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One of the wonderful things about being a photographer in Hawaii is the chance I have to meet families from out of town when they come here for a family adventure! That was the case with the Durham Family , and I was so excited to meet them. When we met up for the session on […]

Durham Family | Oahu Family Adventure Session | Haole Girl

February 21, 2017

Aulani Disney Resort

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I love doing family photo sessions, because every family has their own special signature style to bring to a session—and the Cruz-Montanez family was no exception. It took us a few tries to finally meet up and do this session because of ill-timed rainy weather, but we finally got the perfect sunset setting for their […]

Cruz-Montanez Family Session | Haole Girl

February 14, 2017

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Over the years, I have been fortunate enough to do mini sessions around the holidays with clients both new and old. I love getting to reconnect with some of them at the end of a year and to capture new, smiling faces filled with holiday cheer! This year’s theme was “vintage.” For the mini sessions, […]

Christmas Mini Sessions 2016 | Honolulu Family Photographer | Haole Girl

January 24, 2017


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The third time’s a charm with the Moffet family! We had to reschedule their shoot three times because of the weather, but finally, we were able to get a lovely family session out on the west side of Oahu. The evening was perfect for this intimate session, and the sky provided a great natural backdrop. […]

Moffet Family | Hawaiian Sunset Family Session | Haole Girl

January 19, 2017

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For the last few years, I have been lucky enough to be the Smith family’s photographer. I’ve been able to cover several milestones and family sessions for them, and it’s always a blast, so it’s a little bittersweet to see them leave the island. Sweet little baby Gabby has never been a fan of photos. […]

Smith Family | West Side Aloha Session | Haole Girl

January 17, 2017

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