Lei Chic - December 2009

Weekend Picks - December 31, 2009

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events. Boom Boom PowWhat: Pick your favorite viewing spot in Waikiki, get cozy, pop some bubbly, and watch the largest New Year’s Eve fireworks display in the state. Tune into KCCN FM 100…

Best of Lei Chic 2009: Hey Mr DJ

As we get set to ring in 2010, Lei Chic is taking a look back into our archives and bringing you some of the best stories we published during 2009. Enjoy and see you next year! ____________ Originally published June…

Best of Lei Chic 2009: Heavy Petal

As we get set to ring in 2010, Lei Chic is taking a look back into our archives and bringing you some of the best stories we published during 2009. Enjoy and see you next year! ____________ Originally published June…

Best of Lei Chic 2009: Runway To Real Way

As we get set to ring in 2010, Lei Chic is taking a look back into our archives and bringing you some of the best stories we published during 2009. Enjoy and see you next year! ____________ Originally published September…

Best of Lei Chic 2009: You've Got Nail

As we get set to ring in 2010, Lei Chic is taking a look back into our archives and bringing you some of the best stories we published during 2009. Enjoy and see you next year! 
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Originally published April…

On Our Wish List: Your Opinion

We know you've got your cards mailed, presents wrapped, and hostess gifts at the ready. But we have one last-minute gift request. We want your opinion. Fill us in by taking our short Lei Chic Reader Survey, and tell us…

Weekend Picks - December 17, 2009

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events. Had Us At HelloWhat: Limited edition Hello Kitty Brut Rose sparkling wine and the lightly sweet Demi-Sec Rose wine has arrived on island. But there are only fewer than 150 bottles total,…

Weekend Picks - December 17, 2009

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events. Had Us At Hello What: Limited edition Hello Kitty Brut Rose sparkling wine and the lightly sweet Demi-Sec Rose wine has arrived on island. But there are only fewer than 150 bottles…

We Know What Boys Want

If men are from Mars, and we’re from Venus, that explains why picking out the perfect gift for our sweeties seems like such an astronomical challenge. For expert advice, we asked some men-around-town to let us in on the most…

Present Company

You love rocking around the tree, but always get stuck on what to bring to the Christmas party hop. Not to worry. We found a handful of gifts your hostesses are sure to love.   Perfect Scents The elegant Botanicus…

Santa Baby

Whether naughty or nice, the best gifts you’ve ever gotten are your little bundles of joy. And while they’ve surely inherited your savvy sense of style, they still need some help getting things right. Lucky you live Hawai‘i, because you…

Hark! The Bargain Angels Sing

...Glory to thrifty shopping! Your budget, minus gifts for everyone you want to shop for, equals one seriously broke Santa. The elves in the Lei Chic offices have rounded up a whole list of sweet little locally-made stocking stuffers your…

Weekend Picks - December 10, 2009

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events. Golden GirlWhat: A trunk show of new designs from Punahou grad Misa Hamamoto's Misa Jewelry collection. Meet the designer and get 10 percent off all purchases. When: Saturday, 11 to 2 p.m.…

Trash to Treasure

What’s the secret to keeping your Christmas tree green? It’s not having the chemically perfect ratio of sugar to water in the tree stand pan, or copping out and buying a fake one. To keep your tannenbaum truly evergreen, try…

Retail Therapy (Sponsored Edition)

Something about Christmas shopping makes you a little sad – as in Seasonal Affective Disorder. What ails you this time of year? A bad case of the shopping-for-everyone-else blues. Here’s how to treat yourself: head to Therapy Boutique at Kahala…

Looking Swell

If it were your call, anyone braving the water in surf like today’s would get super high marks: Had the cojones to paddle out in monster triple-overhead waves: 10 points Any ride, no matter how short, down the face of…

Season's Eatings

This year you’ve been dreaming of a green Christmas—picking up good-for-the-aina presents, shopping at eco-chic boutiques, and gussying up your gifts in re-useable wrapping. You’d even love to throw an eco-friendly holiday party. But while you’ve given up your wasteful,…

Season's Eatings

This year you’ve been dreaming of a green Christmas—picking up eco-friendly presents, shopping at eco-chic boutiques, and gussying up all your gifts in re-useable wrapping. You’d even love to throw an eco-friendly holiday party. But while you’ve given up your…

Getting To Know You

Dear Reader,   We’ve been spending quite a bit of time together lately. In fact, we see each other practically every day. And while we love our morning coffee breaks, lunch dates and afternoon hangs, we’ve come to realize that…

Weekend Picks - December 3, 2009

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events. Shore ThingsWhat: Hit up the Billabong fashion show for sneak peek at the surf brand’s newest Runway by Billabong and Designer’s Closet collections. Pre-order pieces from the lines, enjoy live music courtesy…

Weekend Picks - December 3, 2009

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events. Shore Things What: Hit up the Billabong fashion show for sneak peek at the surf brand’s newest Runway by Billabong and Designer’s Closet collections. Pre-order pieces from the lines, enjoy live music…