the State of Hawaii to perform the marriage ceremony. Many hotels offer wedding packages which may be used for marriage or a commitment or vow-renewal ceremony. Services provided by the hotel's wedding planner can include assistance with licence applications, sourcing an authorised minister, wedding photography, wedding flowers and bouquets, wedding reception, etc.
Same-sex marriages are not legal in Hawaii, but you can arrange a meaningful romantic service. Marriages in Hawaii are generally accepted in most nations of the world. Check with your local government office in Ireland for the legalities regarding marriage in the United States.
There are many wedding venue options in Hawaii but if you plan on getting married on a beach in Hawaii you should know that it can be difficult to find a truly secluded spot. You'll probably opt to get back into the limousine and drive to another site for your reception. The most popular time of day for weddings is sunset, so be well advised to book early to secure both a minister and a site for the sunset which is not fully visible from every beach. Ask locally for recommendations according to your expectations and the time of year - and remember the sun goes down in the West!
The main criteria to obtain a Hawaiian Marriage Licence are:
The main points on how to Apply for a Marriage Licence in Hawaii are:
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