surfboard wedding ceremony

From Bliss Wedding Design & Spectacular Events – “People come from all over the world to this picturesque island in the middle of the Pacific to bask in the natural beauty of Maui and say ‘I Do’ surrounded by paradise. Joanne and Jeremy decided to take it a step further, or rather, a paddle further!” […]

‘just maui’d’ – a hawaii wedding with ‘aloha’ details

There’s so much to adore about Katrina & Adonis’ wedding in Maui, Hawaii, captured beautifully by Anna Kim Photography and coordinated by Sugar Beach Events. They considered each and every detail and as you’ll see, their wedding was a gorgeous one! Guest comfort and fun from the kids to the adults was a big consideration […]

intimate hawaii wedding on the beach

From Katlyn Marie PhotoArt – “Wheat and Jordan live in Southern Oregon but decided to have their wedding ceremony in Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. The ceremony was very special as it was just the bride & groom, their parents, and the bride’s sister. The family circled around the bride and groom as […]

classic yet masculine maui lawn wedding

David and Albert’s Maui lawn wedding captured by Anna Kim Photography couldn’t have been any more perfect. These two allowed the natural beauty of the venue (really, how can you compete with a Maui oceanfront landscape?!) to shine through and designed and styled their wedding around it, incorporating organic materials and lots of lush greenery. […]

honolulu rooftop portrait session

As a former, almost decade long resident of the beautiful island of Oahu, today’s Honolulu rooftop wedding portrait inspiration shoot went straight to my heart! Studio 3511 captured the love, joy, and excitement of a newlywed couple with the urban chic, yet island-y and natural beauty of Honolulu as a backdrop. There’s so much to […]

hawaiian vintage styled shoot

As a bonafide former long-time resident of Hawaii, today’s vintage styled shoot channels the beauty of the islands in the most tropical and alluring ways! From Angelica Chang Photography – “My vision was to show a classic and timeless inspirational shoot representing elements like the green tones of palm trees, yellow pineapples and pink tropical […]

maui bridals in couture

With the breathtaking backdrop of Lona Ridge Estate in Maui as a venue, an even more stunning gown and bride-to-be model take center stage with a these images from Anna Kim Photography and Bliss Wedding Design. Every composition is a wow moment! The lush mountains and pristine grounds that Maui is known for is the perfect way […]

amazing moments that make you sweat

Sometimes the moments that make us sweat are the most amazing moments of all which is why I’m so pleased to have partnered with Simply Stylist and Dove to bring you today’s post! As a bride-to-be or a bride-to-someday-be, you’re going to have some heart racing times: when he (or you!) gets down on one […]

island bohemian styled shoot

Beachy waves and crochet pants are perfect boho beach attire. This styled shoot has some amazing floral design and a very handsome couple. Make me want to trade my VW Bug in for a bus! From Debbie: “ A few years back I fell in love with the most striking gypsy crochet pants that I […]

hawaii destination wedding (that’s not on a beach)

With two Burnett’s Boards vendors at the helm of this wedding (Ever After Events and Passion Roots) you know it’s going to be a stunner! Set at one of my favorite Oahu, Hawaii wedding venues, Dillingham Ranch, Absolutely Loved Photography captured all the beauty and charm of Shaunna and Scott’s big day destination wedding! From […]

boho glam beach anniversary shoot in maui

Soulsurfers Schell, born and raised in Hawaii and her husband Morgan wanted to celebrate their five-year anniversary in the most glamorous of ways – with a fabulous styled shoot! Their inspiration came from a handmade crocheted gown with flowed naturally into a beautiful, boho-chic style. The couple worked closely with photographer Angie Diaz and Erica […]

hawaiian bridal shower luau styling tips

From Jena of Elli – “Michelle and her fiancé are looking forward to a Hawaiian honeymoon, so her maid of honor partnered with us at Elli, an artisanal wedding marketplace, to throw Michelle a chic Luau themed shower. Based on our Bursting Blooms bridal shower invitations, we stuck with a coral, peach and teal color […]

lava rock bridals in hawaii

I’m so excited today to share this lava rock bridal session editorial from Mikkel Paige Photography, myself, and Moana Events! You may remember part 1 of this editorial from a couple of months ago – a gorgeous industrial glam wedding in Hawaii (see it here). It definitely wasn’t your typical destination beach affair! Well, we […]

industrial glam

It was an honor to work with such an amazing team of wedding pros on this industrial glam wedding inspiration shoot! With amazing styling by Moana Events and beautiful photography from Mikkel Paige – this editorial shows a different side to Hawaii – one that is exquisite, chic, and totally unique for your island, destination […]

smoldering, organic beauty

After that stunning, custom-made gown in yesterday’s bohemian wedding inspiration shoot, who can resist a little more from Hawaii fashion designer Joelle Perry? I know I can’t! Today’s editorial, photographed by Corinne Gold of What A Day! Photography, captures the raw beauty of Joelle Perry’s designs against the awe-inspiring Hawaiian coastline. I love how these […]

bohemian beach wedding with flower mohawk

This gorgeous bohemian beach wedding inspiration shoot from Matthew Ree Photography shows a few reasons why I’m missing the Hawaiian islands so much. It captures the beauty of Oahu perfectly as well as the free-spirited, bohemian vibe that Hawaii has. With coordination by yours truly, a custom couture wedding dress from Hawaii’s very own bridal […]