Based out of Honolulu, Hawaii, Savvy Weddings is a full-service Wedding Planning Company servicing Oahu, Maui, Kauai, the Big Island and the Continental U.S. Richard and Jennifer feel privileged to be a part of each couple’s special day, whether it is a destination wedding for 2 or a grand affair for 500. From conception to execution, they have a passion for creating flawless wedding memories and have earned a reputation for hard work and exceptional service among clients and industry professionals. Savvy Weddings is committed to providing personalized, professional and comprehensive wedding planning.
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CCollectively, Richard and Jennifer have over twenty-eight years of event planning experience. Richard started out in the industry with a small company called “Table Talk,” and since landed himself at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in beautiful Waikiki. Jennifer got her first taste in the industry through a family run restaurant where she managed the catering aspect of the business. Subsequently, Jennifer took an Event Manager position with the Hilton Anchorage in Alaska which shortly after launched her to the Hilton Hawaiian Village. There she remained until Richard and Jennifer founded Savvy Coordination.
Together they form the ideal partnership for wedding planning with their unique strengths that also complement each other. Richard brings his vast event knowledge to the table along with his innovative designs and concepts from Savvy Elements, our sister company specializing in custom built event props. He enjoys the challenge of meeting every couple’s expectations to the fullest. From concept to reality, Richard prides himself in making each event a memorable success.
Jennifer’s top attributes are her impeccable attention to detail and an uncanny ability to organize. Combined with her passion for seeing her couple’s visions transpire, the result is a unique and seamless wedding. With her beginnings in the restaurant industry, Jennifer perfected the ability to connect and understand each of her clients. Her drive is inspired by her love for family, weddings and coffee (as seen with her package names).
When not planning events, Richard and Jennifer enjoy spending time with their children in beautiful east Oahu. Richard being from the Islands and Jennifer coming from Alaska; they share a love for the outdoors that is passed on to the children. As a family they enjoy being involved in the community and giving back whenever possible.