Thursday, July 23, 2009

Weekend Picks - July 23, 2009

www.leichic.comLei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events.

Back Track
What:
Make your pau hana drink even more relaxing with a mini spa treatment at Heaven On Earth, where the special express spa menu is available only from 3 to 7 p.m. on weekdays. Choose a half-session massage, mini glow facial, manicure, on- the-go pedicure or a shampoo and style. Every service comes with a complimentary glass of wine too!
When: Monday through Friday, 3 to 7 p.m.
Where: Heaven on Earth day spa, 1050 Alakea St., Honolulu.
Details: Appointments are encouraged. Call 808.599.5501 for more info or click here.
In The Swim
What:
Find a cool locally designed bikini to at the Rock Shop Swim/Bikini Bar, where you can browse and buy suits from 1979 vintage bikinis, Maui-designed S.Y.S.B. (Suit Yourself Bikinis) , and B-ware surf shorts. Sip half-off cocktails for happy hour too.
When:
Tonight, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where:
Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapi'olani Blvd.
Details:
Free entry. Call 808.258.2900 for more info.


In Living Color

What: A benefit for AIDS-research org Life Foundation, Fashion For Life is a party filled with fashion from Jessica's Traveling Boutique and Allison Izu denim, plus body painting, prizes from Diesel and Second Skin, and music by Nocturnal Sound Crew.
When: Saturday, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Thirtyninehotel, 39 N. Hotel St., Chinatown.
Details: Entry fee, $10 for 21+ (includes raffle ticket). For more info click here.

 

Sale Into Summer
What: Head to the North Shore for Guava Shop's trunk show and sample sale with new summer merch from Indah, plus complimentary cocktails.
When: Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: 65-165 Kam. Hwy, Hale'iwa (across from Kua 'Aina Sandwich).
Details: Free. For more info, call 808.637.9670.

Grab a Green Bargain
What: Buy eco-friendly brands like Alessi, Chilewich and Envirosax for up to 40 percent off at The Organik's Green Room sale.
When: Saturday, 12 to 6 p.m.
Where: 73-5580 Maiau Street (next to Costco), Kailua-Kona, Big Island.
Details: For more info click here.

Cook Up A Night Out
What: Score a free pass for two to see the chick cooking flick "Julie & Julia," starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams. Just be one of the first 50 shoppers of the day at Whole Foods through Sunday. Get there early and head to the customer service desk to claim your ticket.
When: Today through Sunday; movie showing is July 30, 7 p.m., at Consolidated Theaters Kahala.
Where: Whole Foods Kahala Mall
Details: Call 808.738.0820 for more info.

It's A Stretch
What: Teach your kids to stretch and focus at a free yoga class for kids ages 2 to 4 or 5 to 7.
When: Saturday, 11:30 a.m. (for ages 2-4) and 1 p.m. (for ages 5-7)
Where: The Growing Nest, Ward Warehouse.
Details: Free. For more info call 808.591.2881. Check out this morning's KGMB9 Sunrise Living Lei Chic segment with kids demonstrating their moves here.


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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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