January 2010


January 29, 2010

Eat This, Not That

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Loco moco. Sushi. Teriburger. Repeat.  

You may live in a melting pot. But lately, it seems like your plate’s always filled with the same old thing.  

Looks like you need a refresher course on the Islands’ amazing array of cuisines.  

Treat your palate to the best of what Honolulu has to offer with the Hole-in-the-Wall food tour, created by Matthew Gray, local food reviewer and former Honolulu Advertiser restaurant critic.  

Originally designed to give visitors a truly authentic taste of paradise (pineapple pizza be damned),... Read more »

Posted on Friday, January 29, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


January 28, 2010

Weekend Picks - January 28, 2010

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

Get LOST
What: LOST geeks unite! Watch the Season 6 premiere three days before the rest of the world at a special Sunset on the Beach event. Cast members will attend, so you can swoon over Sawyer in person. Get there early to snag a spot on the beach, because thousands of fans are expected.
When: Saturday. Red carpet arrivals begin at 5 p.m., screening begins at 6:30 p.m.
... Read more »

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


January 28, 2010

Weekend Picks - January 28, 2010

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

Get LOST
What: LOST geeks unite! Watch the Season 6 premiere three days before the rest of the world at a special Sunset on the Beach event. Cast members will attend, so you can swoon over Sawyer in person. Get there early to snag a spot on the beach, because thousands of fans are expected.
When: Saturday. Red carpet arrivals begin at 5 p.m., screening begins at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Waikiki Beach, across from the Honolulu ZooRead more »

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


January 27, 2010

Sun Kissed

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Ah, true love. There’s nothing quite like that pulse-racing, heart-fluttering excitement of finding your perfect match.

Yep, when you finally find that flawlessly-fitting bikini that flaunts your best assets, it’s truly love at first sight. (What else did you think we were referring to?)

So get ready to start swooning: Honi Honi swimwear (meaning “kiss” in Hawaiian), will leave you love struck.

The line is brand-new from Wings Hawai‘i,... Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


January 26, 2010

We've Got Spirits, Yes We Do


You’re all for Livin’ La Vida Local, especially when it means celebrating with an ice cold local beer or two, shot, or after dinner drink. You can show your local spirit during happy hour (or any hour) too, by ordering up a drink made with one of these Hawai'i liquors.  


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Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


January 25, 2010

Home Improvement

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Working out at home? Sure, you do it all the time. For aerobics, you make laps to the kitchen for cheese dip, and for strength training, you lift cases of beer into the fridge.

Time to shape up, dumbbell. Here’s a workout you can do right at home that will actually get results. 


Carmela Tafoya holds her “Living Room Workout” live through Skype, so all you have to do is log on via web cam, and voila, you’ve got a personal trainer right in your room.

Tafoya has been a personal trainer for more than 20 years to famous athletes... Read more »

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


January 25, 2010

Home Improvement

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Working out at home? Sure, you do it all the time. For aerobics, you make laps to the kitchen for cheese dip, and for strength training, you lift cases of beer into the fridge.

Time to shape up, dumbbell. Here’s a workout you can do right at home that will actually get results. 


Carmela Tafoya holds her “Living Room Workout” live through Skype, so all you have to do is log on via web cam, and voila, you’ve got a personal trainer right in your room.

Tafoya has been a personal trainer for more than 20 years to... Read more »

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


January 22, 2010

Hot Fuzz

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Your poof is out of control. That frizzy, curly thicket is in desperate need of a Brazilian.

No, we’re not talking about downstairs.

Your mane up-top needs a Brazilian Blowout, the newest salon treatment that leaves hair straight, silky, and shiny for months on end.

How it works: After several shampoos and a blow-dry to prep hair, a stylist applies the keratin solution in sections, then dries and flat-irons it to infuse proteins deep into the hair cuticle. It... Read more »

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


January 21, 2010

Weekend Picks - January 21, 2010

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

Such A Doll
What: Swing by the Acid Dolls boutique's Grand Opening Party for first dibs on the line's chic clothing and accessories, complimentary pupus from Doraku Sushi, specialty cocktails, and gift bags. Groove to live DJs, enter to win giveaways, and check out the Acid Dolls fashion show at 9 p.m.
When: Tomorrow, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Royal... Read more »

Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


January 21, 2010

Weekend Picks - January 21, 2010

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

Such A Doll
What: Swing by the Acid Dolls boutique's Grand Opening Party for first dibs on the line's chic clothing and accessories, complimentary pupus from Doraku Sushi, specialty cocktails, and gift bags. Groove to live DJs, enter to win giveaways, and check out the Acid Dolls fashion show at 9 p.m.
... Read more »

Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


 

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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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