Thursday, September 25, 2008

Weekend Picks - September 25, 2008

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

Rock Around The Shop
Shop for new duds from a whole lineup of local and national labels such as The Organik, Meesah Jewelry and more – or just clean out your closet and bring in the goods to swap with others. DJ Princess X and a free cocktail are in store too.
When: Saturday, 12 to 4 p.m.
Where: thirtyninehotel, 39 N. Hotel Street, Chinatown
Details: Free. Call 808.599.2552 for more info.


Club Monaco’s See The World In Black And White
What: Shop fall’s cleanest color palette and view the work of local photographer Rujunko Pugh at the urban-chic brand’s monthly shopping event, hosted by Lei Chic. Free cocktails by Pearl, desserts by Hokulani Bakeshop, and a special gift if you spend more than $150.

When: Tonight, 6 to 8 p.m.
Club Monaco, Ala Moana Center
Details: Call 808.941.4277 for more info or read up on it here


Service With A Smile
In honor of National Service Day, The Wedding Cafe hosts the Life Foundation  as they make red ribbons to support the fight against HIV and AIDS. Everything in the store is 20 percent off, with a portion of the proceeds also going to Life Foundation.
When: Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Wedding Cafe, Ward Warehouse
Details: Call 808.591.1005 for more info.

Cross Training
A free workout that starts with a full-body pump session from local Crossfit instructors and ends with a yoga class with Lululemon teachers.
When: Sunday, 8:30 to 9:45 a.m.
Lululemon Athletica, Ala Moana Center
Details: More info here

On The Big Screen
Movie deals and specials six days days a week at Ko‘olau Stadium 10 in Kane‘ohe. Saturdays, the UH games will be shown in high-def on the 18-foot by 32-foot screen, and weekdays bring a new deal every day, like free popcorn on Fridays, or $5.75 tickets all day on Thursdays.
When: UH game viewing Saturday at 6:05 p.m.; other specials at times throughout the week.
Where: Ko‘olau Stadium 10 theater, Kane‘ohe
Details: Call 808.239.0900 for full details on all the specials.

Hello Sailor
Local budget-boozing guide hosts the Chinatown Straight Up party. Free Sailor Jerry Rum cocktails until they run out, music by DJ Kitty Chow, DJ Eskae and live band The Deadbeats.
When: Saturday, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
The Loft, 115 N. Hotel Street, Chinatown
Details: $5 cover, or free if you RSVP here. More info at

Active Culture
What: Free admission at museums all over the state, thanks to Smithsonian's national no-cover holiday. Bishop Museum, Contemporary Museum and others are participating.

When: Saturday, all day
Details: More info, including the list of venues is 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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