It all started when a friend of mine was
visiting Maui. Shortly after she arrived she called to tell me about a business
that was for sale. I just jumped on a plane that day
and made the leap. I quit my job and went straight to the airport. That
is exactly what happened. I just knew that this was what I was meant to
be doing and everything I had done in my life had prepared me for it.
Once I was here I started doing weddings
right away. At first I was flying by the seat of my pants but my vendors
helped me. They all wanted to keep working so they were completely behind
my success. It was kind of a learn as you go business. In those days there
were only three wedding companies in Maui and the one I bought was the first
ever. After 25 years I am still learning. Locations and vendors do continually
change. Do I have to tell you how much Photography has changed? We have
gone from film to digital and even changed our offices from paper to computer.
Instead of mail we have email. I have had to grow rapidly along with the
business and I have had to learn a lot!
The one thing that has not changed is
my passion for helping couples plan their weddings on Maui. The best part
is when they get here and I actually meet them for the first time. I have
been very fortunate to meet a lot of wonderful couples and help them with
such an important day. I still love it as much as I did 25 years ago.
I am now writing a book about the past
25 years as a wedding planner and I hope to self publish it soon. I am also
trying to get a blog going to give free advice to couples that are planning
a destination wedding.
So that is enough about me and I hope
to see you in Maui real soon for your wedding adventure. Aloha!