Lei Chic - July 2011

Weekend Picks: Saturday, July 30, 2011

Party Black Out What: It just turned two, but there's nothing terrible about Apartment3's anniversary celebration. Eat the ultimate Mac n' Cheese, sip drink specials and celebrate with performances by Cherry Blossom Cabaret, Kings of Spade's Jesse Savio, Djs Eskae,…

The Missed List - July

Your mile – four minutes. Your breakfast – a perfect three-minute egg. You move fast. So sometimes 200 words, even in an unbelievably clever and witty article, is just a little too much. To help you get back up to…

Sponsored Edition: Bride and True

Your love didn’t cost a thing. But your dream wedding wish list is becoming a little pricey. Something Old: That gorgeous antique bracelet you spotted in the jewelry store. Something New: The latest Vera Wang gown in Vogue. Something Borrowed:…

Weekend Picks - Saturday, July 30, 2011

Party Black Out What: It just turned two, but there's nothing terrible about Apartment3's old age. Eat the ultimate Mac n' Cheese, sip drink specials and celebrate with performances by Cherry Blossom Cabaret, Kings of Spade's Jesse Savio, Djs Eskae,…

Weekend Picks - July 28, 2011

Shop The Expanding Eel What: We're sad the TeeTee bar is gone, but it means another big expansion for Fighting Eel. The favorite local boutique celebrates the renovations with drinks, snacks, giveaways, and 10 percent off the entire store, including…

Sponsored Edition: Run for Covers

Sherlock: My dear Watson, we face a puzzling predicament -- The case of the anonymous, adorable child.    Watson: A worrisome epidemic. In our neighborhoods, I would venture that there are dozens, nay, hundreds, of cute children wandering free without any kind of public…

The Whole Package

Your friends think you’re a DIY champ. But the fact is you’re a closet BIYer – a master of Buy It Yourself. That gourmet dinner – You phoned it in. Those tasty cocktails – You just hit the pre-mixed bottle.…

Keys of Mind

Safari Leader: Ladies and gentleman, welcome to the urban jungle. Today we are searching for one of the city’s most common but elusive creatures - The Homeo and Cars Keyus. These metal critters usually travel in packs, often in a…

Stuck on You

Dear Teeny Bikini, You know I never wanted to get tied down. Sure we had great times this summer with playtimes on the sand, lazy lunches and sunset cruises. But lately, I’ve gotten tired of your lines – the white…

Weekend Picks - Saturday, July 23, 2011

See Earhart has Landed What: Lost aviator Amelia Earhart's time in the islands is captured in a new photo exhibit at the Pacific Aviation Museum. The 40 photographs were taken as publicity stills when she spent a few weeks in…

On the Download

Don’t deny it. We saw it. Your windows were rolled up, but we’re pretty you had a little Monica in your life as you rocked out to Mambo Number 5 in your car. We could be mistaken – it was…

Fast Foods

Alton Brown promised it was easy. But three trips to the grocery store (what aisle is the clarified butter in?), five google searches (how do I MAKE clarified butter), and two emergency first aid stops later (grating nutmeg is hazardous…

Weekend Picks - July 14, 2011

Paddle Moon River What: Explore the North Shore under the full moon with this half-mile river tour. It's not for beginners, but you have a day to brush up on your kayak or stand-up paddling skills before the Friday night…

Answering the Wine-1-1

When it comes to life, you’re looking through ros'e-colored glasses. Thanks to a cabinet full of the chard stuff your glass has been half-full for years. But then a night in with the girls unexpectedly wiped out your whites, ran…

Styled's Play

Family shopping day means quality time with your favorite style friends. You: Max Azria, Michael Kors, and Diane Von Furstenberg. Your little one: Dora, Elmo, Princesses Belle, Jasmine, and the whole castle crew. You just said goodbye to onesies and…

Celling Points

Blake Lively may be the “it” girl, but you are definitely the I-T girl. You’re so plugged in that you have every gadget before the real buzz begins. But staying current means you have another problem that’s really starting to…

Weekend Picks - Saturday, July 9, 2011

Create Art in the Park What: Dance crews, live music, spoken poetry, storytellers, and a chance to weave, print, and paint your way through your own art project are among the 27 reasons to stop by The Contemporary Museum today…

A Little Wright Reading

News? You get it in 140 characters or less on twitter. Friends? You barely have time to “like” them on facebook. Forget newspapers and letters, the only written messages you can deal with, good or Carrie Bradshaw-bad, fit on post-its.…

Weekend Picks - July 7, 2011

Watch Wave Reviews What: There is no reason to be board when you can paddle into 22 great films. The Honolulu Surf Film Festival launches tomorrow with free beer, music and the Hawaii premiere of Innersection, a series of vignettes…

Sponsored Edition: The Slice is Right

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