When considering all the major elements that need to come together during the wedding planning process— the date, the location, the photographer, ect.— it can get overwhelming when it is time to zoom in and consider the smaller details. At Colleen’s Captures, we believe that the intimate details radiate a kind of magic that elevates the feeling of your wedding day. That being said, we want to help you take some of the stress out of decision making.
This list offers some of our favorite companies/vendors on Maui that we recommend to our clients to help round out the small, yet remarkable, details of the day.
Flowers and Lei
Maui is home to an abundance of unique blooms to incorporate into your big day. Here are some of our favorite arrangement extraordinaire:
Maui Blooms have over 40 years of experience in serving events of all kinds on Maui. They specialize in wedding bouquets, leis, centerpieces, and more. They are a wonderful company that provides excellent service with aloha.
There is no such thing as perfect but Haku Maui’s leis are pretty darn close to it. This woman-owned shop in Makawao specializes in custom haku lei (flower crowns). They make all their leis to order, making them the perfect addition to your wedding day look. (Plus, they teach lei making classes which makes for a fun bridal party bonding experience.)
Hair and Make-up
Hair and make-up have the potential to go very wrong very quickly the day of the wedding. Raise your hand if you have been late to an even because your eyeliner just wasn't cooperating. Take the worry out of getting dolled up with these local artists!
Owner Kimberly Marr is a true master of wedding day looks here on Maui. Her team is an excellent choice offering a full range of on location hair and make-up services. They boast several awards, including The Knot’s “Best of Weddings 2021” and Wedding Wire’s “Couple’s Choice 2020”.
Requel Noriko is an experienced and diversified hair stylist whose passion is helping women express their natural beauty and help them feel their best. She and her team are experts in what they do and are always lovely to work with.
The perfect accessories are truly the details that help you feel like royalty on your wedding day. Here are our top picks for the perfect additions to your bridal ensemble:
Handmade and designed with Maui-living in mind, Aloha Nectar offers high-quality pieces with a dainty, timeless feel to them. Their pieces incorporating tahitian pearls, 14k gold and sterling silver will carry on into your everyday style long after they complete your wedding day look.
Maker Danyelle creates some of the most quintessential island inspired pieces with a free-spirited charm to them. Her handmade pieces will bring a carefree joy to your look. (P.S. This is a great shop to get bridal party gifts out of the way! Nothing says “thank you for being here through everything” like the carefully crafted jewelry.)
With over 30 years of experience in fine jewelry, this family-owned company is a great choice for adding a luxurious sparkle to your day. They specialize in finding the perfect diamonds for you and commemorating life’s biggest moments.
As if your love isn’t magical enough, inviting live music into your ceremony or reception adds even more enchantment to the atmosphere. There are many talented performers on the island that offer wedding day services; here are our favorites:
Kalo DeLeon’s voice is like a cooling island breeze that warms the soul. With 20 years of experience cultivating his style, this local artist is an absolute treat to have around. He prides himself in his professionalism and attention to detail.
Ka’ena is a wonderful performer with a unique personal style. His passion for music always brings life to the party. His influences range from R&B to Hawaiian to Top 40 hits and everywhere in between. His talents would make a perfect addition to your day.
Families that eat together stay together
Island Fusion Catering is a catering company offering high quality food and creative menus with local produce. The mix between traditional and modern cuisine that will leave your mouth watering