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 white orchid pavilion. Or exchange vows on Makalapua Lookout, 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.
Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 450 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 120 guests
Set up time can start at 10:00AM. Events must end by 10:00PM.
There is no rental fee for the reception. The set up fee for a ceremony is $350 with reception rental or $550 for a ceremony only wedding. Additional hours can be arranged upon availability. A refundable security deposit of $300 is required.
|Podium and/or stage|
|Tables and chairs provided|
|Linens, silverware, glassware provided|
|Venue set up and clean up|
|Day of onsite manager|
|Full kitchen facilities|
|Large parking lot|
|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|