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Hawaii Theme Wedding Planning Helper

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

A printable version of this planning helper is available in the PC version. To utilize, use a PC with access to a printer.

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

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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