Fauve and Marc

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How We Met

Marc lived in O’ahu, stationed in Kāne’ohe, as a Marine Corps infantry officer and I was living in Boston, practicing as a Physian Assistant in Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgery. I visited O’ahu for vacation and decided I wanted to move to Hawaii. We met and it reconfirmed my desire to move!

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Marc knew he wanted to marry me from the moment he saw me, and I was ecstatic that I had finally met someone so perfect for me as Marc. We bought a condo in Waikīkī together and he even has adopted my sweet cat, Pixie, as his own. We have been hiking, adventuring, surfing, and exploring all of the major Hawaiian Islands and Southern California since April 2015!

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How He Asked

Marc and I live in O’ahu and our first trip together was to Kauai. We decided to return to Kauai this fall to hike the famous Kalalau Trail along the northern Nā Pali Coast. It was beautiful, dangerous, and took the better part of a day to hike out 11 miles to a secluded beach.

After finishing the final terrifying 3 miles, Marc stopped us before we descended into Kalalau Valley. He se up his drone to take our picture with the ‘Cathedrals of Nā Pali’ in the background. Controller in hand, he came over, got down on one knee and proposed while the drone captured the whole moment on video!

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It was an amazing trip, an incredible proposal, and we are so excited to spend our lives together!

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Our Video

Posted by Marc Figueroa on Sunday, October 16, 2016

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