Pu'uwai Gardens • Honokaa • HI 96727


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • A lush homestead ranch near the edge of Waipiʻo Valley on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi boasts citrus, avocado and coconut orchards, along with grazing sheep and cattle.
  • Oceanview wedding ceremonies take place on a spacious green lawn bordered by palms and greenery with guests seated on white wooden benches. A wooden A-frame pavilion draped with bistro lights hosts the reception
  • The venue also operates Heart Beet Catering, an experienced culinary team specializing in authentic island-inspired menus with ingredients sourced from local farmers. (Have a special request, such as gluten-free or allergen-free meals? Heart Beet offers delicious dishes to accommodate a variety of dietary preferences.) From pupus to enticing buffets to desserts, every course is thoughtfully prepared and presented. Heart Beet can take care of everything, from an intimate elopement to a grand celebration.

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $1,000–3,000/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Space reserved
  • Ceremony & reception | $3,000
    Reception only | $2,500
    Ceremony only | $1,000

    The rental fee includes:

    • Tables & chairs
    • Ceremony benches for up to 54 guests
    • Wooden lounge furniture & string lighting around the pavilion
    • Bar and Bar Shelving.
    • Professional on-site host
Meals (when priced separately)
  • $100/person and up
  • Please contact the venue for a customized menu and quote.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 0 200
Cocktails, etc. Standing 0 200
Reception Seated 0 200
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 54.

The covered Pavilion seats 54. For guest counts over 54, an event tent can be rented.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Elopement Packages
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Pu'uwai Gardens' sister business, Heart Beet Catering, handles all the food & beverage needs as well as providing service, tableware, and cleanup. PLUS wedding cakes! Heart Beet specializes in authentic local cuisine and customized, island-inspired menus.



Creative wine pairings and custom cocktails are a specialty!

Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Daily, noon–10pm.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Beach / Ocean
  • Garden
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Private Estate
  • Ranch / Farm

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Forest / Woods
  • Garden
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Meadow / Fields
  • Ocean / Bay
  • Valley

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