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Wild + Free | My Oahu Elopement Officiant Biz! After years of thinking about it and months of putting in the work…. it is finally here. My Oahu elopement officiant business is launched! I present to you… Wild and Free Elopements! If you are here because you love my fun vibes, then you are going […]

bride and groom in covid wedding

Jen and Marc were on my books for a long time. Everything was set for their wedding. We were just 30 days out when the shutdowns started.. and I don’t even have to remind you all of what that was like! Instead of postponing… and postponing.. and then postponing again, Jen and Marc decided to […]

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Chelsea Stratso, founder of photography course GCA

Elopement Officiant Oahu | Officiating as your photog Did you know I have a few officiant add-on options for your elopement photography? One of them being me as your officiant! The most common question I get about this add-on is: “How do you officiate our elopement and take photos?” This is a great question! Here’s […]

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Hawaii Photo Session Tips | What are Haku Leis and why you should wear one! You might be calling it a flower crown, but here in Hawaii these gorgeous head pieces are called Haku Leis! I think they are the perfect addition to your elopement or photo session. What is a Haku Lei? Sometimes called […]

bride and groom in elopement during rainy season in hawaii

When is the rainy season in Hawaii – and what happens if it rains during your elopement? Does the idea of rain on your wedding day sound awful? What if I told you it’s quite magical?? Since all of my elopements take place outside, the weather is always a concern for my couples and I […]

adventure elopement in hawaii

Adventure Elopement in Hawaii | Rachel + Patrick This couple right here is the definition of adventurous, and untraditional. We hit up my two favorite locations for adventure sessions which was like DREAM DAY for me. They wanted to do things a little different. So they had their first dance at a lookout, before hiking […]

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