Thursday, October 15, 2009

Weekend Picks - October 15, 2009
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

Strike a Pose
What: Stretch out with all-day Namaste at the North Shore Yoga Festival. More than a dozen well-known yogis will hold innovative workshops, including keiki yoga, surfers’ yoga, Thai massage and more. Complete your day of zen with a concert by Ty Burhoe.
When: Saturday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Turtle Bay Resort, 57-091 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku.
Details: Tickets range from $20 for the concert to $150 for full-day passes. For more info, call 757.651.0953 or visit

The Bee’s Knees
What: Get your buzz on with a screening of “The Last Beekeeper,” a Hawai‘i International Film Festival documentary. Following the premiere, Whole Foods Market will host a honey tasting and discussion by local beekeepers.
When: Wednesday, Oct. 21. Film begins at 6:30 p.m., honey tasting and discussion at 7:45 p.m.
Where: Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18.
Details: For more info, click here.
**Don’t miss tomorrow’s Lei Chic! Get the scoop on the hottest HIFF picks.

For the Love of Guava
What: The ultra chic North Shore boutique, Guava Shop, is celebrating its first birthday with tons of sale items, live music and discounted spa treatments in their pop-up “Guava Lounge.”
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Guava Shop, 66-165 Kamehameha Hwy, Hale‘iwa.
Details: For more info, call 808.637.9670.

Stroke of Jeanius
What: Hey shorties, scoop up designer denim made especially for petites, from local designer Allison Izu. She’s launching her much-anticipated fall collection, which features 80’s-style zippers, dark indigo washes and super-slim fits.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Split Obsession, Ala Moana Center
Details: For more info, call 808.951.8480 or visit

Just Eat It
What: Grab a bite, or fifty, at the 45th Annual Food and New Products Show. More than 50 food booths will be offering free snacks, cooking demos, prize giveaways and more. Tweens will be coming in flocks to swoon over the “All Things Twilight” section.
When: Friday 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Blaisdell Exhibition Hall
Details: General admission is $3, kids under 12 are free. For more info, click here.

The Night Stuff
What: Shop the food, clothing and craft vendors at this month’s Night Market, a showcase of Hawaii’s coolest fashion, art and culture. Then check out the Black & White Fashion Show, featuring Mamoli‘i, Shugacutz, SOLA2, The Organik and more.
When: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 5 to 10 p.m.
Where: Waterfront at Aloha Tower Marketplace
Details: For more info, call 808.457.9399 or click here

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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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