Weekend Picks - April 16, 2009
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.
Here Today, Gone to Maui
What: The Fashionista’s Market makes its Maui debut, with 50 to 80 percent off designer clothes and accessories. Take advantage of the complimentary beauty services, massages and martinis while you shop, then check out the fashion show and styling seminars.
When: Saturday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: The Westin Maui Resort and Spa, Valley Isle Ballroom.
Details: $12 presale, $15 at the door. Check www.fashionistasmarket.com for more info.
Nautical By Nature
What: Set sail on the FireWater Moonlight Yacht Party. Enjoy drink specials and live entertainment on three levels from DJ Mr. Nick, DJ Stelth, Soulution and 82 Fifty, with Sean D as emcee.
When: Friday, April 17, 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Where: Ali’i Kai Yacht, Aloha Tower Pier 5
Details: Tickets are $25 for pre-sale and $30 at the door. VIP packages and bottle service available. For more info, call 808.348.9137 or visit www.firewaterevents.com.
Shop, Swap and Roll
What: Shop the eco-friendly way by swapping gently used clothing, jewelry and accessories with other fashionistas at Rock ‘N Swap, an event benefiting Hawaii Coalition for Domestic Violence. Enjoy complimentary spa treatments, beauty demonstrations, and food and drink samples, along with fashion shows by Flaunt, Isidra Suga and sECOnd butterflies, and a sample sale featuring O’Neil, Lucy Love, Hurley and more.
When: Sunday, April 19, 4:30 to 9 p.m.
Where: Oceans 808, Restaurant Row, 500 Ala Moana Blvd.
Details: Tickets are $10 for presale and $15 at the door. For more info, call 1.888.394.7927 or visit www.rock-n-swap.com.
What: Buy tickets now to check out UH Manoa’s next generation of fashion design prodigies at Sew’d Out, the school’s annual fashion showcase presented by senior students from the Apparel Product Design and Merchandising program.
When: Sunday, April 26, doors open at 11 a.m.
Where: Pacific Beach Hotel, 2490 Kalakaua Ave.
Details: Tickets are $40 (includes lunch) and available until April 21. For more info, call 808.956.5061.
What: Get a closer look at the night skyduring Stars Above Hawai'i and learn how early voyaging Polynesians navigated with the stars with the guidance of a NASA astronomer and computerized telescopes and giant binoculars.
When: Tonight, 10 p.m. (couples only, $49 includes drinks and pupus), Friday, 8 and 9 p.m. (adults, $39; children ages 5-12, $29), and $5 off for kama'aina.
Where: Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club, #92-161 Waipahe Place, Kapolei
Details: For more info, call 808.679.4728 or visit www.supernovagreg.com.
What: Check out Silver Medallion, an electro/indie/hip-hop band fronted by a Punahou alum that’s got “next big thing” buzz swirling around them. Show up early for a pre-show sample sale from ShopBlaineAshley.com. Plus, new rum Kilo Kai buys your first cocktail if you RSVP here.
When: Friday, doors open at 8 p.m.
Where: LOFT Gallery & Lounge, 11 N. Hotel Street, Chinatown Details:
Details: For more band info, click here.