With a wholehearted commitment to customer satisfaction, we ensure your special day is flawlessly executed, reflecting our versatile approach and deep respect for cultural heritage.
OWNER, LEAD DESIGNER
Sugako Johnson is a seasoned and highly accomplished wedding planner with over 20 years of experience in producing events in Hawaii. Fluent in both English and Japanese, she possesses a unique ability to bridge cultural gaps and understand the desires and expectations of couples from diverse backgrounds. Sugako's bilingual skills and genuine hospitality allow her to effectively communicate and collaborate with clients and guests, ensuring that their vision is understood and valued and they are well taken care of. With a keen eye for aesthetics and a proficiency in combining colors and textures, her events look cohesive and tasteful.
Sugako ensures that every aspect of each event is flawlessly executed. From sourcing the best venue to coordinating with all vendors involved, she makes sure to relieve stress and worry from clients, give clients personal and caring attention, and goes above and beyond to create an unforgettable Hawaii event that exceeds all expectations. From seasoned and new photographers, skilled floral designers to caterers who specializes in various cuisines and entertainment providers, Sugako collaborates with the best in the business to bring her clients' visions to life. With her guidance, couples can rest assured that every element of their wedding is in the hands of trusted and talented professionals.
Sugako graduated from Tsuda College in Tokyo with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies. She has been calling Hawaii home since 1998. She has planned and coordinated more than 500 weddings on the beautiful island of Oahu.
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I had a serendipitous encounter with my future husband, Harry, at Sandy Beach during a short vacation trip with my girlfriend in February 1997. Our love story blossomed, and in November 1998, I made the life-changing decision to move to Hawaii to marry him.
During my time working as a travel agent in Japan, I had the incredible opportunity to plan and execute a Thailand trip for my mother's choir group. It was a momentous occasion as my grandma obtained her first passport to join the adventure, creating unforgettable memories for our entire family.
Out of all the countries I've explored, Greece has captured my heart and become my recent favorite. From its picturesque islands to its rich history and delicious foods, Greece gave our family an opportunity to make fun memories.
Alongside my husband, I took on the challenge of DIYing our condo remodeling project. One of our proudest achievements was installing a brick wall in our living room. I love my brick wall!
It's no secret that I have a slight addiction to watching random channels on YouTube. Whether it's discovering new hobbies, learning intriguing facts, listening to old Japanese pop music, or simply keeping up with the latest news, YouTube serves as a delightful source of relaxation and amusement for me.
Motherhood has been an invaluable journey for me, as I am blessed with two wonderful daughters named Jessica and Mia. Through raising them, I've discovered the true meaning of love and have come to see my children as my greatest treasures and the legacy I leave behind.
We absolutely adore our furry friend, Cherry, our half Pug and half Jack Russell companion. On weekends, my husband and I often drive around the island with Cherry and soaking up the sun at the beach or watch the sunset together.
Hawaii holds a special place in my heart, as I have spent almost half of my life on the beautiful islands. Through embracing the local culture and immersing myself in the island way of life, I proudly consider myself a 100% island woman.
I love exploring diverse eateries and discovering new chefs regularly. Honolulu, a haven for food enthusiasts, offers an exquisite array of dining experiences. From casual local Hawaiian food to the artistry of Sushi, I enjoy them all!