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The Modern Honolulu is a tropical hotel wedding venue located in Honolulu, Hawaii. With elegant yet comfortable spaces, couples will not only enjoy their wedding day, but also the start of their life together in a relaxing island oasis. For couples who value authentic experiences, The Modern Honolulu is the perfect modern island venue.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples may host up to 1,000 guests in five event spaces. Couples have three options for their rehearsal dinner: exclusive venue use, private room and private restaurant section. With three general venues to choose from--ballroom, suites and pools--couples are sure to find the perfect backdrop for their wedding day.

Services Offered
The Modern Honolulu is a full-service venue, offering planning and catering services. They can also accommodate bridal showers and engagement parties. The Modern Honolulu also offers accommodations and a bridal suite.

Cuisine
Each menu is customized by the executive chef for every couple. They can accommodate dietary needs and offer American, Asian and Japanese cuisine styles. They offer the following serving styles:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Plated
  • Servers
  • Tastings


Accommodation
As a resort venue, The Modern Honolulu offers accommodations for couples and guests. With 353 rooms to choose from, ranging in scenic views, couples and guests are sure to find a room perfect for them. They offer typical rooms, suites and a penthouse.

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Frequently asked questions

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

50

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Hotel
Restaurant

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Valet
Wheelchair Access
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Reviews of THE MODERN HONOLULU

4.5 out of 5 rating
4.5 out of 5 rating
4 Reviews
89% recommend it
  • Quality of service
    4.6 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    4.1 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.6 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.3 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.6 out of 5 rating
Weddingwire
4.5/5 4 reviews
Google
4/5 3060 reviews
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Derek Sent on 07/16/2013
5 out of 5 rating
We absolutely LOVE this hotel and venue!

The service level is of the highest quality, the attention to detail keen, and the place is just beautiful.

Michael Howe, the Director of Catering, was extremely responsive and attentive to our needs and wants. Big shout out to you!

We reserved the Grand Ballroom for both our ceremony and reception. And everything turned out perfect! It really was the best day of our lives!

P.S. PSAV is the in house audio visual company. They were excellent as well!
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Ana Sent on 04/09/2012
4.9 out of 5 rating
We selected the Modern for our wedding ceremony and reception based on photos and video. We visited the Modern once we arrived to Hawaii and it was more beautiful than the photos led us to believe. We were pleasantly surprised! We wanted to have our ceremony and reception all in one location, which was a big factor in our decision to use the Modern. We had the ceremony on the pool deck, which was perfect for the occasion. The cocktail hour was then help on the second floor sun deck. We missed the cocktail hour because we were out taking photos but our guests did tell us that they enjoyed themselves. The reception then followed on the terrace, with the adjoining room. We chose the buffet menu and there was more than enough food for everyone. The food and desserts were all delicious. The best part of the evening was the service. The wait staff was impeccable and I can not commend them enough. They were all very attentive without making anyone feel suffocated. Several of our guests commented on the wonderful service that the waitstaff provided. Throughout the evening they made sure that all of our guests had everything they needed and were extra attentive to the bride and groom! I can not thank them enough for being part of making our reception a success.

My only suggestion for improvement is to have better response time from the A/V department. My husband handled all the A/V details with Swank, which is the exclusive in house A/V company that the Modern uses. Being that we were in Chicago, we relied heavily on email and phone calls and sometimes the responses took several days. Once we were able to get everything squared away though, Swank was very accommodating and easy to work with.
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Winny Sent on 12/11/2013
4.1 out of 5 rating
Beautiful venue! We used the penthouse suite for our wedding reception and the poolside for ceremony.
The staffs are very friendly. Compare to most of the other hotels we talked to, The Modern was quite responsive and fast. The view from the penthouse was just to die for! The food we catered for the reception got lots of positive feedback from our guests. Overall it was good experience except they messed up the bills and we had to go back and forth few times afterwards to correct everything.
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THE MODERN HONOLULU frequently asked questions

The space offered by THE MODERN HONOLULU for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Hotel
  • Restaurant
THE MODERN HONOLULU offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
THE MODERN HONOLULU offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
THE MODERN HONOLULU offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Event Planner
  • Get Ready Rooms
THE MODERN HONOLULU is recommended by 89% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.5 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.6 in quality of service, 4.6 in flexibility, 4.6 in professionalism, 4.3 in value and 4.1 in average response time.

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