On August 18, 2012, Happily Divorced star Tichina Arnold married St. Johns men’s basketball assistant coach Rico Hines in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Arnold and her planner Diann Valentine share a silly moment on the morning of her wedding.
Arnold and her sister Zenay Arnold share a loving embrace.
A sweet family moment captured on film.
On the day before her wedding day Arnold shared this shot of her getting her tan on poolside via popular social media site Instagram.
Arnold’s bridal party looked lovely and comfortable in their beach friendly gowns.
To say “Thank you” to her bridesmaids, Tichina gave them gift bags that included bikinis from Singles, custom caftans from the Mike Sam English Collection and body products from Carol’s Daughter.
Rico and his groomsmen strike a pose.
The fellas toast to Hines.
The beaming bride takes her vows. Tichina, a free spirit, chose to skip the traditional white wedding gown on her big day and chose a pop of color instead. (We love the flower brooch in her hair!)
Arnold and Hines sealed the deal with a breathtaking beach view in the background.
Voli Vodka created the Tichina-tini just for the bride to serve her guests.
The newlyweds enter the reception space ready to party with their closes friends and family.
Guests give special toasts to the happy couple.
“The best part of the day was when Rico pledged his commitment to my daughter Alijah because I know that he will always be there for her as she grows and matures into a creative and talented woman,” says Arnold.
A precious mother-daughter moment.
Guests Matt Barnes and Gloria Govan, who star on LA Basketball Wives, and their twin boys were among the attendees at Arnold and Hines’ wedding day.
Guests were served mac and cheese shooters, the groom’s favorite.
Soul train line anyone?
Voli Vodka Marguerico was one of the couple’s signature drinks.
Both of Arnold’s wedding day gowns and all of the bridesmaid and groomsmen attire were custom designed by herlong-time stylist, Mike Sam, from his English Clientel line
Mini burgers were among the many bit sized delights on the couple’s reception menu.
Tichina shared this photo via Instagram of she and her bridesmaids letting loose on the big day.