Weekend Picks – May 20, 2010
Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events.
What: Burgers On The Edge's second annual Burger Genius contest. Enter to win by creating your own signature burger recipe for one of three categories—beef, turkey, or veggie. Use any of the current menu's toppings or add your own. The winners score a spot on the menu, $200 in cash, and one free burger a week for a year.
When: Now through May 30, 2010
Where: Safeway Center, 888 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu
Details: Enter in-restaurant, by sending in a video submission, or online here. For more info, call 808.737.8866.
No Smoking Zone
What: The Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawai‘i’s annual Deadly in Pink champagne brunch. Listen to physicians, dentists, youth advocates and marketing experts share tips on health and beauty, and learn about the tobacco industry’s female-targeted marketing ploys. Plus, enter to win awesome giveaways and door prizes, and bid in a silent auction. Funds raised will support efforts to create a tobacco-free Hawai‘i.
When: Saturday, May 22, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Japanese Cultural Center, 2454 S. Beretania St., Honolulu
Details: Tickets must be purchased in advance: $75 for adults, $45 for youth. To RSVP, click here.
What: Celebrate Wings Hawai'i's three-year anniversary at the Maui design team's fashion show and concert. View their latest collections of jewelry and hand-sewn dresses, and brand new Honi Honi bikini line, while enjoying live music from Paula Fuga, Mike Love, and Mishka.
When: Saturday, 7:30 to 12 p.m.
Where: Voyage East, 375 W Kuiaha Rd. Suite 45, Haiku
Details: 21 and over. Tickets are $30 to $50, available at the Wings Hawaii store at 71 Baldwin Ave, Paia. For more info, call 808.579.3110 or visit www.wingshawaii.com.
At Long Lost
What: Bid farewell to the passengers of Oceanic Flight 815 with the very last episode of Lost. After six thrill-packed seasons the TV series will bow out with a with a two-and-a-half hour final show. Missed a few episodes? Catch up pre-finale with the two-hour Lost: The Final Journey retrospective showing immediately before.
When: Sunday, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Channel KITV 6
Details: For more info, visit www.abc.go.com
You Go Girl
What: Head downtown for the Women's Fund Of Hawai'i Tea and Champagne event. Nosh on pasta and hand tossed pizzas while enjoying champagne and tea a-plenty. Bid in a live auction for a trip for two to Colorado, Pegge Hopper paintings, and a four-hour sail through Waikiki. Proceeds go towards community organizations that empower women and girls.
When: Tonight, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Plaza Club, Pioneer Plaza, 900 Fort St. Suite 2000, Honolulu
Details: Tickets, $50 for advance, $60 at the door. For more info, visit www.womensfundhawaii.org.
What: Support Mililani High School as they battle in the National Championship of Hurley's WALK THE WALK campaign, a sort of Friday Night Football meets Project Runway fashion competition. Winners will be determined by fan votes, and will advance to the finals at the U.S. Open of Surfing in California, where they’ll present a fashion show for the chance to win $25,000 for their school.
When: Voting ends on Friday
Where: Vote at www.hurley.com/wtw
Details: Check out Mililani High School’s video here.
What: Tattoo enthusiasts can unite at Ink & Iron, an exhibition and body art
show. The evening’s events include art showings and live piercings by
Eternal Tattoo, an avant-garde body work fashion show, an appearance from
Vegas cabaret performer Bam Bam De'Jor, plus a cover model contest for
808Ink, Hawaii’s first tattoo magazine. Enjoy Sailor Jerry drink specials
and beats by DJ Kitty Lee, DJ Rhombus and DJ Audissey.
When: Saturday, 7 p.m.
Where: Bar 35, 35 N. Hotel St., Chinatown
Details: For more info, contact Cyrina@CyrinaHadad.com
What: Hit up Whole Foods Market Kahala’s sandwich station and nab yourself a free sample of their brand new Kahala Roast Beef Sandwich—a baguette filled with Maui Cattle Co. beef, grilled onions and a tasty gorgonzola spread, plus your choice of veggies and toppings.
When: Wednesday, May 26, 12 to 2 p.m.
Where: Whole Foods Market Kahala, Kahala Mall, 4211 Waialae Ave.
Details: For more info, call 808.739.0820 or click here.