How much does a wedding cost? (Hawaii)

The average couple spends between $28,685 and $47,808

The average number of guests is between 181 and 201

A single guest could add between $180 to $220 (The best way to save money is to control the number of guests)

31% of couples spend under $10,000

29% of couples spend $10,000 to $19,000

20% of couples spend $20,000 to $29,000

19% of couples spend $30,000+

Attire & Accessories ($2,270)

Average Cost % of Couples $$$
Dress Accessories $227 – $379 85% – 95% $455 – $606+
Tuxedo/suit/other Accessories $103 – $171 85% – 95% $206 – $274+
Tuxedo/suit/other Rent/purchase $205 – $341 85% – 95% $410 – $546+
Wedding Dress/es $1,222 – $2,036 85% – 95% $2,444 – $3,258+

Beauty & Spa ($186)

Average Cost % of Couples $$$$
Hair Service $65 – $109 85% – 95% $131 – $174+
Makeup Service $53 – $89 66% – 76% $107 – $142+
Manicure & Pedicure $43 – $71 78% – 88% $86 – $114+

Entertainment ($1,830)

Average Cost % of Couples $$$$
DJ $686 – $1,143 75% – 85% $1,371 – $1,828+
Live Band $1,604 – $2,674 23% – 33% $3,209 – $4,278+
Musician/s, Soloist, or Ensemble $583 – $971 35% – 45% $1,166 – $1,554+

Flowers & Decorations ($2,360)

Average Cost % of Couples $$$$$
Boutonnieres, Corsages $134 – $224 85% – 95% $269 – $358+
Bridal Bouquet $138 – $230 85% – 95% $276 – $368+
Bridesmaid Bouquets $176 – $293 85% – 95% $351 – $468+
Event Decorations $434 – $724 85% – 95% $869 – $1,158+
Event Flower Arrangements $461 – $768 85% – 95% $921 – $1,228+
Event Table Centerpieces $328 – $546 85% – 95% $656 – $874+
Flower Girl Flowers $87 – $145 71% – 81% $174 – $232+
Flower Petals $95 – $159 71% – 81% $191 – $254+

Gifts & Favors ($974)

Average Cost % of Couples $$$
Gift/s for Attendants $97 – $161 85% – 95% $194 – $258+
Gift/s for Parents $109 – $181 70% – 80% $218 – $290+
Tips (for all services) $360 – $600 85% – 95% $720 – $960+
Wedding Favors $212 – $354 85% – 95% $425 – $566+

Invitations ($1,100)

Average Cost % of Couples $$$
Ceremony Programs $101 – $168 85% – 95% $201 – $268+
Engagement Announcements $92 – $154 53% – 63% $185 – $246+
Guest Book $52 – $86 85% – 95% $104 – $138+
Invitations & Reply Cards $217 – $361 85% – 95% $434 – $578+
Postage $98 – $163 85% – 95% $195 – $260+
Reception Menus $98 – $163 61% – 71% $195 – $260+
Save the Date Cards $103 – $171 85% – 95% $206 – $274+
Table Name and Escort/place Cards $74 – $124 80% – 90% $149 – $198+
Thank You Cards $81 – $135 85% – 95% $162 – $216+

Jewelry ($5,730)

Average Cost % of Couples $$$
Engagement Ring $3,271 – $5,451 85% – 95% $6,542 – $8,722+
Wedding Bands $1,162 – $1,936 85% – 95% $2,324 – $3,098+

Photography & Video ($4,000)

Average Cost % of Couples $$$$
Digital or Photo cd/dvd $333 – $555 57% – 67% $666 – $888+
Engagement Session $431 – $719 49% – 59% $863 – $1,150+
Prints and/or Enlargements $239 – $399 50% – 60% $479 – $638+
Traditional Leather Bound Album $460 – $766 33% – 43% $920 – $1,226+
Wedding Photographer $1,700 – $2,834 85% – 95% $3,401 – $4,534+
Wedding Videographer $1,041 – $1,735 41% – 51% $2,082 – $2,776+

Planner/Consultant ($2,560)

Average Cost % of Couples $$$$
A La Carte Services $1,017 – $1,695 13% – 23% $2,034 – $2,712+
Day of Coordinator $833 – $1,388 22% – 32% $1,665 – $2,220+
For Getting Started $866 – $1,444 13% – 23% $1,733 – $2,310+
Full Service $3,299 – $5,499 20% – 30% $6,599 – $8,798+
Month of Direction $1,162 – $1,936 10% – 20% $2,324 – $3,098+

Venue, Catering & Rentals ($17,230)

Average Cost % of Couples $$$$$$
Ceremony Officiator $194 – $324 85% – 95% $389 – $518+
Event Accessories $319 – $531 85% – 95% $638 – $850+
Event Bar Service $2,411 – $4,019 66% – 76% $4,823 – $6,430+
Event Food Service $4,678 – $7,796 79% – 89% $9,356 – $12,474+
Event Location $3,564 – $5,940 85% – 95% $7,128 – $9,504+
Event Rentals $1,693 – $2,821 71% – 81% $3,386 – $4,514+
Hotel Room for After Reception $295 – $491 79% – 89% $590 – $786+
Limo Rental $467 – $779 45% – 55% $935 – $1,246+
Other Transportation $485 – $809 32% – 42% $971 – $1,294+
Rehearsal Dinner $548 – $914 85% – 95% $1,097 – $1,462+
Wedding Cake/dessert $413 – $689 85% – 95% $827 – $1,102+
  • Average Cost is based on the spending of other couples getting married not wedding vendor prices
  • % of Couples = Percent of Couples that Spend Money on Item
  • $$$ = Spending for Designer labels, Unique or Custom Products and Services
  • $$$$ = Spending for Well-experienced Professionals
  • $$$$$ = Spending for Well-experienced Professionals, Unique or Custom Products and Services
  • $$$$$$ = Spending for Well-experienced Professionals, Designer labels, Popular Locations, Unique or Custom Products and Services
  • Ceremony Officiator includes; JP, Officiant, ordained friend or family member, Pastor, Minister, Priest, Rabbi, Etc.
  • Beauty & Spa is cost per person
  • Dress Accessories includes; headpiece, veil, shoes, lingerie, jewelry, sash, handbag, garter, etc.
  • Event Decorations does not include table centerpieces, flowers, or accessories
  • Event Accessories includes; aisle runner, ring pillow or box, unity candle, toasting flutes, cake topper, serving set, etc. not flowers or decorations
  • Event Rentals includes; lighting, tent, tables, chairs, photo booth, etc.
  • Other Transportation includes; shuttles, antique car, horse & carriage, etc.
  • Tuxedo/suit/other Accessories includes; cuff links, cummerbund, tie, pocket square, shoes, jewelry, etc.
  • Tuxedo/suit/other Rent/purchase includes; Tuxedo (purchased or rented), suit (purchased or rented), or other attire options for groom only.
 Information from costofwedding.com as of August 1, 2014

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