A Delightful Lanikuhonua Affair

Aussie’s Luke and Aitzi sought after an elegant, tropical and family-oriented destination wedding to surprise and delight their closest family and friends.  Lanikuhonua hit that spot for them.  From the most amazing bridesmaids’ dresses to gorgeous ceremony decor, they sure did have an affair to remember!  Another spot on cinematic edit from Bright Sky Wedding... read more

Jessica and David’s charming garden wedding

I absolutely loved planning with Jessica and David!  They were action oriented, trusting and open throughout the entire planning process, and following their wedding I found myself missing this dynamic duo.  You can imagine my surprise when their highlight video popped into my email box.  Giddy with excitement, I got to re-live this beautiful day all over again. Thank you to Bright Sky Wedding Design for capturing their day... read more

Grace in the Storm

Sometimes Mother Nature decides to us throw a curve ball…in this case, She sent us a hurricane!  After a year of planning and all wedding finalization complete, the news struck on a Monday that a hurricane was heading to Hawaii.  If it hit, it would do so over the weekend….the weekend of Michelle and Jonathan’s wedding!  We watched the news intently and waited, and finally on Thursday I picked up the phone and called Michelle and Jonathan to let them know that I thought we needed to move their wedding up a day, from Saturday to Friday.  WHAT!???  With 200 guests to call and 15 different vendor companies to reschedule, this made for a very eventful 24 hours! Friends, family, vendors and our team sprang into action.  Amazingly, their venue and every single vendor they selected for their wedding day was able to accommodate. That itself was a miracle, and might I mention that this was no easy feat.  Rehearsal was originally scheduled for Friday morning; instead, we held it in the dark at 9pm Thursday at a park in Waikiki.  Flowers had thankfully all arrived and the florist pulled an all-nighter to create the bouquets, ceremony decor and centerpieces.  The caterer closed his storefront kitchen early.  The bartender was on a flight from the east coast to Oahu, got off the plane to a flurry of voice messages, and was able to guarantee that he had staffing available.  Tenting, lighting, rentals, needed to be juggled with other event installations.  Hair and make up…oh, hair and make up…that was a close one!  Michelle’s stylist had another wedding booked and... read more