Waikiki Aquarium
2777 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815  | map
Services: Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party...
Catering: Outside vendors welcome
Maximum capacity: 500
 
 
 
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  • Quality of Service:  5.0
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  • Professionalism:  5.0
  • Value:  5.0
  • Flexibility:  3.0

Private User 5 Reviews
One of the most unique, child-friendly, beautiful venues that I have ever seen! It was a no-brainer for my husband and I to select this place as our wedding venue!
Jacy was the events representative for the aquarium: She was very informative and prompt in her services! Not to mention she was very easy to talk to!
Not only was the lawn area itself very beautiful -- especially with the beach right behind it -- but it is also very large, and can host several hundred guests if needed to. It provides an area to decorate pretty much however you want it... we personally brought in a clear tent with round lanterns hanging, and that added a touch of elegance to it!
The great news is that the exhibit is open while your event is going on! Very great feature for young children!
The aquarium pretty much accommodated everything we had wished for! Unfortunately, I had to dock off a couple stars on flexibility because, one, they were pretty strict on timing. They will not allow any vendors to come in and set up till after the aquarium closes to the public, which is after 5:15pm. And, they need you to completely clear the area no later than 10:30pm, otherwise, they will charge a late fee by the minute(s). Besides the timing, you also have to do your own research on vendors and such, as the aquarium is not allowed to recommend anything due to being part of the state.
So, long as you are willing to work with the timing and know the vendors you want to hire, the Waikiki Aquarium is a highly recommendable place for any events venue!!
Wedding: Recently Married
Services Used: Ceremony & Reception Venue
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  • Quality of Service:  5.0
  • Responsiveness:  5.0
  • Professionalism:  5.0
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My 2 Reviews
Jacy was a life saver! Everyone said we had the best wedding ever.
Wedding: 10/11/2013
Services Used: Ceremony & Reception Venue
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4.8/5.0
  • Quality of Service:  4.5
  • Responsiveness:  5.0
  • Professionalism:  4.5
  • Value:  5.0
  • Flexibility:  5.0

Yanicke 1 Reviews
I am a wedding planner and have done quite a few events at the aquarium. The event coordinator at the aquarium, Jaycee is so sweet and very efficient. She is knowledgeable and always guides me in the right direction. This venue is very reasonable for everything that you get. You receive the venue for 5 hours plus chairs, tables, and parking. The only challenge is the set up time for vendors, we basically have an hour set up time since we cannot enter the aquarium until 5pm, but some how we have been successful every time. I recommend Waikiki Aqaurium for it's beautiful outdoor scenery, the amazing exhibits, and great staff. This is the perfect way to get married with the organic elements of the ocean...
Wedding: 10/05/2013
Services Used: Ceremony & Reception Venue
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  • Quality of Service:  5.0
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  • Professionalism:  5.0
  • Value:  5.0
  • Flexibility:  5.0

Kden808 4 Reviews
Beautiful venue! My guests loved the fish tanks and the kids loved playing in the lawn area. I had a very simple wedding and the Aquarium was perfect for that. My husbands family is all from the mainland, so they enjoyed being near the water and out in the fresh air. They all wore slippers and loved it! The staff was very friendly and helpful. I looked at other venues but some of them had limits on the amount of guests or required me to use their caterer, so the aquarium as good in those two aspects. There was a lot of parking around the park(we got married on a weekday), the weather was great (July) and the gallery exhibits made for great photos!
Wedding: Recently Married
Services Used: Ceremony & Reception Venue
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  • Quality of Service:  5.0
  • Responsiveness:  5.0
  • Professionalism:  5.0
  • Value:  5.0
  • Flexibility:  5.0
A perfect place for the Night Before Dinner. Beautiful, educational, the staff was a joy to work with. Our guests loved the venue.
Wedding: 05/25/2013
Services Used: Ceremony & Reception Venue
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