What is your vision of the ideal reception to express you and your beloved’s unique style?
Your Maui Wedding Planner’s goal is to help you achieve your unique vision by working closely with you, the venue operators, all of Maui’s different event vendors, and all other details to ensure that your reception will express you and your love’s personal style!
PRIVATE VENUE FULL RECEPTIONS ~
Maui has gorgeous and spectacular private venues to rent for the celebration of your special day. Akia Weddings & Events has many unique ideas and the experience to assist in planning your ideal reception. Choose from a served or buffet dinner, cocktails and pupus (Hawaiian for appetizers) passed around the reception by a uniformed server or presented at a stationary food station and bar service, or perhaps you already have a vision of your own creation.
Maui is fortunate to be blessed with a wealth of amazing restaurant chefs, private chefs, catering companies, and a few talented private licensed cocktail/bar caterers. Allow your wedding planner to assist you in choosing Maui’s premier catering company to satisfy your personal taste and budget.
The planner will then be on-site the entire time to coordinate and ensure you and your guests enjoy every moment of this special event. Please note that having a licensed Coordinator on site is a requirement at any private estate or home. Our fees include the coordination of set up and breakdown of all rentals.
A $250 non-refundable deposit is required to begin planning your private catered reception, plus any deposits and payments due per the venue policies and contract. The final head counts and orders for each element must be received no later than 30 days prior to your event at this time 50% of the total balance of the services will be due.
Party Planning for < 50 ~ $500
Party Planning for > 50 ~ $please inquire for quote
On-Site Coordination ~ $75/hr
RESTAURANT AND LUAU RECEPTIONS ~
Many of the destinations wedding parties that come to Maui are often a small intimate group. A small party may opt to have their ‘reception’ at one of Maui’s award winning restaurants or luaus. Some of Maui’s top restaurants have either private dining rooms or areas, and the ability to accommodate large parties. And each of Maui’s top luaus offer party and group seating when given enough advance notice. Subject to large party fees and gratuities if and when set by the restaurant.
If you wish to add this feature, your personal wedding planner can make all the arrangements.
• Work closely with you in selecting the ideal place for your specific party
• Your personal on-island representation while working with the venue management
• Assist with menu selections, music, décor, table seating charts when applicable
• Place and confirm orders and special requests
• Make venue and vendor payments or arrangements
• Finalize confirmations week prior and day-of event
We will be here for you throughout the entire process to set all the details in order and put your mind at ease. Allow us to take off all the stress and pressure of planning and executing your vision of a perfect wedding in paradise.
Restaurant Reception/Luau Coordination Fee ~ $200