Hawaii Destination Premier


About Hawaii Destination Premier

HD Premier is Hawaii's most trusted, full-service DMC with heart and soul. We are rooted in the islands, with the organizing principle of sharing our rich Hawaiian culture with our visitors in a deep an authentic way. We are here to listen to our client's needs and then design programs that helps attendees access the inaccessible and connect to the visceral essence of the islands. DMC is in our DNA.

What Makes Us Unique

As HD Premier is the only locally owned and operated DMC whose entire team is born and raised in the islands, each team member is part of a genius collective that makes magic happen. We’re caretakers of these islands; its culture and people…because Hawai’i trusts in us. This care reminds us how to treat each other as colleagues, clients, and co-collaborators. Our magic elixir is a blend of faith, experience, relationships and an endless well of creativity.

What everyone is saying about Hawaii Destination Premier

"When choosing a DMC, I look for someone who is knowledgeable of the location, can offer multiple options for every budget and is organized. HD Premier really hit all of these notes and was able to make my vision come to life and more. "

- Jacqueline Reeves, Esko

"Talia is an exceptional Event professional, very organized and thorough. Passionate about her work and her clients. She goes above and beyond to fulfill any requests. I have partnered with HD Premier now for over 3 years and they are just the best in the industry."

- Vanessa Robinson, Director of National Accounts at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

"To say our programs have executed flawlessly is an understatement. Our experiences working with Talia and Jonathan have been a true partnership in the sense that they always provide imaginative and unexpected options and approach each event with enthusiasm."

- Lynn Belanger, Director of Marketing, NextGen Healthcare

Industry Involvement and Awards


Hawaii is the melting pot of the Pacific with rich culture and raw beauty. Welcome to Paradise!

Hawaii has outstanding facilities, activities, and experiences in an awe-inspiring environment.

Key areas around Hawaii

  • Kapalua, Maui
  • Wailea, Maui
  • Waikiki, Oahu
  • Ko’olina, Oahu
  • Kahala, Oahu
  • Waikoloa, Big Island
  • Kohala, Big Island
  • Poipu, Kauai
  • Princeville, Kauai

Why Hawaii?

  • It’s Hawaii – shall we say more?...LOL!
  • Experience the “Aloha” Spirit
  • Foodies Paradise
  • Historic Cultural Connections
  • Playground for the eyes – Scenic Photographic Memories

What's new in Hawaii

  • Merriman’s Honolulu Restaurant – Peter Merriman is known for the “Farm to Table” movement in Hawaii and brings Hawaii Regional Cuisine to Ward Village on Oahu
  • 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay – Located in one of the most beautiful spots on Earth, 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay will bring a world-class wellness resort and flagship sustainable sanctuary to Kauai’s North Shore. Opening Early 2022
  • New Chocolate Tour on Maui located at Maui Ku’ia Estate - the largest chocolate factory in the state of Hawaii. Enjoy breathtaking 360-degree views on the rooftop pavilion while our knowledgeable and professional guides introduce you to unique chocolates