Thursday, October 6, 2011

Weekend Picks - October 6, 2011    Ride
    Ghouling Right Along
Start your Halloween season with a ride to some of
    Hawaii's biggest haunts. Master storyteller Lopaka Kapanui
    shares ghost stories and tales of old Hawaii on a spine tingling
    trip on the Waikiki Trolley.
    When: The tours begin Sunday and continue through
    October 31.
    Details: The ride is PG-17, tickets are $35. Call 808.593.7676
    or go to the Waikiki Trolley's website.

Anniversary Sell-abration
Celebrate Fashionista’s Market’s 6.2 anniversary (six years of Fashionista’s Market, two years of the FM Boutique) in First Friday style with free drinks, snacks, 15 percent off the entire store, giveaways from favorites such as Pure Joy Adornments and Cassandra Rull,  and enter to win shopping spress worth up to $300.
When: Tomorrow, 10:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Food will be available from 4 - 8 p.m.
Where: Fashionista’s Market Boutique, 1185 Bethel St.
Details: For more information or to start shopping for your 15 percent off, go to FM’s Facebook page.

Fired Up
The pizza oven is open and it seems everyone wants a slice of the new Prima restaurant in Kailua. We’re hearing raves for the Italian-inspired eatery’s menu of wood-fired pizzas, mozzarella-stuffed meatballs, and delish desserts like the Cap’n Crunch ice cream.
When: Open daily for lunch, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Dinner Mon. – Thurs. 5 – 10 p.m., Fri. – Sun. 5 – 11 p.m.
Where: 108 Hekili St. Suite 107
Details: Prima is BYOB for now and seats fill up fast. E-mail Read more about Prima in Honolulu Magazine.
Brushed Metals
Manicures meet science experiment with Nails Inc.’s new magnetic nail laquer. Brush on a coat of the deep metallic grey or rich purple then use the magnet in the cap to guide miniscule iron particles into a design for an edgy look that’s still polished.
Details: $16 at Sephora.

Grease Lightening
Your favorite Tatcha oil-blotting papers go clutch with new evening bag-sized sheets in black with purifying charcoal and glamorous gold flecks.
Details: $15 for a single pack, $50 for a pack of four on Tatcha’s website.

In the Reeds
Hike along a two-mile stretch of Windward Oahu not usually accessible to the public to clear invasive plants that threaten the habitats of Hawaii’s endangered water birds.
When: Saturday,
Where: Kaneohe Marine Base
Details: Volunteers will need clearance to get on base. RSVP by today to Annette Kaohelaulii, 808.235.5431.

Electric Slides
The incandescent light bulb, floppy disks, abacus and calculator are out – at least according to the synthesized narration of The Museum of Obsolete Objects’s amusing clips on youtube.
Details: Take your rotary phone off the hook and 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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