As a San Diego destination wedding photographer the Hawaiian Islands are just a hop, skip, and jump away.
Jess and Dan decided on the south shore of the island, Poipu at the Sheraton Kauai
Positioned amidst rustling palm trees with views of the crystal-blue ocean on the shores of Kauai, Sheraton Kauai Resort is a stunning location for a beach wedding. Sheraton Kauai Resort features a variety of picturesque oceanfront and garden venues ideal for both grand gatherings and intimate receptions honoring you and your partner. If you prefer to have an indoor wedding, we also offer a range of oceanfront reception venues and can accommodate celebrations of all sizes and styles.
When we first arrived on Thurs they had a cocktail party at Keokis Paradise. Tiki torches adorn this kitschy option featuring Hawaiian fare & a bar serving aloha-hour drinks.
Friday morning we headed over to The Wine Shop for the marriage license. Just a couple miles from the hotel, a warm, upscale wine store also stocking liquor, beer, gourmet items, gift baskets & marriage licenses!
The pool party at the Sheraton Kauai was a blast!
On Friday night they had the rehearsal dinner at The Eating House 1849. History-minded Hawaiian spot by Roy Yamaguchi for traditional & modern fare with local sourcing a perfect place for a family gathering.
For the ceremony they chose The Beach House a Fine Dining Restaurant, beachfront eatery featuring Pacific Rim cuisine & cocktails, plus striking views during sunset the background for their wedding ceremony.
The reception was at The Plantation House, Seafood Restaurant situated amid lush gardens, this classy eatery in an old plantation presents a seafood-driven menu. The gardens on the property make for amazing hawaiian wedding photos.
The Hawaiian islands are the perfect place to celebrate your special day. Wafting trade winds help keep the bride and groom cool. Fresh local flowers adorn the venue. The ocean methodically peeks into the ceremony, then slowly retreats. Here on Kauai, it’s as if you have the island’s blessing as well.
Say your vows under the North Shore sun, on the sands of the South Shore or on a historic estate like Kilohana. Perform a traditional ceremony or do something unique that speaks to you. The beautiful "Hawaiian Wedding Song" made famous by Elvis in the movie "Blue Hawaii" (which was filmed on Kauai) is often sung at Kauai ceremonies. Find more information about wedding venues and service providers.
Arrange your wedding on your own or get help from Kauai’s wedding planners, the Kauai Wedding Professionals Association or resort specialists. Choose a ceremony at a beautiful resort, or select from unique sites throughout the island. Contact the Kauai Office of the State Department of Health for license information. Now that you’ve found that special someone, get married in a truly special place that will forever be etched in your memories. Think of it as Kauai’s wedding gift to you. Learn more about Kauai wedding photographers, planners and venues.