Bride is ecstatic with her Oahu wedding planner.

Elopements, micro-weddings, and large wedding celebrations all have one thing in common: the planning process can be extremely stressful. That’s why having a trusted team of vendors by your side is a must. On top of an epic photographer (wink, wink), hiring a local wedding planner is key to a stress-free day. But where do you even start the search? 

For couples dreaming of the ultimate Hawaii wedding, here are the best Oahu wedding planners, in no particular order, that’ll make your wedding planning journey a breeze. 

Esselle Weddings & Events — Stephanie

Esselle Weddings & Events is an Oahu wedding planning company that celebrates diversity. They recognize that every couple is different and every wedding should be too. They help couples build their dream celebration from scratch, which means you’ll have assistance every step of the way. Need help picking a venue? They have recommendations. Are catering options stressing you out? They’ve got you covered. Their “team of trustworthy, reliable and quality vendors that work together to make your wedding dreams a reality” are just one of their assets. 

Packages offered: 

Essential Wedding Coordination starting at $3,500 + Hawaii State Tax

Curated Wedding Planning and Coordination starting at $5,500 + Hawaii State Tax

Bespoke Wedding Planning and Coordination starting at $12,000 + Hawaii State Tax

Aloha Bridal Connections — Kelly

With over nine years of wedding planning experience, Aloha Bridal Connections is a dream team ready to bring your wedding vision to life. Their goal is to “modernize the wedding planning process,” working with couples wanting a celebration authentic to their love. The best part? They offer a variety of packages fit for any wedding timeline. 

If you’re searching for a wedding planner that’ll help you fully customize your big day and help hunt down personalized vendors, you’ll want to check out this trusted team’s packages. 

Packages offered: 

Basic Coordination starting at $2,799

Signature Coordination starting at $3,699

Premium Coordination starting at $5,499

Elite Coordination starting at $9,000

A Touch of You — Taryn

Since 2006, A Touch of You has been helping local and faraway couples plan the Hawaii wedding of their dreams from start to finish. From finding the perfect Oahu venue to curating a dream team of vendors, they do it all. The best part, this Oahu-based company offers a variety of packages catering to every type of couple.

They have packages allowing couples to be more hands-on, planning their own big day without having to worry about on-site tasks. But, they also have packages for couples that want a hands-off planning experience, letting their planning team take the reins. 

Packages offered: 

Touch Up Package 

Touched Package

Touched With Love Package 
Now that you’ve hired your dream wedding planner, it’s time to cross “find a wedding venue” off of your to-do list. From oceanfront venues to hidden garden estates, check out the best Oahu wedding venues this island offers.

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I create editorial imagery for free-spirited couples.

Crafting beautiful images that are unique and personal to each of my clients is what brings me joy. Whether you are eloping, having a wedding, or are interested in a creative concept, we will get to know each other, collaborate, and together, create works of art.

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Masha Sakhno is a wedding photographer and business coach based in Honolulu, Hawaii. Servicing the local area of Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Big Island and the surrounding areas. Specializes in capturing artistic portraits paired with unique storytelling moments to produce candid and emotional photography.