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two grooms holding each other on a beach in hawaii with leis

The Traditional Hawaiian Wedding Ceremony

Whether you’re from Hawaii or you’ve just chosen it as a wedding destination, incorporating elements of the traditional Hawaiian wedding ceremony into your island nuptials makes for an incredibly unique experience. The Hawaiian ceremony, complete with the kahuna pule or kahu (holy man), makes the whole exchanging-of-the-vows process much more interesting, meaningful, and beautiful. There are a number of different Hawaiian wedding traditions to choose from, and many couples simply select their favorites to incorporate into their vow exchange. Read on for an in-depth explanation of a traditional Hawaiian wedding ceremony, and get inspired to incorporate a few of these special rituals into your big day. Part One: Read More

Couple on beach in Hawaii

Tips On Eloping In Hawaii

Wedding planning stress got you down? Is the idea of eloping in Hawaii starting to seem like a no-brainer? If you answered “yes” to both of those, then start practicing your “aloha” and read on. First off, a big congrats on your recent engagement! Your partner got down on one knee and asked you to be theirs forever. Ever since then, your world has been nothing but a blur of champagne toasts and heartfelt congratulations. It all seemed utterly blissful… that is, until you got into the planning process. All of a sudden, you’re bombarded with ideas of venues, flower choices, Read More