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Oahu Photo Adventuring: Makapu’u Lookout

The Makapu’u lookout is on Oahu’s south east side, just off of Kalanianaole Highway.  It has stunning views overlooking the Makapu’u Beach Park, the sea cliffs, Kaohikaipu Island, and Rabbit island (also known as Manana Island).  The pros: Its easy to get to.  You can drive or catch an uber.  You park in the lot…

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Tips for getting married on Oahu

You made that decision to get married or elope on Oahu! Awesome! Not only will you get married, but you also enjoy a two for one of being able to honeymoon in Hawaii!  But, wait…what’s next on the list?  Before you get wrapped up in the excitement of it all and jump on a plane…

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How to get married in Hawaii?

Imagine getting married on a beach and standing next to the most important person in your life.  Truly, there is no better place to say “I do,” than in paradise.  How do we get there?  The process is easier than you think! Requirements.  As part of the Marriage equality act, a couple of any gender…

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Walk through of the BIG day!

Getting Ready Bride’s hair: One hour. “This gives enough time to get it right and make any tweaks or changes from the trial run,” said hair stylist Kacee Geoffroy. Bride’s makeup: 45 to 60 minutes, depending on the makeup style the bride selects, according to makeup artist Erica of 10.11 Makeup. Bridesmaids’ hair: 30 minutes…

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Example Photography Timeline

Photography Timeline   Photographer Arrives 30 minute cushion time Getting Ready Photos 1 hour to 1 ½ hours Dress, Rings, and Adornments Groom & Groomsmen Get Ready Photos Bride & Bridesmaid Get Ready Photos “First Look” Photos 20 minutes Travel to Ceremony Site 30 minutes to 1 hour (15 minutes if on site) Ceremony Photos…

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How long is a normal wedding?

Average Wedding Timeline Breakdown   Getting Ready 1-2 hours Includes travel time to ceremony site. Ceremony 30 minutes to 1 hour Depending on the customs, complexity, and size of the wedding party. Post Ceremony Couple, Wedding Party, and Family Photos 1 to 2 hours Depending on the size of the wedding party and families. Reception…

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The Complete Wedding Planning Guide

10–12 Months To Go Work out your budget and establish your top priorities—where to save/where to splurge. Find Ideas. Start browsing our Real Weddings, Pinterest, bridal blogs and magazines to identify your wedding style and color palette. Oh, you’re already doing that? Yeah. Compile your preliminary guest list (you’ll need that guest count!). Choose your wedding party—who…

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