Weekend Picks – March 8, 2012
What: Two shopping spots in Kahala Mall are about to say aloha for good. therapy.boutique – a favorite spot to shop for local designers such as Laakea, Noelani Designs, and Umee – is closing at the end of March and is offering a 25 percent off coupon good for any regular priced item in store this weekend. Shasa Emporium is marking everything 50 percent off and will close as soon as inventory sells out.
Where: therapy. boutique and Shasa Emporium, Kahala Mall.
Details: Follow the latest on therapy's Facebook page or call (808) 732.7222. Call Shasa Emporium at (808) 735.5122.
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What: Plan a girl's day out with some of your most fashionable besties: Kate Spade, Tory Burch, and Bebe. The spring lines are in full bloom this weekend. Pick up the adorable hedgehog wallet at Kate Spade New York to go along with your pink polka-dotted pleated skirt or pair an adorable tweed jacket in springtime green with woven peep toe pumps at Tory Burch, then relax with your buys in front of an afternoon of hula, music and cultural displays at the Pualeilani Festival of the Arts.
When: The Center is open daily until 11 p.m. Pualeilani Festival of the Arts is Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.
Where: Royal Hawaiian Center, 2201 Royal Hawaiian Ave.
Details:Visit the Royal Hawaiian Center's website for full details of the weekend's events.
What: A day out with the girls takes on an empowering twist with Miss Representation, a documentary on the under representation of women in America. Sit in on a free screening of the film then discuss your thoughts with a panel of local women leaders including news anchor Paula Akana, Miss Hawaii Lauren Cheape, and the founder of Girls Court Judge Karen Radius.
When: Saturday, reception begins at 1:30 p.m. with movie to follow.
Where: University of Manoa Arts Auditorium, 2500 Campus Rd.
Details: Find more information on UH's website or read more about the film on MIss Representation's site.
What: Ki-ele launches its new Summer 2012 collection with 10 percent off the entire line of hammered gold statement necklaces, tassels of gold chain, eye-popping red coral pendant earrings, and armfuls of beachy bangles done in designer Marylea Conrad's signature seaside ready style.
Details: The new line debuts today on Ki-ele's website. Use code KIELE 2012 for your 10 percent discount.
Photo: Mark Arbeit
What: Multiplex of movement classes Still & Moving Center celebrates its first birthday with free massages, boutique discounts, and complimentary mini classes of everything from Nia to improv, Oli chanting, and aerial yoga.
When: Starts Saturday through March 18.
Where: Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen St.
Details: See the full list of sample classes on Still & Moving Center's website. Call (808) 397-7678 for more details.
When: Tonight, 7 – 9 p.m.
Where: DVF, Ala Moana Center.
Details: RSVP to M.Mattson@DVF.com. Through March 15, 10 percent of proceeds from purchases at DVF and DVF.com will go to Vital Voices, which helps emerging women leaders and entrepreneurs.
What:As if you needed another reason to shop DVF – join Hawaii's first lady Nancy Caraway for cocktails and in honor of International Women's Day 10 percent of all purchases will go to The Women's Fund of Hawaii.
What: Give that old t-shirt new light in a two-hour workshop that shows you how to dye and imprint fabric using plants and the sun.
When: Monday, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Where: Foster Botanical Gardens, 50 N. Vineyard Blvd.
Details: $10. Call (808) 522-7064.