The Wide Range of Maui Wedding Ceremonies

By: Kevin Stith

Since the early Hawaiians had no written language, a traditional Hawaiian wedding is nothing more than speculation. Some of the traditions have been handed down, from generation to generation, in stories and songs from the past. But other features are simply guesswork. It is believed that the wedding ceremony was reserved for royalty but is now available for anyone who cares to use it. On Maui there are houses of worship for almost every religion on earth, churches, temples, etc. that can be adapted by lesser-known sects for an appropriate service. In addition, by bringing in your own religious person to perform the ceremony, you can be assured that your wedding vows will conform to whatever specifics your religion requires.

For others, there are a variety of settings in which Maui wedding ceremonies can be performed.

There are numerous garden weddings with some of the most lovely flowers and plants you’ll ever see as the background for your service. You can be married underneath a beautiful waterfall called the Wall of Tears, or on a private estate with its own smaller waterfall. And if the Gods of the Islands smile down on you, they may send you a rainbow as an extra feature. In addition to numerous beach settings, both private and public, there are other natural features of the island that you can take advantage of. Fly your guests by helicopter to the top of a volcano and take your vows at the setting where thousands of native ceremonies took place in ancient times. Let your imagination run wild thinking about the natural settings available on Maui and take comfort in the knowledge that whatever your religious affiliationsFeature Articles, they can be easily accommodated on Maui.

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