Thursday, June 4, 2009

Weekend Picks - June 4, 2009
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

Grin and Beer It
It's a big brew-ha-ha at Wine By Numbers. Sit in on a beer class and a brewing demonstration, sample beer, munch on pupus then take home two 22-ounce bottles of beer.
Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: 94-1235 Ka Uka Boulevard, Waipio Gentry (next to Seattle’s Best Coffee and Costco).
Details: $20 per person. For more info, call 808.671.1120 or visit

Sew'd Out
What: Snag deals on Maui designer Tamara Catz’s jersey knit strapless dresses, hand embroidered tops, silk chiffon skirts and jewelry, all marked down for the summer sample sale.

When: Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tamara Catz boutique, 83 Hana Highway, Pa‘ia, Maui.
Details: Call 808.579.9184 or visit

In the Wing of Things
What: Check out the new handmade merch from Wings Hawai‘i − Lei Chic readers can take 20 percent off clothing and jewelry and with any purchase, get a free “lucky” silk threaded necklace with a seashell or semi-precious stone charm.
When: Today till the end of June.
Where: Shop online at
Details: Enter “leichic” at checkout for discount. For more info, call 808.575.7870.

Walk This Way
What: Swap books, sample food and grab a bargain at Ward Centers' Sidewalk Sundays.
When: Every Sunday through July 26.
Where: Ward Centers.
Details: Free. For more info visit

Kick It Up A Notch
What: Reserve your seat now to eat dinner with Emeril Lagasse and taste cajun and creole dishes he cooks personally.
When: Make reservations now for the dinner next Friday, June 12, 7 p.m.
Where: Kahala Resort
Details: $250 per person, includes wine pairings. Call 808.739.8760 or visit

Hello to Good Buys
What: Check out the deals at Shasa Emporium's moving sale. Everything in the store is 30 percent off.
When: Today until everything is gone.
Where: Shasa Emporium, Kahala Mall.
Details: For more info call 808.735.5122 or visit

Slam Dunk
What: See Hawai‘i’s top poets slam it out for $100 in cash prizes, plus check out live musicians, painters, MC’s and local DJs. American National Poetry Slam grand champ “Mighty” Mike McGee will also perform.
When: Tonight, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Pipeline Café, 805 Pohukaina Street, Honolulu
Details: Admission, $3 before 8:30 p.m., and $5 after. For more info 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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