Destination Wedding Do’s and Don’ts: #5 Do stay cool and hydrated

Get a little help from your friends! In Oahu its can get pretty warm and humid, especially in a wedding dress or a suit! Don’t risk overheating, ask your bridesmaids to help cool you off. Hannah’s bridesmaids used their cute fans to get the air flowing under the multi-layered wedding dress.

The Moana Surfrider provided the wedding party with an ice-cold water dispenser which became a popular hang out area during the portrait session on the Diamond Lawn.

Bridesmaids help cool the bride with fans. Ice cold water is a must have for tropical destination weddings.


Surprise your bridesmaids with hidden gifts!

Who doesn’t like surprises? Instead of just handing your bridesmaids their gifts, hide them somewhere clever. Make sure your photographer catches their reactions. Priceless! Or as they say across the pond “Brilliant!” These pearl bracelets with silver starfish charms are from Chez Bec (

Bridesmaids opening bridal party gifts at the Moana Surf Rider Hotel in Waikiki, Oahu Continue reading