Am I allowed to bring or arrange for my own services?

For ease of service and billing, we suggest that all services and amenities be booked through The Beach House. Outside vendors will only be allowed access to The Beach House grounds upon receipt of a GET license number and liability insurance listing The Beach House as an additional insured. There will be a $125 site fee per vendor for any vendors not booked through the restaurant or brought on site with an outside wedding coordinator. 

Does The Beach House have a bridal room or staging area?

The Beach House does not have a separate bridal room. The restaurant lobby and guest restrooms are available for last minute touch-ups and staging before the ceremony.

Does The Beach House make wedding cakes? 

The Beach House makes custom wedding cakes and does not allow outside cakes to be brought into the restaurant. Please see our Wedding Cakes page for selection options. 

Does The Beach House provide wedding photography?

The Beach House does provide wedding photographers for the event.  Prices vary according to the specific vendor and package you choose.

What is The Beach House dinner table decor?

The dinner table decor consists of a modern table candle; white table linens are available upon request for an additional charge.

How will the dinner tables be arranged and how many guests will be at each table?

The table layout will depend on the final guest count of the party. Special requests will be accommodated if possible.

What does the Lanai Food & Beverage minimum requirement fee include?

The minimum food and beverage requirements for each dining area are for food and beverage only and do not include service charges, amenities, or tax. 

What is the curfew for events?

All events are scheduled to end by 10:00 p.m. in the main dining room and the lawn area. Requests for additional time must be made prior to your event. Hourly extension and staffing fees will be applied accordingly. 

What does booking an Exclusive event mean?

Booking an Exclusive event means that that particular area will be for use of you and your guests only. There are food and beverage minimum requirements associated with all Exclusive events.

Is there an on-site wedding coordinator?

An on-site wedding coordinator is available for your event for a fee of $300.

What does the $300 coordinator fee include? 

The wedding coordination fee includes assistance with acquiring a wedding license, a pre-wedding meeting/rehearsal, coordination of all outside vendors, assistance with guest needs and an on-site coordinator for the evening of the event.

Do I have to select a pre-set menu? 

Groups of 14 or more are required to select one of our pre-set event menus. 

Do you have a children's menu? 

We do have a children's menu that children under 12 are welcome to order from the night of the event. Please inform us of how many children will be attending the event at least 15 days prior to the event. 

Are there vegetarian meals available? 

We have vegetarian meal options available upon request; all menu selections must be finalized at least 15 days prior to the event. 

Do the wedding packages include tax and gratuity?

The packages do not include the service charge of 19% or the Hawaii state tax of 4.167%. 

Can the packages be "customized" or "modified?" 

We are happy to work with you to customize your special day. You can always upgrade your wedding package with our a la carte choices. Please contact us for special needs or requests. 

Can I bring in my own wine? 

There is a $25 per bottle corkage fee with a 2 bottle maximum. For magnums there is a $50 corkage fee with a maximum of 1 bottle.

Do I need to put a deposit down payment to hold the date?

In order to secure a date for an event, a signed event agreement, booking form and advance deposit are required. Deposits for dinner receptions only are 50% of the minimum food and beverage requirement. Lawn events (ceremony and/or reception) require the applicable site fee as deposit. All advance deposits are considered non-refundable. An additional deposit for 75% of the final anticipated cost is due at least 10 business days in advance of the event. The remaining balance, after deposit, will be billed in full at the completion of the event, payable by cash, credit card or corporate check. Contact our Director of Sales and Special Events for deposit amounts.

What is the cancellation policy?

All event deposits are considered non-refundable regardless of the date of cancellation. Please contact our Director of Sales, Nicole Freeland, at nicole@the-beach-house.com for more information.

What do we do to get started?

Please contact our Director of Sales and Special Events, Nicole Freeland, via telephone 808-742-6483 or email to see if your desired date is available.

 

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