Kipona Aloha – Deep Love

As you might have guessed, we are devoted to all things LOVE.  Our Bride, Lin-Ann, has captured the expressions of love from her wedding day in the passage below.

“The day of the wedding was magical, dream-like and very emotional. I felt like a mini celebrity and also so relaxed. Given that it was such an intimate event it was so amazing to be able to spend time talking, sharing, dancing with each and every one of our guests and our closest family. The ceremony was so moving!  From Keoni’s beautiful words and Hawaiian traditions to the very special presence of my best friend Linda reading a poem I wrote, to my mother’s touching and emotional words when she blessed our wedding rings. Ben was also extremely emotional at the sight of his daughter coming down the aisle as our flower girl–as his mind was set in fast-forward to years later when she would one day come down the aisle as a bride. What a very special day indeed that we were not only united as a couple, but finally felt complete as a family. 

The Big Island was a no-brainer for our destination wedding because I love the beach and ocean.  I had always dreamed of a beach or oceanside wedding and Ben was going to be teaching a field study course at Volcano National Park!  It was important to us to incorporate aspects of traditional Hawaiian culture into our special day because it is so aligned with the openness of heart and spirit that is at the center of our relationship. That is why there were Hawaiian phrases incorporated into all aspects of the event, including “E Komo Mai” welcome bags waiting in the hotel rooms for our guests who traveled from so far away, “I ho’okahi kahi ke aloha” on our invitations (Be one in love), “mahalo nui Loa” on our letterpress thank you cards, etc….and of course the phrase and title for our wedding event, “Kipona Aloha” truly captures the deep love that Ben and I have cultivated in our relationship.”

Wedding Design and Coordination:  Bliss in Bloom
Floral Design:  Bliss in Bloom
Rentals and Lighting:  Hawaii Island Events
Catering:  Paradise Gourmet
Cake:  Food for Thought
DJ: Tiger Jones Productions
Photography:  Ruthanne Photography

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Bliss in Bloom Floral Highlights

It’s no secret that we LOVE flowers.  Our creations add a unique beauty and personality to each and every event.  At Bliss in Bloom, the art of Floral Design is a true expression of love and joy.  We feel so fortunate to be able to share that love and joy through our work!

Special thanks to Ruthanne Photography for these fantastic images of our Flowers!

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The Love Doctor

What can I say about these two?  I just fell in love with them as a couple.  Not only for how lovely they were as human beings, but because of their evident, outward and deep love for each other.  They met each other during their Residencies in Seattle, fell in love and decided that the Big Island was the perfect spot to say, “I do.”  Leslie reached out to Bliss in Bloom for her Wedding and Floral Design in addition to Event Coordination and we were thrilled to assist her with her Wedding.

This Event was flawless.  It began with a heartfelt and traditional Hawaiian Wedding Ceremony.  It was followed by a beautiful cocktail hour, games and family photos by the sea.   A stunning dinner was provided by Paradise Gourmet on the Hale Ohia Kai lanai with our signature Kona sunset in the background.  Does it get any better???  Yes it does!  DJ Tiger Jones provided the BEST after party EVER and we danced the night away…

It was our pleasure and complete joy to be a part of this intimate destination wedding that was focused on everything that is truly important in life…loving family, great friends, giant smiles, a rocking good time and true love.

Floral Design:  Bliss in Bloom
Event Design:  Bliss in Bloom
Wedding Coordination:  Bliss in Bloom
Catering: Paradise Gourmet
Music: DJ Tiger
Location:  Hale Ohia Kai
Photography:  Ruthanne Photography

Bride on Lava

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Beach Bungalow Wedding

Wedding Coordination:  Bliss in Bloom
Event Design:  Bliss in Bloom assisted the Bride
Florals:  Bliss in Bloom
Photography:  Julie Harmsen Photograpy

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Amazing Florals

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