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NO… not that kind of lay:) But you can get laid in Hawaii. Read about the history I have gathered below. Enjoy!

The Hawaiian Lei TraditionThe History of the Hawaiian Lei ~ The lei custom was introduced to the Hawaiian Islands by early Polynesian voyagers, who took an incredible journey from Tahiti, navigating by the stars in sailing canoes. With these early settlers, the lei tradition in Hawaii was born. Leis were constructed of flowers, leaves, shells, seeds, nuts, feathers, and even bone and teeth of various animals. In Hawaiian tradition, these garlands were worn by ancient Hawaiians to beautify themselves and distinguish themselves from others. The Maile lei was perhaps the most significant. Among other sacred uses, it was us...

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What’s next now that everyone can get married anywhere in America? Better-than superior customer service, that’s what, PERIOD. By this I mean, how is your coordinator, planner and wedding team providing for your needs? The business of weddings was relatively easy until June 26th this past year when the same sex marriage law was passed. The vigilant attention to the use of language came into play like never before. That’s the language of careful listening…. in the third way. Not disagree or agree but, “Be with” listening. This means exactly what it sounds like. Be. Here. Now. In the moment… for everyone. Be here physically, emotionally, mentally. Truly be with the person you are listening to. Ho...

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The Same-Sex Marriage law passed on June 26, 2015 so anyone can get married in America! If you've waited your whole life for this special day you have every reason to come to Hawaii and celebrate. This state has been same-sex friendly for almost 2 years prior to the passing of this bill. Our team here at Gay Marriage in Paradise has simply been waiting for you! What you will experience with us, you cannot find anywhere else. Sure, I am bragging about our five stars, and all of our positive Yelp reviews, because the truth is...we are just that amazing! We are about building relationships and not just a service that performs your ceremony on your wedding day. We support you in feeling your way in to the best day of your life. Yep, we are n...

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Aloha to those of you in Arkansas! I have been visiting Bentonville Arkansas up in the North West this week and I was so pleased to hear they decided NOT to follow Indiana in the "no-serve" law that discriminates against the LGBT community. For a moment I thought I might have to move here and become an activist for "Making Love Visible." I even sent a letter to the LBGT Equality Coalition in Fayetteville to see how I could support them in love and marriage. The good news is, at least up North here, the folks are welcoming. There is a sense of "Aloha" or charming old town hospitality that just makes this area so pleasing. Not to mention there was sunshine and a shower all in one afternoon that was relatively warm so it almost felt like ho...

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I have always been a lover of words. As a young girl I used to open the dictionary once a week and learn a new word... something that was challenging to say, memorable and had meaning. Who knew if would filter into my vocabulary in the world of weddings. This is a thoughtful business where calling someone the correct name is vitally important. Every couple is different with their vows and yet most dream of being called husband or wife in their ceremony. Really though it's more about respect and how to address a same sex couple. It's important for me to honor all our couples wishes, straight or gay. This is a benchmark day and respect is of the utmost important at GAY MARRIAGE IN HAWAII and I DO HAWAIIAN WEDDINGS .com

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Last year I had 6 weddings on Valentine's Day!!! This year I had none:( Well, one and that was booked late the day before and it had been changed numerous times already then rescheduled to Monday after all. I began to wonder why there were no calls, no inquiries, nada, nil, nothing, not a single ceremony to prepare for! I wondered what was happening or what wasn't happening for that matter.

Friday evening the 13th some friends popped over earlier and mentioned a storm front was due in and the winds would be about 60 miles per hour, a very odd weather system for this time of the year. Indeed the wind soon began to churn and whipped through the flowering Mango and Plumeria trees with random robust gusts causing branches to snap and fall ev...

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