Photographer at Lanikuhonua Cultural Institute in Kapolei, HI - Oahu - Salt Drifter Photography capturing the romance of paradise for your dream wedding.

Lanikuhonua Cultural Institute | Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai Photographer

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The Romance of Paradise Hey there! Are you looking for the perfect destination for your big day? Look no further than Lanikuhonua! This place is truly a slice of heaven and will make your wedding day absolutely unforgettable.

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Imagine saying your vows on a beautiful, sandy beach with the breathtaking backdrop of a Hawaiian sunset over the ocean. It's like something out of a fairytale! And after the ceremony, you can continue the celebration with a grand reception on our expansive grass lawn surrounded by lush, tropical beauty. It's the perfect setting to begin your journey together as a married couple. What sets Lanikuhonua apart is its rich Hawaiian history and spirit. You can feel the romance in the air as the essence of the island blesses your union. It's truly a magical experience that will add an extra touch of enchantment to your special day. The best part? You can customize every detail to fit your wedding expectations. Whether you're planning an intimate gathering or a grand celebration with all your loved ones, Lanikuhonua's stunning surroundings will bring your dream wedding to life. It's like having your own private piece of paradise. So why wait? Invite your guests to witness the beginning of your life together at the place "Where Heaven Meets the Earth." Lanikuhonua is the ultimate wedding destination that will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.


Some love from those we've served.

“This year I had my first ever photoshoot, and I'm so glad I had it with Leah, she made me feel confident in front of the camera, had great time and photos turned out amazing!!! Thank you Leah for making my memories about Hawaii unforgettable!!! Recommend 100%”

Inga Bilaisyte

“I purchased a photo session for my daughter-in-law as a baby shower gift, to be used for maternity or newborn photos (she chose maternity). The photos are magical - they perfectly capture their love story. Leah is a talented photographer who brings out the very best, and is so easy to work with. Both my son and daughter-in-law thoroughly enjoyed their session. If you're looking for a photographer, look no further. You won't be disappointed.”

Tina Duke

“The best photographer ever! She brings out the best in people and captures a beauty and magic that I didn’t know existed. She is creative and encouraging and a true artist, creating images that last forever. Can’t recommend enough!!”

Ann Hoku Lyn

“Leah was awesome to work with. I went in with a little vision of what I wanted my shoot to look like and she used all the natural elements in my favor. The outcome of the photo shoot gave me several awesome options to choose from for my song release. I highly recommend Salt Drifter Photography for your photo needs in Kona.”

Ellen Keehan

“Leah is the most magical person to shoot with. She really knows how to make it an experience. Such memories are built. Highly recommend ✨ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️”

Ruth-Anne Santoro

“Leah is so talented behind the lens and she really knows how to interact with people to make them feel comfortable in front of the camera. We were so lucky to have had our first ever photoshoot with her. She has set the bar high for future photographers. The experience we had during our engagement photoshoot is one we relish. We felt so confident and comfortable. Also, Leah had our pictures ready within a week. They turned out amazing! Thank you Leah!”

LC Dizon

“Absolutely love love love this woman only one I trust to take my pictures, makes you feel very comfortable in your own skin!!can’t wait for future shoots❤️”

Alyssa Sasaki