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Hawaii Weddings & Honeymoon Escapes Magazine™ sets Hawaii’s Wedding trends ahead of its time with its FAST MOVING pace — always presenting a clean, fresh and appealing look in every issue. It is the FIRST magazine in Hawaii with in-depth profiling featuring ‘The BEST of Hawaii’s World Class Professional Wedding Services.’™
Hawaii Weddings Magazine™ has an ENDLESS SHOWCASE of professionals, products, venues, and services of world-class caliber.
What’s Inside This Current Issue—
Biggest collection of Bridal Gowns from Hawai‘I’s five-star Bridal Salons and World Class Florists & Designers
A new fashionable tradition in kimono dressing is emerging in Hawaii called Oriental Wasou. Now, for the first time in Hawaii, Shuji Ogiwara owner of Halelokahi, is offering Oriental Wasou as an alternative from the traditional style of wedding dress.
“Furisode is a style of kimono worn by unmarried women when celebrating their ‘coming of age day’ when they turn 20 years old. As in Japan, I would like to create a new custom in Hawaii by wearing Oriental Wasou to celebrate a bride’s coming of age day,” explains Ogiwara, a licensed executive agent of the Oriental Wasou dress style.
Casablanca Bridal & Formals The hottest trend for 2018 features ultra feminine and sophisticated gowns with stunning off-the-shoulder necklines, side openings, long sleeves, crystals and white beading, volumes, dramatic and modest necklines, and in intricate lace and tulle illusions. Classic and elegant bridal gown designs accentuating the female form continue to be the most sought after styles, according to Gladys Agsalud, owner of Casablanca Bridal & Formals in Moiliili. The use of traditional lace on skin-toned fabrics gives it a cool and modern twist and make for a breathtaking look reminiscent of the 1930s and 1940s elegance and sophistication.
It’s that type of hot bridal fashion that Casablanca Bridal & Formals prides itself on carrying. Casablanca is the exclusive retailer of Pronovias, a European bridal wear in Hawaii and maintains a large collection of approximately 300 bridal gown designs that reflect the latest bridal fashion trends. Oahu.
Masako Formals & Bridal Forty years of bridal experience meets fashion- forward designs at Masako Formals, Hawai`i’s oldest locally-owned bridal shop. Serving Hawaii’s brides since 1977, they’ve gained tremendous experience in wedding dress selection, styling, and tailoring. They offer the most inspiring, unique, and versatile collection of wedding gowns in the business.
Five Star Special Events Venues in Hawaii
One of the few banquet facilities on Oʻahu that can accommodate over 700 people in one ballroom, Pomaikaʻi offers over 27,000 square feet of event space to enjoy starting with a spacious foyer area that includes an impressive bar, restrooms, seating areas, and a newly added hospitality suite for the bridal party that includes a mini refrigerator, sink and vanity. Ample parking is available with the option of valet service.
Hilton Hawaiian Village Provides the ideal location for your wedding day. Our iconic beachfront resort sets the tone for your special day and creates picture perfect backgrounds for your wedding photos. Our selection of venues allows us to accommodate weddings of any size.
Celebrating 52 Years of Luxury — The Kahala Hotel & Resort
Nestled in the tranquil neighborhood of Kahala on the east side of Oahu lies the historical and luxurious Kahala Hotel & Resort. Upon arrival to the grand property guests are immediately greeted with the spirit of Aloha as they are transported to a hidden island oasis.
Attracting bridal couples both locally and internationally the Kahala Hotel & Resort provides the highest level of quality that will exceed all expectations. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the Kahala Hotel & Resort is world-renowned for its impeccable service and opulence experienced first hand by royalty, dignitaries, and movie stars from around the world. Through the years the hotel has garnered recognition as a romantic resort, recognized by the Travel Channel’s Best Destination Wedding Hotels.
Hair & Makeup / Beauty
Racyne Sugai of Sassarella is a 5 star makeup artist who is the Director for all print photoshoots for Hawaii Weddings Magazine™. Racyne also does the fashion show runway models at the Hawaii World Class Wedding Expo held at the Hawaii Convention Center.
You can meet her at her booth on April 20-21, 2018 at this year’s World Class Wedding expo.
The Best of Hawaii’s Floral Designers
Florist Grand constantly searches the globe for the best blooms of the season for their artisans to create one-of-a-kind, bespoke visions for your event. Our clients demand the best, and with over 25 years of serving them, they know excellence is what they’ll get. From an intimate proposal dinner to a grand outdoor wedding to an elegant 50th anniversary gathering, our team, led by chief designer Evan Morita, obsesses tirelessly to ensure that every event is a celebration.
Unique World Class Services for Weddings
Sharing The Butterfly Experience. Butterflies inspire wonderment! If you are looking for a unique, beautiful experience for your guest, consider a butterfly release! Sharing the Butterfly Experience provides a unique and elegant touch to any event or ceremony.
Butterflies are symbolic of change and new beginnings. Monarch butterflies go through the stages of metamorphosis: starting as a caterpillar and transforming into a beautiful butterfly. These transformations are symbolic of the married couple. These changes are similar to the new experiences the married couple may encounter as they start their new lives together. A butterfly release acknowledges these changes.