Devon and Otto planned their Waimanalo Beach Park wedding as what started as a surprise for Otto. However, it wasn’t too long before the cat was out of the bag. Devon and Otto also, coincidentally planned to have the same wedding day as myself and Renee. YAY for awesome wedding anniversaries!
We met up with these two on the morning of the big day at one of our favorite little posh hotels in Waikiki called Vive Hotel. Look it up, you might fall in love! The guys spent some relaxed time getting ready in the penthouse suite, which lends itself to some amazing views of Waikiki. Then, before we made the trek over to Waimanalo beach, we hopped downstairs for a few quick photo ops, which included a brief stop at a musubi shop for a snack. Otto let me try his pickled plum musubi, which was super de-lish! We snapped a few photos along the hustle and bustle of Waikiki and then headed over to the east side of the Oahu for their Waimanalo Beach Park Elopement.
They gathered very informally with the handfuls of friends and close relatives who made the journey to Hawaii. These intimate weddings are truly where it’s at! I loved seeing everyone just gathered around them in the sand right on the beach. Nothing to distract them but the sounds of the waves and that awesome Hawaiian breeze.
We also photographed the guys around the Waimanalo Beach area in the surrounding forrest, for lack of a better word. One area, in particular, had this old burned down building. The guys REALLY wanted to “trespass” (there were no signs posted) and take some photos in the ruins. 5 Minutes into photographing them in front of this dirty old building, the cops roll up and tell us that we need to leave immediately. I think they let us off easy because these two could literally be models. Couple of sweet talkers! They made our jobs a piece of cake! We felt so lucky to be a party of Devon and Otto’s Waimanalo Beach wedding. Enjoy!