Monday, November 7, 2011

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Global Headline: World Leaders Meet in Hawaii.

Your Newsflash: Rolling roadblocks could leave you in a jam.

It’s not that you’re yellow, it’s just that the idea of getting stuck in gridlock has you seeing red.

Relax. We’ll help keep you off the roads with a few businesses that really deliver.

Lei ChicOn the Clean
Hem and haw all you want, but that new pair of pants are a little too long. And those wrinkles are not so impressive.
Bee Green Cleaners will not only pick up your laundry or dry cleaning, the Aina Haina based-team will do basic alterations for anyone across Oahu. The team will handle everything from clothing to drapes and bedding.
Prices range from $3.60 for a shirt to $49.50 for rugs. First time customers receive 30 percent off. Call 808.735.8308 or go to Bee Green’s website for more information.

Young Laundry also offers doorstep service for homes or businesses in Aiea, Pearl City, Waimalu, Manoa, Hawaii Kai, Kahala, and Kailua for no extra charge.
First time customers receive 30 percent off. Call 808.836.1661 for more information or sign up on Young Laundry’s website.

Lei ChicEat Smarts
You’re a real dish except when it comes to the kitchen. Before you dial it in with a box of mac and cheese you can call restaurant delivery services Aloha to Go or Room Service in Paradise.
Aloha to Go delivers orders from 35 restaurants to homes between the Fort Shafter area and Hawaii Kai. The delivery fee is a flat eight dollars. Call 808.591.TOGO (8646) or order through Aloha to Go’s website.

Room Service in Paradise works with more than 40 restaurants and serves homes and businesses from Pearl City to Hawaii Kai as well as Kailua. Delivery fees range from $5.99 to $10.50 depending on the zip code with a $15 minimum for dinner, $30 for lunch. Call 808.941.DINE (3463) or order on Room Service in Paradise’s website
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Lei ChicCheck It Out
The only thing in your refrigerator is a Diet Coke and the light bulb. Bag the drive to the supermarket and call up Akamai Grocery Shopping and Delivery Service to grab items from stores ranging from Safeway to Costco and Down to Earth all across Oahu. Akamai will even pick up your cake, drinks, or snacks for meetings from the grocery store.
For grocery receipts over $50 the delivery cost is 20 percent of the receipt plus gas. Smaller bills will mean different fees. Call 808.672.7347, e-mail akamaidelivery@gmail.com, or go to Akamai’s website for more information.

Families in West Oahu can call Malihini Grocery Service which delivers mainly to the Ko Olina developments but can travel to nearby homes or businesses.
A minimum of $40 in groceries is required and deliveries start around $20. Call 808.220.7259, e-mail malihinigroceryservice@gmail.com, or visit Malihini's website.

Lei ChicOn the Glow
That movie you curled up with was a nail biter and ended a tear jerker – which means this morning you’re a mess. So mani up and bring the spa to you with mobile manicures, pedicures, acrylics, and shellac by Raynette Hall. Wrap it up with an in-home facial or lash extensions by Tracy Puliti and a full body massage or treatment by Bliss Mobile Spa.
Contact Raynette Hall's manicure and pedicure service at 808.864.7584, e-mail pua1284@gmail.com, or visit Hall's website for a full list of services and prices.
Contact Tracy Puliti’s in-home facials at TreatmentsbyTracy@yahoo.com, call 808.772.1839, or go to Puliti's website for a full list of services and prices.
Contact Bliss Mobile Spa at 213.533.0706 or visit Bliss' website.


Lei ChicWheel Luck
There’s that box you have to return across town and that package that has to be on Maunakea Street by three but all you want to do is roll up in your office. Call the crew at Crosstown Couriers to make the not-so-quick trip for you anywhere between the airport and Kahala.
Rates start at $5.50. Call 808.853.0024, e-mail crosstown.honolulu@gmail.com, or visit Crosstown's website for more information.

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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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