Weekend Picks - June 5, 2008
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.
Where: Bebe store, Royal Hawaiian Center
Details: Call the store for more info, 808.926.1144
What: Learn to make the perfect iced tea with insider secrets from Lynette Jee, owner of Pacific Place Tea Café. You’ll leave the hour-long workshop knowing how to save your tea if it turns cloudy and how to quickly cool your tea without diluting it. Class attendees get free recipes and 15 percent off select teas.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m.
Where: Pacific Place Tea Garden, upper level of Ala Moana Center
Details: No reservations required, but there is limited seating. For more info, call 808.847.3129
The ‘Bucks Stops Here
What: Starbucks’ new whole bean Kopelani coffee blend just hit stores nationwide. The 10 percent Kona blend also has beans from Latin America and Africa . Hint: the subtle citrus notes in the medium roast beans make this brew taste better iced.
When: Any lazy Sunday morning
Where: The nearest Starbucks
Fuel Your (Shopping) Habit
What: Shop Wednesday evenings in June at Windward Mall, and get $10 in free gas if you spend $100. The first 100 shoppers to present their same-day receipts to the information cart at Center Court get an Aloha Petroleum gift certificate.
When: Wednesdays in June, 4 to 9 p.m.
Where: Windward Mall
Details: For more info, visit www.windwardmall.com
Wine and Dine
What: Du Vin’s weekly multi-course wine pairing dinner Raisin D’Etre. The chef and sommelier explain the dishes and their wine choices in a limited seating dinner held in the wine bar’s cask room.
When: Mondays at 6:30, but make reservations now
Where: Du Vin, 1115 Bethel Street , across from Hawaii Theater, Chinatown
Details: Call the restaurant at 808.545.1115