Aloha Welina Mai! Here at Dmitry Shumanev Production we pride ourselves in capturing the moments that truly matter; every blissful exchange between loved ones, every tender embrace shared between soulmates. Over the Summer our enthusiastic highly-skilled team of professionals orchestrated both Photography and Videography services for a Destination Wedding on the Island-State of Hawaii.
July 1st, 2017 one of our favorite dates. Linh Tran & Jesses Stroh‘s jubilant day of nuptials was beyond romantic, beyond exquisite and plush! Overlooking the cobalt-blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa on legendary Ka’anapali Beach seemed the ideal island getaway for this inspired union. And boy was it! With its magnificent beachfront setting, calming aquatic playground with five pools and tropical gardens, this sprawling Maui property has long appealed to newlyweds and extended family. From uplifting renewal at the ‘Heavenly Spa’ to world-class dining in oceanfront restaurants, golfing, watersport adventures and cultural fun – the choices endless. “Where Heaven and Aloha Meet.”TM Joined by cherished kin and gleeful confidants, Linh & Jesse’s Reception played out across the picturesque Ocean Front Lawn before moving indoors for a night of dance and well-wish. This a divine backdrop for the couple’s elegant love match. Our seamless expert handling of stunning 4K professional cinema cameras captured many lovely moments between the blushing bride and her proud groom. For an intimate look at Shumanev Production‘s first-class coverage of the knot-tying and impassioned festivities.
Classy wedding manager Brittany McIntyre (Cell – 808-344-4403) kept the day’s events running like a well-oiled machine as Coordinators Erin Lau and Leslee Schmidt (Office – 808-661-2921) corralled immaculate wedding-dress and handsome tuxes when necessary. Other talented outfits contributing to the happiness included ‘Paradise Event Rentals’ and ‘Rio Event Design.’ Both really amplifying the ambiance. ‘Cake Fanatics’ supplied the gorgeous edible centerpiece. A real conversation starter for honored guests. ‘Sunya’s Flowers’ crafted the many decorative flourishes. Our extensive photo gallery documenting the craftsmanship of caring professionals at play here. ‘Next Level Entertainment’s’ D.J. Liam Grist blasted the hits. The boisterous crowd grooving to his pro playlist long into the night! Westin Maui Resort & Spa offers a variety of wedding venue options for your special day of days. Here are some specifics for inquiring minds:
**Venues for Intimate Gatherings**
HALE ALOHA GAZEBO – Overlooking the sparkling blue ocean and botanical gardens the Hale Aloha Gazebo is an open air gazebo surrounded by water, lush tropical flora and radiant white columns. Accessible by a path through the upper garden and enhanced with the sound of trickling water from nearby waterfalls, the gazebo is a beautiful private area for a wedding celebration. Ceremony for up to 4 guests. indulge in some of The Westin Maui’s signature cocktails and fine culinary cuisine. Dinner for up to 16 guests. Ceremony only – A maximum of 200 guests.
GARDEN LANAI TERRACE – This secluded, off the path, venue features intimate settings with the most beautiful Maui sunsets. Enjoy beauty and privacy as your guests LOKAHI POINT – This spectacular outdoor location offers magnificent panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, neighboring islands, and beautiful sunset views. The venue features an intimate oasis and privacy. Accommodates up to 15.
Venues for Elaborate Soirees**
OCEAN FRONT LAWN – This ocean front venue offers unobstructed views of the sparkling Pacific ocean, and neighboring islands. At Sunrise and Sunset this is a magnificent location will uplift you as you exchange your vows. Reception – A maximum of 60 guests. Ceremony & Reception only – A maximum of 200 guests.
ALOHA PAVILION – This unique outdoor location offers stunning ocean and neighboring island views, takes full advantage of all that The Westin Maui Resort & Spa has to offer waterfalls, palm trees, and golden sunsets. The venue features beach access, full-service kitchen, lounge area, unique staging, and seclusion.
Ceremony & Reception – A maximum of 300 guests. Reception Only – A maximum of 600 guests.
VALLEY ISLE TERRACE – This venue offers a beautiful indoor and outdoor, tropical terrace setting in the heart of the resort. The Valley Isle Terrace is ideal for
your private and intimate function for cocktail receptions or formal dinner events. guests. erformed by a non-denominational officiate. Pedestal Arrangements for Ceremony. Choose your Style: Tropical, Elegant or Boho. $5,200.00, Service Charge & Tax Inclusive. Ceremony & Reception – A maximum of 40 guests. Reception only – A maximum of 80.
We’ve also included a breakdown of the packages available at The Westin Maui:
PACKAGE EKAHI for 16 or less guests. The Ceremony Site – Choice of either Hale Aloha Gazebo or Lokahi Point Locations, Perfect for Elopements or Vow Renewals! Based on Availability. The Ceremony Solo Musician – Choice of Ukulele, Guitar, Violin, or Harp. Two fresh flower leis for lei exchange. Floral Package to Include a Bridal Bouquet, Scattered Petals and Two Iced water. Romantic Dining Experience To Follow
Garden Lanai Terrace Location – Three Course Dinner for two served in a private location, by a dedicated server. Your choice of starter, entrée and dessert – please view our small party menus. One bottle of Veuve Cliquote. One 6 Inch Wedding Cake. Tiki Torch ambient lighting. The Highlights – Scheduling of marriage license appointment. Event coordination by your personal wedding specialist.
PACKAGE ELUA for 16 or more guest. The Ceremony Site – Choice of either Ocean Front Lawn, Valley Isle Terrace or Aloha Pavilion. The Ceremony – Performed by a non-denominational officiate. Solo Musician for one hour. A choice of Ukulele, Guitar, Violin or Harp. Musician Amplification. water. Sound System / Microphones for Officiant & Couple, to amplify your vows. Two fresh flower leis for lei exchange. Iced Tiki Torch ambient lighting. The Highlights – Scheduling of marriage license appointment. Event coordination by your personal wedding specialist.
$6,000.00, Service Charge & Tax Inclusive.
• Expected Number of guests (a range is okay, i.e. 30-50).Elua). décor, and menus from there. estimated wedding expenses is due 60 days prior to the big day. estimated wedding expenses is due 30 days prior to the big day. Ready to start planning your dream Maui Wedding?
STEP ONE: Send the following information to [email protected]
• The Couple’s Full Names
• Preferred Wedding date
• Preferred Venue Locations
• Contact information for both parties: Emails, Phone Numbers &
STEP TWO: A Westin Wedding Coordinator will reach out to you to further
Home Address discuss your vision, confirm availability, and select the perfect venue for you. You’ll then receive a contract to officially secure a location, date, and time along with a link to securely pay your deposit online (the amount of your ceremony package, Ekahi or
STEP THREE: Once the deposit is received, the fun begins! Your Westin Wedding Coordinators will send you a checklist, calendar, and vendor list to keep you on track throughout the planning process. You’ll start with selecting a photographer, videographer, officiant, musician, and DJ, if needed, and move on to selecting florals, STEP FOUR: Once all vendor details and menus are confirmed, your Westin Wedding Coordinator will prepare a preliminary estimate for you – 50% of your total
STEP FIVE: Once you have all RSVPs collected and finalized, your Westin Wedding Coordinator will send a final invoice for you – 100% of of your total Hawaii Marriage License Requirement
• A marriage license from the state of Hawaii is required. There are several marriage license agents on Maui that will issue your license. Please note that most agents are not open on weekends or state and local holidays. There is a $65 Marriage Licensing Application fee paid directly to the State of Hawaii and a $5 cash fee paid to the Marriage Licensing Agent.
• Both individuals must be 18 years of age and single
• Valid photo identification is required (a driver’s license is adequate identification for US citizens or a passport for non-US citizens)
• Hawaii has no residency requirements or waiting period, however we recommend arriving with at least 1 full business day between your arrival & your wedding, to ensure you have time to visit the local marriage license office.
Blood tests are not required.