Mia and Richard in Kauai, HI

Hula dancers entertained at the rehearsal luau. To help guests connect, Mia and Rich scheduled activities like outdoor yoga classes and themed cocktail nights throughout the week. Because they hired the same caterer for both the rehearsal dinner and reception, the bride and groom had leverage to ask for—and get!—a discount. And since they opted for buffets at each event, “We ended up saving a couple of thousand dollars on food,” says Mia.

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