Nani Mau Gardens

Hawaii (Big Island)



Located three miles from Hilo on the magnificent Big Island of Hawaii, Nani Mau Gardens showcases 22 acres of gorgeous tropical flowers and plants. “Nani Mau” translates to “forever beautiful” and is the perfect name for the venue that will host your special day. The natural beauty, tranquility and privacy of the botanical gardens, provides the perfect setting for your dream garden ceremony. Have guests witness a romantic ceremony filled with love at the venue’s elegant gazebo with a panoramic view of the gardens as your backdrop. Your photographers will marvel at the picturesque settings, which include an orchid display, waterfalls, a bell tower, a bridge and a golden bamboo area. Nani Mau has indoor and outdoor facilities that you can choose from for your wedding reception. Skilled chefs prepare delicious food tailored to your specifications. The wonderful event coordinating staff at Nani Mau will work with you to ensure that all the details of your special day are taken care of. Nani Mau Gardens promises that your special day will be remembered by you and your guests as “Forever Beautiful".

Venue Style

Park/Garden, Ballrooms, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 50 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 120 guests

Time Restrictions

The times allotted for banquets are as followed. For lunch events the time allotted is from 10:00am-2:00pm and for dinner banquets from 5:00pm-10:00pm. Set up time for lunch events are from 8:00am and for dinner events from 2:00pm.

Rental Fees

The rental fee for the use of our dining areas is $300.00 or $200.00 plus tax depending on which dining room you will need. Wedding ceremony fees are $550.00 or $450.00 depending if you have a reception to follow.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 10:00PM
No open flame