Weekend Picks – July 29, 2010

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

Sake It To Me
What: Get your tickets now for the sure-to-sell-out Joy of Sake event. This year, there will be more than 300 sakes to taste, with plates from some of Honolulu’s best restaurants, including Nobu Waikiki, Chai’s Island Bistro, Doraku, Gyotaku, TOWN, Yuzen, Zenshu and others.
When: August 19, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Honolulu Academy of Arts, 900 S. Beretania St., Honolulu
Details: $80 per person; $150 for VIP reserved seating. For more info, call 808.532.8700 or click here.

Active Duty
What: Atten-TION! Enlist now in the Fitness HI Boot Camp with personal trainer Ryan Pang, who is offering Lei Chic readers 25 percent off the six-week series. The outdoor group classes combine traditional calisthenics with interval and strength training. Just what you need to give those love handles the boot.
When: Every Tuesday and Thursday at 5:30 p.m., August 3 through September 9
Where: Nu‘uanu Valley Park (Off the Pali highway across from Oahu Country Club)
Details: Space is limited, so register before July 31. For more info, call 808.389.9099, email ryan@fitnesshi.com or visit www.fitnesshi.com.

Make It Work!
What: Did you ever watch Project Runway and wish you could get personal style help from Tim Gunn himself? Now’s your chance! Lei Chic scored an interview with the fashion guru, so send us your style questions and we’ll ask Mr. Gunn for you. The winning questions and answers will be published in next Friday’s Lei Chic edition. And of course, be sure to catch the Project Runway Season 8 premiere tonight.
When: Deadline for submissions is Sunday at midnight.
Details: Submit your questions by email, on our Facebook wall, or via Twitter @Lei_Chic

Clothes Encounter
What: Summer style is in full swing at Windward Mall’s “Reserve Your Sense of Style” events. Catch up on the latest beauty tips and tricks at the Summer Glow Spa Series, where you can attend seminars from Bellaviva Salon & Spa, plus enter to win fabulous spa prizes. Stay for the live runway fashion show from 15 stores, including T&C Surf, Local Motion, Kazu Couture and more.
When: Saturday, beauty seminars at 3 pm.; fashion show at 6 p.m.
Where: Center Court, Windward Mall, 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe
Details: For more info, call 808.235.1143 or click here

Back in Black
What: Celebrate Apartment3's one year anniversary at its “Black on Black” party, where stylish black attire is a must. Sip on specialty cocktails by superstar mixologist Kyle Reutner and check out performances by Cherry Blossom Cabaret, The Bentos, DJ Eskae and more.
Where: Apartment3, Century Center 3rd floor, 1750 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu
When: Saturday, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Details: 21+. $10 cover or free with bottle service. Stylish black attire required. For more info, call 808.955.9300 or click here

House of Style
What: Get ready for a shopping spree at the House of Aria grand opening party, where everything in store is 15 percent off, and the sale racks are 50 percent off. Plus, mention Lei Chic and they’ll hook you up with an extra 20 percent off! Hop in the photobooth with your gals for a complimentary keepsake, enter to win prizes and extra discounts every 30 minutes, plus swag bags, refreshments and tunes from DJ Flip.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: House of Aria, 98-450 Kamehameha Hwy, Suite 3, Pearl City
Details: For more info, call 808.626.5982.

Sale Away
What: Scoop up sweet deals at DOLCE Boutique’s End of Summer Sale, where you can score up to 50 percent off labels like Trove Tkees, Rails, Lauren Moshi, Gypsy 05, J Brand, Matt Bernson and more. Plus, mention Lei Chic and get a free gift with purchase.
When: Friday through August 1
Where: DOLCE Boutique, Ward Centre
Details: For more info, call 808.596.9436.