Ring in the new year on the right note!

As a lot of our readers know, Hawaii’s Civil Unions Bill was signed this year and goes into full effect starting January 1st, 2012. To mark this tremendous opportunity for many couples around the country wishing to get married, we’re giving away a FREE Hawaii civil union ceremony for one lucky couple in 2012!

We’ve written about this a few months back and we’ve received a tremendous amount of entries so far, but that doesn’t mean that the collection of entries is closed. We’re still encouraging couples to put in their names for this exciting contest. Here are a few details of what the lucky couple will be receiving:

This ceremony is valued at $300.00 with details as follows:

  • The ceremony can be customized with different vows and readings to choose from as well as your own.
  • The ceremony can be non-denominational, Hawaiian, Christian or other mixed cultures.
  • Can be performed in Kauai or Oahu.
  • On Oahu, the choices for the ceremony location are as follows: Waialae Beach, Makapu’u Beach or Waimanalo Beach. Please visit our Oahu wedding locationsfor more information and photos about each individual location.
  • On Kauai, the choices are Lydgate Beach or Anini Beach.
  • Minister is of course included. For Oahu ceremonies, the minister can be either Kalona or Kahuhine Rosemary Cuccia. For Kauai, the minister will be La’akea Daphne Therese. If they are not available on your specific date then a suitable replacement will be made.
  • A keepsake Certificate of Union and beach permit is included.
  • Travel fees to locations other than the mentioned beaches are not included.

Giveaway rules and other information:

  • Drawing will be on January 1st at midnight Hawaii time.
  • Entries can be made via this blog, a post on our Facebook fan page, or through our contact page.
  • Each entry will be assigned a number for drawing purposes. The winning number will be picked via Random.org.
  • The winner will be notified via our blog, our Facebook fan page and through e-mail. Failure to respond within two weeks of published notification will result in forfeiture of giveaway and a new winner will be selected.
  • Giveaway cannot be transferred to a different couple.
  • Giveaway cannot be exchanged for monetary value.
  • Giveaway value cannot be applied towards a pre-existing package.
  • Additional services such as photography, flowers and other ceremony elements may be added based on our a la carte rates.
  • Please check the Lambda website to see if your State will honor the civil union documents issued from within Hawaii and also your resident State to make sure you are within all needed requirements.
  • We will not substitute any monetary value if your State does not recognize Hawaii’s civil union documents.

We will assist you with a customized package and recommend the best location for your party and even a few intimate and out-of-the-way spots. Good luck!