Weekend Picks – January 22, 2009


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

Good Buy Love
What: A day of shopping and seminars from local boutiques and designers, all featured in the new book “The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on O‘ahu.” Get a glimpse inside here.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; VIP hour begins at 9 a.m.
Where: Cupola Theater at the Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapi‘olani Blvd.
Details: Free. Early admission to VIP hour is $25, and includes book and gift bag. Get more info or buy tickets here.

Dinner From Home
What: A four-course menu of all-local dishes at Vino.
When: Sunday and Monday evenings through January.
Where: Hiroshi Eurasion Tapas, Restaurant Row
Details: The dinner is $35 per person, call 808.533.4476 for reservations. Get the menu and more info here.

Sip ‘n’ Sale
What: Wine tasting, live music and discounts at the North Shore’s new Guava Shop. When: Friday, 6 p.m.
Where: Guava Shop boutique, Hale‘iwa Town Center, across from Kua Aina burger.
Details: Call 808 for more info.

Sun ‘n’ Surf
What: Soleil Boutique (formerly on Kapahulu Avenue) launches their online boutique with looks from designers around Hawai‘i and the Pacific.
Where: Online at www.soleil808.com
Details: Take 15 percent off your order by entering the code LEI09 at checkout.

Shop, For A Change

What: Local line Midori Jewelry has 44 percent off lots of pieces in honor of the 44th prez.
When: Through Friday.
Where: View all the sale items here.

Eat For A Cause
What: Nibble and sip to raise money for the Windward Boys and Girls Club.
When: Sunday, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Formaggio Grill, 305 Hahani Street, Kailua
Details: $125 per person, tax deductible. Arrive early for cocktails from the Better Brands martini bar, with Formaggio pours and heavy pupu to follow. RSVP to 808.258.6549.