One of our most beautiful ceremonies. Your ceremony takes place at the lush Makena Resort Garden. The garden features a large waterfall, streams, and a large Koi pond with bridge and rock garden. The beautifully manicured gardens are quite picturesque.
Garden weddings usually begin at 4:00 to 5:00 PM. We will meet prior to the wedding time to go over any last minute details.
Our ministers are non denominational and marry all faiths. Our associate ministers are: Reverend Alalani Hill, an expert on Hawaiian wedding protocol, who will perform either religious or non religious ceremonies. And, Rev. Kelii Taua, also a Hawaiian minister who custom tailors your ceremony to your personalities and wishes. If you wish, we can put you in touch any of our ministers prior to your ceremony.
The flowers included in this package are: Traditional Maile leaf lei for the groom, a six foot lei made from fragrant leaves -- and a beautiful two strand tuberose lei, French style bridal bouquet and hair flowers or Haku head lei for the bride. If you wish, we will substitute other leis that match your color scheme. You may also order a variety of other bridal bouquets, corsages, hair flowers, Haku head leis or boutonnieres at an additional cost. If you have guests you may want to order additional flower leis for them. Just let us know what your needs are and we´ll be happy to arrange it for you.
Your wedding photography includes ceremony, formal and candid shots after the ceremony. Your photography package includes 28 images on a CD. Your photographer will take a number of shots of which you may choose the final 28 photos for your CD.
The bride and groom´s Champagne toast takes place following the ceremony. If you have guests you may want to order additional beverages for them. Sparkling apple cider will be substituted for champagne.
After your wedding, you may want us to arrange a romantic dinner on a secluded Maui beach. Please let us know, and we will provide you with a variety of delicious menu suggestions.