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When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

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When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

Complete with a volcano-lined horizon and bright tropical colors, this Maui wedding is sure to brighten your day! After a long-distance relationship, postponing their wedding two times, and a few rain clouds on the day of, these two love birds finally tied the knot, and they did it in style! Bright orange, fuchsia, and magenta florals scream Hawaii and we're here for it! Subtle touches of teak wood give this island wedding a tropical outdoorsy vibe without it getting too rustic. What better way to celebrate your destination than to fully embrace all of its elements and incorporate them into your wedding design?

Makena Weddings helped this couple plan their wedding from afar and juggle everything that COVID-19 threw in their way. Thankfully, everything turned out as pretty as can be, and these photos by MeewMeew Studios are proof! No Ka Oi Media was there to capture all of these breezy tropical vibes on video so the couple can cherish those moments forever. Dellables Floral Design ran with the color palette and created a truly unique collection of colorful arrangements. For this couple, Olowalu Plantation House was always the venue! They had so many fond memories there, including their engagement. If you ask us, it was well worth the wait! You can see all of the images from this beautiful wedding in the full gallery. Read on to hear more from Lauren, the bride, about how she and her now hubby met and fell in love and their photographer, MeewMeew Studios.

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows


When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make RainbowsWhen Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

HOW THEY MET

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

My childhood friend, Alison, asked me to be a bridesmaid in her wedding in July of 2014. When I arrived for the rehearsal dinner, Patrick and I noticed each other right away. Patrick was the groom’s brother and best man and when we were introduced, we found out that we share the exact same birthdate AND year! We got to know each other over the wedding weekend and soon after went out on our first date. Shortly after, Patrick returned to Oregon while I stayed in California. We kept in touch and Patrick came to visit me two months later, after that we began our long-distance relationship. Visiting each other at least two times each month for over a year, Patrick made the decision to move to California and we began living together. We’ve been together ever since!

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

DESTINED FOR A DESTINATION WEDDING

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

On a trip to Maui, the couple happened to visit the Olowalu Plantation House and absolutely fell in love with the venue. Patrick also planned a secret proposal to happen while they were there, so, of course, the decision to have their destination wedding there was an easy one for the couple to make! After their original wedding date had to be postponed twice due to the pandemic, the couple’s rescheduled date happened to fall on one of the rainiest weeks that we’ve had in Maui in years. And though it did rain a touch on their wedding day, our beautiful couple did not let that deter them from enjoying their romantic Maui wedding to the fullest. 

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

Joining their two lives together and celebrating the love that they share along with a close group of family and friends is all that they needed to make their Maui wedding day absolutely perfect! Although the wedding was very small, it was designed with a ton of beautiful details, in the bride's favorite sunset colors. Lauren's Morilee AF Couture dress beaded all the way to the bottom was a stunner as well!

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

When Life Gives You Rain...Make Rainbows

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