10 Best Places to Propose in Honolulu Hawaii (2023)

Home / VDR.com Blog

by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Honolulu, Hawaii is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for mountains, castles, gardens, waterfront, parks or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. But where, exactly, should that most important question be asked? This guide describes some of the best places in Honolulu to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Honolulu for Outdoor Lovers
  • Waikiki Beach
  • Diamond Head
  • Nu'uanu Pali Lookout
  • Lanikai Beach
  • Hanauma Bay
  • Magic Island
  • Koko Head Crater
  • Romantic Destinations in Honolulu
  • Tantalus Lookout
  • Wine and Sunset
  • Bishop Museum
  • Best Places to Propose in Honolulu

Romantic Locations in Honolulu for Outdoor Lovers


1. Waikiki Beach

The iconic Waikiki Beach is a popular spot for tourists and locals alike. You can propose on the sandy shores while watching the sunset over the Pacific Ocean, creating a picturesque and romantic setting.


2. Diamond Head

Hike to the top of Diamond Head, a volcanic crater with panoramic views of Honolulu and the coastline. Proposing at the summit, with the city and ocean as your backdrop, can be a breathtaking experience.


3. Nu'uanu Pali Lookout

Just a short drive from Honolulu, the Nu'uanu Pali Lookout offers stunning panoramic views of the Windward Coast. It's a historic and breathtaking location for a proposal.


Suzanne was amazing! I utilized the layaway service and it was a breeze. Ring made its way to Texas and was even more gorgeous in person."
 Chloe G verified buyer

4. Lanikai Beach

Located on the windward side of Oahu, Lanikai Beach is famous for its powdery white sand and turquoise waters. It's a peaceful and serene location for a beachside proposal.


5. Hanauma Bay

Known for its crystal-clear waters and vibrant marine life, Hanauma Bay offers a unique underwater proposal opportunity if you and your partner enjoy snorkeling or scuba diving.


6. Magic Island

This man-made peninsula adjacent to Ala Moana Beach Park offers scenic views of the ocean and the Honolulu skyline. You can propose on one of the grassy areas with the city lights twinkling in the background.


7. Koko Head Crater

Similar to Diamond Head, Koko Head offers a challenging hike with rewarding views. Proposing at the summit of Koko Head can create a memorable and adventurous proposal experience.


Romantic Destinations in Honolulu

Honolulu is full of romantic gardens, and parks. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, a spectacular museum, or at a beautiful beach.


8. Tantalus Lookout

Drive or hike up to the Tantalus Lookout in the Puu Ualakaa State Park. The viewpoint provides a sweeping view of Honolulu, making it a romantic spot for a proposal, especially at sunset.



I've purchased two vintage rings from Suzanne over the past decade and my wife has loved both. Great service, communication and speedy delivery.”

 Lee S verified buyer

9. Wine and Sunset

Plan a beachside picnic or a visit to a scenic overlook with a bottle of your favorite wine. Enjoy a quiet evening watching the sunset over the ocean while you propose. Some resorts in Honolulu offer private beachfront dining experiences where you can combine wine, champagne, a gourmet meal, and a proposal with a beautiful backdrop.


10. Bishop Museum

The Bishop Museum is the largest museum in Hawaii, dedicated to the history, culture, and natural sciences of the Hawaiian Islands and the Pacific. It offers a beautiful backdrop with its historic architecture and lush surroundings. You can propose in the museum's Hawaiian Hall courtyard, which features a stunning mosaic floor and provides a cultural and symbolic setting for your proposal.


Best Places to Propose in Honolulu

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Honolulu has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.



Vintage Engagement Rings For Everyone:

No matter which era is your favorite, these time-honored rings have a rich history and individualized character and will continue to have a timeless beauty and elegant appeal that is part of a legacy to pass on to future generations.

Find The Perfect Engagement Ring:

Vintage rings are prized not only for their beauty but also for their exquisite attention to detailing and faceting. If you’re looking for a ring with a sense of glamour, sophistication and vintage charm, explore our collection of vintage engagement rings today!


Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


Press Love:

Thrive Global


Art Deco Emerald Ring


Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published