Weekend Picks - Saturday, May 19, 2012
What: Compete for the trip of a lifetime during KPOI and Hard Rock Cafe's Plug In and Win game. One lucky winner will receive round-trip airfare for two to London, tickets to the three-day Hard Rock Calling concert, $300 in spending money and more.
When: Today. Entry submissions will be accepted between 1:45-2:30 p.m. Thirty-six contestants will be chosen.
Where: Hard Rock Cafe, 280 Beachwalk Ave.
Details: In rounds of six, the person holding the guitar connected to an amp moves on until only one is left standing.
What: Support local businesses at Kahala Mall's Shop Local event, featuring live entertainment, in-store specials, trunk shows and samples from vendors like Kaiulani Spices and Lei Fresh. Don't miss Whole Foods' "ARTee Party," where local artists create custom designs on vintage Organik T-shirts.
When: Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. "ARTee Party" runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Kahala Mall.
Details: Enter to win dinner for two at Hoku's in The Kahala Hotel & Resort. Click here for more information.
What: It's hard to believe Kara Laricks, the winner of NBC's "Fashion Star," nearly got eliminated after the first round for making... a necktie. Now she has a $6 million deal for three capsule collections, available online. Our picks: a tuxedo-inspired collared shirt and red pleated shorts from H&M, sleeveless black jumpsuit from Macy's, and slim white shift dress with nude leather insets from Saks Fifth Avenue.
Where: H&M, Macy's, and Saks Fifth Avenue.
What: For one night only, enjoy fresh, succulent oysters flown in from the Pacific Northwest. Vino Chef Keith Endo prepares them three ways: raw with tomato, Maui onions and chili pepper water; baked with crab and lemon-basil aioli; and deep-fried with a panko crust and roasted red bell pepper sauce.
When: Tonight. First seating at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Vino, Restaurant Row.
Details: $11.50 for three oysters. Wine and champagne pairings available. Call (808)524-8466 for reservations.
Who: Ann Taylor
Deal: Grab dozens of summer items for less than $50 each.
When: Through Sunday.
Also: 50 percent off select full-priced summer items.
Deal: 40 percent off full-priced summer items. Prices reflected at checkout.
Who: mod. Vintage, 1154 Koko Head Ave.
Deal: 20 percent off all clothes.
Also: Sale excludes Nele K items.
Who: Sugarcane Shop, 1137 11th Avenue, Suite 101
Deal: Spend $50 this week and get a $15 gift card to use next week.
Who: Cole Haan
Deal: 60 percent off select shoes, accessories and outerwear online.
Who: Tory Burch
Deal: 30 percent off select spring items.
Who: White House Black Market, Ala Moana Center
Deal: 20 percent off full-priced items in-store and online.
Also: Black Book members get an addition 5 percent off.
Deal: 20 percent off one product with the code 75802.
Also: Keep in mind Hawaii deliveries require a $5.95 shipping charge.