Frequently Asked Questions
What makes HNL so special?
We aim to impress you and your guests with the best photo booth experience available in Hawaii. Everything from our feature packed services, exciting props, gorgeous backdrops, and our friendly Booth Managers ensure a complete luxury experience every time
why are “open-air concept" Booths so popular?
HNL Photobooth Company is Hawaii's leading modern open-air photo booth service. Unlike old-fashioned boxy booths with curtains you take passport pictures in, an “open-air concept” allows people to see all the laughter and be enticed to join in. An open style also keeps your options open to everything from beautifully posed group photos to unpredictable photo bombs. Witnessing the fun going on before your eyes is contagious!
How far does HNL Photobooth Company travel?
Are there a travel fee?
We will travel anywhere on Oahu and never charge a travel fee. We understand not every great venue on Oahu is located in the Honolulu area. Just like you, we enjoy all the beauty Oahu can offer. For outer island events, please contact us for special pricing. We would love to hear from you as well!
What is required to reserve my date?
You can choose your package and begin to reserve your photo booth at our website here. To ensure our availability, an agreement will be signed and a retainer payment of $300 is required at the time of reserving. The remaining balance can be paid anytime at least 45 days before your event. If your event gets postponed to a later date, we can apply the payment to a new date at no additional cost depending on our availability.
Will there be an attendant on duty to help our guests?
Most definitely! Our Booth Managers are highly trained in the art of modern photo-boothing. They will arrive 60-90 minutes before your time, set up and break down the photo booth, assist your guests with printing, emailing photos and Insta-GIF videos. They are there to make sure everyone has memorable experience at your event!
Is it reeeeally unlimited prints?
How fast does it print?
For packages 3 hours or more, you get 100% unlimited printing. No kidding. Yes, its true. Like, for real! Every guest in the photo can leave with an amazing keepsake printout. We use the absolute best dye sublimation printer on the market. High quality smudge-free photos print in just seconds. By the time you're done laughing at yourself on the booth display, the photos will be ready.
What kinds of props are provided?
We’ll bring a collection of hand-selected props for you and your guests to have fun with. We have plenty of funny signs, stylish hats, stellar glasses and Hawaiian pineapple props— just to name a few. We constantly search the world for the best props and change out our selection often. The choices will vary with event theme and photo booth package chosen.
What is a personalized print design?
We have many beautiful print design templates to choose from. You can personalize our current selection with any text or color theme you would like, just make sure you let us know. If you want to use your own logo or a fully custom template, be sure to notify us and we can work with you (additional charges may apply).
What size are your photo prints?
Our photo booth is capable of fantastic photo quality and prints out 4"x 6" matte photos.
Can you take black & white photos?
Yes we can! Most events we print in beautiful color. For events that want the vintage and classic look of black and white, we created our own modern black & white filters. We have options for color, black & white, or both. Just make sure you let us know and we can do this for you.
What are the space, venue, and power requirements set-up?
+ Our booth space requires a minimum 10' x 10' area, a minimum height of 7'11" for the backdrop.
+ A power outlet should be within 30 feet, and the ground must be level.
+ We will also need a venue provided table for props.
+ If your have an outdoor venue, a suitable shelter away from direct sun, rain, and wind will need to be provided. If your event is outdoors during dayight hours (8am - 5pm), please contact us and we will work with you.
Where can guests access the photos and how will I receive the photos after the event?
Within 48 hours after the event, your guests can access the event photos via our Facebook gallery here. Within 72 hours after the event, we will email you a link to our HD event gallery here where you can download all your photos with a provided download-PIN. For our 4 hour packages, a gift HNL USB drive of all photos and videos taken will also be sent to the mailing address provided within 7-14 days.
Our event venue requires proof of insurance, is your company insured?
Definitely! We have been just about everywhere in Hawaii, and with a $2M insurance policy we got you covered. Just let us know if you would like to request a copy.
You can email us too, at:
HNL Photobooth Company
2335 Kalakaua Avenue Suite 110-503
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815