Found My Forever – Philip & Rachael’s Hawaii Beach Elopement

March 17, 2022

Last week, we had the pleasure of helping Philip and Rachael tie the knot under the soft sunset! Our stunning couple’s Hawaii beach elopement was intimate, scenic, and romantic. Most importantly, everything about this ceremony was flawless! Keep scrolling, and you’ll find reasons to adore this event too!

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Although Philip and Rachael had no guests in attendance, they ensured their friends and family could experience this occasion. Gaucho Visuals was the videographer, and they recorded this event effortlessly. Now all of our gorgeous couple’s loved ones can celebrate with them!

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The Peaceful Hawaii Beach Elopement

This delightful duo came to the sandy shores separately. First to arrive was Philip! Our groom looked sharp in his navy suit — his attire will pair perfectly with his deep green maile lei. Next was Rachael, and she made a graceful entrance onto the beach. Rachael makes an exquisite bride; her gown is elegant, and styling by Simply Beauty Maui is chic! Above all, we like how graciously her vibrant bouquet and flower crown from Dellables complements her and Philip’s sophisticated outfits!

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Our Couple’s Story

Rachael and Philip’s story began when they met at the University of Colorado in Boulder in 2007. Then in 2016, they got engaged in the Gardens of Eze in Southern France! Currently, our charming couple lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. You can find them enjoying the outdoors or exploring the world together in their free time! Lastly, our lovely couple decided to elope in Maui because they wanted this event to reflect their adventurous spirit! Rachael and Philip wanted to feel the same excitement they have whenever they visit a new destination.

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After Reverend Joe Miles pronounces this radiant duo husband and wife, it was time for the cake-cutting ceremony! Soulfull Bakery provided our couple with a beautiful gluten-free treat.

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However, we can see how in love our newlyweds are, thanks to the portraits by Karma Hill Photography. Philip and Rachael are smiling blissfully and glowing with joy in every shot! Not to mention, their photos capture the many adorable looks of affection they shared. Their ecstatic energy makes every Hawaii beach elopement photo look more intimate and romantic!

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Ironwoods Beach and its breathtaking backdrops created a dreamy ambiance for this evening! The ivory sand, foamy sapphire waves, and dramatic lava rocks are a few of our favorite landscapes. Then, as the sun continued to set, a spectrum of delicate shades decorated the sky. These enchanting hues paired with the epic cliffs made a fairytale background for these pictures!

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Hawaii Beach Elopement – Session Details

Time of Day: Sunset

Maui Wedding Photographer: Angelica from Karma Hill Photography

Beach Location: Ironwoods Beach

Hawaii Beach Elopement: Simple Maui Wedding

Onsite Coordinator: Diana from Simple Maui Wedding

Maui Minister: Rev. Joe Miles

Wedding Florals: Rustic Hawaiian Bouquet by Dellables

Hair & Makeup: Simply Beauty Maui

Videographer: Gaucho Visuals

Wedding Cake: Soulfull Bakery Maui

Check out another wedding in Hawaii here: https://simplemauiwedding.net/krista-ians-maui-beach-elopement/ 

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