April 1, 2021
Debra and Marlo wanted an easy, relaxing, and fun wedding, so they figured what better way than to elope in Maui! Ironwoods set the stage with luminous views of the Pacific Ocean and plenty of sand for our couple to sink their feet into. We could not get enough of the fun energy shared between Debra and Marlo on their wedding day. Read on for all the sweet moments!
Over the last ten years, Debra has been visiting Maui with her girlfriends to celebrate her birthday. The islands have a special place in her heart. Debra and Marlo even plan to one day buy a house and join the community, to which we say, Aloha! What better place to elope than in your happy place? It was clear that Debra and Marlo seemed right at home. Marlo even sported slippers on his wedding day!
Debra and Marlo met online through a matchmaking service. After a local Starbucks meetup, they knew romance was in the stars! They have five children between them, Debra’s two sons and Marlo’s three daughters. They both enjoy doing projects around the house and playing with their Golden Retriever, Teddy.
Together for five years, Debra and Marlo have a great engagement story! While she was working in the hospital and getting ready to escort a patient into surgery for a cesarean, Debra heard someone say, “Why is that man in a tuxedo?” She took a quick peek in the security camera, and sure enough, there was Marlo, waiting by the entrance doors to her ward.
In full scrubs (with a mask and hat), Debra raced towards him. As soon as Marlo saw her, he plunged a hand into his jacket pocket. But before he could do anything, Debra announced, “You can’t do this right now! But will you ask me again soon?” Later that night, they went for a drive to get an ice cream cone, and there in the car, Marlo popped the big question. And, of course, she said YES! Keep scrolling for more of this beautiful couple!
Mahalo, Debra and Marlo, for selecting us to help you elope in Maui and make your wedding day dreams come true. You were so much fun to work with. We wish you all the happiness in the years ahead and send our fondest Aloha.
Time of Day: Sunset
Hawaii Wedding Photographer: Kela from Karma Hill Photography
Maui Beach Location: Ironwoods Beach
Maui Wedding Planner: Simple Maui Wedding
Onsite Coordinator: Kristen from Simple Maui Wedding
Maui Minister: Reverend Richardo
Wedding Florals: Anuenue Bouquet by Dellables
Hair and Makeup: MeiLi Autumn Beauty
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