Weekend Picks - December 29, 2011



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Lei ChicCelebrate
West Side Glory
What:
Ring in the New Year away from the city at the Ko Olina's fireworks display. Watch it from sea on the catamaran cruise, pull up a seat with some delicious bites in the Ihilani's Presidential Suite, rent a cozy cabana for two complete with champagne or pull out a blanket to at the lagoons to see the $100,000 show set to the music of a range of musicians from Bruddah Iz to the Black-Eyed Peas and Journey.
When: The cruise takes off at 10:30 p.m. The fireworks start at midnight.
Where: Ko Olina Resort.
Details: $65 a person for the cruise call 808.679.0079. Cabana prices start at $99 and Presidential Suite seats are $150 at the Ihilani, 808.679.3209. Parking is $20 a car.

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In the Bag
What:
The contents are a surprise but you’re guaranteed to grab a deal at Fukubukuro. More than 50 stores will fill a shopping bag full of goodies and offer it for half price. The good luck and prosperity that is supposed to follow is free.
When: Sunday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Details: For the full list of participating merchants check Ala Moana Center’s website.

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Drink
Sake and Roll
What:
Satisfy two of your cravings with a sushi sake experience at HASR Wine Co. Dine on bites from Superb Sushi while washing it down with sips from Young's Market, Cherry Co. and Chambers & Chambers.
When: Tonight, 6 p.m.
Where: HASR Wine Co.,
Details: $30 and space is limited. Call 808.535.9463 for reservations.

Lei Chic Drink
Join the Club
What:
The sleek, bold new nightclub The Standard has been open for a few weeks, but this weekend marks its grand opening for late nighters and the new Happy Hour menus for the after work crowd.
When: The grand opening is tomorrow, 10 p.m. - 4 a.m. Happy hour will be Tues. - Fri., 4:30 - 8 p.m.
Where: The old Ocean's space at Waterfront Plaza, 500 Ala Moana Blvd.
Details: 21 and over only. Admission to the grand opening is $10. Call 808.529.0010 for more information.

Shop
New Gear's Eve
What:
The end of 2011 means big discounts at some of your favorite stops.
ccdoodle - 20 to 40 percent off many items through Sunday.
Fashionista's Market - 50 percent off the entire store, 60 percent off all markdowns through Saturday.
Fighting Eel - An additional 30 percent off sale tie dye pieces through Saturday.
Ginger13 - Clearance sale pieces priced $8 - $25.
Roberta Oaks - 75 percent off the rack, 50 percent off all other Roberta Oaks womens and 20 percent off all mens items through Saturday.
LMS Boutique - 25 percent off all SKINNY rings, Tiare Hawaii, and Donni Charms necklaces through Sunday.

Lei Chic Watch
Fire It Up
What:
Get over your fireworks ban blues with a do-it-yourself display online, send someone a custom explosive message over the London Skyline, or take a world wide tour of New Year's eve shows through a series of webcams.





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Chic Up Lines
What:
As we count down to a new year, Racked NY takes a look back at the "most excruciating" sales lines of the year. The photos of the craziness of a Christian Louboutin sale, the launch of Versace at H&M, and last-minute fans trying to get into the Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Met will help keep you in a good mood next time you have to wait at the grocery store.
Details: Check out the on-the-ground stories by Racked editors here.

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