Maui Wedding Guide Local Weddings and Desination Weddings on Maui

Romance is in the air, just about everyday on Maui. As one of the leading destinations to get married, we get to see happy bride and grooms year round. This issue we have two different kinds of one weddings, one local bride and how she planned her day, and one visiting couple who combined family, ceremony, […]

Tuesday, Nov. 2: Wedding Industry Holiday Party

Sugar Beach Events and Bliss Wedding Design and Spectacular Events invites industry folk to their Wedding Industry Holiday Party this Tuesday. Complete with tunes by Shea Derrick and Full Flavor as well as gourmet bites and champagne, guests can mingle oceanside and cozy up next to the fire pit. Snap a photo in the “bamboo shootz” photo […]

This Saturday, June 21: 19th Annual Maui Wedding Expo

The Maui Wedding Association presents the 19th annual Maui Wedding Expo this Saturday. Featuring the island’s premiere vendors, this one-stop shop for all things wedding will include coordinators, photographer, videographers, caterers, transportation, venues, bridal wear, rentals, wedding publications and more. There’s even cake tasting and a wedding fashion show. Guests can also take advantage of the discounted self parking […]

Create your dream menu at your wedding: How to with Chef Travis Morrin, Three’s Catering

Sure, you want to feed your guests the most amazing spread Maui has to offer. This sounds daunting, but it might be easier than you think. We asked Chef Travis Morrin of Three’s Catering how you can have your coconut shrimp and eat them, too, at your reception. You might be surprised at his answers […]

Hey Mr. DJ can you play my Maui Wedding?

You want music at your wedding, but for obvious reasons, you don’t just want to hook up your favorite iPod mix. Hiring a DJ means your reception dance will go off without a hitch, and your Uncle Buck won’t have to stand in as your emcee either. Meet with your DJ to decide on a […]

Maui’s Newest Wedding Resource: Hitched on Maui

New technology launches on Maui are exciting, and the development of the iPhone and iPad app Hitched on Maui is no exception. Scott Johnson of Dogtown Design (a former MauiTime art director), and Sean M. Hower of Hower Photos (who currently takes photos for MauiTime) decided to create a resource guide for weddings on Maui […]

Cinderella’s Wedding Slipper: Teri Edmonds Bride Footwear Style Guide

If Cinderella were planning her own wedding, Teri Edmonds would be her shoe advisor. Only Teri would know how to make a glass slipper. The lady behind Wailuku’s If the Shoe Fits and Maui Shoe Academy is also the island’s self-proclaimed Shoe Queen. She’s been hand-crafting shoes at her studio for seven years, as well […]

MauiTime Wedding Guide : Coordinating your Maui Nuptials

There might be something to that age old romantic tale of love on a secluded island. While Maui is no long considered secluded, romantic tales of love and union come true on a near-daily basis. The island is highly regarded when it comes to wedded bliss–in fact, there are many couples around world who’ve long […]

2013 MauiTime Wedding Guide Venue Rundown

Need a place to get hitched? Here’s the lowdown on 11 great venues across the island: BAILEY HOUSE MUSEUM 2375A Main St., Wailuku Call Viola Yee at 808-244-3326 / @MauiMuseum With antique and vintage wedding themes all the rage, getting married in a historic building with natural Hawaiian botanical gardens is as authentic as […]

2013 MauiTime Wedding Issue Bridal Gown Guide

If you’re dress shopping, that means you most likely already have the wedding date set, since it’s best to do your final fitting four to six months in advance of the big day. Lucky for you, Maui is brimming with fantastic bridal shops. Of course, it’s easier to say yes to the dress if you […]

2013 MauiTime Wedding Issue

Maui is one of the most sought-after wedding locations in the world. This is quite possibly because Maui is also one of the planet’s most romantic locations. The beautiful valley isle adds rainbows and sunsets to blushing brides nearly every day of the year. That all comes with the territory, but you still have to […]

Where to find Custom Couture Wedding Wear on Maui


With more than a decade spent making one-of-a-kind couture garments, Larissa Williams has signature boho-street chic style to offer Maui brides looking for a fresh interpretation of island style. Williams burned out on the LA celebrity styling scene and decided to make a go of her dream to build a fashion business on Maui, her […]

2012 MauiTime Wedding Issue


We’ve got lots of wedding stories and pictures to share with you in this issue. Let’s start with the tales of two weddings that recently took place on Maui which really showcase what our island has to offer: Rock & Roll Wedding Jessica Mandelin and Jedediah Mclin South Maui May 10, 2012 With a ring […]

The 2011 Wedding Issue


THE 2011 WEDDING ISSUE The words we use to describe marriage—“hitched,” “institution,” “ball and chain”—hint at our collective matrimonial cynicism. Yet they also belie a simple fact: we still get married in droves. Right now, people of all ages, races, cultures and, yes, genders are exchanging rings, popping champagne and saying “I do.” Sure, many […]

The Wedding Issue


To quote The Princess Bride’s Impressive Clergyman, “Mawage. Mawage is wot bwings us togeder tooday. Mawage, that bwessed awangment, that dweam wifin a dweam…” And yes, we know. Eyes will roll. Divorce statistics will be cited. Cynical singles will claim it’s nothing more than an elaborate sham, an excuse to score free flatware and small […]

Wedding Cliches to Avoid


All weddings feature cliches; it’s tradition after all. But a handful of particularly worn-out practices need to be left at the altar… Excessive toasts A letter away from roasts. A word from the best man and maid of honor is fine; maybe Dad and Mom. Drunk dude at table seven? Don’t pass him the mic. […]