Weekend Picks – Saturday, May 21, 2011
Surf and Seize
What: Dive into Kamehameha Schools surf sample sale. Dig through hundreds of bikinis, board shorts, t-shirts, bags, kids clothes and more from big brands such as Roxy, Quiksilver, O’Neill, Element, Billabong, Fitted Gear, and Honey Girl. Raffles, food, and music top off the fundraiser for Kamehameha Schools surf team’s trip to the national competition.
When: Today, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Kamehameha Schools, 1887 Makuakane St.
Details: $2 entrance fee. Bring cash, not all vendors will always accept credit cards. Call 808.271.6069 for more information.
Rolling in the Smiles
What: One is the tale of a hit man reluctantly released from prison to deal with his ex-wife, mob boss and more. The other tells the story of a magazine editor who is convinced she can end a run of bad luck by digging in a swamp-turned-landfill. Either way, Hawaii premieres of the award-winning Norway film A Somewhat Gentle Man and Japan’s Instant Swamp are an amusing way to spend an afternoon.
When: A Somewhat Gentle Man shows Sunday, 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Instant Swamp airs Monday, 12:15, 2:30, and 4:45 p.m.
Where: The Movie Museum, 3566 Harding Ave., Suite 4
Details: Tickets are $5. Reservations are recommended, 808.735.8771. Click here for The Movie Museum’s entire May schedule.
Getting Jit-ty With It
What: It started with the jitterbug in the '20s and popped into the national spotlight this year. Now you can pick up the Jit from Live to Dance semi-finalist Brandon Jitting Jesus Hobbs. He'll get you hip hopping with the dance's signature lightning-quick footwork, spins and leaps.
When: Reserve your spot for Friday's workshop. That is May 27, 7 – 8:30 p.m. followed by an open dance session with Hobbs.
Where: Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen St.
Details: Cost is $20, $15 for students. Call 808.397.7678 for more information or reservations.
Grand Slam Opening
What: Denny’s celebrates its official opening in Kapolei with a special offer at all locations; receive a free short stack with a $1 donation to the Special Olympics.
Where: Any Denny’s location.
Who: Gap Stores, various
Deal: Bring in a donation for Goodwill and receive 30 percent off your entire purchase, 35 percent off with Gapcard.
When: Until May 29.
Also: Goodwill will also be giving out the cards at every location.
Who: Bamboo Sky online
Deal: 25 percent off everything. Enter summerfun at checkout.
When: Until May 31.
Who: Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Waikele Premium Outlets
Deal: 20 coupons offer discounts such as 30 percent off a handbag, 25 percent off shoes, or 30 percent off anything. Pick up yours in store, or click here and print out your copy.
When: Now until Tuesday.
Who: Jessica’s Traveling Boutique, 725 Kapiolani Blvd. C111
Deal: It’s the final sale. Clothes start at $5, accessories at $1
When: Monday, 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.