Nicolas Cage and his new bride, Lisa Presley, appeared at a film-awards ceremony earlier this year.

Surprise Hawaiian
wedding for Cage
and Presley

The couple take their vows at
the Big Isle's Mauna Lani Bay

By Tim Ryan

Though the event was nearly a week ago, details of the private wedding of Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage and Elvis Presley's only child, Lisa Marie, at the Big Island's Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows is still leaking out.

For the best pictures -- outside of the official wedding photographer -- take a look at the National Enquirer later this week. There will be shots of the reception, a cocktail event and the wedding, with a shot of the wedding couple on the cover.

(Tabloid photo sources estimated the sale of the nuptial pics through syndication should reach $100,000. The shots were taken by a woman who specializes in taking secretive wedding pics, sent by the Enquirer from Los Angeles.)

Here's what we know. The wedding party of 30, including Cage's older brother, director Christopher Coppola, dined at Mauna Lani's CanoeHouse restaurant Friday, the night before the nuptials.

Cage, 38, and Presley, 34, exchanged vows in a simple ceremony before sunset on the lawn area of the Eva Parker Woods Cottage on the hotel's grounds. Lisa Marie wore a strapless ivory taffeta gown she bought off-the-rack (at $4,400) at Bagdely Mischka in Beverly Hills. Cage wore a traditional black tuxedo.

Attending the wedding was Lisa's mom, Priscilla, and children, Danielle, 13, and Benjamin, 10, from her marriage to musician Danny Keough, who also attended.

Cage's son Weston, 11, with Cage's ex, actress Christina Fulton, also attended.

The wedding was organized only a few weeks ago and even Mauna Lani staff were unaware until the afternoon of the event, sources said. Those same sources said the couple didn't use catering or any other Mauna Lani hotel services.

Presley was previously engaged to John Oszajca of Oahu before hooking up with Cage.

The couple returned to Los Angeles last Sunday. Cage was due back at work this week for shooting on his latest movie, "Matchstick Men."

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