OUR TEAM

About Us

Founded in 2016 by Patricia Thumann, nani weddings & events is a wedding and event planning company – based on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Nani, in the Hawaiian language means beautiful and pretty! Patricia and her team specialize in romantic elopements, intimate weddings & events.

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OUR TEAM

About Us

Founded in 2016 by Patricia Thumann, nani weddings & events is a wedding and event planning company – based on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Nani, in the Hawaiian language means beautiful and pretty! Patricia and her team specialize in romantic elopements, intimate weddings & events.

Hawaii Wedding Officiant- Patricia

Patricia

Owner, Planner & Officiant

Patricia has over 17 years of wide-ranging experience in professional event management and wedding planning. She has planned intimate affairs for 20 guests to more elaborate events for 5000 guests and has successfully completed projects all over Europe and the USA. Patricia is also a bilingual ordained minister and a state-licensed officiant.

Denise

Assistant Wedding Coordinator

Denise believes that the magic is in the details. Her goal is to create the best and most memorable day for our clients. When Denise doesn’t work, she’s most likely out and about exploring new hikes and beaches with her two sons & husband. With her love for traveling, Denise also fell in love with different cultures and communicating with people from all over the world.

Hawaii Wedding Officiants

Martin

Asst. Coordinator & Officiant

Martin is passionate about weddings and has excellent organizational skills. When he is not officiating weddings in Hawaii, Martin enjoys traveling the world and spending quality time with his amazing husband and their sweet dog. He looks forward to working with you on the most exciting day of your life. Martin is an ordained minister, state-licensed officiant and he speaks, English, German and Hawaiian.

Hawaii Wedding Officiant- Lucie

Lucie

Musician & Officiant

Lucie is a bilingual ordained minister and a state-licensed officiant. She is our “singing officiant” and plays and sings with the Ukulele for an additional fee. As a successful independent artist, Lucie has toured throughout the US and Europe. Her easy and warmhearted style soothes even the most anxious couple’s nerves. While not a native Hawaiian, Lucie can also blow the Hawaiian Pu’u (conch shell) before and after your ceremony.

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Kona + Hilo

Office Cats

Kona and Hilo are the resident Office Cats. Kona was adopted from a german shelter in 2013. Hilo was adopted in the same year, from a shelter in Spain. They enjoy watching printers, chasing each other and use every opportunity to join Skype Calls with clients. Kona and Hilo are not licensed to officiate or plan weddings in Hawaii.