Maui Time Annual Wedding Issue 2013

Photo by Sean M. Hower  Cover Design: Darris Hurst, MauiTime 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 plan your big day. Where do you find a dress? How about a venue? … [Read more...]

Maui Time Annual Wedding Issue 2013 James and Brittany

Photo by Sean M. Hower James and Brittany The Plantation Home, Lahaina Aug. 2, 2012 It was love at first sight when Brittany and James met. It was also their first day of college at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. Photo by Sean M. Hower "We were being introduced to lots of people on that day," says Brittany. "Right away we had a connection." They dated for about eight and a half years before James got down on one knee. … [Read more...]

Maui Time Annual Wedding Issue 2013 Will and Jane

Photo by Sean M. Hower Will and Jane Westin Ka‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas Aug. 27, 2012 The pediatric ICU is not the most romantic place in the world but that’s where sparks flew for pediatric resident Jane and pediatric neurosurgeon intern William. Their physician's studies and practice barely left time for romance but they certainly did not let that stand in their way. Photo by Sean M. Hower While working at the hospital over … [Read more...]

Maui Time Annual Wedding Issue 2013 Maui 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 come prepared. Call ahead to make appointments. Peruse bridal magazines beforehand. If you can, take silhouettes and looks you love with you. Bring your shoes … [Read more...]

Maui Time Annual Wedding Issue 2013 “The Splurge” at Grand Wailea @GrandWailea

Grand Wailea Features They can handle flowers, decor, ceremony, reception, selecting photographers, cinematography and musicians. They even pick up the bride’s dress for pressing and stay for the last dance of the evening. Kama‘aina are offered a 25 percent off discount. Packages start around $8,400. If you just want to reserve the chapel that starts around $4,600. What We Like The Wailea Seaside Chapel was built on the property … [Read more...]

Maui Time Annual Wedding Issue 2013 “Say I Do in the Sand” at Napili Kai Beach Resort @Napili_Kai

Napili Kai Beach Resort Features The Napili Kai retains their charming, thatched-huts-on-the-beach style. Open more than 50 years, no buildings grow higher than a coconut tree in the Napili Bay area. They have options for parties from 20 to 200 guests, but no wedding planner. Music has to end by 9:30pm. All food and beverage must be handled by the resort. There are no packages so you can design your own through their ala carte … [Read more...]

Maui Time Annual Wedding Issue 2013 “One Stop Ceremony Shop” at Royal Lahaina Resort @RoyalLahaina

Royal Lahaina Resort Features The beautiful north side of Keka‘a Point offers the tropical and serene grounds of the Royal Lahaina. It’s the quieter side of Ka’anapali, but with all the benefits of a big resort. Parking is no problem on the property and room rates start at a reasonable $155 for wedding parties, with available upgrades for the wedding couple. Royal Lahaina has an ocean-view ballroom and outdoor locations that are right … [Read more...]

Maui Time Annual Wedding Issue 2013 “The Ultimate Vintage Wedding” at Bailey House Museum @MauiMuseum

Bailey House Museum Features With antique and vintage wedding themes all the rage, getting married in a historic building with natural Hawaiian botanical gardens is as authentic as you can get. There’s no minimum number of guests but you’re maxed out here at 100. Also, the place has to quiet down at 10pm as it’s in a residential neighborhood. There is parking on the premises and some of the street. Museum members receive extra discounts. … [Read more...]

Maui Time Annual Wedding Issue 2013 “Going to the Chapel” at The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua @RitzCarlton

The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua Features The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua takes full advantage of its rustic Westside location with no less than five scenic ceremony locations. The lava outcropping offers nature’s drama, while the Napili Lawn shows off the vista of Kapalua’s cliffs and Honolua Bay. For more traditional spots venture to the historic Honolua Chapel or and the nearby gazebo. There’s also the Beach House Lawn that overlooks DT Fleming … [Read more...]

Maui Time Annual Wedding Isse 2013 “Fairway Fairy Tale” at Makena Beach & Golf Resort @MakenaBeach

Makena Beach & Golf Resort Features The resort lies in Makena and sports a unique 16th fairway location on manicured lawns, a mountain vista spot with panoramic views, an atrium and koi ponds. Kama‘aina are offered 20 percent off discounts on all wedding menu items. What We Like The culinary team is game to customize all food choices to your theme. Ranch-style weddings or other themes like Prohibition and the Roaring Twenties … [Read more...]