Weathering the Storm

What happens when events are already planned and Mother Nature decides to put a damper on things? Let’s find out by looking at a few recent events where we literally had to weather the storm to create event success. HURRICANE AVERTED: Believe it or not, this was the second year in a row when a potential hurricane threatened to ruin …

Refreshed Vintage Fundraisers

The saying that everything old eventually becomes new again certainly rings true when it comes to planning and producing vintage-style events. Over the past few years, Current Affairs has worked with a number of non-profit Clients to pay homage to bygone eras yet with a modern twist or two. Here is a closer look: IONA 360 Whoever said vintage had …

Honolulu Garden Club’s Tri-annual Flower and Horticultural Show

Vivid sights and floral smells overwhelmed the Honolulu Museum of Art from May 8-10, 2015, as the Garden Club of Honolulu held its tri-annual flower and horticultural show. As one of only three Garden Club of America major flower shows held across the country this year, this competitive event was much anticipated and a must-see. The architectural arrangements and diversity …

Hawaii Theater’s Annual Gala at Halekulani

Guests’ investigative skills were put to the challenge at the Marquee Mystery Annual Gala event held at the Halekulani, hosted by our friends at Hawaii Theatre. Wealthy Bostonian turned Honolulu socialite and philanthropist, Minerva Winterslip, gathered family and friends of Hawaii Theatre to announce her intentions for a generous gift she would bestow upon the Theatre. However, other Guests had …

Neighbor Island Escapes

Molokini Lookout Strategically placed in the heart of one of Maui’s finest golf courses and overlooking the island of Molokini, the Molokini Lookout is the perfect location for a rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony and any event, large or small. With its breathtaking views and romantic feel, The Molokini Lookout is one of our very favorite neighbor island escapes and one …

Unique Retreats

Iolani Palace For a truly royal affair, look no further than Iolani Palace, a Hawaiian national treasure and the only official state residence of royalty in the United States. Iolani Palace was the home to King Kalakaua, who built the palace in 1882, and Queen Liliuokalani, the final two monarchs of the Hawaiian Kingdom. Once a hub for social and …

Private Estates

Liljestrand The Liljestrand Estate is the idyllic location for a stunning wedding with its incredible panoramic views and romantic appeal. Many couples would love to say their “I Do’s” at this location with Diamond Head positioned picturesque in the background. The historic Liljestrand Estate lies atop Mount Tantalus and, as such, provides a cool breeze for a bride looking to …

The Circle of Excellence

This popular Mainland-based technology company was a return Client who requested that we plan an elaborate trio of events on the Big Island of Hawaii for 140 of its top Sales Associates. The Welcome Event was held on the Beach Tree Lawn of the Hualalai Resort and featured an introduction to the Big Island by bringing local purveyors, artists, and …

A Time for Appreciation

     Held at the beautiful Hale Kai Kohola estate, this event hosted 50 of Ben Bridge Jeweler’s most appreciated friends, and even some members of the Ben Bridge family. Uniqueness, style & craftsmanship were the branding focus points of this event.  Therefore, dutiful consideration was put into all details, especially the venue and the selection of a chef. In …

Bringing Wedding Visions to Life

Weddings are often signified by the joining of family and friends to celebrate the unity of a beloved couple. However, in order to make a wedding genuinely special, it must embody the unique dreams and desires of that specific couple. Couples envision their wedding day as being the happiest day of their lives, and it is our job to make …