Lei Chic - January 2012

The Missed List - January 2012

The world has moved into 2012, but according to the errant dates you keep writing on then crossing off your checks your brain still thinks it’s 2011. Apparently the time has just flown by and so has that month of…

Art and Soul

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to MoMA, The Museum of Must-Have Apparel. I am your guide Lei. Let’s get Van Goghing. On the left, note the colorful collection of Owens & Co. Straight ahead, the ever-changing exhibit of The Human Imagination.…

Weekend Picks - Saturday, January 28, 2012

Toss Spin Cycles What: Try out the growing sport of disc golf for yourself or just watch experienced players spin their way to a hole in one at this monthly disc golf event. The Honolulu Disc Golf Association sets up…

Most Wanted-January 2012

We kept “accidentally” bumping into them in our favorite boutiques. We called repeatedly, often out of breath, asking if they were still in stock. And just that once, we sat in a parked car across the street from the store…

Weekend Picks - January 26, 2012

Listen Shin the Know What: You've already circled March for the release of their new album, now you can hear the latest hits live at The Shins first concerts in Hawaii. Play dates are April 17 on Oahu and April…

Happy Renew Year: Sweat Equity

Broken Resolution #3 – Get in shape. Your biceps are burning. Your traps are tortured and those hard working gluts and quads are just about to bottom out. And that’s just from getting up off the couch. Looks like you…

Happy Renew Year: Down and Flirty

Broken Resolution #2 – Get ready faster. 7:00 a.m. - Morning rush hour in the bedroom. A pile-up of unwashed laundry is stopping traffic flow in the closet. A stalled hair dryer is causing slowdowns in the bathroom. And just…

Happy Renew Year: Down and Flirty

Broken Resolution #2 – Get ready faster. 7:00 a.m. - Morning rush hour in the bedroom.A pile-up of unwashed laundry is stopping traffic flow in the closet.A stalled hair dryer is causing slowdowns in the bathroom.And just as you got…

Happy Renew Year

Some days you were just dragon your feet. Other times you were stubborn as an ox or just monkeying around. Whatever the reason, your 2012 vows disappeared about as quickly as that leftover bottle of champagne (the promise to drink…

Weekend Picks - Saturday, January 21, 2012

Laugh Get Your Goat What: The training wheels are off, the classes are over (they made up all their assignments anyway), now The Laughtrack Theater's new team of improv-sters make their stage debut with the help of some LT vets…

Toes on the Pose

LC: Is there a problem? ATF Officer: Are you aware of HRS 134-9? LC: I have a license to bear arms. ATF Officer: But those floppy triceps you're packing are federally offensive. It wouldn't be so bad if you concealed…

Sponsored Edition: Bridal Raves

I had a big problem. We're not talking about the typical ''after-lunch-my-pants-are-cutting-off-my-circulation'' issue, but something that could stretch the limits of BFF bonds forever - a bridal planning session. Don't get me wrong, I'm ecstatic that the girl I used…

Weekend Picks - January 19, 2012

Cook No More Pencils, A Few More Cooks What: Make good on your vow to stop eating at restaurants where you order by number and get in early on Kapiolani Culinary Arts Program's popular cooking classes. It starts Saturday with healthy…

Simply Adornable

It started with one leather cuff. Then a single studded ring. Now your jewelry box is the real urban outfitters - full of heavy metals, a suede explosion you can’t hide, and, make no bones about it, more skulls than…

Sponsored Edition: A Doc and a Hard Place

She rolled her eyes at the matching mother-daughter dresses. He slammed the door on your last twelve attempts to talk about his day at school. But you knew your little angel was really about to make your life hell the…

Get it to Glow

It’s the longest hangover ever. Two weeks after ringing in 2012 the sight of your holiday credit card bills still make you nauseous. To make things worse, budget-friendly meals of Cup Noodles and Diet Coke aren’t doing anything for your…

Weekend Picks - Saturday, January 14, 2012

WatchDouble DragonsWhat: Tasty bites and groundbreaking fights are on the menu at Grand Cafe & Bakery's special courtyard showing of the classic and final Bruce Lee flick Enter the Dragon. When: Tonight. Dinner service starts at 5:30 p.m. The movie begins at…

A-Wristing Developments

Your waist is a cinch. Finding a new style for your neck? You’ve got it collared. But figuring out other ways to dress up that space between your palm and forearm is proving to be wristy business. Show your hand…

Snakeskin Shoes

Snake Charmers: Boots with the fur are so constricting, especially for Hawaii’s so-called winters. override_url:http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Honolulu-Magazine/January-2012/Snakeskin-Shoes/

Weekend Picks - January 12, 2012

Race Ready to Dare What: City scavenger hunt Urban Dare kicks off its seventh year with its inaugural run in Hawaii. Grab a friend and amazing race your way to complete tasks, take pictures, and solve trivia. First pair to…

Spring Forward

The ball dropped. The illegal sparklers (left over from last year, promise!) are out. 2011 is over and you’re a little burned out on your smoky, sophisticated palette that made you the hot one on the holiday party circuit. Here’s…

Trend: Blue Watches

Blue in the Face: Blue accessories ruled the runways this season, including timepieces for the fellas. override_url:http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Honolulu-Magazine/January-2012/Trend-Blue-Watches/

Short and Sweet

You thought you would never find Mr. Bite. Not after that brief fling with Chip Ahoy (sweet guy, kind of chunky), a late night cuddled up on the couch with Thin Mints (a little crunchy, kept hanging around girl scouts),…

Decorative Throw Pillows

Fair & Square: Sprucing up your nest for 2012 doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank. override_url:http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Honolulu-Magazine/January-2012/Decorative-Throw-Pillows/