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Maui Wedding Association Elects New Board

July 2, 2018, 8:03 AM HST
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Maui Wedding Association. Courtesy photo: Warm Light Photography by Bruce Forrester courtesy Maui Wedding Association

The Maui Wedding Association announced the election of seven members to its Board of Directors for the 2018‐2019 term.

The election took place during its annual meeting on June 26th and was hosted by association members at the King Kamehameha Golf Club and Kahili Golf Course.

Janet Inda, Catering & Event Manager at The King Kamehameha Golf Club and Kahili Golf Course, will serve as President for the upcoming term.  “I am honored to work with such great industry professionals in the Maui Wedding Association. I look forward to working with the new board to accomplish the goals of the association which is to promote and connect Maui wedding professionals,” said Inda.

Genevieve Ruvald, Sales Specialist at Hawaiian Style Event Rentals Maui elected to the board as Vice President. Tambara Garrick, Hawaiʻi Regional Sales Manager for Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. and Mai Tai Bar will continue her board service as Treasurer for the upcoming year. Anita Sweet of Gemini Sailing Charters will serve as secretary. Directors include: Tad Craig of Tad Craig Photography, Tori Takayesu Hamilton, Owner of Maui Cakes and Denise Black, Managing Partner of Lahaina Loft.

The Maui Wedding Association produces The Maui Wedding Planner, a magazine with an annual circulation of 17,500 and produces the Maui Wedding Expo, Maui’s only wedding event of its kind. The 2018 Maui Wedding Expo, which will be the Association’s 23rd annual, will be held on Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the King Kamehameha Golf Club.


The mission of the Maui Wedding Association is to bring together businesses to promote the advancement of the Maui wedding industry, to offer opportunities for professional growth through education and the sharing of ideas, and to foster a caring attitude and Aloha spirit among members in dealings with the community, with clients, and with each other.

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