WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, HAWAII – Lovebirds will be atwitter to learn that the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach recently welcomed back its highly-popular complimentary, beachfront vow-renewal ceremony. This popular Hawaii hotel — in the process of wrapping up a four month renovation which includes a remodeled pool and upgrades to guest rooms — invites couples to recommit their vows to one another in a Hawaiian ceremony on the hotel’s oceanfront lanai fronting iconic Waikiki Beach and the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach. Vow renewal ceremonies for guests of the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach are available every Monday and Thursday at 7:45 a.m.
“We’re so excited to welcome back to the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach one of our most popular amenities — our Hawaiian vow-renewal ceremony,” said Patsy Narimatsu, director of sales & marketing for Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach. “When most travelers think of Hawaii, they think of our beautiful oceans and romance — and our complimentary, Hawaiian vow-renewal ceremony combines the two into one unforgettable experience that our guests will remember for years to come.”
To-date more than 9,000 vows have been exchanged since the program launched in 2003 providing guests a memorable and distinctive “Hawaii” experience.
The non-denominational Hawaiian ceremony is conducted by a Hawaiian officiant. The ceremony begins with a traditional Hawaiian welcome chant. Couples are then treated to a graceful hula and serenaded with Hawaiian song before being blessed with a gentle sprinkling of sea water and reciting vows in the Hawaiian language. The ceremony concludes with a performance of the beautiful Hawaiian Wedding Song, accompanied by a hula. A commemorative certificate is presented to each couple at the conclusion of the ceremony to remember the day.
Vow-renewal ceremonies are open to guests of the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach and the Outrigger Reef on the Beach. The ceremonies take place at 7:45 a.m. every Monday and Thursday at the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach and every Tuesday and Friday at the Outrigger Reef on the Beach. Couples must sign up at their respective hotel’s concierge desk by 3 p.m. the day prior to the ceremony.
In addition to Waikiki, Outrigger Hotels and Resorts offers free vow renewal ceremonies to guests on the islands of Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii Island. Each vow-renewal ceremony was created with the guidance of a Hawaiian cultural expert to provide a distinctive and culturally-rich experience to help couples celebrate their love as well as the history and heritage of the island.
The return of the vow renewal ceremony at the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach marks a major milestone in the hotel’s renovation project that began in March 2012. By September, all guests checking into the hotel will enjoy newly upgraded guest rooms and suites. The renovation has also includes a remodeled pool and expanded pool-deck area, new elevators, as well a makeover to the property’s driveway and interior.
Guests of the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach can also continue to enjoy the hotel’s Fee Free Escape program, which offers an array of complimentary amenities including free high-speed Internet access, free local and long-distance domestic telephone calls to the U.S. Mainland and Canada, daily newspaper, use of the fitness center (open 24 hours) complimentary cultural activities and much more.
Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach offers rates starting from $259 per night (plus tax) and commands one of the best locations on Waikiki Beach. With stellar views of world-famous Diamond Head and all the comfort expected from a deluxe, first-class hotel, guests will easily rekindle their romance. Reservations for this Hawaii hotel can be made by contacting your preferred travel professional or by calling toll free 1-800-OUTRIGGER (1-800-688-7444) within the United States, Guam and Canada. Elsewhere call direct to 303-369-7777 (long distance charges apply). Or, visit www.outriggerwaikiki.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach
The Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach is a deluxe and gracious Hawaii hotel located directly on the sands of world-famous Waikiki Beach in the heart of exciting Waikiki. The 524-room property features a long list of amenities, including the famed Duke’s Waikiki and Hula Grill Waikiki restaurants; Waikiki Plantation Spa, Waikiki’s only rooftop spa; and an array of shops and specialty boutiques ranging from Coach, the leading American designer and maker of luxury accessories, to Na Hoku, one of Hawaii’s finest jewelers, and the popular Society of Seven cabaret show. An exceptional display of Hawaiian artifacts and artwork can be enjoyed throughout the property. www.outriggerwaikiki.com