Monday, May 5, 2008

Weekend Picks - April 17, 2008

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

About Face
What: Local cosmetics line Body and Soul is now available only at Valerie Joseph boutique, and is offering free mini-makeovers at the store to celebrate. Get a new look from Body and Soul beauty director E’Jay and a team of makeup artists from the LOST styling crew, plus free champagne, music by DJ Paul Brandon and great goody bags with a clothing or makeup purchase. 
When: Saturday, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Valerie Joseph boutique at Ward Entertainment Center
Details: Makeover appointments are not required but are recommended. Call the boutique at 808.593.7388 or visit

Must Love Dogs
What: Haute Nites at Hank’s Haute Dogs are a fun twist on pupus and drinks for the pre-dinner hours. Bring a bottle of vodka or rum to mix up some inventive cocktails with Hank’s yummy tropical drinks: Hibiscus Lemonade, Pineapple Ice, Pacifikool Ginger Soda or Lilikoi-Lime Soda. Plus, sample some beyond-hot-dogs fare like Italian beef sandwiches and truffled mac and cheese.
When: Fridays and Saturdays from 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Hank’s Haute Dogs, 324 Coral Street in Kaka‘ako
Details: Call 808.532.HANK(4265) or visit

Honolulu Aids Walk
The annual benefit for the Life Foundation is a 5K walk around Kapi‘ olani Park to raise funds for HIV prevention and the Life Foundation’s client services programs.
When: Sunday, 8 a.m. registration; walk starts at 9 a.m.
Where: Kapi‘ olani Park bandstand
Details: Register to walk by calling 808.521.2437 or at
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Cut and Save
What: In honor of Earth Day, Allure Salon and Day Spa in Manoa is holding a Cut-A-Thon with $20 haircuts, chair massages for $1 a minute, lip and brow waxing for $15, and special prices on makeup and the local jewelry line Haute Fox. Half of all proceeds go to the Surfrider Foundation.
When: Monday, April 21, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Allure Salon and Day Spa, 2801 East Manoa Road .
Details: Call 808.988.3350 to make a haircut appointment. Cash only for all Cut-A-Thon services.

Take A Stand
What: Try out stand-up paddle surfing with a free 30-minute session and learn about boards and equipment at the Island Glass Demo Day. Plus, enter a raffle for new board.
When: Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon
Where: Ala Moana Beach Park , Koko Head side. Look for the Island Glass tent and banner.
Details: Call 808.457.9919 or visit

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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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