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I have known Maggie and Jenn for a few years now. When I heard that they were pregnant, I hoped they would call me to do maternity photos! I was so happy when they did!! These two have been married for several years and had been hoping and wishing for a little baby to bless […]

Maggie and Jenn | Honolulu LGBT Maternity Session | Haole Girl

February 16, 2017

Hawaii LGBT Photography

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13 This summer, my amazing friends from The R2 Studio were on Oahu again. They really have a love for Hawaii! Seriously, although they are based in Arizona, they have a home here and visit at least a few times a year to shoot weddings, and have a little R&R. If you are getting married on […]

Reece Family | Hawaiian Mountain Family Session | Haole Girl

November 8, 2016

bellows family photographer

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I was contacted by Ashley a few weeks ago because she wanted pictures with her wife, Diamond, in the islands before they move to their next adventure.  We agreed to meet on the Westside of the Island. I had such a wonderful time, the undeniable spark between Ashley and Diamond radiated throughout their session. I […]

Ashley & Diamond | Honolulu Same Sex Aloha Session | Haole Girl

July 5, 2016

Hawaii LGBT Photography

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I was fortunate to meet Luz online through the AMPA (American Military Partner Association) about a year ago. She and her wife, Semira, were set to come to Hawaii for their next assignment. Recently, Luz mentioned on her Facebook page that they were looking for a photographer when they arrived on the island. I sent […]

Boone Family | Oahu Military LGBT Photographer | Haole Girl

May 5, 2016


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Nadine and her wife Afarin were planning a trip to the Islands for a belated honeymoon. She reached out to me a few weeks before they arrived on vacation. You see, if you can believe it, they did not have any wedding photos, as they made a quick dash to the courthouse to officially marry. Learning […]

Nadine & Afarin | Honolulu Equality Photographer | Haole Girl

February 18, 2016