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Whew!! Getting some greenery and beaches up in this blog is a breath of fresh air since the last few have been frigid and wintery. This sweet session in Queen Liliuokalani Gardens in Hilo, Hawaii is a total dream! I had so much fun working with Levi and Shakti, they were all laughs and smiles and down for anything. We got to explore the gardens and see some of the most amazing trees, plants, and flowers. I’m still in awe of how green and lush it was! After exploring the gardens we went to Coconut Island, waded in the water and sat in the sand. Being a photographer in Alaska has many perks, but the Big Island spoiled me with its warm climate for this Hawaii engagement session

Couple sitting on steps hugging and laughing in black and white

With my remaining time in Hawaii, I got to do a lot of exploring, walking the beach, hiking waterfalls and eating yummy food at various restaurants (show of hands, who else loves eating good food while on vacation? I always way overspend, but my tummy is happy haha!). Hunter was working while we were there so I did a lot of wandering by myself. It was still fun though! I’m definitely going back someday, Hawaii is, after all, only a hop skip and a jump away! Also, I think “Alaska and Hawaii Wedding Photographer” has a nice ring to it 😉Couple sitting on steps snugglingCouple standing under pink flower tree laughing Couple laughing and snuggling on a sandy beachCouple holding hands and walking into the water Couple is holding hands and spinning in circles laughing Couple is kissing on sandy beach

Looking to get engagement photos in Hawaii?

I’m 100% in! Seriously, I am on a plane headed your way now! Okay, maybe not, but I definitely can be! Getting married in Hawaii? Even better! Alaska is just a flight away and I would love to be a part of your adventure. Let’s get in touch!

A couple hugging on a beach laughing and smiling A couple kissing romantically on the beach A couple standing in the water, detail shot of their feet and she is on her tip toes Couple standing in the water holding hands and kissing during hawaii engagement session

Let’s go to Hawaii! (And beyond!)

If you haven’t already, go check out my Details page to see my travel itinerary! Then let’s add some new destinations! My goal this year is to travel as much as I possibly can, and with that goal has come SO many opportunities and I’m so incredibly excited about the rest of my trips this year. So let’s go ahead and fill next year to the brim with some adventures together, how’s that sound?

Couple is sitting on the beach, fingers interlaced Couple snuggling on the beach laughing Couple almost kissing romantically during hawaii engagement sessionThis garden was full of such incredible plants and flowers and the beach was so so nice. I loved every minute of this session!

Couple almost kissing romantically


Hawaii Engagement Session in Queen Liliuokalani Gardens

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