Questions?

  • Where is your office located?
  • What forms of payment do you accept?
  • When are payments due?
  • Can changes or substitutions be made to the pre-set menus?
  • I want to create my own customized menu. What's the best way to start?
  • What kind of fish are you using?
  • What are the available sauces for the fish?
  • What are the available dressings for the salads?
  • Are beverages included with the menu?
  • Is the Thanksgiving Turkey Package available at any other time of the year?
  • What flavors are included with the Assorted Fancy Finger Desserts?
  • Can staff be hired without catering?
  • Do you rent out catering equipment?
  • What are the dimensions of the disposable pans?
  • Is the Nimitz Ballroom location still open?
  • How far in advance can dates be reserved for the Legacy Ballroom Hawaii Okinawa Center?
  • Can changes or substitutions be made to the Legacy Ballroom menus?
  • Can the Takakura garden at the Hawaii Okinawa Center be used for a wedding ceremony without having a reception at the Legacy Ballroom?
  • What are the dimensions of the Garden Wedding Ceremony package archway and pedestal columns?
  • Can the Legacy Ballroom be rented without catering from A Catered Experience?
  • Are color linen tablecloths available at the Legacy Ballroom?
  • How many guests does each table (round and/or long) seat?
  • What are the dimensions of the tables?
  • What are the dimensions of the chairs?
  • What color are the chairs?
  • Can a bounce house be brought into the ballroom?
  • Does the ballroom have a projector and/or sound equipment?
  • Does the ballroom have a screen for a slide/video show?
  • What are the dessert sheet cake flavors in the ballroom menus?
  • Do you offer weekday meeting packages?
  • I plan to have a bar at my party in the Legacy Ballroom. Can you recommend a bartender?
  • Are drones allowed inside or outside of the ballroom?
  • Do you have a photographer you can recommend?
  • Do you have any vendors you can recommend?

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept payment by Cash (in person at our office here in Waipio Gentry), Check (business and/or personal), Cashier's Check, Money Order, and Credit Card (Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover). Please kindly note that we do require a signature for credit card payments.

When are payments due?

Payments are due in full prior to the event. Depending on when an order is placed and the total amount due, we may also schedule a 50% payment.

Can changes or substitutions be made to the pre-set menus?

The pre-set menus can be changed or substitutions can be made but it may change the price of the menu depending on current item costs. Please call or email us for a price quote.

I want to create my own customized menu. What's the best way to start?

We suggest using one of our many pre-set menus as a guide since it contains entrées, starches and salads -- adding/deleting items as necessary. When you're done creating your customized menu, call or email us so we can start on a price quote for you. If possible, please also provide us with the date of your special event, an estimated guest count, and the type of service (pick up, delivery, off-site) you're interested in.

What kind of fish are you using?

The fish we're currently using is called swai. You may request a different fish (mahi, salmon, etc.) but the cost may be higher.

What are the available sauces for the fish?

The sauce choices are: Lemon Caper, Tartar, and Wasabi Caper.

What are the available dressings for the salads?

The dressing choices are: French, Italian, Oriental, Ranch, and Thousand Island.

Are beverages included with the menu?

Beverages are only included with the Legacy Ballroom menus. All other menus will be an additional charge. Please kindly note that there may also be a pick up fee for the cambros (containers used to transport the beverages).

Is the Thanksgiving Turkey Package available at any other time of the year?

We may also offer the Turkey Package on Christmas Day but won't have confirmation until Thanksgiving is over. Pick up would be at our kitchen here in Waipio Gentry.

What flavors are included with the Assorted Fancy Finger Desserts?

The fancy finger desserts are bite-sized "petit fours" desserts. Because of its size, we may need to portion about 3-4 pieces per person. The assortment of flavors that are included: Brûlée Raspberry White Chocolate Cheese Bar, Toffee Crunch Blondie Bar, Turtle Brownie, and Luscious Lemon Squares. (Subject to change.)

Can staff be hired without catering?

Staff cannot be hired without having the food catered from us. Please see our Off Premise Catering page for more details.

Do you rent out catering equipment?

We do not rent out catering equipment. Hawaii Tents & Events or Accel Party Rentals & Design are two catering equipment rental companies you may consider contacting.

What are the dimensions of the disposable pans?

The dimensions of the disposable pans are approximately 19 9/16" x 11 5/8" x 3 3/16" for the full-size deep pan and 19 9/16" x 11 5/8" x 2 3/16" for the full-size medium pan. There's also a half-size pan available.

Is the Nimitz Ballroom location still open?

The Nimitz Ballroom location is no longer open. For a town location, please consider the Pomaikai Ballrooms at Dole Cannery in Iwilei.

How far in advance can dates be reserved for the Legacy Ballroom Hawaii Okinawa Center?

Dates can be reserved 14 months in advance. As an example, we start taking reservations for the entire month of June 2019 on April 1, 2018.

Can changes or substitutions be made to the Legacy Ballroom menus?

The Legacy Ballroom menus can be changed or substitutions made but it may change the price of the menu depending on current item costs. If making more than one change or substitution, please consider going with the Create Your Unique Lunch or Dinner Menu. Please call or email us for a price quote.

Can the Takakura garden at the Hawaii Okinawa Center be used for a wedding ceremony without having a reception at the Legacy Ballroom?

Garden wedding ceremonies without a reception at the Legacy Ballroom is limited to Monday through Thursday upon availability. Please call or email us for pricing.

What are the dimensions of the Garden Wedding Ceremony package archway and pedestal columns?

The archway is approximately 8' high, 8' wide (columns are 1' and the opening is 6'). The pedestal columns are approximately 41" high (a little over 3') and 12" in diameter.

Can the Legacy Ballroom be rented without catering from A Catered Experience?

As the exclusive caterer for the ballroom, catering must come from A Catered Experience.

Are color linen tablecloths available at the Legacy Ballroom?

Although our main color is white, a request for color linen tablecloths can be made two weeks prior to the event date but there's no guarantee that we'll be able to acquire it.

How many guests does each table (round and/or long) seat?

We seat 10 guests per table.

What are the dimensions of the tables?

The round tables are approximately 6' and the long tables are 8' x 30".

What are the dimensions of the chairs?

The chairs are approximately 3' high from the bottom up to the backrest, 16" across (backrest), and 17.5" across (seat).

What color are the chairs?

The chairs are a shade of burgundy in color.

Can a bounce house be brought into the ballroom?

A bounce house can be brought inside of the ballroom (activities are not allowed outside of the ballroom) but it does take away space from the number of tables for your guests. Please call or email us to find out which bounce house companies are allowed in the ballroom.

Does the ballroom have a projector and/or sound equipment?

The ballroom does not have projectors and/or sound equipment. We do offer a microphone podium which is the only item allowed to go through the house speakers.

Does the ballroom have a screen for a slide/video show?

The Legacy Ballroom and the Legacy I Ballroom have a retractable screen (approximately 11' x 14') that can be rented for $25.00 (plus service fee and tax). The Legacy II Ballroom has a portable screen (approximately 6' x 6') that can be used at no additional fee.

What are the dessert sheet cake flavors in the ballroom menus?

The flavors are: Chocolate, Vanilla, Chantilly, Dobash, Guava, Haupia, and Peach Bavarian.

Do you offer weekday meeting packages?

Please see our Legacy Ballroom page for a link to our Weekday Meeting Package.

I plan to have a bar at my party in the Legacy Ballroom. Can you recommend a bartender?

We recommend looking up Aloha on the Rocks or Island Libations for your bartending needs.

Are drones allowed inside or outside of the ballroom?

The use of drones inside or outside of the ballroom requires a certificate of insurance. Please call or email us for more information.

Do you have a photographer you can recommend?

We recommend Keith Uehara Photography (a few of his photos can be found on our website). He has complimentary photography sessions available if you have a function booked at the Legacy Ballroom Hawaii Okinawa Center. Please visit his website for more details: keithueharaphotography.com.

Do you have any vendors you can recommend?

We currently do not have a list of preferred vendors. If you are a vendor interested in being added to a future list, please email us at acecs@acateredexperience.com.


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