Thursday, January 29, 2009

Weekend Picks - January 29, 2009

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

Smells Like Green Spirit
Find local products and services that make sustainable eco-conscious living easier at the Green Living Expo.
When: Friday, 4 to 8 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Blaisdell Center, Ward Avenue
Details: Free admission. For more info, call 888.678.2008 or visit

A Fine Vintage
What: Free cocktails and 10 percent off all purchases at Friday Finale.

When: Friday, 5 to 9 p.m.
Cloth vintage boutique, 909 Kapiolani Blvd (at Ward Avenue)
Details: Call 808.597.1007 for more info or visit

Such A Teas
What: In honor of the Year of the Ox, sample a variety of Chinese teas prized for their health benefits and full flavors, such as white peony, pu-erh, and jasmine pearl.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Pacific Place Tea Garden, 3rd level Ala Moana Center
Details: Call 808.375.0268 for more info

Sale-ing Away
They're dealing:
What: Gotta Have It Thursday means 40 percent off handbags, select jewelry and anything red or pink, plus drinks and pupus.
When: Tonight, 4 to 8 p.m.
Where: Alliway boutique, Ward Warehouse

What: Take an additional 20 percent off all already-discounted sale items.
When: Sunday only

Fashionably Fit
What: Discounted yoga and pilates packages, a trunk show by lululemon, and wine and pupus at Kailua Health Day with Koa Yoga and Health in Harmony Pilates.
When: Wednesday February 4, 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Where: Health in Harmony Pilates, 26 Hoolai Street, Kailua
Details: Call 808.277.7641 for more info

How Does Your Garden Grow
What: Learn how to create a garden in any tiny space in the Urban Permaculture class.
When: Saturday, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Where: The Green House, 224 Pakohano Street, Honolulu (Punchbowl area, off Pauoa Road)
Details: $15, advance registration required. Call 808.524.8427 or visit

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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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