Wedding Rehearsal Day

Had a busy day starting off with a hearty breakfast at McDonald’s. Yes, McDonald’s! They have a combination breakfast with spam, Portuguese sausage, eggs, and rice. Yum yum.

Even the pigeons like it, as they search for food inside the restaurant floor.

The bride, Susan, invited me along to their pampering session at Nail Salon KoKo. We had manicures and pedicures with some sparkling wine and snacks.

Cheers to the bride!

Elizabeth & Alice

Sisters: Sally & Susan

Virginia having a manicure

Our foot bath with a huge slice of orange

Relaxing in the pedicure area

Afterwards, we headed over to the Kahala Hotel & Resort for the rehearsal and afternoon tea.

The groom Ken wearing his “Game Over” t-shirt (given to him by his bride for Valentine’s Day…)

Beautiful orchids line the staircase to the event rooms downstairs

The bride with her ladies in waiting

The secluded beach right behind the hotel

Rehearsing walking up the aisle with dad

Beautiful blue sky

Rare picture of Ron & I

With the bride’s sister Justine (and our former Singapore flat mate)

Afternoon tea after the rehearsal

Yummy plates of tea snacks, savory and sweet, included salmon, goat cheese sandwiches, bacon quiche, passion fruit tarts, pound cake, scones, and more.

The hotel’s cool chandelier

The amazing dolphins at the resort, yes, you can literally swim with the dolphins

The hideous pink Hello Kitty/Mickey Mouse house nearby

Afterwards, we headed back to our side of the island and went shopping at Target. As you know, I love Target, and this was no exception considering there were Hawaiian things there.

We got some snacks and drinks. Green tea with Muscat Grape.

Wasabi chips (actually made in WA) and Sweet Maui Onion chips (so yummy).

Guava Macadamia Nut Cookies.

We ended up having dinner at Loco Moco Drive Inn. If I’d seen the reviews, we probably would not have eaten there but neither of us got sick but the food was edible but not very good.

I was excited to eat the saimin since I love noodles. It was a bit oily and noodles a bit mushy. It’s weird too, even though we were eating in, everything was served as though it was for take-away.

Ron ordered the special: pork stuffed with breading topped with mushrooms served with mac salad and rice. The pork was quite dry, almost jerky like. I love mac salad.

It was good to get to bed early as tomorrow is the big day!

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