Weekend Picks – December 15, 2011
Misa You Much
What: Get a jump on the rest of the world when golden girl Misa Hamamoto unveils her new Sea Shell jewelry collection at a special trunk show. Meet Misa and grab a secret special deal for one day only.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Riches Kahala, Kahala Mall.
Details: Catch more sneak peaks, including a bold but delicate ring that's going on our wish list, on Misa's facebook page. Or call Riches at 808.737.3303.
Hitting the Prima Time
What: Jump start your season's eatings with a special five-course prix fixe at Prima showcasing new roast cook Katy Marshall's cuisine focusing on local ingredients: Agnoletti with chevre, roasted garlic, wild mushrooms, and smoked pine nuts; pork belly with farro, braised lacinato kale, mustard, and apple. She had us at hamachi crudo.
When: Sunday, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Prima, 108 Hekili St. Suite 707, Kailua.
Details: $50. Space is limited to 30 people. Buy your tickets or see the full menu online.
The Real Deals
What: Squeeze in two special shopping events: browse Mikinola's new inventory of sheer tops, shiny blouses, shorts, and leggings, and graphic black-and-white print pieces as well as designs by Cassandra Rull, Pure Joy Adornments, B.D'Angelo and NattoLee. Score a gift with purchases over $150.
Then head over to Florencia Arias for a trunk show with Maui-based Posh Pua's new resort collection plus 30 percent off all Florencia Arias clothing. To sweeten the deal, mimosas, treats, a free tunic with every $100 purchase, and a bonus for those buying gift certificates.
When, Where and Details:
Mikinola – Friday, 5 – 9 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Ala Moana Pacific Center Suite 1450. Preshop on Mikinola's facebook page.
Florencia Arias – Saturday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., 1161 Nuuanu Ave. G07. The Posh Pua Trunk Show is from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Cheers to CW
What: The Super CW celebrates her birthday early by throwing a big bash for everyone else with proceeds benefitting Pow Wow Hawaii 2012. Catch the Matt Bruening fashion show, live djs, art, and performances while sipping all-you-can-drink tasty cocktails by Imbibe, margaritas, or beer for a flat $15 fee.
When: Tomorrow, 6 p.m. – midnight.
Where: 683 Auahi St., Kakaako.
Details: $5 admission. Find more details on Facebook. And be ready to hit some Kakaako traffic: Eat the Streets is also tomorrow night.
Box Office Sit
What: Skip the line at the movie theatre by reserving a specific seat at Ward 16 Theatres during popular showings of the biggest blockbusters.
When: Reserved seating is available for the Wednesday premieres of Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, and select others.
Where: Ward 16 Theatres.
Details: Check for shows with reserved seating (marked with a star) and buy tickets on Fandango.
A Light Meal
What: If you've only driven past the Honolulu Christmas Lights, park yourself for milk and cookie, a showing of The Wizard of Oz, a photo with Santa, or hot chocolate all for free.
When: This and next weekend. The Toys for Tots collection (people in stormtrooper costumes included) is tomorrow night, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Honolulu Hale.
Details: Make sure to stop by Fairycakes for their special cake pops and cupcakes in a jar. Check the schedule of special events here.