Weekend Picks – November 12, 2010

Lei ChicSale Away
What: Get amazing discounts off of designer brands like Le Tarte, Rachel Pally and Alternative Apparel at Kai Boutique’s first ever sale. Everything in the store, including jewelry, and beauty and home products, will be up to 50 percent off.
When: Now through Sunday
Where: Kai Boutique, 776 Kailua Road, Kailua
Details: For more info visit www.kaiboutiquehi.com

Maui Wowie
What: Snag cute holiday dresses for 20 percent off and jewelry at Maui-based label Haute Rock Couture's one-day Oahu trunk show. Also up for grabs
sterling silver and 14K gold-fill pieces from Luvs It Jewelry by Stanette Kirchhof.
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Ala Moana Hotel, Level 2, Pakalana Room
Details: For more info, call 808.269.7287 or 808.280.1134

Get the Scoop
What: Hit up locally-made ColdFyyre Ice Cream's pop-up station for a little sweet relief. The farmers market fave will be serving up its gourmet organic scoops in flavors like Kona Coffee, Kula Strawberry, North Shore Lilikoi, Maui Mint and more, along with its ultra-popular CookiCreems ice cream sandwiches.
When: Today, Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Shirokiya, Ala Moana Center, Level 3

Pretty Please
What: Get beauty secrets from industry leaders at Nordstrom’s Paint the Town Beautiful event. Check out the latest trends in makeup, skincare and fragrance, and must-haves for the season. Plus, score a complimentary gift, while supplies last.
When: Saturday, 8 to 10 a.m.
Where: Nordstrom, Ala Moana Center
Details: Tickets are $15 and are redeemable towards a cosmetic purchase of $15 or more on the day of the event.

Give and Receive
What: Purchase a ticket to the Ward Centers Festival of Giving and score exclusive savings from your fave boutiques, including Cottage by the Sea, Eden in Love, Cupcake Boutique and more, all while helping out a local non-profit. Ticketholders also get access to free gift-wrapping, giveaways and family-fun activities.
When: Today through Sunday
Where: Ward Centers
Details: Tickets, $10. Purchase tickets through participating charities and ticket counters at Ward Centers. For a more info, visit www.WardCenters.com.

Runway to Realway
What: Watch local fashion designers compete to transform out-of-date prom dresses into modern fashions in The Bella Project’s Rule the Runway fundraiser. The entries will be judged by local fashion authorities, including Andy South and Roberta Oaks. Enter to win raffle prizes, groove to beats by DJ Buddhabud and enjoy $3.50 martinis.
When: Wednesday, November 17, 7 to 10 p.m.
Where: TheVenue, 1144 Bethel St., Chinatown.
Details: 18 and over. Tickets are $25 pre-order, $30 at the door, and $75 for VIP. For more info, click here.

Twice As Nice
What: Double your dollar during Fashionista’s Market's big gift certificate sale. For every $20 gift certificate you purchase, you’ll get another $20 one for free.
November 15 through 20.
Where: Fashionista’s Market Boutique, Chinatown.
Details: The gift certificates will be valid after December 25 and can be used toward regular priced merchandise only.