2007

 1285. “Thank you” – Jim and Karen from Chino Valley, AZ – 12/26/7 – 15 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1284. “Thank you that was a beautiful ceremony” – Jim and Tori – 12/19/7 – 5 guests at Living Stones Church

1284. “That was a real tear jerker” – Pierceson and Melissa from Kailua-Kona, HI – 8 guests at Kona Church of God (Melissa is a good friend and I was so glad she chose to get married here at her church. Our church is decorated so beautifully here during Christmas. It was a very lovely ceremony)

1283. “Thank you” – Jeff and Carol from Brielle, NJ – 12/9/7 – The Four Seasons Hualalai Wedding Beach

1282. “Thank you” – George and Mimi from Los Angeles, CA – 11/28/7 – 25 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1281. Shigeru and Kumiko from Tokyo, Japan – 11/23/7 – 2 guests at St. Peters By The Sea

1280. David and Kaoru from Japan – 11/20/7 – 12 guests at Palm Grove at the Fairmont Orchid

1279. “Thank you very much” – Spencer and Diane from Kent, England – 11/17/7 – 2 guests at Bridal Falls at the Fairmont Orchid

1278. “Thank you” – Masatsugu and Wakako from Japan – 11/17/7 – 4 guests at the Wedding Chapel at the Sheraton Keauhou

1277. “Thank you very much” – Satoru and Yoshiko from Japan – 11/13/7 – Kings Knoll at the Waikoloa Marriott (I haven’t done a wedding here in many years. I looked up before the ceremony and a small break in the clouds revealed the summit of Mauna Kea with all the observatories. I looked up again during the ceremony and there was a huge rainbow reaching into the heavens – beautiful)

1276. “Aregato” – Kouichi and Manami from Japan – 11/12/7 – 4 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1275. “Thank you” – Steve and Donna from Newburyport, MA – 11/11/7 – Four Seasons Hualalai Wedding Beach

1273. “Thank you so much” – Casey and Sara from Corona, CA – 11/10/7 – 5 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1272. “I really like it here” – Shanon and Alana from Kailua-Kona, HI – 11/10/7 – 4 guests at Kona Church of God

1271. “Aregato” – Kazumasa and Machiko from Japan – 11/9/7 – 8 guests at Turtle Bay at the Fairmont Orchid

1270. “Thank you so much” – Daniel and Susan from Brentwood, CA – 11/7/7 – 15 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding

1269. Tsutomu and Chisato from Japan – 11/7/7 – 5 guests at Turtle Bay at the Fairmont Orchid

1268. “Thank you” – from Mark and Tonia from Brownsburg, IN – 11/6/7 – 2 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding

1267. “Thank you so much for being with us on our special day and performing the ceremony! Wayne and I are still getting comments back on your words of wisdom . . .” – Wayne and Tabatha from Lancaster, PA – 11/3/7 – 22 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Palace Gardens

1266. “Thanks Keith” – Robin and Cayla from Holualoa, HI – 11/2/7 – 25 guests at St. Peters By The Sea

1265. “Aregato gozai mas” – Akihiro and Ai from Japan – 10/26/7 – St. Peters By The Sea

1264. “Thank you for everything” – Kai and Tomoe from Japan – 10/26/7 – 12 guests at Coconut Grove at the Fairmont Orchid

1263. “That was a great ceremony. Thank you so much” – Rick and Charlotte from North Salt Lake, UT – 10/25/7 – 16 guests at the Mauna Lani Milo Tree

1262. “Aregato gozai mas” – Yasuhito and Aya from Japan – 10/22/7 – 5 guests at Coconut Grove at the Fairmont Orchid

1261. “Thank you!” – Jon and Amy from Seattle, WA – 10/20/7 – 30 guests at Coconut Grove at the Fairmont Orchid

1260. “Aregato gozai mas” – Shinji and Satomi from Japan – 10/17/7 – Coconut Grove at the Fairmont Orchid

1259. “Aregato” – Nobukazu and Ayako from Tokyo, Japan – 10/13/7 – 40 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1258. “That was great” – John and Michelle from Kailua-Kona, HI – 10/12/7 – Kukio Beach (John and Michelle are friends of mine. They were baptized right before we started the wedding ceremony. 2 baptisms and a wedding all at once, even I was overwhelmed!)

1257. “Your words were perfect, it was if you had known us a long time” – Jeff and Deonya from Murrieta, CA – 10/7/7 – Their 3 children joined them for a 10th anniversary renewal of vows at Coconut Grove at the Fairmont Orchid (what a nice family. God blessed you with one of the best sunsets!)

1256. “Thank you” – Teddy and Minah from Karawang Indonesia – 10/1/7 – 2 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village

1255. “We enjoyed everything” – Sofian and Yenni from Sunnyvale, CA – 9/29/7 – 40 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1254. “Thank you so much for helping to make our special day so unforgettable. We will never forget the wonderful message you gave us that day. Thank you also for the encouraging letter and great words of advice and wisdom. We really enjoy having date night. It is a wonderful way to remember how you fell in love. We plan to visit Kailua soon and hope to catch you at your church. May God bless you and give you peace. Mahalo.” – Travis and Jadria from Columbia, MI – 9/26/7 – 7 guests at Hapuna Beach

1253. “Aregato” – Hiroyuki and Yoshimi from Japan – 9/20/7 – St. Peters By The Sea

1252. “Thank you. This was the best” – Dan and Wendy from Clarksburg, MD – 9/15/7 -20 guests at the Eva Parker Cottage at the Mauna Lani

1251. “Aregato” – Masato and Kaori from Japan – 9/10/7 – St. Peters By The Sea

1250. “Everything you said was just right” – Arie and Ashley from Dover, DE – 9/7/7 – 2 guests at Turtle Point at the Fairmont Orchid

1249. “Thank you” – Terry and Wanda from Houston, TX – 9/1/7 – 25 guests at the Eva Parker Cottage at the Mauna Lani

1248. “Beautiful ceremony” – Kevin and Angela from Houston, TX – 8/31/7 – 4 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1247. “Aregato” – Satoshi and Akiko from Tokyo. Japan – 8/29/2007 – 7 guests at the Fairmont Orchid

1246. “That was a nice ceremony” – George and Patricia from Yorba Linda, CA – 8/26/7 – 5 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1245. “Aregato” – Hiroko and Noboru from Japan – 8/24/7 – 2 guests for a 37th anniversary revewal of vows at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1244. “Thank you Keith – that was great” – Patrick and Deanna from Las Vegas, NV – 8/6/7 – 10 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1243. “Thank you” – Scott and Raquel from Austin, TX – 8/4/7 – 8 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1242. “Thank you” – Nick and Kim from Franklin, TN – 8/1/7 – 10 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1241. Thank you” – Carl and Valerie from New York, NY – 7/29/7 – 10 guests at Eva Parker Cottage at the Mauna Lani (The guest list included a couple who had been married in this same spot 20 years ago!)

1240. “Thank you” – Rod and Sara from Evanston, IL – 7/21/07 – Coconut Grove at the Fairmont Orchid

1239. “That was beautiful” – Trey and Marla from Fayettville, AR – 7/4/4 – 6 guests at the Royal Seacliff Resort for a 10th anniversary renewal of vows ceremony

1238. Thank you, that was beautiful” – Shane and Lee-Ann from Benton, AR – 7/2/7 – 22 guests at the Wedding Beach at Four Seasons Hualalai (what a great couple)

1237. “Thank you so much” – Cy and Jane from Kailua-Kona, HI – 6/28/7 – 60 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Palace Lawn (It is always great to do weddings for the people who live and work here. We had lots of friends in the crowd. We were able to be part of a great reception in the Water’s Edge Ballroom. First Class!)

1236. “Aregato” – Atsushi and Chiyo – 6/28/7 – 4 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1235. “Thank you” – Andrew and Vivian 6/26/7 – 3 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1234. “Aregato” – Kentaro and Kazumi from Japan – 6/26/7 – the Fairmont Orchid Coconut Grove

1233. “Thank you” – Jorge and Dina Castro from La Mesa, CA – 6/23/7 – 100 guests at Kona Village Resort

1215-1232 “I cried, that really meant a lot” – Chris & Melanie , Mike & Danuta , Tim & Debbie , Michael & Susan , Matt & Nicki, Joe & Becky, David & Mary, Richard & Linda, James & Lorri, Norm & Debbie, Dan & Barb, James & Delia, Afton & Jill, Philip & Shirley , James & Shellie , Craig & Donna , James & Jeanne – 6/23/7 – mass ROV ceremony at the Fairmont Orchid with Indiana Insurance

 1214. “You must really love someone if you marry them twice” – Mike and Ginia from Naperville, IL surprise renewal of vows ceremony at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1213. “Aregato” – Shinichi and Takako from Tokyo, Japan – 6/18/7 – 25 guests at Eva Parker Cottage at the Mauna Lani

1212. “Thank you” – Steven and Julie from Modesto, CA – 6/15/7 – 35 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Palace Lawn

1211. “Thank you so much for blessing us” – Brian and Tracey from Olathe, KS – 6/13/7 – the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1210. “Thank you” – Nathan and Cecilia from Rantoul, IL – 6/11/7 – 30 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel  1209. “Thank you” – Kevin and Rebecca from San Antonio, TX – 6/9/7 – 25 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Palace Lawn 

1208. “Great ceremony” – Simon and Stephanie from Napa, CA – 6/6/7 – 30 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Palace Lawn

 1207. “Keith this was very special” – David O’ and Birgit – 6/6/7 – HokuKanu at Hokuli’a 

 1206. “Thanks” – Michael and Christy from San Jose, CA – 6/3/7 – 50 guests at Living Stones Church

1205. “Thank you so much, It was a great ceremony” – Blair and Kristina from Chicago, IL – 50 guests at Palm Grove at the Four Seasons Hualalai

1204. “Aregato” – Yohei and Sayaka from Tokyo, Japan – 6/2/7 – 10 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1203. “Aregato” – Norito and Takiko from Tokyo, Japan – 6/1/7 – 6 guests at St. Peter’s By The Sea

1202. Michael and Karen from Las Vegas, NV – 5/30/7 – The Gardens at the Four Seasons Hualalai

1201. “Thank you” – Justin and Karen from Ypsilanti, MI – 5/28/7 – 12 guests at the Island at Kona Village

1200. “Thank you” – Rubesh and Carrie from Columbus, OH – 5/26/7 – 10 guests at the Wedding Tree at the Four Seasons Hualalai

1199. “That was great” – Glen and Chris from Crowley, TX – 5/24/7 – the Hilton Waikoloa Village Pebble Beach

1198. “Aregato” – Hajime and Wakako from LA, CA – 5/24/7 – 6 guests at Coconut Grove at the Fairmont Orchid

1197. “Thank you” – Darren and Brandy from Corvallis, OR – 5/14/7 – 5th anniversary renewal of vows at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1185 – 1197. “Thanks so much” – John and Colleen – Daniel and Kathryn – Michael and Joan – Karl and Vickie – Ralph and Wanda – Carl and Joan – James and Betty – Ralph and Meg – Charlie and Drew – Edward and Joanne – Christopher and Carla, Ken and Mary, Mark and Jenn – 5/10/7 – mass ROV ceremony at the Fairmont Orchid with Montgomery Insurance (I had never done anything like this, but it was great fun and I received many positive comments about the ceremony.)

1184. “We really liked your song” – Dai and Miho from Tokyo – 5/9/7- 20 guests at Living Stones Church (The musician didn’t show so I played and sang the music. It is always fun to do something different)

1183. “Thank you” – John and Kathleen from Montara, CA – April 21, 2007 – 30 guests at the Kona Village Resort

1182. “Thank you” – Joe and Sheila from Amityville, NY – 4/18/7 – 10 guests at Kona Coast Resort

1181. Aregato gozai mas – Tadataka and Reiko from Japan – 4/15/7 – 5 guests at St. Peter’s by the Sea

1180. “I can’t tell you how many compliments I got on the service. We were totally impressed and blown away” -Devin and Edna from Captain Cook, HI – 4/15/7 – 50 guests at Aio pio Beach at Kaloko National Park

1179. “Thank you for performing our ceremony. I wanted to let you know the words in the service were the most beautiful I had ever heard at a wedding. You helped make our wedding truly a dream come true. Blessings to you and your family” – Mike and Barbara from Crescent City, CA – 4/7/7 – the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1178. Omar and Kristy from Kailua-Kona, HI – 3/25/7 – 30 guests at Aio pio Beach at Kaloko National Park

1177. “Awesome job” – Chad and Joan Tucker from Henderson, NV – 3/15/7- 55 guests at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Lawn 

1176. “Beautiful ceremony” – Rex and Vickie from Brighton, MI – 3/14/7 -4 guests at Pahoehoe Park

1175. “Thank you” – Jack and Sheryl – 3/10/7 – 7 guests at St. Peter’s by the Sea

1174. “Thank you so much Keith” – Dennis and Annette 2/24/7 – 6 guests at the The Fairmont Orchid Coconut Grove

1173. Bill and Lynda from Simi Valley, CA – 2/14/7 – 15 guests at the Royal Kona Resort

1172. Michael and Christy from Merrill, WI – 2/14/7 – Kona’s Old Airport Beach North End

1171. “We wanted to thank you for making our wedding ceremony so special. We were delighted by the personal touches that you included. It was a pleasure to meet you before the wedding and to get to know you. Thank you also for sending us the wedding notes and for your thoughtful letter. You made our wedding day extra special. Blessings” – Brian and Susi from El Dorado Hills, CA – 2/10/7 – 30 guests at Living Stones Church

1170. “Aregato” – Hisao and Yuko from Japan – 1/29/7 – Christ Episcopal Chrurch

1169. “Aregato” – Shuhei and Noriko from Japan – 1/26/7 – the Fairmont Orchid

1168. “Aregato” – Takeshi and Akane from Japan – 1/25/7 – St. Peter’s By The Sea

1167. “Aregato” – Kuniaki and Takako from Japan – 1/22/7 – the Fairmont Orchid

1166. Robert and Marsha from Powell, OH – 12/2/7 – the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wedding Chapel

1165. Peter and Ana from Watermill, NY – 1/1/7 – Kona’s Old Airport Beach North End (We did this at 7:30 AM. This may have been the first Hawaiian wedding of the new year)

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