Mellissa and Walter Baula were married in a private ceremony at Kahului Union Church on April 3.

Marc and Donna Petro of Kahului are the parents of the bride. Amando and Loreta Baula of Kahului are the parents of the groom.

The bride and groom reside in Waikapu.

Paul Petro, the bride’s brother, performed the ceremony.

The maid of honor was Paula MacCutcheon. Bridesmaids were Lea Uhila and Lauren Dougherty.

The best man was Vince Baluran. The groomsman was Junya Verzosa, cousin of the groom.

The flower girl was the groom’s niece, Teysha Uemae. The ring bearer was Kyla Fabella, niece of the groom.

A reception was held at Wailuku Community Center on April 4 with 400 guests.

The couple had a honeymoon at Disneyland in California for one week and will take an Alaska cruise at a later date.


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