Decorating Suggestions for your Hawaiian Theme Wedding or Vow Renewal!
It is easy to add elegant touches of Hawaii to your celebration. 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 wedding 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 wedding 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


Provide Photo Props!
Give your wedding guests fun keepsake memories of your Hawaiian theme  wedding 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.

Don't forget to take a group photo!

Other Luau Wedding Reception
Decorating Suggestion

Use tiki's and tiki torches on the buffet tables and around venue.


Hawaii themed fairy lights add a fun fantasy atmosphere and come in orchids, plumerias, pineapples, flip flops, and tiki.


Lifelike silk potted palm trees and lighted palm trees can easily transform a reception hall or backyard into a tropical Hawaiian retreat.


Have Hawaii theme place markers at tables to let guests know where to sit.

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 and to eat 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.

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