Lei Chic - October 2011

Quick or Treat

You refused to dust off the french maid uniform or groom your old sex kitten outfit. Now it's Halloween and you have just hours to come up with a look that gets you into the spirits of things. We gathered…

Weekend Picks - Saturday, October 29, 2011

Eat Sweet E-scape What: Kick start your Saturday morning with bumped-up breakfast favorites at Sweet E's Cafe in Kilohana Square. The new eatery serves up everything from Cobb Eggs Benedict (with bacon, avocado, spinach, tomato and blue cheese) to tasty…

The Missed List - October

Pssst. Hey. I hate to bother you, but it’s getting a little crowded here in your inbox. It wouldn’t be so bad except that “your inbox is getting full” warning’s exclamation points are digging into my back and that e-mail…

Weekend Picks - October 27, 2011

Creep Unusual Haunts What: The newly remodeled Aloha Stadium gets a Halloween makeover by the experts in paranormal activity. The first ever Haunted Stadium features a specially-built maze of 10 rooms filled with surprises cooked up by the the real…

At Your Tech and Call

We didn’t want to have this conversation. But we heard the buzz from your tech-ers. We found the disappointing SIM card buried in the bottom of your backpack. Then you flipped out when we just tried to make a call…

In Great Shapes

1920s trends that should not return: Over-tweezed eyebrows Neck-to-ankle swimsuits with stockings and caps Prohibition Some styles should come roaring back, like art deco-inspired jewelry by Brandy Pham. Former evening gown designer and Hawaii resident Pham made her name in…

Sponsored Edition: Shining and Dining

She’s Chanel. You’re Betsey Johnson. She dies for the clean lines of Kate Spade. You go bananas for blinged-out Alexander McQueen. So when you both accidentally regifted each other with last year’s Christmas presents (again), it wasn’t a big surprise.…

Weekend Picks - Saturday, October 22, 2011

Watch Special Screaming What: Order up fritters and try not to knock over your $4 beer special at a horror edition of Downbeat Diner's movie nights. This week, it's Stephen King's Pet Sematary. When: Monday, 9 p.m. Where: Downbeat Diner,…

Mojo Barbershop Arrives in Chinatown and McCully

It happened again. Your Bradley Cooperesque cutie went in for a trim and came out looking like Uncle Fester. You’ve been trying to cut him off from that fifteen-dollar-a-cut chain for months. But the moment he hears the words “salon”…

Sponsored Edition: Laps of Luxury

Beat up sneakers or strappy stilettos. Worn down running shorts or sky-high mini skirts. Sweaty ponytails or chic updos. You’re constantly shifting gears from sporty to stylish and back again (sometimes in 60 seconds flat). Add the fact that your…

Weekend Picks - October 20, 2011

Watch The HIFF List What: The awards are out and you have just one more chance to catch the Hawaii International Film Festival's top pick for documentary, Splinters. Ride along on the emotional journey of two New Guinea surfers, confident…

Leather and Grace

You’ve never had a problem coming out of your shell. No one’s ever accused you of clamming up about any topic and, let’s face it, you can be downright shellfish about sharing the spotlight. So finding just the right look…

Scarving Artist

When surf’s up you’re the number one shredder. On land, no one tops the way you tear it up on blades or the slopes. But when it comes to keeping your look current you wipe out every time. It’s time…

Beauty and the Boutique

Your life is a harried tale. As usual, you’re late for a very important date after dealing with a witchy receptionist, that co-worker who makes you feel no bigger than a thumb, and a combative meeting with seven little men.…

Weekend Picks: Saturday, October 15, 2011

   Shop    www.Wish List    What: Gem Parfait’s beachy jewelry is now on full display on    its new website. Check out the playful chunky bead    necklaces, coral, sea glass, and semi-precious stone pendants,    bracelets and rings.    Details: Gem Parfait is available at…

Keeping Up With the Boneses

Code Orange. The marching orders are in and you have just two weeks to prepare for the big day. The Mission: To go deep undercover in the crowds October 31. The Challenge: A skeletal staff and bare bones budget. Assisting…

Weekend Picks - October 13, 2011

Stretch Get Your Back In the Game What: Grab your gear and get on your beat for a free Sports Yoga Hawaii's signature stretch and strengthening class. The session is focused on moves to help runners train for the marathon,…

Sitting Kitty

Not to be catty but we’ve heard whiskers that you’re a glamour puss on the prowl. There was the time you clawed through a crowd for that last pair of Tory Burch kitten heels. Or that night you tailed the…

Snack Attacks

It starts with leftover Halloween candy and ends with sugar-loaded cocktails and canapés sometime after midnight. Welcome to the start of your Season’s Eatings. The only workout that fits in your busy holiday schedule is bicep curls with your Black…

In Reel Time

Friday night movie listings:Option 1 – Man unjustly accused of a crime sprouts Olympic athlete-like stamina and race car-driver skills as he escapes the law while proving his innocence (and finds  love with hot girl at the same time). Option…

Sexy and the City

That trip around the world? It’s on your to-do list - right after inheriting millions from a long lost uncle (and we’re not talking about the Nigerian one that you keep getting e-mail about) and inventing the world's first line of completely comfortable stilettos.…

Weekend Picks - October 6, 2011

    Ride     Ghouling Right Along     What: 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…

Taste Tests

     Problem: 3:30 p.m. – You run to the closest convenience store      for an emergency chocolate fix, bite into the mass-produced      candy, and wait for the waxy chocolate to (hopefully) melt on      your tongue.      Bar lowered.     …