‘Imi ola

Aloha! This is my sixth month writing Ohana Event’s value blogs which is pretty unbelievable. I’m half way through the 12 values I want to integrate into this business. I’ve learned a lot about myself and how to run my business while I sit down, research and write about the native Hawaiian values. September’s value…

Summer Wedding at the Adler Planetarium

We’re so excited to share Kristen and Neal’s wedding day! They were Ohana Event’s first signed contract and we cannot thank them enough for trusting us when we were still developing our business. We would like to share a little bit about the happy couple. Kristen and Neal met while studying at Indiana University, and started dating…

Ha’aha’a

When I stumbled across the Hawaiian value ha’aha’a, I laughed – first by reading the word in my head “haa-haa” and then out loud immediately after. How could you not laugh by looking at this word? At first glance I assumed it meant valuing relationships, laughter and having a good time. I would not have…

Oh’omau

Happy July! Can you believe how fast time is flying? Right now as I reminisce over the last 2 months, I’m thinking about where I’ve gone with Ohana Events. Without a doubt, the last 2 months were my busiest for the year. With 6 weddings, 1 bridal shower, 1 graduation party and 3 children’s events…

Alaka’i

Leadership is something that our parents, teachers and coaches have instilled in us since we were little. I’ve always felt that one of the most important aspects of leadership is figuring out when you’re supposed to lead or when you’re supposed to take the back seat. While at my previous planning firm, I took on…

How to include your mom on wedding day

When “the question” is popped and it’s time to start planning, it’s nice to include your mom to show her you appreciate all she has done for you growing up. We’re here to tell you all the various ways you could include your mom if you so choose. Tell her!, Engagement Party, Guest List, Budget, Accessories, Floral Accessories, Floral Showing, Responsibilities, Final Dress Fitting, Getting Ready, Bridesmaid Gifts, Transportation To The Ceremony, Walk Down The Aisle, Ceremony Shout Out, Unity Candle, Photo Display, Best Seat In The House, Thank her, Mother-Daughter Dance, Family Recipes, Honeymoon Hello.

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