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Koko Kai Garden, Our New Private Ceremony Venue

Posted by Lauren C. on Nov 8, 2018 11:55:40 PM

For the perfect private Hawaii wedding or vow renewal ceremony, Koko Kai Garden is a fantastic choice.

Hawaii's natural beauty is what brings so many couples to the islands, and many couples want the option of having a private Hawaii wedding ceremony.

Koko Kai Garden offers what many are looking for in a private venue. As you can see, it's surrounded by amazing Hawaiian elements. With lush foliage and Koko Head Crater in the background, it makes a wonderful setting all to your own.

 

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Even the shade from the trees is pretty :)

 

The venue is perfect for groups up to 50 and is available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10:00 to 3:30.

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How to Transport Your Wedding Attire to Hawaii

Posted by Lauren C. on Sep 13, 2018 11:50:39 PM

 

It's a question we often hear: How can I get my wedding dress to Hawaii? 

While it's easier to bring the groom's wedding attire, transporting your beach wedding dress is something you need to think about. We generally have two options we recommend.

1. Carry Your Wedding Dress on the Plane

It's rare these days for the airlines to loose your luggage, but it's best to play it safe and not pack your wedding dress in your checked luggage.  We ALWAYS recommend bringing your dress on the airplane as carry-on luggage. The safest place for the dress is in your possession. 

By carrying it on the plane with you, you're responsible for it arriving safely and undamaged.

If you'd like to have your dress pressed and your hotel does not offer the service, you could use Marie Louise Cleaners (808-593-1110 ). They do same day pickup and drop off, so it's very convenient. Many of our brides use their services, so we feel confident recommending them. 

Make sure to schedule ahead of time to ensure they can accommodate you. 

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Wondering Where to Stay on Oahu? Start Here!

Posted by Lauren C. on Aug 23, 2018 1:12:00 PM

 

If you're coming to Hawaii for a wedding, honeymoon, or renewal ceremony, where you choose to stay can make all the difference. Whether you're looking for the beauty of the Hawaiian mountains and beaches or the energy of the Honolulu nightlife and shopping scene, the island of Oahu has plenty to offer.

We get asked all the time where we recommend staying. We usually say Waikiki, which is next to Honolulu on the island of Oahu, as that’s often the best fit for what our couples are looking for. However, the whole island is beautiful, as are the other islands of Hawaii.

Here are our thoughts on some areas you may want to consider.  :-)

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Hawaii Beach Weddings and Vow Renewals - Packages, Locations, and Tips!

Posted by Lauren C. on Jun 1, 2018 8:47:02 AM

Hawaii Beach Weddings and Vow Renewals

Hawaii offers more natural beauty than almost anywhere else in the world, and a beach wedding in Hawaii gives you the option for a stress-free ceremony in paradise all for a more affordable price than a traditional wedding at home.

Whether it’s a wedding or vow renewal, we offer everything you need to celebrate your love with an unforgettable Hawaii destination wedding.

 

Hawaii beach wedding at Waialae Beach.

Hawaii Beach Wedding Packages

Our Hawaii beach wedding packages and vow renewal packages start at just $275 (2020 pricing), making Hawaii surprisingly affordable! When considering the costs of a Hawaii destination wedding, many couples can’t believe how much cheaper it is to fly to Hawaii, stay seven nights in a hotel, and have a ceremony in paradise all for cheaper than a traditional wedding back home. Much, much cheaper!

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Getting Married in Hawaii - Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Lauren C. on Feb 22, 2018 6:51:26 PM

 

Getting married in Hawaii is easier, more affordable, and less stressful than many couples think. We know planning from a distance can seem tough, but with over 40 years of experience performing weddings, we know how to make your dream destination wedding absolutely amazing! As we like to say, “No stress...just get dressed, and we’ll do the rest.”

How to Get Married in Hawaii

 

1. Research the Hawaiian Islands

Oahu is the most popular island to visit, followed in order by Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island. All islands offer the quintessential Hawaiian elements, yet they’re all unique in their own ways.

Oahu is known as "the gathering place." It’s home to Waikiki, Honolulu, Pearl Harbor, Diamond Head, and some of the state’s most beautiful beaches. Oahu also has an abundance of restaurants, cafes, bars, shopping centers, movie theaters, and other activities.

Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island are quieter and more relaxed. While there’s plenty to do as far as going to the beaches, hiking, shopping, and eating out, these islands have a more rural feel and are perfect for those looking for a chance to get away from it all.

 

Read more about things to do on Oahu

 

A beach wedding setup at Sherwood Forest Beach, Oahu.

 

2. Decide What Kind of Wedding You’d Like to Have

A Hawaii wedding can be a simple ceremony in the sand for a few hundred dollars, or it can be a large hotel wedding for tens of thousands of dollars.

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Our New Office at the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort

Posted by Lauren C. on Jan 11, 2018 4:06:09 PM

 

After many years of recommending the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort to our guests, we’re taking another big step and opening an office right in their lobby.

We’re so excited to be working with the wonderful people there, and we know this will improve the service we can offer to our guests.

 

 World-famous Waikiki Beach in front of the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort.

 

Convenience for Our Guests

The Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort is directly on the beach at the Diamond Head end of Kalakaua Avenue. It’s a short walk to the Honolulu Zoo, Kapiolani Park, the Waikiki Aquarium, and tons of restaurants, shopping, bars, and cafes.

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