Thursday, December 18, 2008

Weekend Picks - December 18, 2008

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

Bubble Yum
Pick your favorite champagne or sparkling wine for the holidays or to ring in the new year at HASR Wine Co.’s Battle of the Bubblies champagne tasting.
When: Friday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: HASR Wine Co., 31 N. Pauahi Street, Chinatown
Details: The tasting is free. Call 808.535.9463 for more info or check

Wonderful Time of the Year
What: Watch the classic Christmas film “It's a Wonderful Life” on the big screen.
When: Sunday, 2 p.m.
Where: Ko‘olau Stadium 10 Theaters, 47-260 Hui Iwa Street, Kane‘ohe

Details: Tickets are free if you bring a donation of three cans for the Hawai‘i Foodbank. The moviegoer who donates the most canned goods for the food bank will receive a free extra large popcorn to enjoy during the show. Call 808.239.0919 for more info.

Say Cheese
What: To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Morton’s Steakhouse has mini-cheeseburgers on the house.

When: Sunday, 5 to 6 p.m.
Where: Morton’s Steakhouse, Ala Moana Center
Details: Call 808.949.1300 for more info.

Hello Good Buys
Make the most of your last weekend to shop at these sales:

What: Alliway jewelry holds a trunk show at Nordstrom featuring one-of-a-kind and limited-edition pieces that have never been available in the line’s boutique.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Nordstrom, second floor jewelry section
Details: Call 808.953.6100 for more info.

What: Pualani Swimwear has all red hibiscus print items on sale. Bikini pieces are $20 each, one-pieces are $40.
Where: Shop online here or head to the Pualani store at 2863 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki

What: Save 30 to 50 percent on all Meleana handbags, and scoop up some cool Kealopiko shirts as well at a special shopping event.
When: Tonight, 4 to 9 p.m.
Coral Loft, 1033 Smith Street, Chinatown

What: A special show of the Indah holiday collection, plus discounts, drinks and treats.
When: Friday, 6 to 9 p.m..
Guava Shop, Hale‘iwa Town Center, Hale‘iwa
Details: Call 808.637.9670 for more info.

What: Big markdowns of 50 percent off on gifts for pets (and pet owners) at Cojocor Hawai‘i.
When: Through December.
Online shop only:

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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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