Weekend Picks – February 7, 2013

Seven reasons to do something this weekend

Fighting Eel Shop
Birthday Suite
Fighting Eel Kailua is going all out for its first anniversary with the launch of Fighting Eel's Spring 2013 collection, special giveaways like loaded totes and a Padma & Pickles tiger's eye necklace, 10 percent off everything in store, free totes for the first 50 people with purchases over $100 and a Misha Hawaii trunk show, also 10 percent off.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Fighting Eel Kailua, 629 Kailua Rd., Suite 130.
Details: Fighting Eel's spring collection will also be available at 10 percent off in its Downtown boutique. For more information, email info@fightingeel.com.


Snake Your Claim
Ala Moana Center What:
Celebrate Chinese New Year with the ultimate good luck gift with purchase from Ala Moana Center. Spend $150 or more at the Center (and yes, your family reunion at Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant totally counts) and receive three die-cut limited-edition Year of the Snake notecards inspired by the ancient art of Chinese paper cutting, envelopes included.
When and Where: Through February 16 while supplies last. Visit the Customer Service Center on Street Level 1 to redeem your receipts. Click here for details.

Drum Up
The Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble is teaming up with the University of Hawaii Dance Program for five exciting nights of music, drumming and dance. The show features two new compositions by taiko master Kenny Endo and producer/pianist Derek Nakamoto with choreography by the UH Dance faculty.
When: Tomorrow, Saturday and February 15, 16 at 8 p.m., February 17 at 2 p.m.
Where: Kennedy Theatre, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Details: $21 general, $19 military/seniors, $10 students. Click here to buy tickets.

Singled Out
Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar is giving you a chance to find love before Valentine's Day. The Waikiki restaurant is hosting two informal singles mixers with games, prizes, pupu and drink specials, and, of course, speed dating. One woman will be assigned to a table while the men rotate every two to three minutes.
When: Tonight, 5-6:30 p.m. and 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Where: Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar, Royal Hawaiian Center.
Details: No RSVP or cover charge, register at the event. Click here for details.

Reyn Spooner Shop
Right as Reyn
Reyn Spooner's Ultimate Factory Sale kicks off this weekend with discounted T-shirts, swim trunks, shorts and past seasons' Aloha shirts for as low as $20. New items will be added daily.
When: Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., February 11-15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., February 16, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 500 Alakawa St., Suite 102-B, across from Home Depot.
Details: Customers who donate three canned meals or meats for Hawaii Foodbank will receive a free gift with purchase.

Coast is Clear
Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii, non-profit and maker of cute jewelry, snagged one hot host for its annual fundraiser: Hawaii 5-0's Alex O'Loughlin. There's also a marine debris fashion show, live music, silent auction, heavy pupu and more. Oh, and did we mention Alex O'Loughlin?
When: Saturday, 6-10 p.m.
Where: Honolulu Elks Lodge 616, 2933 Kalakaua Ave.
Details: $45 per person, all proceeds help keep Oahu's beaches clean. Click here to buy tickets, seats are limited.

Show Time

Stop by the following trunk shows this weekend.

Who: Devin Krista Jewelry
Where: Olive Boutique, 43 Kihapai St.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Also: 10 percent off the entire store all day. Food and drinks will be served from 5-8 p.m.

Who: Hooked Up Hawaii
Where: Riches Kahala, Kahala Mall
When: Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Also: Enter to win gift certificates and jewelry with every Hooked Up purchase. Follow @richeskahala on Instagram for a sneak peek.

Who: Ecolicious and Pure Joy Adornments
Where: Super Citizen, Kahala Mall
When: Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.