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Civil Unions

Grand Wailea is proud to offer Maui Civil Union ceremonies to its gay and lesbian guests. Grand Wailea also offers traditional commitment ceremonies, vow renewals and other social events to help our LGBT guests create lasting vacation memories in Maui.

The Haleakala Celebration

2014 - Haleakala Celebration

 This celebration includes the following elements:

  • Use of the Wailea Seaside Chapel and Chapel Gardens for 1 ½ hours for your Ceremony
  • A member of the clergy to perform your Civil Union or Commitment Ceremony
  • Two Deluxe Leis for a Lei Exchange and either Two Floral Bouquets or Two Boutonnieres
  • Choice of either a Solo Guitarist, Harpist or Violinist to accompany the Ceremony
  • Photography Celebration including two hours of a photographer’s time; photographs are at an additional cost
  • A 6” cake decorated with fresh flowers
  • One Bottle of Champagne served with the cake in the Gazebo Garden following the ceremony
  • Pressing of the partners' attire
  • A commemorative Grand Wailea Civil Union or Commitment Ceremony certificate
  • A Civil Unions Plus specialist to assist you

Ceremony Times:
- January, October thru December:   8:00am and 10:00am
- February thru April & September:  8:30am and 10:30am
- May thru August:  9:00am and 11:00am

2014 Haleakala Celebration Price: $6,900.00

Book your ceremony in 2014 and receive added value with the Blissful Beginnings promotion.

The Pilialoha Celebration

2014 - Pilialoha Celebration

This celebration includes the following elements:

  • Use of the Wailea Seaside Chapel and Chapel Gardens for 1 ½ hours for your ceremony
  • A member of the clergy to perform your Civil Union or Commitment Ceremony
  • Your choice of one of the following: Two Deluxe Leis for a Lei Exchange and a “Circle of Love”, created with Tropical Flowers or two Floral Bouquets or Two Boutonnieres
  • Choice of either a Solo Guitarist or Solo Organist to accompany the Ceremony
  • Photography Celebration including two hours of a photographer’s time; photographs are at an additional cost
  • A two-tiered cake decorated with fresh flowers (Serves 15 guests)
  • One bottle of Champagne served with the cake in a garden gazebo following the ceremony
  • Pressing of the partners´ attire
  • A commemorative Grand Wailea Civil Union or Commitment Ceremony certificate
  • A Civil Unions Plus specialist to assist you
2014 Pilialoha Celebration Price: $8,900.00
2014 Pilialoha Sunset Celebration Price: $9,400.00

Book your ceremony in 2014 and receive added value with the Blissful Beginnings promotion.


The Mahina Celebration

2014 - Mahina Celebration

This celebration includes the following elements:

  • Use of the Wailea Seaside Chapel and Chapel Gardens for 1 ½ hours for your Ceremony
  • A member of the clergy to perform your Civil Union or Commitment Ceremony
  • Two Floral Bouquets or Two Maile Leis with Orchids
  • An altar arrangement of forty candles create a romantic glow
  • The aisle is a glow with luminary style pillar candles and a flower petal scatter that will guide you to the altar
  • A Choice of Solo Classical Entertainer (Harpist, Violinist or Cellist) to accompany the Ceremony
  • Photography Celebration including two hours of a photographer’s time; photographs are at an additional cost
  • A two-tiered cake decorated with fresh flowers (Serves 15 guests)
  • One bottle of Champagne served with the cake in a garden gazebo following the ceremony
  • Pressing of the partners' attire
  • A commemorative Grand Wailea Civil Union or Commitment Ceremony certificate
  • A Civil Unions Plus specialist to assist you 

Please note that in order to capture the magic of sunset, photography begins prior to the ceremony. Ceremony begins at dusk.

2014 Mahina Celebration Price: $10,000.00

Book your ceremony in 2014 and receive added value with the Blissful Beginnings promotion.

Maui’s Grand Wailea offers extraordinary settings for vow renewals.

Additional Civil Unions Enhancements

Social events for our gay and lesbian guests are highly customizable. Couples are encouraged to select among the following optional enhancements, which can be customized to your package to create a unique and memorable event.

Optional enhancements:

  • iPad 2 loaded with Civil Union/commitment ceremony photos in a curated slideshow
  • Matching high–end luggage tags
  • Romantic couples massage with traditional Hawaiian treatments or day-of-beauty salon preparation treatments: hair, mani/pedi, facial, make up
  • Personal fitness session for the big day
  • Standing paddleboard or surfing lessons for two
  • Catered romantic gourmet dinner for two in–suite at Hoolei by chef (using unique Hawaiian ingredients) and serving staff
  • Romantic dinner for two in Humuhumunukunukuapua’a Restaurant or a private cabana dinner (up to 10 guests)
  • His/his or hers/hers embroidered Ho'olei at Grand Wailea bathrobes;
  • Inquire about other optional add–ons including traditional Hawaiian elements, enhanced floral arrangements, enhanced photography and videography packages.

To build your dream civil union, commitment ceremony, vow renewal or other social event, please call 800-888-6100, extension 2804 or click here to email a Civil Unions Plus specialist with questions about these packages, additional options and price quotes.