Weekend Picks – January 24, 2013

Six reasons to do something this weekend

Lei Chic Shop
Shell Out
Be the first to view ki-ele's Aloha Hawaii 2013 spring/summer collection at Nordstrom this weekend. Peruse 24k gold- and silver-dipped shell jewelry pieces, shown left, and one-of-a-kind beach-inspired items, all new and exclusive to the store. Expect more newness to come – the local line celebrates its 5th anniversary this year and a website re-launch next month.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Nordstrom, Ala Moana Center, Level 2.
Details: $52-$132. Click here for more sneak peeks at ki-ele's Aloha Hawaii 2013 collection.


Lei Chic Mingle
Going Pro
Football fan or not, you won't want to miss the Official NFL Pro Bowl Block Party this Saturday. In addition to sightings and photo ops with Pro Bowl players, cheerleaders and team mascots, you'll enjoy live performances by Na Hoku Hanohano winners Maunalua and Mailani, Legends in Concert Waikiki Rock-a-Hula, the renowned Royal Hawaiian Band and more. Stop by Royal Hawaiian Center's Beer & Wine Garden for libations (including Bud Light Lime, the official Pro Bowl beer) and a live DJ, then head upstairs to view the Pro Bowl trophy in all its glory.

When and Where:

  • Block Party: Saturday, 6-10 p.m., Kalakaua Ave.
  • Beer & Wine Garden: Saturday, 6-10 p.m., The Royal Grove, Royal Hawaiian Center.
  • Trophy viewing: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. daily through Saturday at Wolfgang’s Steakhouse by Wolfgang Zwiener, Royal Hawaiian Center, Level 3.

Details: $5 special event parking with validation, available at Lei Ohu Guest Services adjacent to The Royal Grove. View the full schedule and get more information here.

Lei Chic Eat
Street Smarts
Eat the Street has teamed up with the NFL for a special Pro Bowl-themed food truck rally. Trucks will be serving up NFL city-themed dishes in addition to the usual fare. On our radar: Fairycakes' deep fried "pinkies," shown left, and Simply Ono's kiawe smoked salmon sampler.
When: Tomorrow, 4-9 p.m.
Where: 555 South St.
Details: Hashtag your Instagrams with #eatthestreet each hour or download the Street Grindz mobile app for a chance to win Pro Bowl tickets. View more details and a full list of vendors here.

Lei Chic Beautify
Shades of Our Lives
Pamper yourself with a free makeover by Hourglass Cosmetics. At Paint the Town Red with the Hourglass Icon Collection, artists from London, Canada and the mainland U.S. will transform you using the brand's signature red lip color, Icon (as featured in the current issue of HONOLULU Shops), and long-wearing, mattifying Immaculate liquid powder foundation, shown right. Or, opt for a Golden Globes look a la Jessica Alba or Emily Blunt.

When and Where:

  • Tomorrow at Sephora, Pearlridge Center, 12-6 p.m., (808) 487-0660,
  • Tomorrow at Sephora, 2250 Kalakaua Ave., 2-8 p.m., (808) 923-3301,
  • Saturday at Sephora, Ala Moana Center, 12-6 p.m., (808) 944-9797.

Details: Call the store directly to schedule an appointment.

A Musing
Help La Muse celebrate its one-year anniversary next Wednesday with a night of champagne, sushi and desserts. Plus, score 10 percent off your entire purchase, 20 percent off jewelry by owner Julia Chu and 50 percent off all swimwear, Acacia Swimwear included. Each purchase also enters you to win special prizes.
When: Next Wednesday, 5-8 p.m.
Where: La Muse, 1156 Nuuanu Ave.
Details: For more information, call (808) 536-0818. View the flyer online.

Lei Chic Reserve
Play Boys (and Girls)
Reserve a spot in Treehouse's first-ever keiki workshop and your little one will have a blast learning basic blockprinting techniques using foam material and ink rollers. But act fast – only 10 keiki will be accepted for this session.
When: Saturday, February 9, 10-11 a.m.
Where: Treehouse, 250 Ward Ave., Suite 233.
Details: $10, materials included. Keiki under the age of 6 must be accompanied by a parent. For more information, call (808) 597-8733 or click here to register online.