Meant To Be You – Sara & James’ Oahu Elopement

September 21, 2023


Last Updated on April 18, 2024 by Karma Hill

Love knows no bounds, and for Sara and James, their journey and Oahu elopement is a testament to that! In a world where working from home has become the norm, they found solace in each other’s company. With their shared love for video games, books, and all things nerdy (in their own words!), their connection grew stronger by the day. And when sparks flew on a dating app, destiny had something extraordinary in store for them.

Their first date was nothing short of magical. Nerdvana, a coffee shop that truly lived up to its name, witnessed the birth of their love story. They talked for hours, engrossed in each other’s stories and passions. From that moment on, it was clear that they were meant to be together!

Fast forward to last year, during a vacation to Disneyland. It was there, amidst the enchantment and joy, that James seized the perfect opportunity to pop the question. It was a sweet moment that filled their hearts with even more love and excitement. They knew then that an intimate celebration of their vows was calling them in Hawaii…

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Hawaii Called Us

Originally planning to get married in Maui, the wildfires led them to change their plans and embrace the neighboring island of Oahu. Our coordinators made the transition seamless and easy for our happy pair. And what a breathtaking decision it turned out to be! As they stood on the serene Waialae Beach, the sun casting its golden hues upon them, Sara and James radiated pure happiness.

Their Oahu elopement was casual, relaxed, and everything they had dreamt of. With just the two of them, hand in hand, they exchanged their heartfelt vows. Their love shone brightly against the picturesque backdrop of Oahu’s beauty. It was a romantic and intimate celebration, perfectly tailored to their unique bond.

Looking at the photos of their special day, one thing is crystal clear – Sara and James are blissfully in love. Their smiles are contagious, their happiness overflowing. They proved that true love transcends any obstacle and that being true to oneself is the key to a fulfilling relationship! The golden lighting created a magical atmosphere for their first newlywed moments. The new Mr. & Mrs. soaked up all the love in the moment and let the waves lap at their feet without a care in the world!

Congratulations, Sara and James! May your love continue to grow, and may your adventures always bring you joy. Here’s to a lifetime of love, laughter, and creating new memories together!


Oahu Beach Wedding Coordination: Simple Oahu Wedding

Beach Wedding Package: Originally Maui Elopement Package #1

Onsite Coordinator: Vy of Simple Oahu Wedding

Oahu Beach Wedding Location: Wai’alae Beach Park

Florals: Leis, Vibrant Rustic Hawaiian Bouquet by Sweet Blossoms Hawaii

Minister for Oahu Wedding: Justin Phillips

Videographer: Stephan Boeker Films

Oahu Wedding Photography: Megan of Karma Hill Photography

Check out another Oahu beach wedding on our blog here!

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Karma Hill is the owner of Karma Hill Photography, Simple Maui Wedding, Simple Oahu Wedding, and Simple Hawaii Wedding, marking a significant presence in the Hawaii wedding community since 2007. With a wealth of experience and a vast collection of informative posts on weddings and photography in Hawaii, Karma Hill offers unparalleled expertise. Explore the world of photography and wedding planning across Hawaii by visiting Karma's websites.

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