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Princess Eva's Fairytale Adventure Unfolds

  • Eva giving her mom a big kiss before she begins her exciting adventure. *All photos courtesy of Andrew Vega Photography.

  • Wishtopia Queens Meadow and Ember dropping off a special invitation to Eva.

  • Off to Wishtopia!

  • Arriving at the magical Kingdom of Wishtopia where flowers and fairies await.

  • Fairy godmother Magdalena, welcoming Eva to Wishtopia.

  • The Kingdom's tulip felt weak and withered after the most cherished flower lost its petals.

  • Princess Eva picked up the tulip's fallen petals and handed them to her to restore her strength.

  • The tulip regained her strength thanks to Eva and handed the Princess a tulip with one of the most cherished flower's petals attached to it.

  • When the Kingdom's most cherished flower lost its petals, the rose lost her love.

  • Once Eva gave the rose a great big hug, love was restored in the Kingdom and she was given a second petal from the most cherished flower.

  • Eva was handed a single red rose with a second petal from the Kingdom's most cherished flower that had a message of love on the back.

  • Eva jumping for joy to give the sunflower back her smile.

  • Eva being handed a Sunflower with the third petal from the Kingdom's most cherished flower that had a message of joy on it.

  • Eva untying Wishtopia's most magical creature, the rainbow butterfly.

  • Eva set free the butterfly so she could fly again. She received the fourth and final petal from the most cherished flower that came with the most important message of all, a message of hope.

  • After she collected all four missing petals, the magical unicorn appeared and all was well in the Kingdom.

  • The look on Eva's face when she first saw the beautiful unicorn.

  • Eva and her new friend.

  • Eva with the flowers, fairies and unicorn of Wishtopia.

  • Sheraton Waikiki General Manager, Kelly Sanders, giving Eva a bag of gifts.

  • Thank you to all the volunteers who joined us as fairies!

  • Eva got her own pair of wings.

  • Eva enjoying tea with her family, the Queens and a few lucky fairies at the Moana Surfrider!

“ Eva, hold onto hope, you never know what tomorrow will bring. ”

Three-year-old Eva always knew she was destined for royalty. And on a sunny summer day in Hawaii she made her debut as the princess of Wishtopia, a magical place where fairies and unicorns live together in happiness. But one day, something tragic happened – the Kingdom’s most cherished flower lost its petals, and the fairies’ magical unicorn vanished along with them. Only one with a loving heart, unwavering strength, endless hope and a ravishing smile could help bring the unicorn back – Eva, of course.

Wishtopia Queens, Meadow and Ember, came to Eva to ask for her help and soon they were on their way to the Kingdom where they would first find the most cherished flower’s petals.

“Follow us through the enchanted forest and you will see…a tulip, a rose, a sunflower and a Butterfly all waiting to be free. Once the flowers are renewed, our unicorn will make its debut” said Queen Ember.

So Eva went with the Queens to find the Kingdom’s flowers and bring back what each of them had lost.

Strength

Princess Eva picked up the tulip's fallen petals and handed them to her to restore her strength.

“This is the Kingdom’s strongest flower, the tulip is one with unwavering power. But it seems to have lost something essential, its stem has become weak from losing its petals”, said Queen Meadow.

Eva heard this and knew just what to do. She picked up the tulip’s fallen petals and handed it to her. Suddenly, the tulip that was weak and wilted regained its strength. To thank the Princess, the tulip handed her a single strong tulip with one of the Kingdom’s most cherished flower’s petals attached. And on the back of the petal there was a message that read:

“Dear Eva, you are stronger than you think. Believe in yourself and always remember that even on your weakest day, you get a little bit stronger.”

Then it was off to the next flower, the beautiful rose.

Love

Once Eva gave the rose a great big hug, love was restored in the Kingdom and she was given a second petal from the most cherished flower.

“Here is the Kingdom’s rose Eva. She was once kind and compassionate, but after the most cherished flower lost its petals, she lost her love. For this task, all you need to do is give her a great big hug”, said Meadow.

This task was perhaps the easiest for the Princess because she held an infinite amount of love in her heart. So she gave the sad rose a big hug, restoring love not only in the rose, but in all the Kingdom. To thank Eva, the rose handed her a single red rose with another of the Kingdom’s most cherished flower’s petals attached. Once again, there was message on the back that read:

“Eva, always keep love in your heart. It is the foundation of all things good and no matter what you do or where you go, remember to believe in love.”

The next task brought them to the Kingdom’s once joyful sunflower.

Joy

Eva jumping for joy to give the sunflower back her smile.

“Good job my sweet Princess, now we are off to the bright sunflower who seems to have lost his smile. What can we do to make him laugh? Jumping for Joy is the right task" said Meadow.

Eva jumped for joy with the Queens and the Sunflower began to smile. Happiness and joy was revived in the land and the Sunflower handed the Princess a single sunflower, with yet another lost petal that read:

“Always choose to be joyful because your happiness has the power to inspire others.”

The Queens then brought Eva to her last task to help the Kingdom’s butterfly.

Hope

Eva set free the butterfly so she could fly again. She received the fourth and final petal from the most cherished flower that came with the most important message of all, a message of hope.

 “The Rainbow butterfly is the most wonderful creature in Wishtopia, but after the most cherished flower lost its petals, the butterfly lost hope and could no longer fly. She’s been waiting for a faithful Princess to believe in her and set her free” said Meadow.

Sweet Princess Eva untied the butterfly’s wings renewing hope in the Kingdom. The butterfly flew free and handed Eva the last of the most cherished flower’s lost petals. The final petal read:

“Eva, hold onto hope, you never know what tomorrow will bring. Always believe that the best is yet to come.”

The unicorn could feel hope, strength, joy and love being restored in the Kingdom and returned! Wishtopia was saved and all the fairies celebrated. After riding on the unicorn, Eva left wishtopia to have high tea with the Queens and her family. 

And they lived happily ever after...

Eva with the flowers, fairies and unicorn of Wishtopia.

Special Thanks: Sheraton Waikiki, Paniolo Parties, Cakeworks, Andrew Vega Photography, Diane Pang, Moana Surfrider, IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre, IONA - Cheryl Flaharty, Kathy Long, Carole Folkert, Makenna Folkert, Manny Mandragon, Hypersquad, Sea Life Park, Polynesian Cultural Center.

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