Peter & Rikki-Lynn Lafaele

Peter & Rikki-Lynn Lafaele

One word to describe Kim is simply, AMAZING!! My husband and I thought about planning the wedding ourselves “assuming” it wouldn’t be too hard. We looked at venues, flowers, food and did research online till I gave in and decided to hire a wedding planner. From the very first phone conversation that I had with Kim I knew she would be perfect for us. As I told her my ideas for the wedding and what I already had planned, she told me straight up what would work with our budget and wouldn’t instead of just going with it. I appreciated it so much. With me already having two kids she worked around my schedule and what was convenient for me. She knew exactly what I was thinking especially when it came to incorporating my brothers into the wedding. Kim is a modern day “fairy godmother”. When you think you’ve hit rock bottom and your dream wedding is slowly drifting away from you, Kim and her team simply amazes you with more than you thought was even possible. I cant thank you her enough for EVERYTHING she has done to make my wedding more than the best day of my life. Peter & Rikki-Lynn Lafaele Married on 7/30/16 Photography By: Erving Casem Venue: Ka Hale...

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Jeremiah & Tatum Bates

Jeremiah & Tatum Bates

If you are planning a destination wedding your first thoughts might be, oh this will be easy! And then you start thinking of all the things you need to do and then it gets overwhelming and you almost say “let’s just elope!” Or you can decide to hire a coordinator, but don’t just hire any coordinator, hire Kim of Exclusive Island Weddings! Our wedding was more than I could have ever dreamed of and it’s all thanks to Kim! She was so responsive, organized and made the entire planning process so much fun. You have ideas in your mind of what you want your wedding to look like, especially when planning a destination wedding and you only base it off pictures you’ve seen of the venue online but when it comes out looking more perfect than you had in your mind all I can say is thank you to our amazing coordinator. Let’s face it, planning any wedding can be stressful but after every phone meeting she put all my stress at ease! Kim made all our wedding dreams come true! Her and her staff were very professional, and helpful the day of the wedding and it turned out perfect! Kim always had an answer and was such a pleasure to work with! I can not thank her enough for making my wedding everything I ever could have dreamed of! I can not say it enough, Kim is the best of the best! Jeremiah & Tatum Bates Married on 10/13/16 Venue: Ka Hale Olinda Photographer: Rachael...

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Kalei & Joanna Awai

Kalei & Joanna Awai

I don’t even know where to begin or end with Kim Vares-Yonamine of Exclusive Island Weddings. We are forever indebted to her and her entire staff – they are so wonderful! Their work is AMAZING BEAUTIFUL, to say the least! Just phenomenal! We cannot thank her enough! She is absolutely a Godsend and we are forever grateful for her beautiful and most efficient work! She has got to be, thee best Wedding Planner in the entire world! Her execution was spot on magical! I’ve seen her work prior to getting engaged and I always knew that when it was my time to get married, she would be the one and only one that I would want as my Wedding Planner. She has great taste, she listens, she’s smart, she’s pretty, she’s patient and she’s very professional. And because of her great taste, she had a lot of equipment that we could use (that I wanted to use) for our wedding – at no extra charge. There are no hidden costs with Kim, she really is too generous. She’s worth every single penny and more, yet she is extremely fair and will go above and beyond to please her clients! I am probably one of the pickiest women alive (my husband will attest to this…and maybe even Kim 😉 – but Kim certainly surpassed my great expectations! Anyone looking for a Wedding Planner, I promise you, Kim is the best out there and she will not disappoint you! My Dream Wedding Kalei & Joanna Awai Married on 8/20/16 Venue: Kukahiko...

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Kyp & Carissa Kawamura

Kyp & Carissa Kawamura

Kim is by far the best wedding planner in the business! From the minute we hired Kim, she has exceeded all of our expectations. She was extremely helpful during the entire wedding planning process as she took our ideas and turned them into a reality. Kim assisted us in finding the perfect team of vendors that fit our vision and always made sure that we were getting the best bang for our buck. She was insanely organized and always kept us on track with our deadlines. She was accommodating and patient when we wanted to change or add things at the last minute. Since Kim was so honest and easy to work with, I was stress-free and able to enjoy every minute of planning. I had complete confidence in Kim that she would pull off a spectacular event and I can honestly say that it was beyond my wildest dreams. Despite super windy weather the day before and the morning of our wedding, Kim and her team were able to adapt and make the necessary changes needed to ensure that our wedding was still everything we imagined. I didn’t have to worry about anything because I knew that Kim would take care of it. She went above and beyond the call of duty and turned our venue into a fairy tale. Every single detail including the lighting, swag, and decorations were beautiful. The program ran smoothly and we were able to enjoy every magical moment. We cannot thank Kim enough for everything she has done for us!! Kyp & Carissa Kawamura Married on 7/9/2016 Venue: Ka Hale Olinda & Ocean Vodka Photographer: Erving Casem & Jarrett...

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Alwayne & Jenissa Failano

Alwayne & Jenissa Failano

Kim and her staff at Exclusive Island Weddings (EIW) made our dreams into reality. I’m used to planning events on my own, but my husband suggested to hire EIW so that I wouldn’t stress on our wedding day. That was the best suggestion ever. Kim was so easy to talk to and bounce ideas off of. There were things that my husband and I would have never thought to plan for. She was sure to keep us within budget, but still gave us an amazing wedding. Best on the island! Always & Jenissa Failano Married on 6/5/16 Photography By: Erving Casem & Jarrett Nanod Ceremony Venue: Andaz Wailea Reception Venue: Rainbow...

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