Capt Ken Middleton
Originally from the Pacific Northwest and ready for a career change,
Capt. Ken sailed to/from Hawaii and the mainland a few times in the
early 1980ís before settling down here for good. Ken worked as a captain
aboard various dinner cruise, sailing, diving & fishing charter vessels
for the next year as he started up his own firm,
Tradewind Charters &
Weddings. He has grown
the company into a full service Five Star operation that caters to
corporate groups, families and wedding couples that desire the very best
service available in the islands. Specializing in unique wedding
locations above, on and below Oahu, he and his staff look after every
need of wedding couples to make their experience delightful and
stress-free. Ken and his wife, Rosalie also operate
Secrets Beach House, a very private vacation rental home you'll want to check
out for your stay in the Islands. Youíll often hear their 10 year old son and
7 year old daughter chattering in the background when
talking with Ken.
As a dedicated long time
photographer, Tony and his associates have shot fashion and news
photography, specialize in wedding photography and will provide you with
the latest cutting edge digital photographic services. An expert in
digital photo albums, you'll want to take a
serious look at ordering one of these museum quality heirlooms to share
your wedding day memories. Be sure to set an appointment with our
office so you can see firsthand one of these works of art.
Tony is also an actor
who you can see in action on one of the most
watched TV shows, "LOST" as well as other shows filmed in our beautiful
islands of Hawaii.
Capt. Ralph Reda
Capt Ralph is one fun guy whether you are singing along with him on
the guitar, enjoying a whalewatching cruise or he is performing your wedding ceremony at sunset
aboard the Love Boat. Count on him for safety and local knowledge
along with lots of enthusiasm and
laughs as you sail the Honolulu coastline.
Hantonosas is another FUN Guy you want at your wedding. Mel has been
shooting Videography professionally in Hawaii for the past 15 years and
has been a part of our Team for the past 10 years. His skills and
utilize the Industryís latest technology so your
wedding/reception video will look itís very best. A background in
Computers & Art permits him to mesh these critical elements into your
With family on Oahu
and the Philippines, Mel is our International Agent, fluent in 3
languages. He immigrated to Hawaii over 20 years ago and, with his
wife, Heidi has four children ages 5-19 years old.
Lee, special agent, racecar driver & host extraordinaire. Tom is a
longtime resident of Hawaii having escaped the communist regime of Viet
Nam back in the 1970ís. Fluent in Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese &
English his business background has kept him busy driving VIPs like our
wedding couples for the past 15 years. Count on Tom for an entertaining
drive to and from your wedding location.
master artist with your nails, hair & make-up she'll help you
achieve the look you desire on your wedding day. Her calm &
friendly demeanor will put you at ease in your hotel room as she helps
you get ready. Years of professional experience assures you
that you'll look your very best on your wedding day.
Lou's background is in underwater cinematography shooting underwater
film projects around the world for National Geographic, NOVA, NOAA and
independent projects for many studios. We call on Lou for our
occasional underwater wedding photo & video shoot. Count on him
for exceptional work and good company.
hails from Australia, although she's originally from Cambodia and is
married to John, a Lt. Col in the US Marines. Her background and
experience abroad in the hospitality and event planning industry makes
her a great fit with our Ohana of partners. Much of your
correspondence and wedding day details will be arranged through Romi
over the phone/email. She is often on site to help with
coordination details, too.
is a former high school math & music teacher who transitioned to
full-time music a while back. His ready smile, nimble fingers and
easy going manner is a perfect fit at our wedding locations.
Blessed with a great voice and accompanying himself on acoustic guitar
or ukulele he'll serenade you with the Hawaiian Wedding song and other
has been playing the harp for over 25 years, professionally for close to
20 years. Her impressive resume includes a number of years playing
for the Honolulu Symphony, teaching harp to children in the community,
evening restaurant gigs and playing at thousands of weddings/receptions.
Sharene also stays busy raising her two children, 10 & 7 years old. You'll find Sharene just as sweet as her