Where Palm Trees Sway

< Back
Family and friends gathered from near and far on the island of Oahu to celebrate the destination nuptials of Michael and Jessica.
View Gallery   View Story  
Location & Venue
Kapolei, HI
Wedding Planner
Christina Farrow for Pacific Aisles
Floral Designer
Four Seasons Resort at Ko Olina
Equipment & Décor Rental
Equipment & Décor Rental
Bridesmaids' Dresses

Native Californians with a love for the ocean and a love for the Hawaiian Islands, Mike and Jess couldn't think of a better way to celebrate then a beautiful and exotic destination wedding.

The Location

Mike and Jess fell in love with the private estate of Lanikuhonua, on the south western shore of Oahu, for it's peaceful ambiance, stunning ocean and sunset views and swaying palm and coconut trees. Translated to "where heaven meets the earth, " they couldn't imagine a better slice of heaven to tie the knot.

The Ceremony

Mike and Jess exchanged vows under swaying palm trees in a Christian ceremony before family and friends.

The Processional

An instrumental version of Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" on Hawaiian ukulele.

The Event Design

Exotic island mokara orchids in vibrant shades of orange took centerstage against a gorgeous clean white palette.

The First Dance

You and Me, by Lifehouse

The Father/Daughter Dance

Butterfly Kisses, by Bob Carlisle

You May Also Like

A Perfectly Parisian Destination Wedding

A Perfectly Parisian Destination Wedding

Crisp Ivory with a Touch of Blush Pink
  • {{stories[0].fave_count | shortNumber}}
  • {{stories[0].view_count | shortNumber}}
A Black Tie Bowers Museum Wedding

A Black Tie Bowers Museum Wedding

Modern design & cultural elegance meet black tie museum wedding.
  • {{stories[1].fave_count | shortNumber}}
  • {{stories[1].view_count | shortNumber}}
Vibrant Nuptials in Downtown Chicago

Vibrant Nuptials in Downtown Chicago

Gorgeous Views & Pale Blue Hues
  • {{stories[2].fave_count | shortNumber}}
  • {{stories[2].view_count | shortNumber}}