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Maui Wedding Photographer | Paia, Hawaii Wedding

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Maui Wedding Photographer | Paia, Hawaii Wedding

Karol and Aaron’s Maui destination wedding took place at the stunning Holy Rosary Church in Paia, Maui. A traditional Catholic wedding was important to Karol and Aaron, and you will see this reflected in the photographs taken during the ceremony. A gorgeous reception at the Maui Tropical Plantation followed. Dinner was served by The Mill House, and I can attest to the fact that it was absolutely delicious! I’ll never forget Karol and Aaron’s kindness in having all of their wedding vendors dine with them at the bride and groom’s table. The tasty meal was a treat on top of a lovely day spent photographing the palpable love between this couple!

One thing is certain on a wedding day— time accelerates for the bride and groom. There is often a lot going on and it can be challenging to focus on getting photos of the newlyweds together. So, I was stoked that Karol and Aaron were interested in a “trash the dress” post-wedding photography session! We met the day after the wedding to take some photos of just the two of them on Maui’s North Shore. Karol and Aaron found this session to be “very romantic and unique…We had so much fun!”

Karol and Aaron live in the San Francisco Bay Area, and they describe themselves as regular people that had a dream to get married on Maui. I’m so happy that this wedding came together perfectly for this sweet couple!

Ho'omaika'i 'ana (Congratulations), Karol and Aaron!

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Maui Wedding Photographer | Upcountry Maui Wedding

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Maui Wedding Photographer | Upcountry Maui Wedding

On August 14th, Anna and Asbjorn joined their lives together in marriage during a simple, yet elegant wedding in Upcountry Maui, Hawai’i. Anna was borned and raised on Maui, while Asbjorn is from Denmark. They met and fell in love during a mission trip on the Big Island of Hawai’i.

The wedding took place at a stunning private venue located in Kula, Maui. The father-of-the-bride crafted a handmade cross for the couple to say their vows under, and guests were seated in a natural amphitheater. On the day of the wedding, the weather forecast predicted rain, but the rain held off. The couple opted not to do a traditional first look, but instead, they prayed together prior to the ceremony. The groom kept his eyes closed and back turned to keep the surprise of seeing his bride for the first time on their wedding day while she walked down the aisle.

After a traditional Hawaiian luau dinner, there was a brief sermon followed by song and worship. Perhaps one of the most touching parts of the day for me was witnessing the newlyweds sing and perform together. The bride had written a song as a surprise for her beloved, and it was quite touching.

While photographing their wedding, I was often overwhelmed with the pure love and joy that Anna and Asbjorn exude for each other, which is strongly grounded in their shared faith and love for God. This was a particular special wedding for me because the family are good friends of mine, and I am honored that they chose me to be their wedding photographer. I wish Anna and Asbjorn a lifetime of love and happiness, and best wishes as they start building their new life together here on Maui. Ho'omaikai' ana (Congratulations)!

Kind words from the bride:

Katy was our wedding photographer, and she was so amazing!!! She did an amazing job of learning exactly what we wanted, and worked with us to make it happen! She was professional and great at making us feel comfortable and getting us in the right positions for perfect photos. I highly recommend her for weddings or any other photos you want taken!

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