Weekend Picks – July 1, 2010

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

Such a Doll
Grab the girls and head to Pearl Ultralounge for Girls' Night Out: All Dolled Up. Enjoy happy hour appetizer and drink specials and free beauty treatments from Desire Salon and Spa, including manicures, massages, brow waxing, make-up and hair styling. Plus, enter to win beauty baskets courtesy of Lei Chic.
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.
Ala Moana Center, Ho'okipa Terrace, Level 3
21+, free cover all night. For more info, call 808.944.8000 or click here.

Red, White & Boom!
Hit up Ala Moana Center’s Fourth of July Spectacular and enjoy Hawai‘i’s largest Independence Day fireworks show. Groove to live Centerstage performances by John Cruz, KONA, Sean Na‘auao and more, and a Parking Deck Concert featuring Makana, Anuhea and Natural Vibrations, and enter a Stars and Stripes Giveaway for a chance to win $5,000 in prizes, including trips for two to Las Vegas. Plus, from July 2 to 5, shop with a 20 Percent Savings Pass, valid at 60-plus stores, good for a 20 percent discount off one regular-price item per store, per day.
Centerstage performances, July 3 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. and July 4 from 12 to 5 p.m.; Parking Deck Concert, July 4 from 5 to 8:30 p.m.; Fireworks show, July 4 at 8:30 p.m.
1450 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu
For more info, call 808.955.9517 or click here. To view a complete schedule of performances, click here.

To Market

What: In between pub-hopping swing by Fashionista Market Boutique's First Friday event and snag new arrivals, shop trunk shows from local designers, nab red, white and blue fashions at ten percent off, and enjoy mini massages and cocktails.
Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; mini massages available from 6 to 9 p.m.
1185 Bethel St., Chinatown
For more info, call 808.537.1115 or click here.

The Eat Is On
What: Prove your pizza-eating prowess at J.J. Dolan’s 2nd Annual Pizza Eatting Contest by devouring the most slices within ten minutes. The winner nabs a $250 cash prize.
When: Friday, 5:15 p.m.
Where: 1147 Bethel St., Chinatown
Details: To sign up or for more info, call 808.537.4992.

Butik Call
What: Snag the latest items from Fighing Eel, dnd Swimwear and Modern Philosophy Jewelry at the butik’s Fourth of July sale. The entire store will be up to 50 percent off.
When: Thursday to Saturday, and Monday
Where: 1067 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite A-3, Honolulu
Details: For more info, call 808.593.4484.

Reel Time
What: Watch Robert Downey Jr. solve crime under the stars at the Waikiki Beach Walk’s moonlight screening of Sherlock Holmes.
When: Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: Embassy Suites-Waikiki Beach Walk, Grand Lanai, 201 Beachwalk St., Honolulu
Details: Free. For more info, call 808.921.2345. Download a coupon for free popcorn, here.

Go Commando
What: Get decked out in your most patriotic attire and swing by Ka Restaurant & Lounge’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell military-themed party. Dance to beats from DJ Min-One and enter to win a ton a fabulous giveaways, including beauty baskets courtesy of Lei Chic and a two-night stay from Aqua Hotels and Resorts. Wear red, white and blue 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.

Sale Into Summer
What: Celebrate your fashion independence at the Green With Envi eco-boutique’s Fourth of July sale for 15 percent off the entire store, 25 percent off all bikinis and 20 percent off all Ha Organic clothing.
When: Friday and Saturday
Where: 64-1040 Mamalahoa Hwy. Suite 102, Kamuela, Big Island
Details: For more info, call 808.887.6426.

Pearl photo credit: David Croxford