Weekend Picks – May 24, 2012

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Hot Stuff

What: Be the first to see the new summer capsule collection by Matt Bruening and Wonderland Denim‘s Jess Shedlock at Local Motion Surf into Summer’s official after party and fashion show. Roam Hawaii and Acacia Swimwear also showcase hot new looks.

When: Sunday, 10 p.m.

Where: M (formerly The Standard), 500 Ala Moana Blvd.

Details: E-mail Matt Bruening or Wonderland Denim for free cover or pay $10 at the door.


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Share the Health

What: Scoop up 35 of Down to Earth’s best-selling items for a whopping 35 percent off. You won’t find a better deal on organic, all-natural foods than at this kamaaina health food chain’s special anniversary sale. Every item can create healthy and tasty meal – just use these recipes as a guide.

When: Tomorrow only

Where: Down to Earth’s five stores in Honolulu, Kailua, Pearlridge, Kapolei and Kahului. Click here for store locations and hours.

Details: Don’t forget to “Like” Down to Earth’s Facebook page by midnight tonight for a chance to win a $350 gift card.


Child’s Play

What: Celebrate Julia Child’s 100th birthday with a month-long culinary series featuring a James Beard Foundation gourmet French dinner, “Better with Butter” cooking classes and breakfast buffets, and a selection of Child’s own recipes, served nightly. Bon appetit!

When: August

Where: The Kahala Hotel and Resort, 5000 Kahala Ave.

Details: Click here for a full list of events and prices. To make a reservation, call (808) 739-8760 or e-mail the hotel.

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Modern Times

What: Spend Memorial Day weekend at The Modern Honolulu. On Friday, catch a fashion show by Roberta Oaks at Lujuria’s VIP reception in the Lobby Bar. Then on Saturday, rock out to local bands The Throwdowns and Pimpbot for Mele Mei’s Island Rock Pool Party on the Sunrise pool deck.

When: Friday, 8:30-9:30 p.m. (Lujuria featuring Roberta Oaks)

Saturday, 6-9 p.m. (Island Rock Pool Party)

Where: The Modern Honolulu, 1775 Ala Moana Blvd.

Details: RSVP on Addiction Nightclub’s Facebook page for free cover to Lujuria or pay $10 at the door. Island Rock Pool Party, $25 per person, call (808) 943-5814.


Historic Event

What: Play treasure hunter at Waioli Tea Room’s vintage sale. Browse through antique furniture, kitchenware, jewelry and more. Breakfast and lunch are available Saturday, so feel free to relax with a cup of tea and guava and berry french toast after you shop.

When: Tomorrow, 5-9 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Waioli Tea Room, 2950 Manoa Rd.

Details: Free admission and parking.

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And We’re Back

What: Two stores celebrate grand re-openings this weekend. On Saturday, stop by T&C Surf’s newly renovated Ala Moana store for games, giveaways and shopping specials. Then on Sunday, head over to Super Citizen for wine, pupus and in-store specials.

When: Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (T&C Surf Ala Moana)

Sunday, 5-7 p.m. (Super Citizen)

Where: T&C Surf, Ala Moana Center, and Super Citizen, Kahala Mall

Details: At T&C Ala Moana, buy any Kiki Beach jewelry and get a free Aloha bead bracelet. Enter T&C’s Instagram contest for a chance to win a $300 gift card. At Super Citizen, get 15 percent off select gifts and apparel, and free gift with purchase while supplies last.