We seem to spend a lot of time at Kapalua Bay! This time it was with Emma and Yonsoo and a few family members celebrating their wedding with Rev. Ernest Pua'a leading the festivities and strumming some beautiful Hawaiian music on his ukulele. Emma chose one of our larger Maui Wedding Packages opting for an additional hour of Maui Photography along with a dvd slideshow. We started the shoot in Emma's room at the Royal Lahaina and then headed out to Kapalua Bay for the ceremony, about a 15 minute drive. State law prevents us from holding any weddings or photo shoots on Kaanapali Beach, where the Royal Lahaina sits, so Kapalua is the best and closest alternative. The 2 hour wedding package, Island Dreams, is perfect for a small group, especially if you are interested in getting some of those in room, pre-wedding images and the high resolution dvd slideshow with music that you can play on the widescreen at home for friends and family who couldn't be with you on your special day in Maui. It also allows us some extra time and keeps the pace nice and relaxed. Thanks Emma and Yonsoo, we had a wonderful time with you. A Hui Hou!
Popular posts from this blog
Aloha and happy New Year! As we look forward to 2019 we wanted to take a look at what makes Maui the number one travel destination on the planet and why that makes our beautiful island the perfect place for you Maui wedding or elopement ceremony. You could go anywhere, like Cancun or Belize, but Maui's towering volcanic mountains, verdant rain forests, and warm cerulean sea, make her stand out above the crowd. _____________________________________________________________________ MAUI KAHU Maui Kahu Laki Kaahumanu ©Joe D'Alessandro There are a number of very soulful and spiritual Kahu's (ministers) on Maui. They easily share their mana'o with wedding and elopement couples from around the world. Some will play ukulele during the ceremony as an added gift to your ceremony. The oli (chant) is the ancient Hawaiian method of passing on the stories of the ancestors before a written language. It is also used as a prayer or blessing. Standing in the presenc
Christopher and Daniel's Gay wedding on Maui was performed yesterday by Reverand Kimo on beautiful Baby Beach in Lahaina. It was a very simple and heartfelt ceremony, just the two of them, with a couple of gorgeous maile ti lies. It had been raining on Maui for a couple of days with wind and gray skies but after this ceremony the clouds broke and we had the opportunity to view another fabulous Maui sunset. Funny thing about the rain, which is pretty rare on Maui, is that people tend to stay away from the beaches so we had Baby Beach pretty much to ourselves. Thanks to Daniel and Christopher, a very warm and loving couple, for letting us be part of your Maui Wedding !
Our Maui wedding planners are always being asked about floral designs. We only use one designer and that's our good friends Della and Everett at Dellables . Della creates truly fantastic designs that our couples always love. There are plenty of choices, not just in flowers but in huppa arrangements, Haku Lei's, Bouquets, even Maile Ti Leis for the men. 2 floral arch with roses That's a two arrangement bamboo arch at Merriman's in Kapalua. We cut the arrangements off after the wedding and use them as a centerpiece for the dining table. Two uses for the price of one! There's an array of material available for the arch itself and the white fabric always adds a soft counterpoint to the bamboo. The couple typically stands in front of the arch which provides another adornment to the killer views at Merriman's. Bride and bridesmaid bouquet Looking for bouquets for all the bridesmaids? We can do that. Check out the fresh designs above for all the special