If You Want an Oceanside Park Wedding, Leahi Park is ideal.
Grab your passports cause this real love story is taking you all the way from Gold Coast of Australia to the breathtaking Hawaiian Islands. We’re taking you to a Leahi Park Wedding, an oceanfront wedding venue on Oahu, Hawaii.
As you can imagine planning a wedding in Hawaii from Australia poses several challenges. One of the first being understanding the average cost of a wedding in Hawaii and next how to choose the perfect Oahu wedding venue for the “I Do’s”. Of course, using the internet to search through the thousands of Hawaii wedding packages is easy. But the reality is there’s more to it. Scrolling through endless options of wedding planners in Hawaii can be overwhelming.
Hawaii Destination Wedding, Planning It From Abroad
There was a lot of researching to decide between a beach wedding or an oceanside park setting. Ananta & Katrina finally decided they needed help. There are thousands of destination wedding packages to choose from. It became hard to know exactly which one was perfect for them. Fortunately, Islander Weddings came to the rescue! Being experts on Oahu wedding venues, Islander Weddings made everything easy. Ananta & Katrina ultimately decided on choosing from several Hawaii wedding packages. They found a wedding venue that matched their dream.
Ananta and Katrina decided on a picturesque setting for their ceremony, Leahi Park. Leahi is located only five minutes east of Waikiki, at the foot of the scenic and iconic Diamond Head Mountain. Part of the lure and charm of Diamond Head Mountain is not only the beautiful panoramic view of Honolulu but it’s rich history.
Story has it that the 760-foot crater (Diamond Head) got its name from the British sailors who thought they had discovered diamonds on the crater’s slopes. Imagine a volcano erupting with diamonds, seems too good to be true right? Well it was! To the sailors dismay the “diamonds” they thought they found were actually shiny calcite crystals and had no value. But this history helped to create the iconic mystery and is one of the reasons that makes Leahi Park and Diamond Head Mountain the perfect setting to say “I Do”! (Source of History: GoHawaii.com)
The Perfect Wedding Day In Hawaii
After months of planning their wedding from Australia, the day finally arrived. It was a beautiful afternoon, vibrant blue skies and stunning scenery. Friends and family traveled from a far to witness their joining. What could be better? Katrina looked gorgeous in a beautiful lace, fit & flare gown. With both her Mom and Dad escorting her she walked down the aisle to her beloved, Ananta.
The couple requested a Hawaiian minister, who was present to not only officiate the ceremony, but to sing and play ukulele. An amazing and personal tribute to the culture of Hawaii and the love that they have for each other. After the ceremony the couple enjoyed a photo session at the park with guests. And then traveled to a different beach park for more photos and a champagne toast with the bridesmaid and groomsmen to celebrate their union. Once the bubbly was gone it was time to party! Ananta and Katrina chose a wonderful limousine service Honolulu to drive them to Tiki’s Grill for their reception party.
Islander Weddings made planning a Hawaii destination wedding from Australia easy. With a Hawaii wedding package that encompassed everything necessary, the couple’s perfect Hawaii wedding was a success!
In all, the wedding of Ananta and Katrina was a celebration of all things that are beautiful. From the breathtaking scenery to the love the couple shares with each other as well as family and friends. A truly perfect Hawaiian wedding day! Ready to plan your dream Hawaii destination wedding? Contact us now.
Oahu wedding photographer: Isl