Weekend Picks – Saturday, June 11, 2011

Lei Chic Volunteer
Wade In, Help Out
Grab the sunblock, get outside and help restore native plants and taro in the Heeia Wetlands. The planting will not only boost agriculture but will stop runoff from pouring in and polluting Kaneohe Bay.
When: Today, 8:30 a.m. – noon
Where: Heeia, off of Kamehameha Hwy. past King Intermediate, on a dirt road. It’s best to just check the map.
Details: Bring water, sunglasses, sunscreen and covered shoes you don’t mind getting wet. Call 808.352.0764 for more information.

Lei Chic Sample
Scents of a Woman
Slather on a touch of the exotic with Malie Organics' newest fragrance, orchid. Kauai’s Dana Roberts conducted an extensive search for the perfect type of orchid to capture in her luxurious creams, candles, and washes.
Details: Try it in the more than 40 stores selling Malie. Or get a free sample of the orchid body cream with any other purchase on Malie’s website.

How Bazaar
Collectibles, jewelry, and one-of-a-kind vintage textiles will all be on the tables at the Japanese Cultural Center's first ever Courtyard Bazaar. Expect the event to be a blend of garage and estate sales with a splash of craft fair.
When: Tomorrow, 9 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Where: Japanese Cultural Center, 2454 S. Beretania St.

Lei ChicAnticipate
Coming to a Store Near You
A new Saturday Weekend Picks section designed to help you make future plans for your paycheck. We’ll outline new line launch dates, store openings, and all the other important spending dates coming your way.
June 23 – Finnish textile company Marimekko’s playful, patterned sneakers arrive on Converse’s website.
October 30 – Josie Natori pieces come to Target. The retailer announced this week the first lady of lingerie is designing undies and loungewear priced under $35.
March 2012 – Diane Von Furstenberg clothing comes to Gap Kids. It may not be wrap dresses for babies, but the collection for girls 0 to 14 will feature DVF's vibrant prints.

Guava Shop, Haleiwa Town Center, 66-265 Kamehameha Hwy.
Deal: An additional 20 percent off the sales rack and discounts on other Indah, Splendid, Salt Swimwear and more at Guava’s sidewalk sale.
When: Today, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Who: Eden in Love, Ward Warehouse
Deal: Buy any tank/tee and get a pair of shorts for 50 percent off.
When: Now until Sunday.

Who: Fighting Eel, 1133 Bethel St.
Deal: To tunic or not? You'll have a vested interest when you vote on which new piece should be 50 percent off for a week.
When: Vote on FE's facebook page by 6 p.m. Saturday. The sale will start shortly after.
Lei Chic
Who: Esprit.com
Deal: 40 percent off entire order with code JUNESALE (making this silk-cotton dress just about $31) plus free shipping and free returns for purchases of $30 and up.
When:Until Sunday

Who: Posh Pua, Maui
Deal: 50 percent bikinis at Posh Pua’s sample sale.
When: Today 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Head to Kuau and follow the signs near the former Kuau Mart.

Who: Bamboo Sky, Ward – 401 Kamakee St., Waikiki – 159 Kaiulani Ave.
Deal: The frequent shopper card is back. Get 5 percent off your first entire purchase, 10 percent off the second, then 15 percent and 20 percent. Cards are good for one month.
When: Get your card now with any purchase of $20 or more.