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Luana Events

Kaneohe, HI View map
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 4.9 out of 5
118 reviews
$2,500 Package Price

About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$2,500 Package Price

Luana Events is a boutique event planning firm located in Kaneohe,
Hawaii on the island of Oahu. Luana means "to relax and enjoy" in
Hawaiian. We produce events with style, sophistication and innovation.
Our goal is to take the stress out of your special day and ensure that
you and your guests relax and enjoy your event. Luana Events offers a
number of services—from "day-of" coordination to full service
planning—based on your specific event requirements. We are happy to
evaluate your individual needs and work with you to develop a unique
package. Contact us today for your complimentary consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for day-of wedding coordination?

$2,500

What is the starting price for partial wedding planning?

$2,500

What is the starting price for full wedding planning?

$5,500

Do you offer an hourly rate?

Yes

What is the hourly rate?

$85

What wedding events do you provide services for?

Ceremony
Reception
Rehearsal Dinner

What wedding planning services do you offer?

Budget Analysis
Day-of Coordination
Event Design
Full Planning
Partial Planning
Timelines
Vendor Referrals

What weddings do you have experience planning?

Civil
Cultural
Destination
Double Weddings
Elopement
Eco-Friendly
Military
Non-Religious
Religious

How many planners are on your team?

1

118 Reviews

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Recommended by 99% of couples
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  • Kaila
    Kaila B. Getting married on 09/01/2022
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    I can't say enough great things!

    As I was beginning to plan my destination wedding, I found Luana Events through some of my initial google searches for a coordinator local to Oahu, and the amazing reviews were impossible to ignore. The reviews were accurate - Justine was incredible to work with every step of the way. She was very responsive, knowledgeable, and professional, and was so patient with our endless questions. I was intimidated by the idea of planning a destination wedding at first, but Justine made everything a total breeze. It was obvious to me after our initial phone call that she is excellent at what she does and has great rapport with vendors. She is so personable, friendly, and fun to work with. We were so devastated to have to cancel our Hawaii wedding plans due to COVID; even though postponing was an option and Justine went out of her way to provide us with all of the necessary information and accommodate a future date, we weren't able to make it work on our end. Even though I was so disappointed that we didn't get the chance to bring all of our plans to fruition and work with her in person, she made everything completely seamless and set the wedding coordinator bar very high. I HIGHLY recommend working with her, you won't be disappointed!
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    David N. Getting married on 07/05/2022
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    Impeccable and Brilliant Service

    There's so much that can be said of Luana Events and the brilliant services we received from Justine. My spouse and I originally planned on holding our wedding ceremony in O'ahu on May 31, 2020. We are from California so we knew that we would need an experienced wedding planner to help us from the outset. That's where Justine came in. Starting with our initial meeting, through each of the planning steps, Justine was incredibly patient with us as we meandered through various choices, changed our minds, then changed it again, asked for advice, and then changed it yet once again. To highlight some of the wonderful experiences we have with Justine, we struggled with finding the right venue - that is, we knew that we wanted to hold our wedding at Kualoa Ranch, but we could not determine which garden to choose. Since neither of us had been to Kualoa Ranch, we spent an exorbitant amount of time pouring over pictures and videos, but it was not until we "sat" down with Justine over Skype and walked through the pictures that we were able to have a comfort with our choice that we wouldn't have had otherwise. Justine explained to us the layout of the venue, how the ceremony would proceed based on our desired spot for the wedding arch, and what we could expect even regarding the grounds vis-a-vis high heels (pebbles, porous grounds, etc.). Justine was equally patient with us as we remained undecided as to the type of fares we wanted to have and kindly guided us as to what would work best for our projected guestlist. To clarify, my spouse and I are both Korean Americans, and we knew half our guests would be coming from Korea. As such, we knew many of our guests would like Korean fare. However, we also wanted more authentic Hawaiian food. Justine helped us navigate through those choices, and other difficult choices so that we could accommodate our dreams. Through this process we learned just how much we didn't know and how necessary it is to have a professional's guiding hand. This never became more apparent than recently as we had to unwind our wedding plans due to COVID-19. While it's probably fair to say that planning a wedding is probably more time consuming and stressful, unwinding a wedding is also stressful. Yet, despite the personal toll that Luana Events must have been also enduring during this pandemic, Justine never once waivered in her dedication to us, reaching out to us to share the news, to share next steps, and conferring with us in all matters. She was there every step of the way with us in helping us through the process of cancelling our wedding - that is, reaching out to all of the vendors - even though it must have been very difficult for her both as a professional and a caring, thoughtful individual. Yet, nonetheless, her consummate professionalism shined through every unnerving news. Without a doubt, Justine and Luana Events have helped us immeasurably. Hopefully no one (else) will have to ever experience unwinding their wedding plans, but we can say this with absolute certainty: we love Luana Events and Justine, and have absolute trust in their planning services, weddings and otherwise.
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    Rachel Married on 05/17/2022
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    Justine is the best

    Justine helped us have the wedding of our dreams. She was incredibly helpful, creative and flexible. Would highly recommend.

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner

Real Weddings

  • suketu & jessica
    90 photos · 05/25/2019

Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement
Mango Season Weddings Mango Season Weddings Wedding Bands

Justine Miller of Luana Events is a fantastic event planner and a wonderful, down-to-earth human being. Our band was recently hired to perform for the ceremony, reception and dance party portions of a wedding at Ke Iki Bungalows on the North Shore, and Luana Events was hired as the wedding planner and day-of event coordinator. We have had problems in the past with wedding planners being unresponsive or downright flaky prior to the event. Justine was completely professional and absolutely on the ball. She is very detail oriented, responsive, and, the best of all, you can tell she really cares that her client has the best wedding experience possible as evidenced in her care and attention to detail with all the vendors to make sure every moment happens exactly as planned. Some wedding planners treat their vendors poorly but Justine is caring, helpful, willing to go the extra mile if you need anything, will answer questions promptly, and is cool as a cucumber under pressure. She not only treated our relationship as if we were collaborators (versus "hired help") but I witnessed her great treatment of the other vendors as well, even when there were little hiccups throughout the day. There were several moving parts for Justine to manage on the day of the wedding and she handled each one with joy and professionalism. The day ran seamlessly, we always knew where and when we needed to be in place to perform, and the guests, and the bride and groom, had a fantastic day! Even though she had been on her feet for over 12 hours rushing around making sure every detail was covered Justine was there at the very end personally thanking guests for coming and cleaning up to make sure the bride and groom could go enjoy their bonfire on the beach with their friends and family. We highly recommend hiring Justine Miller and Luana Events for your next event or wedding. She is an A++! Much aloha to you, Justine! ~ Annie + Curt

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44-672 Kahinani Place Unit 1, Unit 1 Kaneohe, HI, 96744
8085611495
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