Property Orientation
The estate requires careful consideration as to tent set-up, parking, lighting, restrooms, house use and security and safety issues. Please contact us if there are any concerns.

All guests and staff must park in the designated parking areas on the mauka (mountain) side or north side of the house. Staff and guest vehicles may use circular driveway for loading and unloading only. Driving on the lawn is prohibited. Events in excess of 100 guests will require a parking attendant, unless shuttles are provided. Events in excess of 150 people will require shuttle service.

Tent Site
According to State Conservation Zone Law, no staked tents can be erected within 150 feet from the shoreline. Please see map for tent designation area. Tents supported by weights can be set-up with-in this boundary.

All caterers using Olowalu Plantation House must have their State Health Food Establishment Certificate on file with us, please provide this prior to event. Our kitchen is NOT a commercial kitchen, therefore all cooking and preparation must follow state health laws. Caterers are fully responsible for leaving the kitchen and eating areas clean. All surfaces and appliances should be cleared of food and waste. Floors should be swept and mopped to discourage pests and rodents. Failure to comply will result in a back charge to the Permittee. No dumping of ice on lawn or plantings!

All garbage must be disposed of in the dumpster supplied. This is located on the left side of the paved drive as you exit. If dumpster becomes full, you are required to dispose OFF property. No garbage can be stacked on top of the dumpster or left alongside. An Additional dumpster may be required for events in excess of 100 people. Please make sure that all marker posts (signage, balloons, etc) on the roadways are removed and discarded.

The bathhouse is located on the north side of the house. Please advise all guests to use this facility. The wedding party is allowed the use of the house. The bathhouse is supplied with tissue and paper towels. Parties in excess of 150 people, will require one portable toilet per each additional 25 guests.

There is a “no smoking” rule for the bathhouse, main house and lanai’s. Permittee’ is responsible for removing cigarette butts from lawn and common areas.

Interior Spaces
The bedrooms and baths are limited to the bridal parties use only. The doors should remain closed during event. Caterers have access to the kitchen and service bath. All furniture and furnishings should remain in place.

Exterior Spaces
Any damage to lawn, plantings, or irrigation will result in a deduction from security deposit. Furniture on lanai should remain in place.

Permittee is required to have all rentals removed from lawn and placed on concrete slab as the irrigation cycles start at 11pm. These items need to be picked up by 8am the morning following the event. To insure security deposit is refunded, permittee or agent should inspect the property the following morning. Any signage, balloons, or any other indicators MUST be removed from highway, guard rails, street signs or elsewhere.

The property manager must approve all musicians. Soloist, Duo or Trio can perform for ceremony through dinner hour. At 8pm music must be operated by an approved local DJ. Bands are not allowed and DJ’s must be approved. IPod Players are allowed but must be supervised by an approved Sound Technician. Last call and song should be at 9:45pm as noise curfew is 10:00 pm. All music and excessive noise must cease at that time or refund will be forfeited. Decibel Readers must be used by all DJ’s and musicians with a maximum of 85 decibels from 15 feet pointed directly at audio speakers and the speaker system must face the ocean. Any vendor that does not adhere to these restrictions will be banned.

Doug and Donna Poseley are the caretakers and property managers of this estate and reside on the property. In the case of an emergency, their phone numbers are posted on the kitchen bulletin board.