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Decorating Suggestions for your Hawaii Theme Celebration!
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.
We offer many of these items in our online Island Gift Shop!

Items like fresh flowers, silk 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, ferns, hula wigglers, pineapples, fish nets, shells and bowls of island treats 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: like fresh flowers, silk flowers, silk leis, nut leis, shell leis, ferns, hula wigglers, pineapples, fish nets, shells and bowls of island treats!

Create a Photo Cutout For Your Guests
Use a large piece of cardboard to create a fun photo opportunity for your guests! If you are not artistic find a friend that is to make it for you! This is such a great way to give your guests a keepsake memory of your celebration.

Other Hawaii Theme Celebration Decorating Suggestions
Use tiki's and tiki torches on the buffet tables.

Use grass skirts and silk leis to decorate the edges around the tables.

Use fresh fresh tropical fruits on the buffet table as a center piece like pineapples, mangos, coconuts, lychee, and passion fruit.

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.

With our Luau decorating ideas and  Amazon it easy to transport your guests to Hawaii and create a fun authentic Luau! Amazon has a huge selection of luau and Hawaii themed wedding items! Below are our top Amazon picks which complement the tips on this page on how to decorate for a Luau.

Five Pack Fresh Hawaiian Pineapples

Six Pack Baby Pineapples

Fresh Orchid Blooms

Hula Girl Wiggler

Hula Boy Wiggler

Wedding Couple with Palm Trees Wedding Cake Topper

Bride and Groom Kissing on Beach in front of Surfboard Wedding Cake Topper

Edible Wafer Paper Purple Flowers for Cake Decorating set of 24

Gum Paste Plumeria Spray (Frangipani)
Cake Decoration

Set of 40 Gum Paste Plumeria (Frangipani) Blooms for Cake Decorating

Large Gum Paste Cattleya Orchid for Cake Decorating

Gum Paste Orchid Spray for Cake Decorating

Six Pack Silk Lifelike Pakalana Pikaki Puakeniknei Twist  Lei

100 Silk Loose Plumeria Blooms

Six Pack Silk Lifelike Bougainvillea Lei

Carved Wood Candy Dish

Twelve Pack Chocolate Covered Macadamia Nuts

Pineapple Hard Candy

Table Hula Skirt 2 piece set

Freestanding Life Size Hula Girl and Surfer Dude Cardboard Cut Out for Photos

Inflatable Palm Tree Drink Cooler

Use the search box above to find additional items for your Luau on Amazon!

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