Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Honolulu: February 2–8, 2022
Shop fresh local finds, flash back to the ’80s with the Brat Pack, see a Hawai‘i-born The Voice standout live, and cheer on world-class athletes as they go for the gold.
New Always A.Line Boutique
Open now, grand opening on Saturday, Feb. 5 and Sunday, Feb. 6
Lovers of comfy-chic island-style fashions take note. Local designer Lynn Sakutori, just opened her new womenswear boutique, Always A.Line, this week at Ward’s South Shore Market. Sakutori designed the 735-sqaure-foot space to be light, airy and welcoming, and of course, brimming with the latest pieces from her A.Line label. During the grand opening celebration on Feb. 5 and Feb. 6, shoppers can enter raffles to win Sun Rewards points (Always A.line’s loyalty program) and those who spend $20 or more will receive a complimentary goodie bag filled with local sweets and products.
HapaSymphony featuring Mākaha Sons
Friday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
HapaSymphony, the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra’s new 4-concert series has it teaming up with celebrated Hawaiian musicians and world-renowned conductors. The series kicks off this Friday at Hawai‘i Theatre with Mākaha Sons featuring Kala‘e Camarillo, followed by a Hawai‘i Calls evening on March 18, Robert Cazimero on April 22 and Raiatea Helm on May 13.
Wednesday, Feb. 4 through Sunday, Feb. 20
Cheer on your favorite athletes as they compete against the best in the world during the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Preliminary events kick off on Feb. 2—first up is mixed-doubles curling. Then, the Winter Games officially commence with the opening ceremony on Feb. 4 and wrap up on Feb, 20 with the closing ceremony. Over its 19 days, 15 winter sports will be featured, split into three categories—snow sports (snowboarding and Alpine skiing), ice sports (figure skating and speed skating) and sliding sports (bobsled and luge).
Starting Feb. 3, watch daily coverage on NBC, USA and CNBC channels. Visit nbcolympics.com for the televised schedule. You can also stream coverage via the Peacock TV app.
Friday, Feb. 4 and Saturday, Feb. 5, shows at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.
The O‘ahu-born singer-songwriter was an audience and judge favorite when competing during the 18th season of The Voice—he sang and strummed his way to a third-place finish. Catch him live for two nights this month at Blue Note Hawai‘i where (fingers crossed) he’ll perform his latest singles Even If and All Is Fair in Love and War.
Aloha Ka‘ala x Madewell
A local maker shining bright on the national stage—we love to see it! Case in point, Madewell’s recent team up with Wailuku-based writer Ka‘ala Byndon for its Hometown Heroes series, known for spotlighting talented makers from around the country. You can now count Madewell’s online shop among those who stock Byndon’s guided gratitude journals, motivational prints and children’s book How I Wear My Crown, celebrating the beauty of natural hair.
Fresh Island Finds
Looking to freshen up your home, your wardrobe, your beauty routine? Our February Top 5—a fun roundup of the local style finds we’re currently obsessed with—has you covered. Chic check patterns, luxurious elixirs and gorgeous tropical blooms, here you come!
Pretty In Pink
Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m.
As part of its Hana Hou Picture Show series, Consolidated Theatres Ward will screen the John Hughes-directed cult classic Pretty in Pink. Enjoy ultimate ’80s teen icon Molly Ringwald in her starring turn as misfit Andie, alongside Jon Cryer, Andrew McCarthy, Annie Potts and James Spader. Make it a theme night and compete with your crew to see who can put together the best Pretty-inspired ensemble—bonus points if you upcycle your look from vintage pieces ala Andie’s iconic prom dress.
UH Men’s Volleyball
Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m.
It’s time to bust out the green face paint and foam shaka. Root for the Rainbow Warriors as they take on the Long Island Sharks at home this week at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center. The 3-match series kicks off on Feb. 8 and continues on Feb. 9 and Feb. 11.
$5–$22, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center, 1355 Lower Campus Road, (808) 956-6955, hawaiiathletics.evenue.net