Friday, September 23, 2011

Something to Bark About

Lei Chic The day was packed with the usual activities.

6:15 a.m. – Garbage truck wakes you up. Run downstairs to protest loudly.
10:43 a.m. – Curl up for a nap.
1:30 – Zone out, mesmerized by a flock of birds outside.
4:07 p.m. – A drink and a few laps around the kitchen followed by a 15-minute grooming session.

By 5 p.m. you’d jump at the chance for a jog, a trip to the park, or even a nice drive that lets you feel the wind through your ears.

But your owner came home bone tired. She could really use a treat.

Walk her over to the new Cocojor Emporium and Spaw on Kapiolani Boulevard.

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Owner Monica Shigenaga is well known for her aloha-style pet apparel. Now she’s offering her eco-friendly pet shampoos, organic treats, and treatments all in one spot. Nip into a doggie cocktail made of home-baked pineapple, sweet potato, and lamb mini bones topped with a carob, peanut butter and yogurt cup. You’ll get into a real lather with the bar of Cocojor’s own organic shampoos in plumeria, sakura, and other scents. Or sit and stay for Cocojor’s special minicle micro bubble treatment to deep clean your skin, a pawdicure to release toxins, mud body mask, or deep massage.

Your owner can get in on the action. Side-by-side dog and human massage tables means she’ll have time to indulge in a Lei Chichealing massage and detox scrub with Himalayan salt and yogurt for purification, Hawaiian coffee grinds for increased circulation, tumeric and ginger to relieve aches, or other custom blends. When she’s done, you can stay for playtime while she makes a run to nearby shops.

Meaning total relaxation is just within leash.

Good girls.



Celebrate the grand opening of Cocojor Dog Emporium and Spaw tomorrow, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., with raffle prize drawings every hour. Cocojor is at 975 Kapiolani Blvd. (it’s the bright orange building across from the Blaisdell).

 Regular hours are Mon. – Fri. 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Kennel pick up is available 24/7. Call 592-DOGS (3647).

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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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