If you’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful island of Maui, ¬†or specifically, the Olowalu Plantation House, then you know what a gorgeous tropical oasis it is. When we started the design process with Marianne and Brian for their Olowalu wedding, they made it clear that they wanted to accentuate the bright colors surrounding the island of Maui while also providing a fun atmosphere that their guests would enjoy. We created that by adorning their ceremony space with a beautiful 2-post wood arch with a splash of tropical color decorating one corner. The bride’s bouquet tied into the tropical look as well, bursting with beautiful shades of coral, pinks and purples. The groom and groomsmen looked dashing in white pants and blue jackets: dark blue for the groom and light blue for the groomsmen. After their beautiful ceremony¬†guests were entertained with games of corn hole, giant connect four and a cigar bar. The overall vibe of their Olowalu wedding was fun, vibrant, warm and loving. This sweet couple and their guests had permanent smiles on their faces from the beginning of the event until the end, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. These are the days that remind us why we love doing what we do! Mahalo to Marianne and Brian, for choosing Makena Weddings as your Maui wedding planner! It was truly our pleasure, and this review from the couple following their event was just icing on the wedding cake:

From day one, Cindy and Laurie reassured us that this would be an enjoyable process, which it was. They helped us every step of the way, were extremely flexible with the hours in which they made themselves available to us, answered the thousands of questions we had, and helped us pick who they thought would be the best fit for us from photographers to caterers. On the wedding day, Cindy and Laurie were instrumental in helping keep everything on schedule, even when Brian’s mom was an hour late. Our day ended up being the most incredible and amazing day ever. It was all we asked for and more. We cannot thank you all enough.

Maui Wedding Planner: Makena Weddings

Maui Wedding Photographer: MeewMeew Studios

Maui Wedding Venue: Olowalu Plantation House

Bridal Gown: Essense of Australia

Bridal Gown: Bella Belle

Minister: Al Terry

Floral: Dellables Floral Design

Rentals: Paradise Event Rentals and Rio Event Design

Hair and Makeup: Love and Beauty Maui

DJ Entertainment: Take 3 Events

Catering: Cafe O’Lei Restaurants

Mobile Cocktail Bar: Aloha Bars Maui

Cake: Maui Wedding Cakes