MALE’ANA GARDENS ELOPEMENT Hi frands! I’m writing this post in the midst of the Covid-19 lockdown. What a strange and crazy time it’s been. I’ve personally been holed up in my home since March 14th, and the entire state of Hawaii went into mandatory lockdown around March 20th. So it’s been over month and the […]

Male’ana Gardens Elopement in Kailua, Oahu


boho elopement at Male'ana Gardens in Kailua, Hawaii

MAKAPUU BEACH ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER Kei & Yuki traveled all the way from Japan for a photoshoot and elopement here on beautiful Oahu! When Kei she said she wanted super romantic and dreamy photos, I knew we would be the perfect fit. Since this couples lives all the way across an ocean (like most of my […]

Makapu’u Lookout & Beach Elopement on Oahu


Makapu’u Beach Elopement, Oahu Wedding, by film photographer, Laura Ivanova

MALE’ANA GARDENS WEDDING My jaw dropped to the ground when I stepped foot into the beautiful Male’ana Gardens! This Kailua venue is seriously perfection. It’s meticulously cared for with the most stunning, tropical landscaping and foliage. Perfect for any intimate Hawaiian Wedding or Elopement. It’s just steps from Kailua Bay, with tranquil, aqua waters and […]

Dina & Jason | Male’ana Gardens Elopement


Tropical wedding at Male'ana Gardens in Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii

You know what I love just as much as a big fancy wedding, or a small, intimate affair with your closest family and friends? An elopement! And, Oahu (or any of the Hawaiian Islands) is the perfect place to run away! Water in every shade of blue? Pristine beaches (seriously there are so many beautiful […]

Oahu Elopement at Makapu’u Lookout


Makapu'u at sunrise by Hawaii Wedding Photographer, Laura Ivanova