Hawaiian Theme Wedding Planner Helper

Below is a resource for you to print out and assist you in considering your options for your dream Hawaiian theme wedding. Choose what appeals to you to create a very special day that you will cherish forever!

ATTIRE THEME FOR OUR WEDDING PARTY
Traditional Formal
Traditional Semi-Formal
Aloha Attire Semi Formal
Aloha Attire Casual
Beach Casual

ATTIRE THEME FOR OUR WEDDING GUESTS 
Traditional Formal
Traditional Semi-Formal
Aloha Attire Semi Formal
Aloha Attire Casual
Beach Casual

LOCATION
Church                  Yard                     Garden                    Beach                    inside a House or Hall

WHO WILL PERFORM OUR CEREMONY?
Church Official              Minister            Justice of the Peace            Judge

CEREMONY STYLE
Religious Service with Mass
Religious Service without Mass
Spiritual but Not Religious Ceremony
Non Religious Ceremony

OPTIONAL CEREMONIES THAT WE CAN INCORPORATE
Hula Girl and/or Boy to Welcome Guests with Fresh, Silk, or Shell Leis
Lei Exchange Ceremony between Bride & Groom
Lei Exchange Ceremony between Bride & Groom and Their Parents
Lei Exchange Ceremony between Bride & Groom and their Immediate Family
Candle Unity Ceremony
Sand Unity Ceremony 
Play the Hawaiian Wedding Song and Have a Hula Dancer Perform

WHO DO WE WANT TO HAVE LEIS AND FLOWERS?
Bride (fresh or silk neck lei)
Bride (fresh or silk head lei)
Bride (fresh or silk hair clip)
Bride (fresh wrist and/or ankle leis)
Bride (bouquet)
Groom (fresh, silk, or kukui nut neck lei)
Mothers and Grandmothers of the Bride & Groom (fresh or silk neck leis)
Mothers and Grandmothers of the Bride & Groom (fresh wrist and/or ankle leis)
Mothers and Grandmothers of the Bride & Groom (fresh or silk head lei or hair clip)
Fathers and Grandfathers of Groom (fresh, silk, or kukui nut neck leis)
Fathers and Grandfathers of Groom (fresh orchid boutonnière)
Female Wedding Party Members (fresh or silk leis)
Female Wedding Party Members (fresh or silk head lei or hair clip)
Female Wedding Party Members (fresh wrist and/or ankle leis)
Male Wedding Party Members (fresh or silk leis)
Godparents and/or Other Special People Attending the Wedding (fresh or silk leis)
The Person Performing Wedding Ceremony (fresh, silk, or kukui nut neck leis)
Family Pet Dog or Cat (silk neck lei or hairclip attached to collar)
Guests (fresh, silk, or shell leis)

MUSIC DURING YOUR WEDDING
Song for the Bride Walking Down the Isle: _______________________________________________
Song During the Ceremony: __________________________________________________________
Song for When the Ceremony Ends: ____________________________________________________

DECORATIONS
Fresh Loose Orchids or Silk Loose Plumeria Blooms for the Flower Girl to Drop
Fresh Loose Orchids or Silk Loose Plumeria Blooms for Guests to Toss at End of Ceremony
Fresh Orchid Garlands or Silk Plumeria Garlands to Dress Up Alters, Pews, Garden Trellis, Hall

WEDDING GUESTS
Number of Guests Anticipated: _______________
Adults and Children will be Invited                             Only Adults will be Invited  

PHOTOS
Fresh Loose Orchids or Silk Loose Plumeria Blooms  to Scatter on the Ground
Fresh Loose Orchids or Silk Loose Plumeria Blooms  Shower of Flowers

RECEPTION
Fresh Loose Orchids or Silk Loose Plumeria Blooms to Decorate Wedding Cake
Hawaiian Kissing Couple Cake Topper
Fresh Loose Orchids or Fresh Pineapple Slices for Bar Drinks
Scatter Fresh Loose Orchids or Silk Loose Plumeria Blooms to Decorate Tables 
Float Fresh Loose Orchids and Floating Candles in a Bowl of Water
Bobbie Pins and Fresh Loose Orchids or Silk Loose Plumeria Blooms for Female Guests to Put in Their Hair
Fresh Loose Orchids or Silk Loose Plumeria Blooms , Lei Needles, and String for Guests to Create Their Own Leis
Fresh Orchid Garlands or Silk Plumeria Garlands to Dress Up the Head Table, Cake Table, and Gift Table
Place Cards or Name Tags with Each Guests Name in English and First Name in Hawaiian
Serve Food Popular at Luaus
Use Fresh Hawaiian Pineapples as Table Centerpieces
Put Bowls of Macadamia Nuts at Each Table
Play Hawaiian Music CD/Tape
Have a Live Hawaiian Band
Have a Hula Dancer Perform

FOOD AT RECEPTION
Main Entrees: _______________________________________________________________________

Side Dishes: _________________________________________________________________________

Salads: _____________________________________________________________________________

Desserts: ___________________________________________________________________________

Snacks: _____________________________________________________________________________

Beverages: __________________________________________________________________________

WHO WILL BE THE
Best Man: 
________________________________________________________________________________
Maid of Honor: 
________________________________________________________________________________

OTHER OPTIONAL WEDDING PARTY MEMBERS
Brides Maid(s):
________________________________________________________________________________
Usher(s):
________________________________________________________________________________
Flower Girl(s):
________________________________________________________________________________
Ring Bearer(s):
________________________________________________________________________________
Hula Girl and/or Boy to Welcome Guests with Leis:
________________________________________________________________________________
Hula Boy to Blow a Conch Shell at the start of the Ceremony: 
________________________________________________________________________________

ADDITIONAL THINGS TO CONSIDER

Date of Wedding: ____________________________________

The Name the Bride will use as Her Legal Married Name: ________________________________________

The Name the Groom will use as His Legal Married Name: _______________________________________

If Bride and/or Groom has a Name Change Update:  Social Security Card, Drivers License, Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Car Insurance, Bank Accounts, Credit Cards, Club Memberships, Utility Accounts, Periodical Subscriptions

Add Spouse to your:  Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Car Insurance, Bank Accounts, Credit Cards, Club Memberships

Update your Spouse as your Beneficiary on any retirement accounts (IRA, ROTH, 401k), on Life Insurance Policy, on Annuities.


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ADDITIONAL HAWAII RELATED RESOURCES

Hawaii FAQ Answers to frequently asked questions about Hawaii.
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Hawaii Research Resources for students and anyone else doing research about Hawaii.
Move to Hawaii Resources for anyone considering moving to Hawaii.
Hawaii Travel Tips Tips for anyone planning a visit to the Hawaiian Islands.
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Grow Pineapple Pineapple growing tips and fun facts.
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Play a Ukulele Learn how to play a ukulele.
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