Hawaiian wedding unites couple | TahoeDailyTribune.com

Hawaiian wedding unites couple

Jennifer Joan Wagner and Christopher Robert Johnson exchanged wedding vows Sept. 24, 2000, at Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

The double-ring, 4:30 p.m. ceremony was performed by the Rev. Derek Napoleon and witnessed by 100 family members and friends.

The bride is the daughter of Douglas Allen and Robin Jay Wagner of Kailua-Kona and the bridegroom’s parents are Robert Paul and Mary Jean Johnson of South Lake Tahoe.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attired in a floor-length, white satin gown with spaghetti straps, beaded appliques, bustle and cathedral-length train. She wore a flowered headband with blusher and chapel-length veil and carried a bouquet of gardenia and plumeria.

Maid of honor was Anna Buckley of South Lake Tahoe and bridesmaids were the bride’s sister, Rebecca Wagner of South Lake Tahoe and Hoku Beatty of Honolulu, Hawaii. Each attendant wore a floor-length, fitted hunter-green gown and carried a bouquet of white roses and lilies.

Best man was Brian Lucas of South Lake Tahoe and groomsmen were Andy Bussell of Sacramento, Calif., and Allen Wagner of Dana, Neb.

Flower girl was the bride’s cousin, Kelsy Shaw, and ring bearer was Tevita Perry, both of Kailua-Kona.

Following the ceremony the bride’s parents hosted a reception at the Outtriger Waikaloa, Waikaloa, Hawaii.

Upon their return from a wedding trip to Kaui, Maui and the big island of Hawaii, the newlyweds established their home at South Lake Tahoe.

The bride graduated from Konaweana High School in Kealakekua, Hawaii, in 1997 and attended the Academy of Art in San Francisco. She is currently studying art at Lake Tahoe Community College and is an EKG clerk at Barton Memorial Hospital.

The bridegroom is a 1997 graduate of South Tahoe High School and also is attending Lake Tahoe Community College, where he is majoring in art. He is a laboratory clerk at Barton Memorial Hospital.

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