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  • 30th October 2020

    After several shut downs, Hawaii is slowly opening again.  As of October 15, tourists can now fly to the islands within 72 hours of a negative Covid-19 test.  However, gatherings are still limited at this time as the reopening strategy is one of a tiered system and the island is currently on "...

  • 8th September 2020


    Marry You in Hawaii wedding officiant Pastor John Fuchigami speaks about how to customize your wedding ceremony. There are many ways to do this – you can pick your colors, your flowers, your venue, your theme, etc. but to go futher, here are three categories:

  • 25th August 2020

    How to Tailor Your Wedding Ceremony



    Marry You in Hawaii Wedding Officiant Kelehua Kawai explained how to tailor your wedding ceremony or vow renewal to your liking.  The most important thing to know is that as wedding officiants, we remain flexible and we are...

  • 18th August 2020


    Pastor John Fuchigami, Wedding Officiant with Marry You in Hawaii spoke about how to write your own vows.  What better way to make your ceremony absolutely unique then by putting your love to word, into promise.

    His first tip is to start early.  Donʻt wait until the last...

  • 11th August 2020

    Aloha all!  Within a wedding ceremony, there are many mini-ceremonies within the actual ceremony.  When customizing your ceremony, you can start to think about what elements or mini-ceremonies make the most sense for you as a couple, as well as possibly incorporating a sense of place or culture...

  • 28th July 2020

    This was a recap from an IG live back in May with wedding officiant Maila Gibson about incorporating Hawaiian elements into a modern ceremony.

    As a dog lover, Maila mentioned that so many people have animals where she would incorporate them into her ceremonies, mentioning them and...

  • 21st July 2020

    This was a recap from an IG live back in April about Incorporating Catholic Stylings into your Wedding.

  • 14th July 2020

    In order to get your marriage license in Hawaii, you will have to meet the following requirements first:

    • You will both need to be over the age of 18 (there are exceptions allowed), and proof of age is required – birth certificate for 18 and younger, Valid I.D. or driver’s license...
  • 7th July 2020

    Kelehua Kawai, Wedding Officiant with Marry You in Hawaii spoke to those that may have children together, or if they have a blended family, their children will be there to witness this beautiful event.  This is an opportunity to include them.  About midway through, you would turn to your keiki (...

  • 1st July 2020


    Pastor John Fuchigami, Wedding Officiant with Marry You in Hawaii spoke about adding ukulele music to your wedding.  Pastor John started out by recommended that if you are looking for music for your ceremony that you look into first hiring separate musicians for your ceremony as...

  • 7th June 2020

    Maila Gibson, one of Marry You in Hawaii’s officiants, a Realtor and an award-winning musician gave her thoughts on how to incorporate music into your wedding ceremony.  Maila is a musician first, but recalled how she got into officiating, first by a DJ and then I would ask her to do weddings...