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Something Old, Something New

The old saying has meaning even in this modern day. Carry something old to remember where you came from. Carry something new to look forward to where you are going. Something borrowed will help you return to your roots. And something blue? Loyalty and constancy is the...

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Wedding DJ

Planning a dance fest after the ceremony? Be sure to ask the DJ for some of these popular, sure to incite, numbers. “Love Shack”, “Come on Eileen”, “Dancing Queen”. Ask Dale to book her favorite party DJ when she coordinates your wedding....

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Vows for the Family

Families are being united with vows in modern-day weddings. While personal wedding vows are beautiful and meaningful to a couple, when families are united, vows to the children or even parents are even more meaningful.  Consider adding this to your wedding or vow...

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Identical Bridesmaids

Where did the tradition of wearing dresses that match come from? It was a way to trick the spirits so they weren’t sure who to go after and so, left the bride alone.  Your bridesmaids may not appreciate being the ones to fend off the evil, so consider not forcing your...

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Wedding Budget

Have you and your spouse-to-be discussed money matters yet?  Money is the biggest reason for disagreements between couples. Creating a budget for the wedding is just the start. Rings, honeymoon, and living arrangements are all part of your new life together. With a...

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Involve Your Guests

Are you looking forward to a calm wedding day without having to do it all yourself? Ask your closest friend or relative to help with the little things like helping with the food or holding the guest book. They’ll feel involved without you feeling overwhelmed. Even...

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Family Vows

Families are being united with vows in modern-day weddings. While personal wedding vows are beautiful and meaningful to a couple, when families are united, vows to the children or even parents are even more meaningful.  Consider adding this to your wedding or vow...

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Hawaii Wedding Witness – Not Required

Facebook, Instagram, or in person: Who will witness your marriage? In Hawaii, no formal witness is needed to sign the license, just the couple and the officiant are required to sign. You may want your best friend to sign the custom made certificate (one suitable for...

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Watch the Waves at Your Kauai Beach Wedding

Beaches are the most popular wedding venue on Kauai, and for good reasons. The beauty, the fantasy fulfilled of sand between your toes while you say your vows and the low cost all are part of a dream ceremony. But watch out for those waves. Yesterday, the sun was out,...

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Walk in the Water at Your Kauai Wedding

You spent a small fortune on your wedding dress. Why in the world would you want to destroy it? The option of a “trash the dress” photo shoot is a fun way to relieve the stress.  Some brides opt for a second, previously worn dress, as the one to get wet. Another...

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Kauai Wedding Planning Value for Service

Your marriage is a valuable part of your life so your wedding should also be seen as valuable.  Having a budget is good planning, but being cheap is not.  When you go for a haircut you don't ask the barber to give you the cheapest one possible, but you may not choose...

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Kauai Wedding Sand Ceremony

Bring home a memento of your wedding that you lovingly create during the ceremony. Blending colored sand into a small bottle allows you to easily carry home and easily display this memory of your special day.  While pouring the sand, express all the special things you...

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Kauai Weding Salt Ceremony

Sharing the sea salt of Kauai (“pa`akai”) during your wedding or vow renewal ceremony brings you closer in a tangible, flavorful way.  The salt created on Kauai is never sold, only given as a “makana” or gift. When a salt ceremony is part of your special day, you...

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Planning Your Kauai Wedding at the Last Minute?

“My daughter is getting married next month and she’s going through finals and her fiancé just graduated. They haven’t had time to plan their wedding, but we are all coming out to Kauai in 3 weeks. Can you help?” The call from a parent to hire a coordinator is a trend...

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Kauai Wedding Dinner is Served

Food trucks may be fine for a party, but is it too casual for a wedding? Most couples want a sit-down, served or buffet dinner for their reception. The chefs on Kauai rival those anywhere in the world, and have the freshest ingredients available from sea and land....

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To Steam or Not to Steam: Packing for Your Kauai Wedding

Roll with a towel and pack as carry-on is the best advice for your dress from professional steamers. Simple cotton may not need extra care, but those lace frills and long trains will need TLC to help you look your best on your special day.  You can bring a steam iron...

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Kauai Wedding Chairs on the Beach

Why can’t we all have chairs on the beach? Can’t my grandmother sit down? Everyone else has chairs and tents, why can’t we? Weddings fall under the state’s rules for commercial activities. So, we have to follow their rules or face the embarrassment of being stopped...

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