Thursday, June 11, 2009

Weekend Picks - June 11, 2009
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

Taste the new menu of pastries made with water pumped from depths of 3,000 feet just off the Big Island. At Mahalo Deep Sea's Waikiki water bar, the purified and desalinated water is used to brew coffee and tea, and it's a key ingredient in special jelly-topped desserts made by Patisserie La Palme D'Or.
Daily, 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Waikiki Shopping Plaza, 2250 Kalakaua Avenue, Suite 109
Details: For more info, call 808.926.5696 or click
here .

Herein Lies the Rub
What: Rejuvenate with a facial in the comfort of your own home Lei Chic readers can take 20 percent off all mobile spa services from Treatments by Tracy.

When: Today through the end of July.
Anywhere you want Tracy comes to you.
Details: Mention Lei Chic for the discount. For more info, call 808.772.1839 or visit

Wine and Dine
Sip and sample at this weekend's two eating extravaganzas.

Meet a master sommelier (or a few), and hobnob with winemakers and foodies at wine tastings and cooking demos during the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival.
When: Today through Sunday.
Where: The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Maui.
Details: Ticket prices vary based on event. Kama‘aina rates also available. For more info call 888.664.0237 or visit

What: Eat dinner al fresco with Emeril Lagasse and taste his specialty dishes, see how to "taste" cigars, then listen in on “Wine-ology,” led by top winemakers at the Kahala Food and Wine Classic.
When: Friday and Saturday.
Where:Kahala Hotel and Resort
Details: Tickets prices vary based on event. For more info call 808.739.8760.

A Starry Night
What: Catch a movie or three at the Maui Film Festival if you're heading over to the Valley Isle.
When: Wednesday, June 17 to Sunday, June 21. Films start at 5 p.m.
Where: Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului, and Wailea Gold and Emerald Golf Course, Maui.
Details: Tickets (per person), $10 (advance) or $11 (at the door) for the McCoy and Castle Theaters, and $20 (advance) or $22 (at the door) for Celestial outdoor cinemas. For more info visit

The Doctor Is In
What: Get an appointment with renowned plastic surgeon and anti-aging skin care expert Dr. Gregory Bays Brown, whose ReVive skin care line was developed during his research into healing burn victims.
When: Today and tomorrow, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. (appointments are every half hour).
Where: Neiman Marcus cosmetics department, Ala Moana Center.
Details: Free. For more info call 808.948.7588.

Planet Earth
What: Watch a contemporary dance about “The Living Earth,” presented by the IONA Dance Theatre. See this interactive "cosmic circus" of more than 20 dancers in costume representing animals, elements of nature and constellations throughout nine different installment tents.
When: Tonight through Sunday, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Sky Gate (grounds of the Honolulu Hale), 530 South King Street
Details: Tickets (per person) $30 (advance) or $40 (at the door). For more info call 808.528.0506 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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