Decorating Suggestions for your Hawaiian Theme Celebration!
It is easy to add elegant touches of Hawaii to your celebration or Hawaiian theme wedding reception. Below are photographs of different ways you can easily create festive cakes, table centerpieces, and guest book tables for your Hawaiian theme wedding or luau.

Items like fresh flowers, silk flowers, gum paste sugar flowers, wafer paper flowers, silk leis, ferns, cake toppers, fish nets, and shells, can be added to any simple cake to transform it into a Hawaii theme cake!

Items like fresh flowers, silk flowers, silk leis, silk ferns, silk leaves, hula wiggler girls and boys, pineapples, fish nets and


,  can be used to add touches of Hawaii at every table!

Have a guest book table for your guests to sign in and provide their email  address so you can send them photos from your celebration or a thank you message for attending. Along with a Hawaii theme guest book and pen, island treasures can be used to add touches of Hawaii to welcome your guests:

guest book


dashboard hula wigglers


fresh pineapples


fresh loose orchids


lifelike silk plumeria

blooms, tropical wooden bowls with

macadamia nuts


pineapple hard candy



in real bamboo or coconut shells, and



kukui nut


shell leis


Other Luau Decorating Suggestion
Use tiki's and tiki torches on the buffet tables.

Use grass skirts, loose silk or fresh blooms, silk tropical leaves and ti leaves, and silk leis to decorate the tables.

Use fresh tropical fruits that are found growing in Hawaii on the buffet table as a center piece like











coconuts, lychee, dragon fruit, soursop, guava, passion fruit and any other exotic tropical fruits you can acquire. Some people may have never seen or tasted some of these fruits and you can provide a unique experience by offering samples of these exotic fruits.

Create tropical fruit and cheese kabobs and serve them poked into a fresh pineapple.

Use beach pail and sand toys as serving dishes and bowls to hold foods. Use kiddie pool filled with ice to chill beverages. Serve drinks in tiki mugs or coconut cups.

Don't forget to take a group photo!

Provide Photo Props!
Give your guests fun keepsake memories of your Luau celebration by providing props they can take photos with a digital poloroid camera that prints instant photos or selfies with their phone using funny face cut out backdrops, hula skirts, silk leis, palm tree, tropical backgrounds, coconut cups, tiki mugs and plastic pineapples.

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