Thursday, May 31, 2012

Hawaii’s Wedding Professionals in HD Show #302 And Honolulu Horse & Carriage Koolau Ballrooms & Conference Center

Michelle and Mike Blacconiere of Honolulu Horse & Carriage

Merri Ford of Koolau Ballrooms and Conference Center

Show Times on OC16
Premieres:  Friday, June 1 at 6:30 pm
Repeats:  Saturday, June 2 at 12:30 am
Sunday, June 3 at 1:00 pm
Monday, June 4 at 11:30 am
Tuesday, June 5 at 7:00 am
Thursday, June 7 at 10:00 am
Friday, June 8 at 5:00 am and 6:30 pm
Saturday, June 9 at 12:30 am
Monday, June 11 at 11:30 am
Tuesday, June 12 at 7:00 am
Thursday, June 14 at 10:00 am
Friday, June 15 at 5:00 am

If you ever saw a horse and carriage in Waikiki or downtown during the Honolulu City Lights display, you have seen’s Presents Sponsor Honolulu Horse & Carriage in action.  Owner/operations since 1997, Michelle Blacconiere and her Dad, Michael Blacconiere have the distinction of being the only horse and carriage operation on Oahu.  In addition to weddings, they also have carriages for funerals, graduation, promos, fundraising and other special events and you can see the various carriages as well as horses during the interview.  Ikaika Uhane, the white English shire, probably the largest horse on the island at 2,500 pounds, was born black as were some of the other Percherons that pull the carriages.  Honolulu Horse and Carriage will be one of the vendors at the Koolau Ballrooms Bridal Open House, planned for August 16 – calendar this event and come out to meet the vendors at

Koolau Ballrooms & Conference Center’s Event Services Manager, Merri Ford, is Kalehua’s second guest.  Handling weddings and all events, including birthday parties, anniversaries, school events, Merri’s 12+ years of experience is really evident in her knowledge and service oriented manner.  She introduces viewers to the 3 wedding venues – the Indoor Waterfall, Outdoor Garden and Koolau Vista (18th tee).  During the second half of the interview, be present at Koolau Ballroom’s “A Taste of Koolau” as Norman Higashi, Director of Operations welcomes everyone to sample Chef Jim Gillespie’s fabulous menu items.  Hear a short presentation by the Koolau Ballroom’s team and also comments directly from the guests.

We also thank our sponsors, Koolau Ballrooms and Conference Center (, Milaniko Bridal Gowns and Tuxedos ( and Honolulu Horse and Carriage (, all members of, our one stop virtual and physical Resource Center, now open at Koolau Ballrooms and Conference Center.  Check us out! 

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