Wedding Planner Services

Our complete Wedding Planner Service is designed to help you fully realize your dream Hawaii wedding or vow renewal event without all of the stress or at an exorbitant cost. In addition to coordinating all aspects of your ceremony and reception, we will source and obtain virtually all of other services that you may require.

Your coordinator will also meet with you in advance of the ceremony to go over all the final details and to conduct a formal wedding ceremony rehearsal. The cost of this service starts at just $750 plus tax which includes 3 hours of our Day of Coordinator services.

Except for the final planning session and rehearsal, in person Wedding Planner meetings or on-site services will be billed at an additional rate of $75 per hour in quarter hour increments with a 1 hour minimum.

Extended or additional Day of Coordinator services will billed at an additional $50.00 per hour in quarter hour increments.

Extended Wedding Planner and Day of coordinators charges may apply based on specific requirements of your choice of venue or venues, a larger number of attendees, and the collective elements involved in your event.

Day of Coordinator Services

Day Of Coordinator services only is available at $300 if booked in conjunction with our regular wedding or vow renewal services, $350 if not, and will include the 1 hour final planning session and rehearsal and 3 hours on the day of your event.

Services you may be provided:

1) Detailed Consultation

2) On-going correspondence

3) Budget Management

4) Assistance with sourcing of vendors

5) Liaison between client and vendors

6) Assist with wedding and/or reception venue, menu or catering, and set-up

7) Assist in sourcing wedding extras such as cake, reception décor, etc.

8) Assist with limousine and/or ground transportation

9) Creation of Timeline for wedding day

10) Conduct rehearsal and final review meeting prior to event

11) Assist with program

12) Day of coordinator for a minimum of 3 hours

13) Assistance with distributing final payments and gratuity to all vendors

14) Extended servicing time available

How we do it:

• We begin with a detailed consultation on your vision for your wedding ceremony.
• You will then fill out a complete questionnaire addressing all phases of your event.
• We will draft an initial proposal of the appropriate extent of Wedding Planner and/or Day of Coordinator services we believe will be necessary for your event for you to review.
• Once we have agreed on the Wedding Planner and/or Day of Coordinator services for your event we will send you a detailed quote and contract for these services.
• After a contract for services has been accepted by you we will go to work on making your Hawaii wedding dream a reality!

If you wish to take advantage of our Wedding Planner or Day Of Coordinator services just let us know in the “notes” section of the submission form on the “reserve your date” page of our site or call us at (808) 230-0954 for a complete consultation, or contact us by email at IWTMYweddings@gmail.com

Concierge Services

For “do it your selfers”, our concierge services below are here to help you obtain ancillary services to your wedding or vow renewal ceremony. This page will refer you to some providers of these services or you are more than welcome to call us at (808) 230-0954 for a detailed consultation.

Limousine and ground transportation

Jay’s limousine services provides the least expensive option for limousine or ground transportation. A selection from an 8 passenger stretch to a 16-passenger super stretch Ford Excursion are available. Hourly rates range from $60.00 to $105.00 with a 2-hour minimum on weekdays, 3 hours on weekends. Please add 25% to the total rate for tax and driver gratuity. To get a quote or schedule please go to: https://jayslimousine.com/honolulu_wedding_limo_services.html  In the interest of full disclosure some of Jay’s fleet is a little older but they do offer the lowest rates. For other limousine service options please go to:  Honolulu limousine services

Hair and make-up

In room hair and make-up services run about $135.00-$175.00, not including travel fees that might apply, any parking fees, or tax and tip. For in room hair and make-up services here are two providers that we can refer you to who do very good work and are reasonably priced. If you select one of them please be sure to let them know that you were referred by I Want To Marry You Weddings so that they can coordinate with us on scheduling as necessary. Please contact: Stephanie at: http://www.weddinghairstylesandmakeup.com/ OR Allison at: http://revealhm.com/services/

Dining / Reception options

As a top tourist destination uniquely located between East and West, Hawaii has a very mixed culture and dining options reflect that in the multitude of restaurants to choose from. Here are just a few recommendations:

Casual and festive

Duke’s Waikiki, right on the beach in Waikiki: https://www.dukeswaikiki.com/ Tikis Grill and Bar is another Waikiki beach location at the Aston Waikiki beach Hotel. They offer a variety of dining options and can even host a buffet menu reception in a private or semi-private setting. https://www.tikisgrill.com/home

Elegant, 5 Star dining options

It doesn’t get better than the historic Halekulani Hotel which offers several fine dining options.  https://www.halekulani.com/ dining. Michels at the Colony Surf Hotel is another fine dining restaurant specializing in French cuisine with a beach front setting on the Gold coast of Waikiki. https://michelshawaii.com

Restaurants offering private rooms for smaller receptions

Also located on the Gold coast of Waikiki, the New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel a number of private reception dinner options for small to mid-size parties. https://www.kaimana.com/banquets.htm The Willows Restaurant, just outside of Waikiki, serves one of the islands best buffets and private rooms are available with a guest count of as little as 10 people. https://willowshawaii.com/index.php/banquet-rooms/ .