Friday, January 06, 2017

New Minister

Honolulu Wedding Minister
Happy to welcome Rev. Ted to our wedding team at Bridal Dream Hawaii.
(Photo taken at Kahala Beach.)

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

North Shore

North Shore Bride
For couples staying at Turtle Bay or other Vacation Rentals on the North Shore, we serve Papailoa Beach, Sunset Beach and Turtle Bay.
More photos...
Happy in Hawaii

Tender Moments

Happy Family

Papailoa

Sea Turtle Wedding

Walk on the Beach
Papailoa Beach is ranked "most likely to see a Sea Turtle" among our Oahu wedding locations.
(Turtle Bay is high on the list too.)
Wild Wedding Guest

Hawaiian Honeymoon

Sunday, January 01, 2017

Commitment Ceremonies

Oahu
I looked up "commitment ceremonies" on Google to see how the ceremony might differ from a wedding.
Does it simply mean "Wedding without official Marriage License"?
I can understand how certain couples may not wish to lose financial benefits they are receiving as single individuals.
Or, does "Commitment" have another meaning?
The commitment of Marriage implies two promises: Life-long partnership and Sexual Fidelity.
If your partner says, "Let's get married, but we won't really be married," what type of commitment is it?
That type of relationship is easy to back out of. No paperwork necessary. Thus, there is no actual commitment. Marriage IS the commitment.
Call me old fashioned, but if the meaning is unclear, then it has no meaning.
"Commitment ceremonies mean many different things to different people. A commitment ceremony can look just like a wedding, complete with church, wedding gown, and hundreds of guests — but no marriage license. Or, it can be the most alternative event imaginable: a ritual to bless your relationship, or just a big party to celebrate your love." 
- Unmarried.org

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Flowers & Rings

Some photos only work with a flower bouquet. Be sure to order a lovely bouquet for your Bride at HawaiiWeddingFlowers.

Blowing the Shell

Shell Blowing

Beach in Makaha
The conch shell can be blown like a trumpet to announce an important event, and it makes a nice tropical image in the photos too.

Photos taken at Papaoneone Beach.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Ala Wai Sunset

Waikiki Oahu
In the winter, the sun sets in Waikiki and is best seen from Diamond Head (South Oahu) to Makaha (West Oahu).

In the summer the sun goes down further west and is better seen in Ko Olina (West Oahu), or on the North Shore.
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