Weekend Picks – August 5, 2010


Lei Chic Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events.

Cheap Thrills
What: This First Friday, hit up the season-end blowout sale at Roberta Oaks Hawaii. Scoop up deals from a $40 rack, an $80 rack and get 20 percent off all regular-price dresses. Check out new fashions from local designer Reva Canali, groove to beats by Paul Michaelson & The Shiny Object, and sip on whiskey drinks from the cocktail bar.
When: Friday, 1 to 11 p.m.
Where: Roberta Oaks Hawaii store, 191 N. Pauahi St., Chinatown
Details: For more info, call 808.428.1214.


Get the Drift
What: Check out the grand opening of Drift Boutique, the newest, brightest addition to Kaimuki. The eco-chic beach boutique is stocked with fabulous finds from local designers, including Vers organic tees, Tiare Teiti dresses, Urgentina Hawaii swimwear, Sierra Dew hand-painted tops and leggings, Ecolicious cards and scarves, custom sunrise shell jewelry, and Drift’s own line of bags and shell slippers. Even the walls are decked out with artwork from local artists, like Matt Kawika Ortiz, and the eco-friendly displays were created with recycled and reused materials. Come see it all this Saturday – and mention Lei Chic at checkout to score 20 percent off your entire purchase!
When: Saturday, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Drift Boutique, 3434 Waialae Ave. #4, Honolulu. Across from Town restaurant. Free parking right out front.
Details: For more info, call 808.284.1177 or click here

Such a Doll
What: Grab the girls and head to Pearl Ultralounge for Girls' Night Out: All Dolled Up. Enjoy free beauty treatments from Bobbi & Guy Salon & Spa, including manicures, massages, brow waxing, make-up and hair styling. Plus, check out a Guess by Marciano fashion show, happy hour appetizer and drink specials, and beauty basket giveaways from Lei Chic.
When: Tonight! Doors open at 4:30 p.m.; happy hour from 4:30 to 8 p.m.; beauty bar from 6 to 9 p.m.; dancing until 2 a.m.
Where: Ala Moana Center, Ho'okipa Terrace, Level 3
Details: 21 and over; free cover all night. For more info, call 808.944.8000 or click here

White Hot
What: Celebrate the end of summer in style at Ka Restaurant & Lounge’s White Party. Dance to beats from DJ Nickolus and DJ Min-One, and enter to win fabulous beauty baskets courtesy of Lei Chic. Wear all white for half off the cover before 11 p.m.
When: Friday, 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Ward Warehouse, 3rd Floor
Details: Cover, $10. 21 and over. To order bottle service call 808.227.7031. For more info, call 808.593.7885.

Pretty in P.I.N.C.
What: Party for a cause at Valerie Joseph Boutique’s P.I.N.C. event. The evening will feature a Valerie Joseph fashion show, giveaways, raffle prizes, and free nail candy embellishments by Salon Cookie Couture and body art by Dr. Wiz. Learn about P.I.N.C. (Partners Inspiring Nouvelle Concepts), a student program benefiting the local non-profit Community Helping Schools. Bring school supply donations for a chance to win a fantastic grand prize.
When: Saturday, 9 p.m.
Where: Paparazzi, Ward Center
Details: For more info, call 808.942.5258 or email Valerie@valeriejoseph.com.

Good Eats
What: Foodies, get your tickets now for Lanakila Pacific’s signature event, The Good Table. More than 50 Oahu restaurants are participating – including Alan Wong’s, Tango, Hank’s Haute Dogs, Town, and more – and are serving special chef-designed feasts to benefit homebound kupuna. Buy a table for you and your friends, and know you’ll be sitting down for an amazing meal for a good cause.
When: Tickets go on sale Tuesday, August 10. Event is on October 7 at 6 p.m.
Where: All over Oahu, at more than 50 participating restaurants
Details: For more info and to purchase tickets, call 808.531.0555 or visit www.thegoodtablehawaii.org.

Ready Set Sale
What: Hit up the Guava Shop tent sale and score up to 60 percent off apparel and accessories from brands like Indah, LA Made, Salt, Splendid and more.
When: Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Guava Shop, 66-165 Kamehameha Hwy., Hale‘iwa
Details: For more info, call 808.637.9670.