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KUALOA RANCH WEDDING | RACHEL + DEASUN | MOLI'I GARDENS

The first time we met Rachel was over FaceTime and she was on a train in South Korea on her way home. We literally talked for almost two hours and we knew right away that she was the sweetest person we’ve ever met. We talked about her wedding day and how her and Deasun met. They met through an online app for people with “common interests”. Their first date was at an art gallery. According to her, she doesn’t remember any of the art because Deasun only cared about making her laugh the whole time. And it clearly worked! We finally got to meet them in person just days before their wedding day and we became instant bff’s.

On the way to Kualoa it started to rain pretty dang hard. A little rain don’t scare nobody though ;) Rachel walked down the isle and Deasun had the biggest and I mean BIGGEST smile on his face. I literally started to cry! YOU GUYS! This wedding had me feeling all the feels. They shouted their vows at each other. Like foreal! Then danced their way down the isle. The rest of the night was filled with hugs, tears, shots, epic dance moves and more shots.

LOVE IS UNREAL AND I AM OBSESSED!

HAWAII ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | KEATON + JESSICA | MAKAPU'U BEACH

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I remember receiving a DM on Instagram from Jessica saying that her and Keaton just got engaged and that they were doing the long distance thing and that she was out in Hawaii visiting him for the holidays. Her flight back home was basically on Christmas Eve and she reached out to us the day before that. We were all in! We chose Makapu’u Beach for their engagement session because they love the outdoors and wanted both beach and mountains in their photos. K + J are both in the military so we totally understood how much being in a long distance relationship SUCKS! As the saying goes, absence makes the heart grow fonder. Distance doesn’t even phase these two. They literally fly helicopter’s for a living.

Keaton + Jessica, thanks for giving us one hell of a session! We are so excited to photograph your wedding in Idaho this year!

HAWAII ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | AARON + CHRISTIAN | HONOLULU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Aaron + Christian have one of the most amazing love stories we've ever heard. When it was time to photograph their engagement session, we suggested shooting at a place that felt like home. We photographed these babes at the place where it all started for them- The Honolulu International Airport. Aaron works as a flight attendant for Hawaiian Airlines and Christian was on her way from Oahu to Kauai. Christian was trying to find her way through the airport and stopped at one of the directories. Aaron had noticed she needed directions so he asked if she needed help finding her way. Obviously it was love at first sight because he made sure he was on her flight home to Portland. 

I may be a little biased because I was born here, but Oahu is the prettiest airport in the entire world. We had them run around the airport, visit the terminal they met at, flirt in the phone booth and push each other on luggage carts. We had such a blast with them and are so excited to photograph their wedding in November at Kualoa Ranch! #loveisintheair18