Saturday, August 18, 2012

Weekend Picks - Saturday, August 18, 2012

Lei Chic Buy
Shirting the Issue
Reyn Spooner just launched a limited-edition pink Lahaina Sailor shirt with vintage gold wahine label, available in both button-down and pullover styles. Five dollars from every shirt sold will benefit Kapiolani Breast Center, plus your man will look even manlier in dusty pink. Win-win.
When: Available through December.
Where: Reyn Spooner stores in Ala Moana Center, Kahala Mall, and online.
Details: $94. Click here for details.

Lei Chic Pardon Their French
There are still a few tickets left for tonight's Kahala Wine & Food Festival: A Celebration of France. Indulge at tasting stations headed by some of Hawaii's top chefs - think wild salmon rilletes from SALT's Kevin Hanney and duck confit tarts from Tango Contemporary Cafe's Goran Streng. You'll savor them even more with wine pairings from Young's Market Company of Hawaii.
When: Tonight, 6 p.m. VIP entrance, 7-10 p.m. general admission.
Where: The Kahala Hotel and Resort.
Details: $150 VIP, $100 general. For reservations, call (808) 739-8760.

Culture Rock
Grammy Award-winning slack key guitarist Jeff Peterson, renowned taiko drummer Kenny Endo and shakuhachi (a traditional Japanese bamboo flute) grand master Riley Lee take the stage for a rare and powerful performance.
When: Tomorrow, 4 p.m.
Where: Orvis Auditorium, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Details: $15 general admission, $12 UH students, youth (17 and under) and seniors (62 and over). Tickets will be available at the door one hour prior to the event or email to reserve a seat.

Lei Chic Slurp
Hello, Kitty
Yogurtland is celebrating its partnership with Sanrio with a free launch party in Waikiki, where guests (meaning you) will score a limited edition Badtz-Maru Honolulu cup and collector's spoon, free frozen yogurt, a Yogurtland gift card and special giveaways, while supplies last. Hey, if it's good enough for Kim Kardashian...
When: Tuesday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Yogurtland Waikiki Beach, 2490 Kalakaua Ave.

Happening Now...

- Today: Spend a day shopping and mingling at more than a dozen Chinatown boutiques.
- All weekend: Meet hundreds of local vendors, including Lei Chic's top picks, at the Made in Hawaii Festival.


Mojo Barbershop, 1157 Bethel St.
Deal: Students with valid ID receive 25 percent off all services.
When: Through September 15.

Who: The Butik, 1067 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite A-3
Deal: 15 percent off new arrivals and select jewelry, 30 percent off sale and full-priced apparel.
When: Through Monday.

Who: Sugarcane Shop, 1137 11th Ave., #101
Deal: 20 percent off all new consignment clothing.
When: Today only.

Who: Cottage by the Sea, Ward Warehouse
Deal: 10 percent off one clothing or jewelry item, 20 percent off everything when purchasing two or more clothing or jewelry items.
When: Through September 3.

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.

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