June 4, 2008
The scene after your last eyebrow wax appointment: chafed red skin followed by a breakout the next day.
Talk about Apocalypse Brow.
There is a more, um, highbrow way of maintaining those perfect arches.
Eyebrow... Read more »
June 3, 2008
Cookin' It Old School
Ah, summer school. Sweating in polyester P.E. shorts, faking your way through typing class, then waiting for the bus and dazzling cute Scottie Kim with like the best Slurpee flavor mix, like ever created.
Relive those days at KCC’s series of day-long summer school cooking classes, where personal chefs Alyssa Moreau and Leslie Ashburn will teach you how to prepare tasty new dishes while also imparting a pinch of nutritional education.
Summer kicks off June 7 with What a Girl Needs – recipes that enrich women’s health and deliver essential... Read more »
June 2, 2008
Your Place or Mine?
After months of getting lost on the yellow brick road of interior design, you finally found a straight path from your empty room, past design books, to your very own Room in a Book. Everything was crystal-ball clear until deciding where to buy décor for your home’s new look got you all turned around again.
Turns out you were skipping in the right direction after all. Riding the success of her book Hawai‘i: A Sense of Place, sought-after interior designer Mary Philpotts recently opened Place, a unique lifestyle store for... Read more »
May 30, 2008
Lover and a Fighter
Parents want the best for you, so they nag that your clothes should be respectable like so-and-so’s, your job secure like such-and-such’s, and your boyfriend, well…someone else.
Novelist Mingmei Yip rose to her parents’ challenges, graduating from the Sorbonne, studying Chinese arts and music, and becoming a writer – experiences channeled into her spectacular debut “Peach Blossom Pavilion.”
The novel brings to life the time of China ’s mingji – geisha predecessors. At age 13, Yip’s spirited protagonist sees her father executed, her mother escape to... Read more »
May 29, 2008
Weekend Picks - May 29, 2008
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.
State of Bliss
May 28, 2008
Sponsored Edition: Cook Up A Party
It’s an unshakeable party truth: no matter how many tables and chairs you put on the lanai – or even if you put the entire bar out there – everyone always ends up back in the kitchen.
Take the hint. Have your next party in the kitchen.
Call Gourmet Cooking Hawai‘i, and they’ll help you cook up a party with a recipe to impress. Maybe have Chef Mavro over to your house to cook dinner for you and your guests – knowing the master’s secrets is quite a party favor. Or, hold a bigger event at a restaurant or commercial kitchen and choose... Read more »