Germany with love, Love of Hawaii weddings

Loving couples from Germany bring their love of Hawaii weddings with delightful responses to the uniqueness of the traditional Hawaiian wedding ceremony. Although most Hawaii weddings have basically the same style from wedding planners to the next one, each provide different ministers who have their own styles. The charisma of the crew will be key to all Hawaii weddings. Photography and video styles differ but they are all professionals of creativity. Very much in love, eyes for each other only, Anika Gieseke and Soeren Gemuth from Germany experienced their wedding on August, 24, 2017 at Kahala Beach with their Mom’s, Dad’s and brother enjoying the ceremony so different then theirs in Germany. They all got a kick out of our pronounciation of their names, and our accents and customs. We had so much fun getting to know about them, about Hawaii and Germany. Parents did not know about the Hawaii weddings planned and when they found out, rushed to make arrangements to surprise them to attend. It certainly was a extremely nice surprise. Pretty Anika looked so happy in off white dress and Soeren looked handsome in dark blue outfit. Their styles of clothes are very European and very stylish. All their loved ones had special kind of lei sewn with purple and white orchid petals with green bows.  Reverend Michael Nelson who has some knowledge of German language, had some fun with his charismatic ways. The brother of Soeren filmed the Hawaiian wedding ceremony so they could share it with friends at home. The conch shell was heard as they totally enjoyed the experience. The Hawaiian unity sand ceremony, the blessing in Hawaiian language, and the orchid leis, offering the gift of Aloha. These were all traditionally products of our Hawaii weddings. The vows and ring exchange  are all regular wedding traditions. The presentation of the newly weds, Soeren and Anika!!! Congratulations and Mahalo. Another happy couple from Germany.

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Hawaii vow renewal for the whole family

We are going to Hawaii to have a romantic Hawaii vow renewal ceremony, would you like to join us to have a family vacation?  They asked their two teenage daughter and son with excitement. What do you think their answer was?  Masako and Bryan Ritch happily married for twenty years decided to celebrate their twentieth wedding anniversary by having their vows renewed, have a honeymoon and have a Hawaii vacation with the kids all in one package. They contacted us to plan the Hawaii vow renewal portion. They found a condominium at Ilikai Hotel just on the outskirt of Waikiki, saving some cost with a kitchen to do their meals. This is a great and reasonable place to stay, many of our Hawaii vow renewal couples stay here. Not to mention, it is very close to the location we call Magic Island where Masako and Bryan chose to renew their vows. On August 21, 2017, Masako and Bryan happily arrived with their good looking teens, at Ala Moana Park. The loving couple, still very much in love as they looked at each lovingly, wore matching green Aloha print attires. She had a large orchid flower in her hair. Son and daughter wore dark blue Aloha attire chosen by Masako. They looked great, well tanned and looking very local teenagers. Here is Reverend Michael Nelson who will lead them through the ceremony and renew their marriage.We stroll along the green grass to what we call Magic Island near the man made lagoon. It was quite a beautiful day, except it threatened to rain earlier. Not to worry, the panoramic vista view of the beautiful blue ocean, Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head in the background is the setting of the Hawaii vow renewal ceremony of Masako and Bryan Ritch. Many beautiful photos to enjoy, memories of their Hawaiian vacation and the joy of a loving Hawaii vow renewal ceremony. As the children watched their parents join hands and lovingly looked at each other, the vows and memories of twenty years ago. Hawaiian ceremony of conch, unity sand ceremony, and lei exchange. Beautiful, the new re-newed Masako and Bryan of Livonia, Michigan. Aloha and mahalo for having us.

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Our Hawaii weddings of Aloha

Hawaii weddings at Kahala Beach. It was “King tide” starting to come up further inland, beautiful waves crashing onto the sand, taking sand away from the shore. Tide will get higher rising to the grass area of Kahala Beach in the next day. The Hawaii weddings held at Kahala Beach usually have a calmness with normal ocean levels, high or low. August 17, 2017 was the wedding day of beautiful Jennifer Hafer and Michael Zak Bankhead at this location. From Ocala, Florida, their hear is more humid then it is here so they are enjoying the hot sun in Hawaii. They are staying at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki and our limousine driver picked them up to ride in air condition with style. What a nice and handsome couple, we enjoyed working with. As the limousine arrived, they were met by our minister Michael Nelson and photos were taken of their introduction. Jennifer looked beautiful in a cream colored floor length lacy dress, her hair was partially in a updo and a purple orchid pinned for decor. Zak looked super in matching color. Photos were taken as they strolled on the sand to get to the location of the wedding. Because of higher tide condition it was not as romantic as it normally is. Upon arriving at the grassy knoll, it was beautiful overlooking the ocean and a little  mini island.  Reverend Mike sounded the conch over the sound of occasional waves slamming on the sand.  They each were asked if they were ready to commit into marriage, answering with a “I do”.  To begin the blending of their lives together, the past, the present and the future, the unity sand ceremony was performed. Hawaii weddings traditionally have this custom, with every ceremony slightly different then the other. The marriage vows to each other almost always brings tears to their eyes.  Happily they admired the beautiful rings as they were being blessed. The  exchange of rings were done with ring vows, ” accept this ring as a symbol of my love”.  Leis were blessed and exchanged with words of love to each other. Presenting the new Michael “Zak” and Jennifer Bankhead. The very best to you both, we enjoyed meeting such a super couple. Mahalo for having us and your generosity. Aloha.

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Ceremonies of love Hawaii weddings & Hawaii vow renewals

Celebrations of love whether Hawaii weddings or Hawaii vow renewals, they are magical in Hawaii. We are the land of Aloha. Spreading the Aloha. Planning of a  Hawaii vow renewal ceremony for golf happy couple from Australia was fun and simple. Ros and Ross Chambers are a happy and spirited couple so fun to be with. Ros looked gorgeous in a sexy colorful outfit, beautiful hair and make-up, wearing a spiked heel walking in the sand. They are avid golfers and golfs as they travel all over the countries the travel to. Reverend Mike Nelson had fun with them show casing the experience of Hawaii vow renewals, so  memorable they will forever cherish. As a joke the conch shell was offered to Ross to blow, which he refused. Reverend blew the the conch, followed by the unity sand ceremony to have continuation of mixing of their lives together. The vows were the most intimate and will be remembered always. Beautiful ring and leis of offering for their love together, Congratulations and best wishes. Mahalo and Aloha.

Hawaii weddings so magical at Magic Island.  Beautiful youthful couple from Florida chose a simple package but added more photos. They will use the photos to create a slide show to show at their reception about a month after returning home. So sweet was Miranda Burroughs in a simple but chic short creme colored dress. He, Richard Underhill in a neat outfit with a bow tie.  What a very cute couple. Hawaii weddings at Magic island has a historic Hawaii back drop with Diamond Head, the ocean toward Waikiki and surfers out on the waves way out in the ocean. Reverend Mike Nelson arrived to greet them and get them married. The have been traveling the islands enjoying themselves. A short simple ceremony with Vows of Hawaii weddings, blessings, ring exchange and shell lei exchange. They are in the State of Hawaii now pronounced the new Ricky and Mirand Underhill. Congratulations, have a great reception at home. Mahalo and Aloha.

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Beautiful Hawaii weddings for all

August 14, 2017 a beautiful day at Waimanalo Bay Beach for Hawaii weddings. A day of excitement for Nicole Banfield and Jane Uhlmann, from beautiful Australia. The package of Hawaii weddings chosen provided the couple with the best of everything we offer in all the packages. Staying in Waikiki, their day started with hair and makeup in their hotel suite. Beautiful Nicole dressed in a white bridal gown was so radiantly happy, with her partner Jane, looking so stylish in blue and white printed long sleeve shirt and dark blue trousers. The limousine arrived at their hotel to pick up everyone, moms and love ones who were dressed for the occasion. They were whisked to the other side of the island to Sherwood Forest at Waimanalo Bay Beach. What a happy group. Our professionals, the minister, singer-guitar player, photo/video crew waited for their arrival. Beautiful cascade bouquet, all white flowers with accents of purple orchids for the bride Nicole.  A matching boutonniere for Jane to wear on her lapel for accent. The Reverend Kermit greeted with Aloha, speaking with them to get acquainted and quickly were laughing and joking together. The guest were set up to their right, Nicole and Jane faced the sherwood forest with their backs to the ocean, so the film crew can capture the  scenic background. Hawaii weddings begins with the blowing of the conch by Reverend Kermit. His conch has a high tone of beauty. All has different sounds. The beautiful Hawaiian wedding song sung by Katsu with the beautiful sound of  his guitar. The wedding of Nicole and Jane, a happy and emotional ceremony with blessing of the event, the marriage vows of love, beautiful rings blessed, given and accepted. The  thick white orchid leis so beautiful, exchanged as gifts of love. Finally the unity sand ceremony to complete the ceremony of “united in marriage, location Waimanalo-Sherwood Hawaii” A beautiful ceremony by Reverend Kermit. A memory forever preserved on film.  After all the photo shoot, the beautiful champagne ride on the coastal drive back to their hotel. A luau to be enjoyed at Paradise Cove tonight. Mahalo for having us on your very special day. Your generosity greatly appreciated. Aloha!

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Wed Twenty years ago, return for Hawaii vow renewal

We married them twenty years ago, today a Hawaii vow renewal ceremony will be celebrated with the presence of their beautiful three teenage children. Debbie and John Campsmith from Austin, Texas has chosen beautiful Waimanalo Bay Beach Park, Sherwood Forest as their Hawaii vow renewal ceremony location. August 14, 2017 they all arrived all the way from the North shore on Oahu looking with anticipation to once again meet up the Reverend Frank Mak, who originally married them. Their ceremony twenty years ago was held in a location totally different, being the lush gardens of Kualoa Ranch. Arriving casually dressed but very stylish. They all were color coordinated in cream.  Debbie and their two daughters looked gorgeous in haku head leis. John and son looked handsome with white leis. The beautiful ocean of Waimanalo Bay was a little balmy, but still beautiful with mile long sandy beach and little islands like Rabbit island in the background. Rain was a threatening factor, pineapple juice is what Reverend Frank call it, a omen of good luck. Situating the ceremony under the Sherwood Forest trees, but still have the scenic view of the beach, was great in case of rain. The wish for Debbie and John to use their exact same Vows of their marriage twenty years ago was a beautiful thought, At that time, there were no children, they were in the thoughts only of the then new Debbie and John. But today, son and daughters are present to hear them repeat their marriage vows, which started the lives they enjoy together today. Reverend Mak delivered his Aloha welcome in the Hawaiian language (oh, so familiar to the couple). Beautiful emotional vows, prayers and blessing were the gift of the Hawaii vow renewal from Reverend Frank Mak. Congratulations and may your love keep your family loving with Aloha. Mahalo from A wedding in Hawaii

 

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Love you always Hawaii wedding

“I will love you always” Hawaii wedding celebrated with family. Angelica Molina and Jorge Newton had us help them, to plan a memorable Hawaii wedding ceremony on the beach. Choosing a weekday August 11, 2017 at Kahala Beach was a wise decision since the weekends are very crowded at Oahu public beaches. The weather was super nice with beautiful ocean of blue, green color with sparkling waves. A little breezy but expected of a beach wedding.  Choosing a package with video and limousine service, a happy story of your wedding day, no stress finding parking space. Beautiful Angelica wearing a slim fitting chic wedding gown, Jorge in a  business suit, what a nice looking couple. Their two little girls so sweet in champagne colored dresses. Their Mom were beautiful in similar colored fashions. Dads, brother & niece so happily enjoying the Hawaii wedding day of Angelia and Jorge. As requested, a maile lei circle decorated the grassy alter.  Reverend Michael Nelson our most personable minister for our Hawaii weddings, guided the couple through the ceremony.  Blowing of the conch shell indicating for the bride escorted by Dad, to stroll down the aisle to meet her husband to be. Smiling, kisses, hugs and hand shake. Dad has given his consent, she is all yours now. After many years together, they will finally make it official. The vows to commit in engaging into this relationship called marriage was loud and clearly ” I  do!”  Proceeding to seal the mixing of lives, a unity sand ceremony was enjoyed. Their memories of the wedding ceremony are being taped and photographed live to share for years to come. The official marriage vows to each other to “forever love and care for each other” was a moment of emotion especially for their mothers. Rings were exchanged and blessings for the newlyweds were given.  The gift of Aloha (leis) were given. Now announcing the new Jorge and Angelica Molina. Congratulations, enjoy your celebration on the Star of the Sea dinner cruise. Mahalo for having us.

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Hawaii weddings at Magic Island

Most of our Hawaii weddings are held during the weekdays. We offer several locations for our Hawaii weddings which are all public parks. We recommend having your weddings on weekdays instead of the weekend to avoid the weekend crowd. To have a serene and gentle atmosphere is difficult when there are many people. We try to find a quiet ideal spot, and during the weekend the choices are slim. We have beautiful Hawaii weddings with tradewinds, but it can be windy at times, so we recommend your hair with an updo. Of course we do weekend weddings, but try to limit it. The wedding of Rico Rodriguez and Soomin Im was at Ala Moana Magic Island on August 8, 2017. Magic Island (man made) with the historic Diamond Head as a background presents a scenic ocean background looking toward Waikiki. It is less windy then most beaches. Rico met Soomin in Korea when he was there. He is serving our country in the Marine Corp.  Soomin is the sweetest person.  The were both dressed business casual, she held a blue bouquet. Their mothers were there to support and bless their marriage. Our very simplest package of Hawaii weddings was chosen, nothing elaborate, just the minister who added his conch blowing as a symbol of a Hawaiian wedding. There were vows of commitment to love and care for each other always. The beautiful rings were blessed . Rico and Soomin each accepted the rings as a token of their love, Shell leis were exchanged.  Now we present the new Rico and Soomin, kissing for the first time as  husband and wife.  Best wishes and thank you for choosing us.

 

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Memories of our Hawaii vow renewals

We have had many Hawaii vow renewals enjoyed by couples all over the world, but most are from the United States. We enjoy planning these joyous rite just as much as the loving couples themselves. Families join in and have a cry or two and have a wonderful time. Many have written back and thanked us for the nice memories of a stress free Ohana style (family) gathering. Hawaii with the many different ethnic background and traditions have popularized the enjoyment of Hawaii vow renewal ceremony. Locally they celebrate the fiftieth anniversary with a vow renewal ceremony and invite hundreds of people to their luau or reception. Good luck is involved. Loyd and Chau of Texas will celebrate their twentieth anniversary soon and chose August 9, 2017 to have the memories of Hawaii vow renewals to enjoy as they honeymoon. They have known each other as high school sweethearts and have twenty nine years of love together with two children to be proud of. On August 9, 2017 they arrived at Waialae Beach Park looking so very youthful stylishly dressed for the beach vow renewal. She looked lovely and petite in a summer dress of cream color, he tall and handsome dressed accordingly in tan and cream color outfit.  Reverend Michael Nelson got to know a little about them to personalize his vow renewal ceremony. A beautiful day, low tide with blue waters, Loyd and Chau strolled hand in hand on the sandy beach. Kahala Beach if where the grassy knolls are for staging the ceremony with the backdrop of the beach and little islands. Hawaii vow renewals as well as Hawaii weddings usually begin with the conch blowing by the minister, to announce that something important was about to happen. This is according to ancient Hawaiian history. Reverend asked for their commitment to reavow their marriage with vows different from their original but having the same meaning of promise. Holding hands, eyes locked, they took their vows with tears in their eyes. Memories filled them with emotion. A beautiful, beautiful moment full of love. Exchanging the gift of Aloha concluded the renewal of Loyd and Chau. Congratulations and return to us someday with your children. Mahalo with Aloha.

 

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Ceremonies of Hawaii weddings

It’s magical time for the special day at Magic Island, Honolulu.  Hawaii weddings, sunny with summer breeze (Hawaiian tradewinds), the feeling and aura they will remember always. Faith Sanders and Michael Donato are residence of Honolulu, with Michael serving with the United States Marine Corp.  Planning of Hawaii weddings are a real pleasure for us. For those in the military, they help protect our country, we are so thankful. They chose August 7, 2017 (8/7/17)  three O’clock in the afternoon at Magic Island as their forever ceremonial site. Hawaii weddings at Magic, portrays a beautiful background of the blue/green ocean, looking past Waikiki with Diamond Head looming over the back. To the right of the vast ocean afar, surfers enjoy their favorite spot, smaller sets today. Handsome groom Michael.dressed dapper in tan suit, arrived early with his beloved Mom to give him support. The maid of honor and her escort also arrived separately.  Reverend Michael Nelson led Michael to the wedding site near the ocean away from seeing his bride arrive.  Here comes the bride, Faith, beautiful in soft white bridal gown with a kick skirt. A perfect style for her, very stylish. She arrived with her beautiful Mom supporting her.  At the wedding site, Rev. Mike sounded his conch to introduce the happy occasion  as the groom turned to see his bride down he aisle. Escorted by Mom, beautiful smiles both locked eyes and met at the altar. Kisses and hugs with Mom for both. A beautiful wedding ceremony a everlasting memory. The uniting of lives with the sand ceremony, the commitment, the vows of everlasting love, rings of forever, the gift of Aloha (leis). The signing of the wedding certificates, it is legal! The new Michael and Faith Donato. Many beautiful photos and portraits to enjoy. Mahalo our friends, and the best of wishes.  Aloha.

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