Friday, April 18, 2014         

Celebrations: Weddings, anniversaries and life events

This week's Hawaii couple shares a moment from their wedding and anniversary: Andres and Emerlinda Ibera Story »

The Apos were married Nov. 27, 1963, in Colorado. They have three children, Andrea Bender, and Todd and Allyson Apo; and four grandchildren (pictured with them), Emily and Sophie Bender, and Jonah and Cassidy Apo.  Story »

BELBEK AIR BASE, CRIMEA » As pro-Rus­sian forces surrounded a Ukrainian-held air force base in Crimea on March 22, two Ukrainian lieutenants stood side by side and tied the knot. Story »

"Today's bride is tech-y," says bridal consultant Natalie Good of A Good Affair in Tustin, Calif. "She will ‘Pin' from her phone and search for vendors as well."

The sweet nothings that lovers share, the passionate embraces and deep kisses that seem to slow down time, all go by the wayside when the clock's ticking and the guards are watching in a prison visiting room.


Couples married in the past year or celebrating their 25, 50 or 75th anniversary are welcome to submit a FREE announcement** to run Sundays on a space-available basis on page B6. Here’s how:


• COMPLETE the online registration form.



^ UPLOAD: A PDF scan or digital photo of your official marriage certificate.

^ UPLOAD: One or more high-resolution photos of your wedding. Include the name of any photo studios, if professionally photographed.


• If you are unable to use the online registration, you may opt to use postal mail instead. Write to: 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser c/o Features
Waterfront Plaza, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210
Honolulu HI 96813.

^ Include:
 The online registration form, printed and filled-out (above)
2. A duplicate of your official marriage certificate
3. A duplicate of any wedding photos for publication.

DO NOT send originals - hard-copies will not be returned.


For assistance or questions about wedding and anniversary announcements, email features@staradvertiser.com or call +1 (808) 529-4747.

**For a PAID customized announcement with additional options, e-mail pklein@staradvertiser.com or call +1 (808) 529-4700.


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