The 25th Annual Honolulu Festival is March 8th – 10th. It’s a fun family event bringing people from many different cultures from around the Pacific Rim and Asia to Hawaii together for a 3 day event promoting harmony. There’s lots of music performances, dance, art, food, a parade, and a special fireworks display Sunday night. If you are getting married in Hawaii this week and will be in the area, you don’t want to miss out this fun filled event!
There are many places in Hawaii to choose a destination wedding. Sherwood Beach at Waimanalo Bay with turquoise ocean and white sand is ideal. It’s a hidden gem where the forest meets the ocean. There you’ll find 3 miles of white sand beach, islands, cliffs, and an ironwood tree forest. By car it’s a beautiful 45-minute drive from Waikiki.
Waimanalo Bay is the kind of place that just takes your breath away. It’s the best setting for a beach wedding or vow renewal on Oahu. If you are seeking a quiet, uncrowded beach, then look no further. Our affordable wedding package plans are a good place to start planning. Not only does the blue ocean make for a stunning backdrop, but the steep cliffs and offshore islands provide all the beautiful scenery you need for those special photos. This is why Waimanalo Bay is a favorite location for couples who come to have a wedding in Honolulu, Hawaii. If you are looking for stress free planning for a simple beach wedding on Oahu, Hawaii please call us at Islander Weddings. We’re more than happy to make your wedding in Hawaii the very best experience.
Everyone has different dreams to make their wedding day special. It is one of the most wonderful days of their life and they want to make it memorable for friends and family alike. Your wedding day is the most exciting day of your life and if you want to make it more exciting and extraordinary, then Islander Weddings offers some the best affordable destination wedding options in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Hawaii is one of the most popular destinations for couples who want to “tie the knot”. It’s natural beauty and tropical climate are unmatched.
The island of Oahu is fantastic for its variety of ocean activities. White sand beaches, picturesque sunsets, and ideal weather offer couples an opportunity for a memorable wedding and honeymoon.
Deciding on a beach location for planning a wedding in Hawaii is easy as Oahu affords a wide variety of locations. Everyone wishes to celebrate their special day at a place that they will never forget.
Hawaii is very much in demand as one of the best destinations in the world among couples because of the great service and aloha spirit here that make your wedding an unforgettable experience.
Islander Weddings affordable options are numerous and you can choose the best one suited to meet your needs. Hawaii beach weddings are one of the most popular wedding destinations that attract many couples as it offers an incredible image with the combination of afternoon and early evening sunset experience and adds a romantic mood to the environment that make it a perfect place to express love for your partner.
After marriage, honeymoons in Hawaii allow you to relax, unwind, and start your married life in a beautiful place. A honeymoon is the most precious time in couple’s life. Hawaii’s breathtaking beauty and aloha spirit will make your honeymoon a lasting memory.
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Surprise her by setting it up. Make it creative, personal, most importantly romantic. Dine out or make dinner? Will she be most comfortable if it’s done publicly or privately and would it suit her personality? Think about what you want to say and how you want to say it. What are all the reasons you love her? Does she like sweets? Bring some chocolates or candy. Maybe she’d like roses instead, or both. Definitely get down on one knee. It might be traditional but it’ll add to the moment. If you think she’d like it, have someone nearby to help document it with taking photos or video. Timing, location, and setting will help in planning. Oh, and don’t forget the ring!
Many brides in Hawaii choose to wear the Haku Lei.
All brides dream of feeling special, like a princess on their wedding day in Hawaii.
Made with white orchid flowers but also mix orchid colors too. They are easily fitted with a few pins then tied in the back. The Haku Lei definitely accentuates a brides beauty while feeling like royalty on the most important day of her life. Please visit us to learn more at www.islanderweddings.com.
One of the most common questions we get at Islander Weddings is: What are the best wedding venues in Oahu? With so many options, we’d like to help everyone out by narrowing things down a bit in this blog: The Top 5 Beach Wedding Venues In Oahu, Hawaii.
Fort DeRussy Beach Park</strong> is a very convenient, hidden gem located right in Waikiki with breathtaking sunsets. Fort DeRussy is a beautiful park with tropical plants, trees and Hawaiian architecture. The private park area is a perfect spot for ceremonies, and the nearby beach is ideal photography and festivities.
Magic Island is a huge beach park characterized by Hawaiian grasses, plants and palm trees. The park is surrounded by a water backdrop frequented by sailboats, canoes, and surfers. The focal point of this top wedding venue is Diamond Head Mountain rising in the distance, an iconic symbol of Hawaii. Minutes from Honolulu, gorgeous sunsets make this southern Oahu location one of our favorite evening wedding venues.
Waialae Beach is a small, intimate beach framed by arching palm trees and light blue ocean color. This quiet beach wedding venue is just 15 minutes from Waikiki. As you can see from the wedding photos below, this is one of the most picturesque and private locations on the island.
Makapu’u Beach is defined by rugged mountains and cliffs surrounding the beach at this oceanfront cove venue. Makapuu Lighthouse and a small uninhabited island just off the coast make for a stunning backdrop. Just 35 minutes from Waikiki, this venue is sure to take your breath away.
Waimanalo Bay is the largest beach on Oahu, and also one of the most peaceful. Rarely visited by tourists, this uncrowded and uncommercialized atmosphere make it our top beach wedding venue. Characterized by turquoise blue water and majestic mountains looming in the background, a wooded forest adds a nice contrast to the beach’s white sands. This venue is 45 minutes from Waikiki, located in the southern countryside of Oahu.
We hope you enjoyed this Top 5 list. If you enjoyed the photos, up to 100 professional wedding photos like these are included in our Islander Extra Plan and up, click to here browse our wedding packages, and here the other Beach Wedding Venues On Oahu’.
This coming weekend marks the 41st Annual Prince Lot Hula Festival.
On July 21st and 22nd twelve hula halau (groups) gather for a two-day showcase of this celebrated Hawaiian art form. Considered the largest and the oldest non-competitive hula event in the state, this event honors Prince Lot Kapuaiwa who helped revive the art of hula in the Hawaiian Islands. Included in the event are performances by the Royal Hawaiian Band, a Hawaiian-themed craft fair and demonstrations of traditional Hawaiian arts such as feather lei making and lauhala (leaf) weaving. The festival is free and located in downtown Honolulu at the historical Iolani Palace. http://moanaluagardensfoundation.org/
Other highlights include a pre-festival concert by the Kamehameha Alumni Glee Club on Saturday at 8:30 am, a Hawaiian-themed craft fair featuring local crafters, demonstrations of traditional Hawaiian arts by noted cultural practitioners, including poi pounding, lauhala weaving, kapa making, ipu heke making, feather lei making, ukulele making and more. Food vendors will offer a variety of mouth-watering local specialties featuring Hawaiian plates, shave ice, and other island favorites. So come on down and bring your low beach chairs and mats and enjoy the fun, food and festivities at historic Iolani Palace.