Thursday, October 27, 2011

Weekend Picks - October 27, 2011

Lei Chic Creep
Unusual Haunts
The newly remodeled Aloha Stadium gets a Halloween makeover by the experts in paranormal activity. The first ever Haunted Stadium features a specially-built maze of 10 rooms filled with surprises cooked up by the the real life Hawaiian Island Ghost Hunters, then shake off the creeps with shave ice, saimin, and other family-friendly treats.
When: Opens tomorrow 6 - 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 6 - 11 p.m.
Where: Aloha Stadium, 99-500 Salt Lake Blvd.
Details: Check Facebook for more information and updated pictures of current construction.
Tickets are $12 presale through Prototype in Ala Moana and Pearlridge, Mad Tiger Academy, 95-119 Kamehameha Hwy. in Mililani, and at the Aloha Stadium Box Office. $15 at the door. $2.50 during the day or $1 off night admission with a ticket from the stadium swap meet.

Lei Chic Eat
Lunch on the Bun
Get your gourmet hot dog fix without leaving town with Hank's Haute Dogs first pop-up eatery. Order a lunch pack featuring a surprise haute dog, sandwich, or Hank special, a side dish, and a tropical cocktail and pick it up downtown.
When: The first pop-up is tomorrow. Pick up is 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: The Arcade Building, 212 Merchant St.
Details: Orders are $8.95 and must be made and paid for in advance online. Print out your ticket and bring it with you.

Trick or Eat
Forget happy hour. Eight hours of extended special pricing on Salt's delish small dishes and one-night only cocktails, including a bacon bloody mary, make us ecstatic.
When: Monday, 5 p.m. - 1 a.m. Kitchen closes at midnight
Where: Salt Kitchen & Tasting Bar, 3605 Waialae Ave.
Details: Call 808.774.7567 for more information. Since you can get your drink on late, you'll have a chance to go around the corner for old-school specials (mai tai mahi mahi, Shinsato pork lau lau) from sister restaurant 12th Ave. Grill.

Lei Chic Shop
Bloom to Grow
Rev up your aloha wear with the vibrant color-blocked styles of local line Tiare Teiti. Designer Ida Teiti just opened her own store featuring her new collection, colorful bags, jewelry, and even tiare (gardenia)-scented slippers imported from Tahiti.
When: Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Ward Warehouse, across from C. June Shoes and Rix Island Wear.
Details: Call 808.888.0719 for more information.

Packing Plasma
Don't bother calling anyone, just go online to reserve your tickets for tonight's final showing of Ghostbusters on the big screen.
When: Tonight, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Ward 16
Details: Tickets are $14.25 and you can reserve your seats in advance online. You can also now buy your tickets for Consolidated's special showings of the Twilight series starting next week before the big premiere of Breaking Dawn.

Lei Chic Order
Puff Love
Trade in those prepackaged candy bars for 240sweet's indulgent, hand-crafted marshmallows available in 70 different flavors like chocolate chip coconut, cherry limeade, or bourbon sugar churro with cajeta coating a vanilla bean puff swirled with handmade goat's milk.
Details: $5 for three marshmallows plus shipping & handling ($6.25 for up to three treat bags) at 240sweet's website.

Beer's to You
Celebrate The Wine Stop's eighth anniversary by picking up one of 50 bottles offered at a special discount along with tasty tidbits from Licious Dishes.
When: Tomorrow, 5-9 p.m.
Where: The Wine Stop,
Details: Call 808.946.3707 or e-mail to be added to the guest list.

On the Drawing Board
Create the perfect aloha shirt in honor of Hawaii's favorite style and win $2,500 cash and a stay at the Kahala Hotel and Resort.
Details: Fill out the form and upload your art to the Aloha Shirt Design contest's website by Tuesday.

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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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