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CHECKLIST CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR ENGAGEMENT!

This is an exciting time, and deserving of celebration. However, you do not want to let your head stay in the clouds for too long. After all, you have a wedding to plan! Are you ready? Then let’s get started!

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While this may seem like something you can do later on, this is a very important step. ¨ Get a big and sturdy folder to stuff everything in. You’ll be putting all your research in here, like band choices and location ideas. You’ll also want to use this folder to keep receipts and other wedding related documents in here. You may use more than one folder, of course.

DAT E S Of course it is simple, but it is imperative. Get the dates set as soon as possible. ¨ Get the wedding date set. After all, this is the big day that everything else is revolving around. Consider the seasons. Do you want your wedding framed with green grass or white snow? Perhaps you would prefer the reds and oranges of autumn? ¨ Set a date for your rehearsal dinner. This should be no more than a week before the wedding itself, but preferably not the day before either. ¨ If you are having an engagement party, that should be set for a date not too far off from the engagement. Of course, you cannot just call everyone you know and tell them to come over that day after he proposed. Give your guests at least a month’s notice before expecting their presence at these events. ¨ Bachelor and bachelorette parties are usually planned by the best man and maid-of-honor respectively. This isn’t your job to plan this party. However, you should insure that your friends don’t plan the parties on dates that are inconvenient for you.

C O N S I D E R T H E C O O R D I N AT O R If you go down this list, and ask how on earth you are going to be able to do all of this, you may want to consider getting a wedding coordinator. ¨ Interview coordinators at your discretion. If you have family and friends that would love to help out, you may not need a professional coordinator after all. It really is up to you if you choose to do so, hire a coordinator.

MONEY MAKES THE WEDDING No matter who is paying, you need to work out a budget. ¨ WORK OUT A BUDGET FOR THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES... ¨ Location fees (for both the ceremony and the reception) ¨ Invitations ¨ Food and drink ¨ Clothing and Makeup (this includes the bride’s dress, make up, and accessories, as well as the groom’s tuxedo) ¨ Decor (decorations for both venues) ¨ Service fees (for the officiant, the caterers, the florist, the photographer, the band/DJ, etc) ¨ Wedding Rings ¨ Stationary (for invites and programs) ¨ Transportation and After-Wedding Lodging

K E E P YO U R G U E S T S U P TO DAT E Invitations and save-the-dates are pretty much crucial if you want people to come. Thankfully, there are other ways that people are keeping their guest list up to speed. ¨ Prepare the guest list. You want to decide who should come from your family and friends and his family and friends. ¨ Prepare the invitations and R.S.V.P. cards to send to each household you are inviting. ¨ A wedding website. You can make free websites and blogs from various places like Wordpress and Blogger. W E D D I N G S P OT L I G H T M A G A Z I N E b y B R I D E S C L U B


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DESIGNING THE DREAM All white? Something blue? Or a splash of everything? Design plays a huge role during the big day. ¨ Think colors. Do you want one or two? Maybe more? Whatever you choose, just make sure the colors do not clash. ¨ Think clothes. What style of dress do you want to wear? What kind of suit do you want him to wear? What do you want your bridesmaids to wear? What do you want the groomsmen to wear? These are very important details. ¨ You can get a lot of ideas from magazines and websites. Take clippings and printouts to put in your wedding folder.

YO U R W E D D I N G PA R T Y ¨ Start thinking about who you want in your wedding party. Start asking your girlfriends you would like as your bridesmaids if they want to be in the wedding. Have your groom start thinking about what guys he wants as his groomsmen. ¨ Decide upon and finalize all the formalwear. This includes the mens’ tuxedoes, the girls’ dresses and all accessories.

P L AC E YO U R O R D E R S After having envisioned what you want things to look like, it is time to get specific. ¨ Find specifics. Choose the stores and specific items. Then, buy them. ¨ Find and pick out your dress. ¨ Then order it. ¨ Find and pick out his tux. ¨ Then have him order it. ¨ Find and pick out your decorations. ¨ Then order them. ¨ Find and pick out your bridesmaids’ dresses. ¨ Then have them order them. ¨ Also find the services you want. ¨ Find a catering service you like. ¨ Then hire them. ¨ Find a photographer & videographer you like. ¨ Then hire them. ¨ Find a bakery you like for the cake. ¨ Then hire them. ¨ Don’t forget the stationary. ¨ Print out and mail your invitations if you haven’t done so already. ¨ Have the programs designed and printed.

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THE LEGAL STUFF As much of a personal, emotional event this is, it is also a legal ceremony. ¨ Find an officiant. Whether you want a religious leader or just someone who had “the power vested in” them M A K E S U R E N O T T O WA I T U N T I L T H E L A S T M I N U T E D O G E T T H E W O R K D O N E . I F YO U H AV E F R E E T I M E , W O R K O N T H E W E D D I N G . A S LO N G A S YO U D O N O T P U T A N YT H I N G O F F, YO U W I L L H AV E A W E D D I N G W I T H A S L I TTLE STRESS AS POSSIBLE.

¨ Take care of the legal documents. You will need to apply for a wedding certificate at your local city hall.

THE WEEK BEFORE All the effort is accumulating this week. ¨

Have the rehearsal dinner. Rehearse the ceremony as many times as it takes to get it right. Then treat your attendees to a small dinner. During the dinner, you may want to also practice the ceremony.

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Call everyone to double-check things. ¨ Call the caterer. ¨ Call the photographer. ¨ Call the officiant. ¨ Call the florist. ¨ Call the band/DJ.

T H E DAY O F The time has come... ¨ Pay everyone whom you haven’t yet paid. ¨ Relax. ¨ Enjoy the day and all the beautiful memories that are sure to follow.

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I GE T INSPIRED WHEN: WHENEVER I GET B E H I N D T H E C A M E R A . E V E R Y FA M I LY I S D I F F E R E N T, E A C H C H I L D H A S T H E I R O W N U N I Q U E SMILE, E V ERY PREGNANC Y IS BE AUTIFUL . I AM I N S P I R E D T O C A P T U R E T H E S M A L L E S T D E TA I L T H AT I C A N B E P R O U D O F. . . E A C H T I M E I G E T B E H I N D T H E C A M E R A , I W O R K T O C R E AT E T H E M O S T M E A N I N G F U L , S E N T I M E N TA L P H O T O S THEY'LL EVER RECEIVE. WHY SHOULD PEOPLE CARE ABOUT " W H AT " YO U A R E B E F O R E T H E Y U N D E R S TA N D W H O YO U A R E ? : W H E N E V E R I G E T

B E H I N D T H E C A M E R A . E V E R Y FA M I LY I S D I F F E R E N T, E A C H C H I L D H A S T H E I R O W N U N I Q U E SMILE, E V ERY PREGNANC Y IS BE AUTIFUL . I AM I N S P I R E D T O C A P T U R E T H E S M A L L E S T D E TA I L T H AT I C A N B E P R O U D O F. . . E A C H T I M E I G E T B E H I N D T H E C A M E R A , I W O R K T O C R E AT E T H E M O S T M E A N I N G F U L , S E N T I M E N TA L P H O T O S THEY'LL EVER RECEIVE.

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D I N G D AY E X A C T LY W H AT S H E H A S E V E R D R E A M E D O F S O I S T R I V E T O M A K E S U R E E V E R Y S I N G L E D E TA I L IS C A P T U R ED... FRO M T H E BE A D I N G O R L ACE O N H ER W ED D I N G D R E SS & T H E FLOW ERS I N H ER H A I R ... TO T H E S M A L L E S T D E TA I L I N T H E C E N T E R P I E C E . I S T R I V E T O C A P T U R E T H E R A W E M O T I O N O F E V E R Y O N E T H AT D AY, T H AT ' S W H AT T H AT D AY I S A L L A B O U T. T H E L O V E , T H E H A P P I N E S S & T H E J O Y. A S F O R V E N D O R S , E V E N T H O U G H I W O R K A L O N E A S A P H O T O G R A P H E R , I A M A L L A B O U T T E A M - W O R K . I W I L L N O T H E S I TAT E T O LEND A HELPING H A ND TO THOSE W HO NEED IT O R A S K . A LT H O U G H I A M N O T A W E D D I N G C O O R D I N AT O R , I W I L L D O M Y PA R T T O M A K E S U R E T H E D AY F L O W S S M O O T H LY F O R E V E R Y O N E . RECEIVE.

HOW MANY YE ARS IN BUSINESS?

I H AV E B E E N D O I N G P H O T O G R A P H Y F O R A Y E A R N O W.

HOW MANY WEDDINGS L AST YE AR?

I H AV E D O N E 3 W E D D I N G S T H I S Y E A R ( 2 0 13 ) . I A L R E A D Y H AV E 3 U P C O M I N G I N 2 0 14 . . . S O E X CI T ED!!

G R E AT E S T D E S I R E : T O C O N T I N U E S U P P O R TI N G M Y FA M I LY W I T H M Y L I F E ' S PA S S I O N & T O C O N T I N U E G I V I N G FA M I L I E S L I F E L O N G K E E P SAKES THEY'LL CHERISH. I GE T INSPIRED WHEN: WHENEVER I GET B E H I N D T H E C A M E R A . E V E R Y FA M I LY I S D I F F E R E N T, E A C H C H I L D H A S T H E I R O W N U N I Q U E SMILE, E V ERY PREGNANC Y IS BE AUTIFUL . I AM I N S P I R E D T O C A P T U R E T H E S M A L L E S T D E TA I L T H AT I C A N B E P R O U D O F. . . E A C H T I M E I G E T B E H I N D T H E C A M E R A , I W O R K T O C R E AT E T H E M O S T M E A N I N G F U L , S E N T I M E N TA L P H O T O S THEY'LL EVER RECEIVE. W H AT O T H E R R E F E R R A L S S AY A B O U T M E : I H AV E R E C E N T LY B E E N T O L D T H AT I H AV E

A N E Y E F O R Q U I E T, M E A N I N G F U L M O M E N T S W I T H E M O T I O N . I H AV E T H E A B I L I T Y T O P R E S E R V E T H AT V E R Y E M O T I O N , AT T H AT E X A C T S E C O N D . . . G R E AT E S T D E S I R E : T O C O N T I N U E S U P P O R T I N G M Y FA M I LY W I T H M Y L I F E ' S PA S S I O N & T O C O N T I N U E G I V I N G FA M I L I E S L I F E LO N G K EEPSA K E S T H E Y 'L L CH ER ISH .

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B E AU T I F U L W E D D I N G ANNOUNCEMENTS

W H AT O T H E R R E F E R R A L S S AY A B O U T M E Y O U C A N N O T B E AT T H E Q U A L I T Y O R P R I C E F O R C U S T O M - D E S I G N E D I N V I TAT I O N S A N Y W H E R E E L S E N A T ION W IDE!! T HE CUS TOM ER SER V ICE A ND T UR N - A ROUND T IM E S A R E A M A ZING A S W EL L! BE AU T IFUL W ED D I N G A N N O U N C E M E N T S C R E AT E D O R I G I N A L A N D C R E AT I V E W E D D I N G I N V I TAT I O N S F O R O U R B I G D AY ! W E W O U L D D E F I N I T E LY R E C O M M E N D T H E M T O O U R F R I E N D S A N D FA M I LY ! FUNNY WEDDING MOMENT W H E N W E G O T I N T H E C A R T O L E AV E O N O U R H O N E Y M O O N , M Y B R O T H E R - I N - L A W H A D AT TA C H E D T H E B AT T E R Y T O M Y H U S B A N D ' S S E AT S O T H AT W H E N H E S TA R T E D T H E C A R , H E W O U L D G E T A M I L D S H O C K . W E L L , H E G O T M U C H M O R E T H A N A M I L D S H O C K ! I T W A S N ' T F U N N Y U N T I L A B O U T A W E E K L AT E R . L O V I N G S E N T I M E N TA L M O M E N T O N E Y E A R I H A D L O S T M Y W E D D I N G R I N G , I W A S D E VA S TAT E D . W E R E A L LY D I D N ' T H AV E T H E M O N E Y T O R E P L A C E I T T H AT Y E A R , B U T S O M E H O W M Y L O V I N G H U S B A N D F O U N D A W AY T O S U R P R I S E M E T H AT C H R I S T M A S W I T H A N E W R I N G . I T W A S A T O TA L S U R P R I S E ! W E H AV E M A D E A PA C T N O T T O S P E N D M O N E Y O N G I F T S F O R E A C H O T H E R T H AT Y E A R , A N D I S T I L L H AV E N O I D E A H O W H E C A M E U P W I T H T H E M O N E Y, B U T H E H A S A LW AY S B E E N B E E N T H E T Y P E O F M A N T O M A K E P E R S O N A L S A C R I F I C E S F O R T H E S A K E O F O U R M A RRIAGE A ND H A PPINE SS TOGE THER . S P E C I A L I N S I D E R TA L E N T I A M A M U LT I -TA S K E R ! I G U E S S T H AT Y O U W H E N Y O U A R E A M O T H E R O F S I X C H I L D R E N I N A N E I G H T-Y E A R S PA N T H AT A L S O O W N S H E R O W N C O M PA N Y, Y O U H AV E T O B E ! M Y P E R S O N A L A N D P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E H A S H E L P E D P R O V I D E M E W I T H A S I X T H S E N S E F O R W H AT I S H A P P E N I N G I N O U R B U S I N E S S .

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I B E GAN MY B US I N E SS B E C AUS E M Y H U S B A N D A N D I B E G A N O U R B U S I N E S S 3 6 Y E A R S A G O , S TA R T I N G W I T H A N O F F - S E T P R I N T I N G PR E S S I N T H E L I V I N G RO O M O F O U R M O B I L E H O M E! W E S AW T H E N EED F O R Q UA L I T Y A N D A F F O R D A B L E W E D D I N G I N V I TAT I O N S , A S W E L L A S O T H E R P R I N T I N G S E R V I C E S T H AT W E R E N O T B E I N G O F F E R E D B Y A N Y O N E E L S E I N T H E I N D U S T R Y. T H E C O S T S T H AT O T H E R C O M PA N I E S P R O V I D E D W E R E T O O H I G H T O A C C O M M O D AT E T H E AV E R A G E B R I D E ' S B U D G E T. S TA R T I N G T H I S B U S I N E S S H A S B E C O M E S O M E T H I N G T H AT O U R E N T I R E FA M I LY PA R T I C I PAT E S I N , A N D I T F E E L S G O O D T O H AV E H E L P E D O T H E R FA M I L I E S B E G I N T H E I R L I V E S T O G E T H E R AT T H E S A M E T I M E .

I GET INSPIRED WHEN I H E A R A B R I D E S AY T H AT S H E L O V E S W H AT W E D I D F O R H E R , A N D T H AT W E C R E AT E D T H E P E R F E C T I N V I TAT I O N T H AT S H E H A D E N V I S I O N E D I N H E R M I N D F O R H E R S P E C I A L D AY.

G R E AT E S T D E S I R E

TO SER V E A ND HELP OT HERS

WEEKNESS S E R V I N G A N D H E L P I N G O T H E R S ! ! ! S O M E T I M E S I F O R G E T T O TA K E T I M E T O TA K E C A R E O F M Y S E L F !

CONTRIBUTIONS A F T E R R A I S I N G S I X O F M Y O W N C H I L D R E N , I N O W H AV E 18 A M A Z I N G G R A N D C H I L D R E N , S O M E O F W H I C H A L R E A D Y H AV E S TA R T E D W O R K I N G I N T H E FA M I LY B U S I N E S S ! I L O V E B E I N G A B L E T O W O R K W I T H M Y FA M I LY E V E R Y D AY W H I L E AT T H E S A M E T I M E , H E L P O T H E R S W H O A R E J U S T B E G I N N I N G T H E I R O W N FA M I L I E S . I F I N D M Y J O B T O B E E X T R E M E LY R E W A R D I N G .

F AV O R I T E C H A R I T I E S W E D O N AT E A L O T O F T I M E A N D M O N E Y T O T H E L D S C H U R C H . T H I S O R G A N I Z AT I O N S E R V E S A N D H E L P S E V E R Y O N E W I T H O U T D I S C R I M I N AT I O N , F R O M A S I N G L E I N D I V I D U A L T O A S T R U G G L I N G FA M I LY, T O A N E N T I R E N AT I O N O F P E O P L E I N N E E D . HOW MANY YEARS IN BUSINESS?

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BE AU T I FU L W ED D I N G A N N O U N CEM EN T S CO N T I N U ED...

HOW MANY WEDDINGS A YEAR? W E C U R R E N T LY P R O V I D E W E D D I N G I N V I TAT I O N S A N D A N N O U N C E M E N T S T O O V E R 2 0 0 0 B R I D E S P E R Y E A R I N T H E S A LT L A K E VA L L E Y, B U T W E A N T I C I PAT E T H AT N U M B E R T O G R O W E V E N H I G H E R I N 2 0 14 A S W E E X T E N D T H E S A M E Q U A L I T Y, A F F O R D A B L E , C U S T O M - D E S I G N E D A N N O U N C E M E N T S A C R O S S T H E N AT I O N ! HOW MANY WEDDINGS LAST YEAR?

JUST UNDER 2000

H O W M A N Y W E D D I N G S O V E R A L L? W E A R E T H E N U M B E R O N E P R O V I D E R O F W E D D I N G I N V I TAT I O N S A N D A N N O U N C E M E N T S I N T H E S TAT E O F U TA H ! W E H AV E C U S T O M - D E S I G N E D O V E R 6 0 0 0 I N V I TAT I O N S I N T H E PA S T 5 Y E A R S A L O N E ! W H Y S H O U L D A B R I D E O R V E N D O R W O R K W I T H YO U ? W E P R I D E O U R S E LV E S O N P E R S O N A L S E R V I C E A N D M A K I N G E A C H B R I D E F E E L T H AT S H E I S T H E O N LY B R I D E ! W E P R O V I D E T H E B E S T P R I C I N G A N D T H E FA S T E S T T U R N - A R O U N D T I M E S I N T H E I N D U S T R Y ! B E C A U S E W E O W N A L L O F O U R E Q U I P M E N T, W E A R E O F T E N A P P R O A C H E D B Y O T H E R V E N D O R S F O R S E R V I C E S . W E A LW AY S T R E AT T H E M T H E S A M E A S O U R B R I D E S , G U A R A N T E E I N G U N B E ATA B L E P R I C E S AS WELL AS QUICK DELIVERY FOR ALL OF THEIR PRINTING NEEDS. " T I M E I S P R E C I O U S , D O N ' T W A S T E I T L I V I N G S O M E O N E E L S E ' S L I F E - S TAY F O C U S E D , H U N G R Y, S TAY FOOLISH" - STEVE JOBS THINGS PEOPLE DON' T KNOW ABT ME 1. I A M S H Y 2 . I H AV E 18 G R A N D C H I L D R E N 3. I W EN T TO THREE DIFFEREN T HIGH SCHOOL S 4. I CHA SED M Y HUSBAND UNTIL HE C AUGHT ME 5 . I H A D S T O M A C H S U R G E R Y T O R E M O V E S C A R T I S S U E A N D O N LY W E I G H E D 9 8 P O U N D S I N 19 9 9 ( I A M 5' 7, S O T H I S I S P R E T T Y S K I N N Y ! ! ) 6 . I A M P R E T T Y M U C H A N O P E N B O O K S O I A M N O T S U R E T H E R E A R E 10 T H I N G S T H AT P E O P L E D O NOT K NOW A BOU T ME I WA N T TO

SPEND MORE TIME WITH MY HUSBAND OUTSIDE OF WORK!

I L I K E S P E N D I N G T I M E W I T H FA M I LY, C O O K I N G F O R T H E M , A N D P L AY I N G G A M E S . S E T T L E R S O F C ATA N I S T H E FA M I L I E S FAV O R I T E ! M A K I N G FA M I LY V I D E O S , B A K I N G C O O K I E S , A N D C O O K I N G M E A L S F O R M Y FA M I LY.

HOBBIES

F AV O R I T E F O O D / M E A L DESSERTS C A N DY PETS COLOR

C A K E S , C O O K I E S , B R O W N I E S , P R E T T Y M U C H A N Y T H I N G W I T H C H O C O L AT E I N I T !

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NONE BL ACK

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M Y H U S B A N D A N D M Y FA M I LY

I DON'T LIKE

W IN T ER!!

I H AT E I T W H E N F AV O R I T E Q U O T E

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BOOK

BOOK OF MORMON

SONG

I L O V E A L L C H R I S T M A S S O N G S , T H E Y A R E T H E O N LY G O O D T H I N G A B O U T W I N T E R !

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THE PIANO GUYS

MOVI E

R A I DERS O F T H E LOS T A R K

CELEBRITY

MARK HARMON

P E O P L E S AY I L O O K L I K E SUPE R H E RO

M Y MOTHER

WONDER WOMAN!

BEST MOMENT IN LIFE

W HEN M Y HUSBA ND A SK ED ME TO M A RRY HIM.

F A M I LY T H E B E S T H U S B A N D E V E R , LY N TA L L E Y. T O G E T H E R W E H AV E S I X A W E S O M E C H I L D R E N A N D T H E I R S P O U S E S : D A R C Y A N D S H A N E , C O R B I N A N D S T E FA N I E , S P E N C E R A N D M AY R A , J U S T U S A N D K Y R S T E N , L U C A S A N D K E L L I E , A N D D I A N N E A N D D AV I D . W E A L S O H AV E 18 G R A N D C H I L D R E N , E M I L E E , A L E C , Z A C K E R Y, A S H LY N , S A M A N T H A , A L E J A N D R A , A N N A , E T H A N , I S A B E L L E , M A X W E L L , J A C O B , L AY L A , G A B R I E L L A , O L I V I A , D A S C H E L L E , L I A M , PA R K E R , A N D K R E W. T R I P S TA K E N I V I S I T E D T H E H O LY L A N D I N T H E E A R LY 7 0 ' S , A N D T H AT W A S A M A Z I N G , B U T T H E A L A S K A N C R U I S E W I T H M Y FA M I L I E S H U S B A N D I S R I G H T U P T H E R E A S W E L L . N E X T T R I P I W A N T T O TA K E F AV O R I T E P O S S E S S I O N

A CR U ISE W I T H M Y H USBA N D, CH I L D R EN , A N D G R A N D CH I L D R EN .

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I have old fashion values and morals, but very open minded to constant changes to life and society.

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I was born and raised in Hawaii, but can read, write, and speak Ilocano, a dialect from the Philippines.

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I’m an adrenaline rush junkie and have swam with sharks, held an 8ft Python & 3ft Iguana, gone ATVing in the forest & mountains, and more.

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I enjoy cleaning, cooking, baking, organizing, downsizing on clutter and folding laundry – I'm very domesticated.

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I don’t eat beef and pork since December 1997.

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I was raised in a multi-cultural household observing the Filipino, Hawaiian and Portguese cultures.

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I’m not a fan of anything beginning with the letter i = ipod, iphone, ipad, itunes, etc.

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I have 2 other businesses besides Wedding Planning & Coordination.

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W H E N YO U R W E D DIN G RIN G S A R E STO L E N I t ' s t e r r i b l e, b u t u n f o r t u n a t e l y t h e f t h a p p e n s . W e'r e b u s y w o r k i n g , s h o p ping, talking - living our lives. And when you leas t expec t it, it happens. S o m e b o d y b r e a k s i n t o y o u r h o m e a n d s t e a l s y o u r j e w e l r y, m a y b e e v e n y o u r c h e r i s h e d w e d d i n g r i n g s . I t h u r t s . Yo u f e e l v i o l a t e d . B u t y o u'd f e e l t e n t i m e s w o r s e i f y o u d i d n' t h a v e t h e m o n e y t o r e p l a c e t h e m .

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O M G ! I L O S T M Y R I N G ! N O W W H AT ? C O N T I N U E D . . .

W H E N YO U R W E D DIN G RIN G S A R E STO L E N I t ' s t e r r i b l e, b u t u n f o r t u n a t e l y t h e f t h a p p e n s . W e'r e b u s y w o r k i n g , s h o p p i n g , t a l k i n g - l i v ing our lives. And when you least expec t it, it happens. Somebody breaks into your home a n d s t e a l s y o u r j e w e l r y, m a y b e e v e n y o u r c h e r i s h e d w e d d i n g r i n g s . I t h u r t s . Yo u f e e l v i o l a t e d . B u t y o u'd f e e l t e n t i m e s w o r s e i f y o u d i d n' t h a v e t h e m o n e y t o r e p l a c e t h e m .

W e n e v e r i m a g i n e t h a t w e'r e g o i n g t o b e t h e o n e i t a c t u a l l y

it will never happen to me

hap p ens to. A s k anyone w ho has ever los t or had t heir r ings s t o l e n . T h e y ' l l t e l l y o u . T h e y f e l t t h e s a m e w a y. W e m a y r e a s o n t h a t w e n e v e r t a k e o u r r i n g s o f f. S o h o w c o u l d w e l o s e t h e m? B u t i t h a p p e n s . S o m e t i m e s i n s o m e p r e t t y c r a z y ways. O ther times jus t plain hear tbreaking. It can happen to us too in the blink of an eye. A nd by the time we realize it, our r ings are gone. O nce in a blue moon, we hear t he happy stories of rings being found and returned. But more of ten that is not the c ase.

W H E N A B R E A K-IN H A P P E N S TO YO U A 2 012 c r i m e r e p o r t s a y s t h a t i n t h e U . S . b u r g l a r i e s h a p p e n e v e r y 14 . 6 s e c o n d s . Y i k e s ! T h a t m e a n s n a t i o n w i d e a b o u t 1 i n e v e r y 3 6 f a m i l i e s w i l l b e v i c t i m i z e d . Yo u r c h a n c e s o f being one of those f amilies var ies depending on where you live. In metropolit an areas, your chances are a whopping 1 in 20 of being vic timized. In a more r ural set ting, the odds drop to about 1 in 50. How could you lose your wedding rings in a robber y when y o u w e a r t h e m e v e r y w h e r e? H e r e a r e a f e w s c e n a r i o s : Yo u w o r k i n c o n s t r u c t i o n , a n d y o u d o n' t w a n t i t t o g e t a l l b a n g e d u p o n t h e c o n s tr uc tion site. So you t ake it of f and put it on your dres ser till you get home. Yo u'r e h e a d i n g t o t h e l a k e a n d d o n' t w a n t t o r i s k l o s i n g y o u r r i n g i n t h e w a t e r, s o you put in your jewelr y box. Yo u a t e C h i n e s e f o o d l a s t n i g h t a n d n o w y o u r r i n g ' s a l i t t l e s n u g f r o m a l l t h a t s o y s auce you piled on. So you t ake it of f till the s welling in your finger s goes dow n.

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A nd now yo ur r ing's at ho me a n d y o u'r e n o t . H o m e b u r g l a ries usually happen during the day - when you are gone. A thief can break into your home in 60 s e c o n d s o r l e s s . O n a v e r a g e, a burglar will spend no more than 8 -12 m i n u t e s i n a h o m e . T h e y g e t in and out as quickly as pos sible. S o, t h e y h e a d d i r e c t l y t o t h e p l a c e w e'r e m o s t l i k e l y t o k e e p o u t m o s t v a l u a b l e p o s s e s s i o n s . T h e b e d r o o m . W h e r e d o you keep your jewelr y? Right. In your bedroom. We put it there bec ause we feel like it's pr ivate and protec te d. T hieves k now t his too. Thieves also know jewelr y can quickly and easily be conver ted into cash. The t ypical loss d u e t o a h o m e r o b b e r y i s $ 2 ,119. A c c o r d i n g t o D e p t . o f J u s t i c e s t a t i s t i c s 70 % o f a l l p e rs o n a l p r o p e r t y l o s s s u s t a i n e d i n a h o m e b u r g l a r y i s j e w e l r y. T h i s m e a n s t h e AV E R A G E J E W E L R Y L O S S I S $1, 4 8 3 . 3 0 ! T h e a v e r a g e a r r e s t r a t e f o r b u r g l a r i e s i n t h e U . S . i s o n l y 13 % . S o, i f y o u r h o m e i s b r o k e n i n t o, t h e c h a n c e s o f r e c o v e r i n g y o u r s t o l e n p o s s e s s i o n s a r e s m a l l . A n d e v e n i f t h e y d o c a t c h t h e b a d g u y s w h o r o b b e d y o u , t h a t d o e s n' t m e a n t h e y s t i l l h a v e y o u r j e w e l r y. H o m e O w n e r ' s o r R e n t e r ' s I n s u r a n c e t y p i c a l l y o n l y c o v e r s a m a x i m u m o f $15 0 0 f o r s t o l e n j e w e l r y. T h a t ' s n o t p e r p i e c e o f j e w e l r y, t h a t ' s t o t a l . S o i t d o e s n' t m a t t e r t h a t y o u r w e d d i n g r i n g s w e r e w o r t h $ 3 , 0 0 0 . I t d o e s n' t m a t t e r t h a t y o u r diamond ear r ings or tennis br acelet that you got for your anniver s ar y was t aken as well. A l l y o u'r e g o i n g t o g e t f r o m y o u r b a s i c h o m e o w n e r ' s i n s u r a n c e t y p i c a l l y i s $15 0 0 .

Average cost of Ladies Engagement Ring

$ 3 , 2 39 Average cost of Men's Wedding Band

$468 Average cost of Ladies Wedding Band

$468

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OMG! I LOST MY RING! NOW W H AT ? C O N T I N U E D . . . Thieves also know jewelr y can quickly and easily be conver ted into cash. The t ypical loss due t o a h o m e r o b b e r y i s $ 2 ,119. A c cording to Dept. of Justice stat i s t i c s 70 % o f a l l p e r s o n a l p r o p er t y loss sustained in a home b u r g l a r y i s j e w e l r y. T h i s m e a n s t h e AV E R A G E J E W E L R Y L O S S I S $1, 4 8 3 . 3 0 ! T h e a v e r a g e a r r e s t r ate for b urglar ie s in t he U.S. i s o n l y 13 % . S o, i f y o u r h o m e i s b r o k e n i n t o, t h e c h a n c e s o f r e covering your stolen possessions are small. And even if they do catch the bad guys who robbed y o u , t h a t d o e s n' t m e a n t h e y s t i l l h a v e y o u r j e w e l r y. H o m e O w n e r ' s or Renter's Insur ance t y pic ally o n l y c o v e r s a m a x i m u m o f $15 0 0 f o r s t o l e n j e w e l r y. T h a t ' s n o t p e r p i e c e o f j e w e l r y, t h a t ' s t o t a l . S o i t d o e s n' t m a t t e r t h a t y o u r w e d ding r ings were wor t h $3,0 0 0. I t d o e s n' t m a t t e r t h a t y o u r d i a mond earrings or tennis bracelet that you got for your anniversar y w a s t a k e n a s w e l l . A l l y o u'r e g o ing to get from your basic home ow ner's insur ance t y pic ally is $15 0 0 .


W H E N YO U R RIN G IS DA M AG E D We may not lose our wedding r ings, gold necklaces or diamond tennis br acelet s. Some t i m e s t h e y s i m p l y g e t d a m a g e d a n d w e a r e n o l o n g e r a b l e t o w e a r t h e m . Yo u m a y l o o k dow n one day and the prong on your engagement r ing is broken and the diamond is mis s ing. Do you have the money to replace the s tones right away or will you have to subs tit u t e w i t h c u b i c z i r c o n i a? I f t h e c l a s p o n y o u r n e c k l a c e o r b r a c e l e t b r e a k s , c a n y o u a f f o r d to have it repaired by your jeweler or will it have to go back into your jewelr y box for who k n o w s h o w l o n g? C o n s i d e r i n g t h e a m o u n t o f t i m e, t h o u g h t a n d l o v e t h a t g o e s i n t o t h e s e t y p es of gif t s and purc has es, t hey s hould b e wor n, and wor n of ten. Not hid den away in a box. But if we c annot af ford to have them fixed, that's exac tly w hat happens.

Jewelry Insurance To-Do: The realit y is that it's eas y for your r ing to slip of f your finger without you even realizi n g i t . T h e f a c t t h a t e v e r y 12-14 s e c o n d s a f a m i l y i s a v i c t i m o f a h o m e r o b b e r y i s a p a r t of life. The unfor tunate tr uth is that we c an easily be dis tr ac ted for only a moment, and h a v e o u r p u r s e, w a l l e t o r b a g t a k e n f r o m u n d e r o u r v e r y n o s e . I t ' s j u s t t h e w o r l d w e l i v e i n r i g h t n o w. W e c a n h o w e v e r t a k e m e a s u r e s t o p r o t e c t o u r s e l v e s . A t t h e v e r y l e a s t , w e m i g h t b e a b l e t o h e l p o u r s e l v e s , h a v e w h a t w a s l o s t o r s t o l e n , r e s t o r e d t o u s . H e r e' s h o w y o u c a n a c c o m p l i s h t h a t : M a k e a n i t e m i z e d l i s t o f y o u r m o s t v a l u a b l e j e w e l r y. R i n g s , n e c klaces, bracelet s, and tr y to calculate how much it would cost you to replace those items. Ta k e p i c t u r e s , s o t h a t i f t h e s e i t e m s w e r e l o s t o r s t o l e n y o u c o u l d h a v e t h e m r e - c r e a t e d b y y o u r j e w e l e r.C o n s i d e r h a v i n g y o u r r i n g s e n g r a v e d , s o t h a t i f t h e y w e r e s t o l e n , t h e y c o u l d b e m o r e e a s i l y i d e n t i f i e d i f r e c o v e r e d b y t h e a u t h o r i t i e s . M o s t i m p o r t a n t l y, g e t y o u r w e d d i n g r i n g s o r o t h e r v a l u a b l e p i e c e s o f j e w e l r y a p p r a i s e d b y y o u r j e w e l e r, a n d t h e n i n s u r e d b y a n i n s u r a n c e c o m p a n y t h a t s p e c i a l i z e s i n j e w e l r y.

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AC C E S S O R I E S LU L AROE Jean Corpuz (808) 725-4070 lularoe.jcorpuz@gmail.com

A LC O H O L / W I N E OE N O W I N E M AKI N G I N K AI LUA www.oenowinemaking.com (808) 263-6366 info@oenowinemaking.com

BARTENDING SERVICES S TR8 U P BAR, LLC Cynthia Ganancial www.str8upbar.com (808) 542-8519 str8upbar@gmail.com

B E AU T Y & S K I N C A R E I SAG E N IX Kimberly Henry www.maskcarabeauty.com/smilelife (206) 501-7710 kimberlydamsel@hotmail.com

MOANAL AN I S PA AT TH E MOANA SU RF RI D E R Travis Kono www.moanalanispa.com Travis.Kono@westin.com

SENEGENCE Francine Gabriel (360) 980-5653 francinegabriel07@gmail.com

TH E NAI LE RY Dexter Do www.nailery.com (808) 944-4644 naileryhawaii@gmail.com

RO DAN AN D F I E LDS Kirsten Fisher www.latoyafreitas.myrandf.com (808) 398-0089 kirstenlvah@gmail.com

B O U D O I R P H OTO G R A P H Y C E LE B R ATE YOU R S E X Y Scott Barrie www.celebrateyoursexy.com (509) 332-0106 info@cysboudoir.com

B E AU T Y C O N S U LTA N T S I DO Kim Sun www.idoweddingsinc.com (808) 747-0799 kim@idoweddingsinc.com

I N S TAPI C S HAWAI I Cristina Hanzawa www.instapicshawaii.com (808) 391-4269 info@instapicshawaii.com

OAH U WE D D I N G ASSOC IATI O N www.oahuweddingassociation.com owa.inquiries@gmail.com


HAWAII VENDORS

B R I DA L C O N S U LTA N T S TH E RE C E P TI O N ~ J EZ E VE NT S Jez Feria www.jezevents.com (808) 469-2005 jezeventshawaii@gmail.com

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WE D D I N G PL AN N E R 8 0 8 Janice M.T. Bachiller www.weddingplanner808.com (808) 688-4405 marie@weddingplanner808.com

B R I DA L D R E S S E S DAV I DS B RI DAL www.davidsbridal.com (610) 943-6219 SpecialEventsInfo@dbi.com

I RE N E S RE D L AB E L Irene Nagahara www.irenesredlabel.com (808) 226-2053 pick@irenesredlabel.com

I SAB E LL AS B OUTI Q U E Erlinda Tauyan www.facebook.com/isabellasboutiquehawaii (808) 375-6225 er2susa@yahoo.com

M I L AN I KO PH I L S TUX Rick and Mila Troutman www.milaniko.com (808) 596-9872 mnptux@gmail.com

PART Y D RE SS BY C L AU D E T TE Claudette Park-Takimoto (808) 592-1811 claudettetakimoto@yahoo.com

TH E B RI DAL B OUTI Q U E Cecilia Domingo www.bridalboutiquehonolulu.com (808) 597-8893 info@bridalboutiquehonolulu.com

B E D BATH & B E YO N D Carlene Risimini www.bedbath.com (908) 855-4642 Carlene.Risimini@bedbath.com

W I LLIA M S SO N OM A Mackie Stille www.williams-sonoma.com (415) 616-8645 MStille@WSGC.com

TH E PATI SS E RI E Colleen Paparelli www.thepatisserie.com (808) 836-7900 colleen@thepatisserie.com

Z ' S BAKE RY AN D D E LI Eileen Zolen facebook.com/Zs-Bakery-Deli-550761821711779/ (808) 262-2211 zsbakeryanddeli@gmail.com

C REATI O N S I N C ATE RI N G Joanna Rabe www.hawaiicaterers.com (808) 848-8777 joanna@hawaiicaterers.com

HAWAI IAN F RE S H FAR M S Tristan Reynolds www.hawaiianfreshfarms.com (808) 321-1567 tristan@hawaiianfreshfarms.com

K A M A AI NA C ATE RI N G S E RV I C E Brian Wada www.kamaainaservices.com (808) 677-0067 kama96797@gmail.com

KE N U I KITC H E N Thomas Naylor www.kenuikitchenatwaimeavalley.com (808) 638-5000 knk.wv.info@gmail.com

MW RE S TAU R ANT Natalie Lee www.mwrestaurant.com (808) 753-2372 nlee@mwrestaurant.com

VOWS B RI DAL Vickie Wong www.vowsbridalandformals.com (808) 591-6612 vickie_vowsbridal@yahoo.com

B R I DA L R E G I S T R Y " D I N N E R4T WO" BY ROYAL PRE S TI G E John Willenbrock (314) 481-9888 rpmissouri@sbcglobal.net

CAKES & DESSERTS I L G E L ATO HAWAI I C ATE RI N G Dirk Koeppenkastrop www.ilgelato-hawaii.com (808) 542-9276 dirk@ilgelato-hawaii.com

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CENTERPIECES AS IAN L A M P COM PANY Shawn Parrish www.asianlampcompany.com (808) 381-2447 sales@asianlampcompany.com

D E C O R AT I O N S & R E N TA L S A MCC Aldriech Radan www.amcchawaii.com (808) 221-3324 aldriech@live.com

E M B E LLI S H HAWAI I Jacxine Kaulili-Guzon (808) 630-5784 embellishhi@gmail.com

HAWAI I TE NT S AN D E VE NT S Dan Kushner www.hawaiitents.com (808) 677-8785 dan@hawaiitents.com

REA E VE NT S & D E S I G N S, LLC China Anderson www.reaeventshawaii.com (808) 285-8160 reaevents@mac.com

SAVAN NAH S C HAI R COVE RS & E VE NT S Stephanie Fernandez www.savannahschaircovers.com 808) 597-7125 inquiry@savannahschaircovers.com

S I M PLY E LE GANT HAWAI I Kristin Cabana www.simplyeleganthawaii.com (808) 429-6990 simplyeleganthawaii@outlook.com

WE D D I N G LI N E N COM PANY Malia Cano www.chaircoverexpress.com (808) 216-6396 hello@theweddinglinencompany.com

WE D D I N GS BY FO RRE S T AN D L AU R AN Forrest Yard www.weddingsbyforrestandlauran.com (808) 681-2492 forrestandlauran.weddings@gmail.com

D E C O R AT I O N S , R E N TA L S & A R B O R S E LE GAN C E W ITH G R AC E Grace Adams www.elegancewithgrace.vpweb.com (808) 927-9921 elegancewithgrace@gmail.com

DISC JOCKE YS & DJS AU D I O ZO N E Wilson Montemayor www.audiozonedj.com (808) 386-0264 wilson@audiozonedj.com

DJ KU RI OUS HAWAI I Michael Mendoza www.djkurioushawaii.com (808) 381-6494 michael@djkurioushawaii.com

DJ N E E K Z Dominic Souza-Larimore www.djneekz.com (808) 282-8053 djneekz@gmail.com

MYS TI C AL SOU N DS & V I D E O Joseph Ho www.mysticalsoundsproduction.com (808) 947-3115 mspdjs@gmail.com

N I N JA E NTE RTAI N M E NT PRO D UC TI O N S Marino Regalado www.ninjaentertainment.com (808) 372-9176 weddings@ninjaentertainment.com

T & J ' S SOU N DS PRO D UC TI O N S Jessie Calaro www.tandjsoundproductions.com (808) 428-7427 tandjs_sounds@yahoo.com

TEA M B RI D E TEA M G ROOM HAWAI I Richard Bautista www.teambrideteamgroomhawaii.com (808) 216-9672 mail@teambrideteamgroomhawaii.com


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E N T E R TA I N M E N T F ROM AB OVE E NTE RTAI N M E NT Wesley Nakano www.fromaboveentertainment.com (808) 398-2462 fromaboveentertainment@gmail.com

N OO B E NTE RTAI N M E NT Ryan Guerrero www.noobentertainment.com (808) 428-6375 luckelite@noobentertainment.com

FAV O R S C REATI O N S BY YOU Valeen Hirata www.cbyweddings.com (808) 536-5255 cbydeb@gmail.com

FINANCIAL SERVICES A M E RI PRI S E F I NAN C IAL S E RV I C E S, I N C . David Livingston (808) 542-4945 david.c.livingston@ampf.com

N E W YO RK LI F E I N SU R AN C E COM PANY Larry Partida www.newyorklife.com (808) 840-3697 lpartidaiii@nyl.com

FITNESS & NUTRITION I S L AN D C LU B & S PA Randy Otto www.islandclubandspa.com (808) 543-3938 rotto@islandclubandspa.com

NATU R AL H EAT Saree Chirayunon www.naturalheathawaii.com (808) 688-6765 naturalheathawaii@gmail.com

U FC GYM Darlene Kaku www.ufcgym.com (808) 445-9490 darlene.kaku@ufcgym.com

U PPE R C E RV I C AL HAWAI I Dr. Joe Breuwet www.uppercervicalhawaii.com (808) 443-7268 uppercervicalhawaii@hawaii.rr.com

O R AN G E TH E O RY F ITN E SS Ralph Prather www.orangetheoryfitness.com (808) 377-6624 rprather@orangetheoryfitness.com

F LO R I S T S & F LO W E R S EAS LE Y D E S I G N S / F LO R AL D E S I G N S & E VE NT PL AN N I N G Jill Easley www.easleydesigns.com (808) 595-3536 easleydesigns@hawaii.rr.com WATE R B EADS Robb McLean www.renowaterbeads.com (775) 870-3753 robbmclean@yahoo.com

S PI N N I N G WE B F LO RI S T Wendy Balidoy www.spinningwebflorist.com (808) 533-6760 wendyweb26@aol.com

WATANAB E F LO R AL S Monty Pereira www.watanabefloral.com (808) 832-9360 monty@watanabefloral.com


FORMAL WE AR & TUXEDOS C E LE B RIT Y TUXE DOS Ron www.celebritytuxedos.com (808) 944-4889 rbonjon@bonjons.com

M E N S WEARH OUS E Maureen Ryan www.menswearhouse.com (925) 849-6843 mtryan@tmw.com

GIFTS 8 0 8 C R AF T AN D G I F T FAI RS Lauren Mori www.808craftandgiftfairs.com (808) 479-5525 808craftandgiftfairs@gmail.com

HAWAI I GOU R M E T G I F T B OX Geoff www.hawaiigiftbox.com (808) 386-5997 hawaiigourmetgiftbox@gmail.com

TH I N GS RE M E M B E RE D Teresa Kerr www.thingsremembered.com (440) 473-2000 Ext. 5454 TKerr@thingsremembered.com

G U E S T AC C O M M O DAT I O N S TRUM P I NTE RNATI O NAL H OTE L Jay Kitashima www.trumpwaikikihotel.com (888) 683-7777 Jkitashima@trumphotels.com

HAIR AND MAKEUP D RY BAR Jamie Tokunaga www.thedrybar.com (808) 291-3113 jamie@thedrybarhawaii.com

J O NATH O N F RE ITAS ~ MOTI VE S Jonathon Freita www.jonfreitas.com (808) 387-3008 jonfreitas@me.com

H O N E Y M O O N VAC AT I O N S C RU I S E PL AN N E RS HAWAI I Ben Alfelor www.mydreamvacaytoday.com (808) 486-1977 ben.alfelor@cruiseplanners.com

W YN D HA M HAWAI I Mikiko Young www.clubwyndham.com (808) 921-7930 mikiko.young@wyn.com

H O R S E C A R R I AG E S H O N OLU LU H O RS E AN D C ARRIAG E Michelle Howes www.honolulucarriage.com (808) 924-7895 Hnlhorse@aol.com

HAWAI I TOU R E XPE RT S Tanner Paultz www.hawaiitourexperts.com (808) 629-9945 tanner@hawaiitourexperts.com

WO RLD D I SCOVE RE D PAC I F I C Sam O www.worlddiscoveredpacific.com (808) 926-3800 sam@worlddiscoveredpacific.com


HAWAII VENDORS

JEWELERS & RINGS PAC I F I C D IA MO N D/S W I SS WATC H E XC HAN G E Ted Gonzales www.pacificdiamondswisswatch.com (808) 943-1000 ted@pacificdiamondswisswatch.com

WE D D I N G RI N G S H OP Michael Han www.weddingringshop.com (808) 945-7766 mike@weddingringshop.com

L I M O & T R A N S P O R TAT I O N C L ASS I C LI MOS www.classiclimos.com (800) 550-3125 info@classiclimos.com

OAH U PART Y B US Gene Simeona www.oahupartybus.com (808) 639-8687 oahupartybus1@gmail.com

LIVE MUSICIANS F LUTE A L A HARPE Aileen Kawakami www.fluteharp.com (808) 735-6813 fluteharp@hawaii.rr.com

ROS E PE DAL HARP Michelle Tucker www.rosepedalharp.com (402) 705-0661 michellerosetucker@rosepedalharp.com

MAKE-UP ARTISTS B REATH E Heidi Fowler www.breathehawaii.com (808) 349-9017 heidi@breathehawaii.com

N U T R I T I O N & W E I G H T LO S S TAVAL A Mapu Dilliner www.tavala.biz/skinnymapu (808) 256-9605 mapudilliner@gmail.com

P H OTO B O OT H S F L AS H L AB LLC Aerin Vanhala www.theflashlab.com (808) 430-6275 theflashlab@gmail.com

O N TH E GO PH OTO B OOTH Kianna Carson www.onthegophotoboothhi.com (808) 478-2944 onthegophotobooth@gmail.com

V I NTAG E ALO HA PH OTO B US Brent Shaffer www.vintagealohaphotobus.com (808) 306-5267 info@vintagealohaphotobus.com

YPC PART Y B OOTH Saldy Cera www.ypcphotoboothhawaii.com (808) 492-5880 yourpartycreation@live.com

PART Y PIX HAWAI I Eric Baultista www.partypixhawaii.com (808) 728-5823 mail@partypixhawaii.com


P H OTO G R A P H E R S D U LC E Ryan www.dulcephoto.com (808) 227-7278 ryan@visionari.com

DYL AN DAWSO N PH OTOG R APHY Dylan Dawson www. dylandawsonphoto.com (808) 753-6334 info@dylandawsonphoto.com

HAWAI I WE D D I N G M E D IA Kiwan Yi www.hawaiiweddingmedia.com (808) 341-9381 info@hawaiiweddingmedia.com

J MOS T PH OTOG R APHY Jill Most www.jmostphotography.com (253) 732-1196 Jmostphotography@yahoo.com

KE O N I M I C HAE L F I N E ART WE D D I N GS Keoni Esteban www.keonimichael.com (808) 628-8277 Info@keonimichael.com

LOVE S TO RY WE D D I N GS Vince Shin www.lovestoryweddings.com (808) 550-5680 info@lovestoryweddings.com

M ARC IA C A M PB E LL PH OTOG R APHY Marcia Campbell www.marciacampbell.com (808) 735-2782 m@marciacampbell.com

M I C H E LE COE LH O PH OTOG R APHY Michelle www.michelecphoto.com (808) 230-1267 michelephotography2@gmail.com

PU RE M E D IA HAWAI I Sean www.puremediahawaii.com (808) 987-1436 sean@puremediahawaii.com

R AC H E L ROS E PH OTOG R APHY Rachel Rose www.RachelRosePhotography.com (808) 430-1918 rachel@rachelrosephotography.com

RI G HT F R A M E PH OTOG R APHY Ania Drewek www.rightframe.net (808) 724-0900 rightframephotography@gmail.com

SOU L - J OS E PH E SS E R PH OTOG R APHY Joseph Esser www.EsserPhotography.com (808) 259-1475 info@esserphotography.com

S TU D I O AG FA PH OTOG R APHY Sylvia Yuan www.studioagfa.com (516) 946-1203 studioagfa1@gmail.com

V I S I O NARI Mike www.visionari.com (808) 227-7278 mike@visionari.com

V I V I D FOTOS Balbino Canoy www.vividfotos.com (808) 321-2839 Balbino@vividfotos.com

ALO H I L AN I RE SO RT WAI KI KI B EAC H Colette Pang www.pacificbeachhotel.com (808) 921-6117 colette.pang@pacificbeachhotel.com

DAVE & B US TE R' S, I N C HAWAI I Justine Kadokawa www.daveandbusters.com (808) 589-5008 justine_kadokawa@daveandbusters.com

HALE KOA H OTE L Dora Young www.halekoa.com (808) 955-9608 dora.young@halekoa.com

H I LTO N WAI KI KI B EAC H H OTE L Lauren Nuss www.waikikiprincekuhio.hilton.com (808) 921-5501 laurien.nuss@hiltonwaikikihotel.com

H O N OLU LU C LU B Christine Donovan www.honoluluclub.com (808) 543-3951 cdonovan@wellbridge.com

K BAY C ATE RI N G Naile "Nyla" Brennan www.kbaycatering.com (808) 254-0905 brennann@usmc-mccs.org

KUALOA R AN C H John Morgan www.kualoa.com (808) 237-8515 kualoaevents@kualoa.com

M I D PAC I F I C COU NTRY C LU B Sara Steblaj www.mpcchi.org (808) 262-8161 Ext. 225 lgmidpacificcc@aol.com

MOANA SU RF RI D E R Stuart Kotake www.starwoodhotels.com (808) 923-2881 stuart.kotake@starwoodhotels.com

R E C E P T I O N LO C AT I O N S


HAWAII VENDORS

R E C E P T I O N LO C AT I O N S

(CO N T I N U ED)

PAR AD I S E COVE Jo-Ann Bayne www.paradisecove.com (808) 842-7911 joann@paradisecovehawaii.com

ROYAL HAWAI IAN H OTE L Stuart Kotake www.starwood.com/hawaii (808) 123-4567 stuart.kotake@starwoodhotels.com

S H E R ATO N WAI KI KI H OTE L Stuart Kotake www.sheraton-waikiki.com (808) 341-6177 stuart.kotake@starwoodhotels.com

TI KI S G RI LL Michael Miller www.tikisgrill.com (808) 923-8454 michaelm@tikisgrill.com

WAI KI KI RE SO RT H OTE L Pohai Carlos www.waikikiresort.com (808) 351-5448 pcarlos@waikikiresort.com

W I LLOWS RE S TAU R ANT Keri Wood www.willowshawaii.com (808) 952-9200 kendo@willowshawaii.com

ALO HAF I L M S .COM Charles Roach www.alohafilms.com (808) 354-7570 charles@alohafilms.com

ARIA S TU D I OS Sharon www.ariastudios.com (808) 647-0455 sharon@ariastudios.com

E VOKE M E D IA Candice Acob www.evokemedia.com (808) 518-7508 candice@evokemedia.com

IMF VISIONS Ian Fernandez www.imfvisions.com (808) 392-4012 ianf@imfvisions.com

I S LE M E D IA Alan Sangpan www.islemediahawaii.com (808) 398-5320 alan@islemediahawaii.com

O RI G M E D IA Jeff Orig www.origmedia.com (808) 561-1651 jefforig@origmedia.com

HAI KU GARD E N WE D D I N GS / HALE I WA J OE ' S Tamara www.haikugardens.com (808) 247-0605 weddings@haikugardens.com

ROYAL HAWAI IAN H OTE L Stuart kotake www.starwood.com/hawaii (808) 123-4567 stuart.kotake@starwoodhotels.com

VIDEOGR APHERS

TH E LOV I N G E YE S PRO D UC TI O N S Samuel Apuna www.thelovingeyesweddings.com (808) 228-5214 sam.apuna@thelovingeyes.com

WEB SERVICES TH E KN OT www.theknot.com (512) 357-7006

WEB SERVICES PAC I F I C E D G E M AGA ZI N E Jamie Giambrone www.thepacificedge.com Jamie@elementmediahi.com

WEDDING VENUES E M E R ALD AT Q U E E N S RI D G E Cicely Gilbert www.emeraldatqueensridge.com (702) 242-5700 cicely@eaqlv.com


WEDDING VENUES SALVATI O N AR MY KROC C E NTE R Denise Tanaka www1.usw.salvationarmy.org (808) 693-8374 Denise.Tanaka@usw.salvationarmy.org

W O M E N S H E A LT H NATU RE S F I N E S T BY DOTE RR A Janet Cooke www.mydoterra.com/naturesfinest (808) 228-4227 janetfcooke@gmail.com

(CO N T I N U ED)

TH E N UTRI D G E E S TATE Leo Malagon www.millwoodohanaproductions.com (808) 384-2098 weddings@thehonoluluridge.com


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ISSU E # 24

Spotlight January 2018 Hawaii Edition  
Spotlight January 2018 Hawaii Edition  

The issue for the January 2018 Hawaii Bridal Expo of The Wedding Spotlight is here.