Weekend Picks - Saturday, April 30, 2011
World Tai Chi Day
What: The one-legged king pigeon pose you're pulling in yoga isn't doing it for you anymore. Make it a slow park Saturday with a free Tai Chi and Qigong (pronounced Chi-Goong) session. Hop in any time and don't worry - you'll be able to keep up.
When: 1 - 3 p.m.
Where: Kapiolani Park, right of the Diamond Head Tennis Courts.
Also, 7-9 a.m. at the Chinese Cultural Center, 100 N. Beretania St. 6:30 - 8 a.m. at Kukui Gardens, Kukui & Aala streets. 7:30 - 8;30 a.m. Salt Lake District Park, 1159 Ala Lilikoi St.
Details: Wear loose clothes and bring water. Call 808.681.4320 with any questions on the Kapiolani Park event. Call 808.625.1116 for more on the other sessions.
Ciao, Ciao Mein
What: It's last call for the award-winning Italian/Chinese fusion restaurant after 21 years at the Hyaatt Regency. Tonight, diners ordering Ciao Mein's dishes come with a bittersweet extra - one of the eateries long-secret recipes to try at home.
When: Breakfast is 6 - 11:30 a.m. Doors close for good after dinner service, 6 - 10 p.m.
Where: The Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa, 2424 Kalakaua Ave.
Details: Call 808.923.1234 ext. 59 for one of the few reservations left.
What: UH sports on the go? There's an app for that. The new ESPN 1420 app means you won't be stuck listening to your car radio next time the Bows are up to bat.
Details: Click here to check it on.
Who: Bamboo Sky, 401 Kamakee St. and 159 Kaiulani Ave.
Deal: Up to 30 percent off various items throughout the stores to celebrate Bamboo's 5th anniversary.
When: Now through Sunday. Ward is open 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. today, noon - 5 p.m. tomorrow. Waikiki is open 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. today, noon - 6 p.m. tomorrow.
Also: Check out the newest arrivals on Bamboo Sky's websitee.
Who: Olive Boutique, 43 Kihapai St., Kailua
Deal:Grab a mimosa and take 10 percent off everything at the weekend before Mother's Day sale. Picture yourself giving mom a snapshot for her big day with $10 photo booth prints.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Also: Check out other goodies on Olive Boutique's new website.
Who: Bliss Boutique Event, the Parish of St. Clement's parish hall, 1515 Wilder Ave.
Deal: An additional 40-percent off Bliss fashions. You can also browse jewelry by Lia Sophia, Pampered Chef housewares, indulge in a $1 a minute massage, try a mini makeover all while snacking on free Panya cupcakes.
When: 1:30 - 4 p.m.
Also: Bring a new or gently used book for kindergarten-2nd grade students, and receive a Bliss coupon for $5 off a $50 purchase.
Who: Owens & Co., 1152 Nuuanu St.
Deal: Pick up a cute recycled-canvas bag designed by Isla Schmidt of So'mace Lifestyle for $30 and dump your shopping guilt baggage. 100 percent of the proceeds will go to Direct Relief International's Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Response.
When: Until supplies last.
Who: San Lorenzo Kailua, 130 Kailua Rd. Ste. 113
Deal: Score up to 80 percent off clearance items with some bikini tops and bottoms going for just $10. You'll also get a free gift at check out, and a free bikini piece if you spend more than $100.
When: Today and tomorrow, 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Also: 15 percent off everything on San Lorenzo's online store. Just enter code SLPRO11.
Who: Local designer Christy Chung, ccdoodle.etsy.com
Deal: 20 percent off all her colorful hand-sewn vintage fabric ccdoodle clutches.
When: Now until May 7