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Merriman's Maui Wedding

LuAnn & Charles said their “I Do’s” at the breathtaking Merriman’s Restaurant in Kapalua, Maui. Their ceremony overlooked the famous Kapalua Bay and reception followed in a private cabana on Merriman’s sun deck. Their beautiful wedding was planned by WOW planners Bernie Freitas & Steven Cook. Photos were taken by Mariah Milan Photography.

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Uilani Beltran
Scott & Jen Hawaii Wedding

We had the honor to be a part of this beautiful couple’s wedding on February 7, 2019! Congratulations Scott & Jen! They had their intimate ceremony at the stunning White Orchid Beach House in Makena, Maui and their reception took place at the famous Gannon’s restaurant. Nalani St. Germain of White Orchid Wedding planner their spectacular event and photographs were taken by Masika May!

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New Years Eve Wedding

Congratulations Cindy & Mikail! Their modern Hawaiian Wedding took place at a private estate on the island of Oahu on New Years Eve. It was a celebration to remember as their close family and friends and even their cute pups joined in on the festivities. Event was created by Nani St. Germain of WOW and photos taken by Christie Pham Photography.

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Uilani Beltran
Tipsy Tuesday - Wedding Films

If you want the best wedding film you can get here are some great tips from one of our premiere videographer’s Jordan of Hi Focused Cinematography!

Jordan has been dedicated to making exceptional wedding films for the last thirteen years and it shows.   His films, awards and rave reviews are at the top of the wedding industry.   The name of his company, "Hi Focused," not only refers to a camera lens and Hawaii, but to the mentality his team has toward the craft.

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You're Invited!

Immerse yourself in a rare celebration of the floral arts while helping a wonderful cause. White Orchid Weddings and Events Inc. will be hosting a series of floral workshops in Kailua-Kona on the Island of Hawai'i with Floral designers Françoise Weeks and Della Peacock. We will be working with Hawaiian botanicals in preparation of a series of events in Kona. Join us for a ‘behind the scenes’ collaboration in creating all of the exquisite elements needed for our ‘live’ floral exhibit including floral couture. We will be creating wearable art such as floral gowns, headpieces, handbags, shoes, jewelry and more. In addition, you will be privy to our design team in action as they create ornate decor such as tablescapes, pool and pond floats, as well as larger pieces to adorn elaborate soirees. This event is geared towards intermediate and professional floral designers. All proceeds and pieces created at this event will be donated to the West Hawaii Dance Theatre & Academy and will be featured at the Na Hoku Concert Series events that week. 

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Valentine's Day Wedding

What better day to have a Hawaii Wedding then on Valentine’s Day. Heather & Brad had their Maui wedding at the gorgeous White Orchid Beach House on 2/14/19. Jacqueline Ishikawa of WOW planned their memorable day and Angela Nelson photography captured all the feels. Mahalo for allowing us to be a part of your special day.

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From start to finish

Every wonder what it takes to put together a wedding ceremony site? Well here is just a quick time lapse of a stunning ceremony setup at the White Orchid Beach House on Maui followed by a transformation of a ballroom reception at the Four Seasons Resort Maui. Event created by Kendall Oreta of WOW and video cred goes to Sunlit Films! Mahalo to all the vendors and staff who put this amazing event together.

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Kiana & Shawn Maui Wedding

It was a stunning wedding for Kiana & Shawn at the White Orchid Beach House in Makena, Maui. With the beautiful Pacific ocean in the background they sealed their marriage with a kiss under a custom wedding arch draped with sheer fabric and adorned with a crystal chandelier. The florals were beautiful and ranged in various hues of purple and magenta throughout the event. Mahalo to Kendall Oreta of WOW for planning their special day and Kaua Photography for capturing each and every moment.

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Olowalu Plantation Wedding

It was Maui boy meets Minnesota girl in this beautiful wedding at the Olowalu Plantation House Wedding on Maui. Alton & Ellen were married in an intimate wedding planned by WOW coordinator Jacqueline Ishikawa. These stunning photos were taken by Karma Hill Photography. Mahalo for allowing us to be a part of your special day.

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Tipsy Tuesday - Take A Seat

Often guests are looking for a new and refreshing way to display their seating charts and escort cards on their special day.  This has fast become an important decorative facet of the wedding design and there are so many fun ways to express your style!  Thanks to our incredibly talented people who share their art on Pinterest where we found many of these treasures. Have fun and by all means, take a seat!

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Gannons Maui Wedding

Congratulations Karla & Randy! They were married at the popular Gannon’s Restaurant in Wailea. Their ceremony took place on Gannon’s wedding knoll followed by an intimate reception at the beautiful lower lawn. Mahalo to Kaua Photography who took these amazing photos and Bernie Freitas & Steven Cook of WOW for planning this stunning Maui wedding.

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Kona Wedding

It was a New Years Eve to remember for Brandi & Ian! They had their stunning New Years Eve wedding at the breathtaking oceanfront venue Daylight Mind in Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. Alex Klarc Photography captured all the memorable moments and Nalani St. Germain of WOW planned their amazing day. Mahalo for allowing White Orchid Wedding to be a part of your magical Hawaii wedding.

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Tipsy Tuesday - Wedding Items that aren’t worth the extra $$$

YOUR INVITED - One of the first expenses you will encounter will be your invites. When it comes to invitations you might want to have a delivery of a lovely silk tied box filled with fragrant rose petals, hand painted calligraphy stationery and the works which are absolutely fantastic however once you add on shipping or have these hand delivered you are talking ca-ching! There are so many new hand written fonts available and amazing technology that can enable you to recreate this feeling at a fraction of the cost. While we don’t discourage decadence this is just a tipsy Tuesday thought.

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