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Jeweler opens seventh isle store
Philip Rickard Honolulu has opened a seventh retail location and will celebrate the occasion with a grand opening tomorrow on the ground floor of the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, A108, between Island Snow and Le Sportsac.
The celebration will begin with a Hawaiian blessing at 9 a.m. followed by light snacks and coffee. All customers will receive a 10 percent discount on all purchases through 10 p.m. that day.
The jeweler specializes in Hawaiian heirloom jewelry, and the gallery will include all of Rickard's collections: Diamonds & Flowers, Black Pearl, Ali'i and a custom wedding line.
Fans of Rickard include pop star and fashion designer Gwen Stefani, who is often photographed wearing Philip Rickard originals.
Those outside Hawaii may visit www.philiprickardhonolulu.com.
Roughwater Swim seeks tee design
Organizers of the 2007 Waikiki Roughwater Swim are hosting a T-shirt design contest for the 38th annual event, taking place on Labor Day, Sept. 3.
Designs for the event should feature a motif related to the ocean, swimming and/or Hawaii. Designs will measure 12 by 12 inches, to be centered on the back of the event's commemorative T-shirt, and include the phrase "38th Waikiki Roughwater Swim," with a smaller design or wording for the left-hand shirt front. Wording on the front may include the words "Sept. 3, 2007 / 38th Waikiki Roughwater Swim."
Send camera-ready art to Ted Sheppard, P.O. Box 2847, Wailuku, HI 96793; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The entry deadline is April 2. A cash prize of $300 will be awarded for the winning design.
Shopping benefits Dress for Success
You can do good for people and the planet simply by shopping when you head to Laniakea YWCA lobby for a clothing sale 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 14 to 16 to benefit Dress for Success Honolulu.
New and pre-owned women's business and casual attire is offered at prices from $5 for separates, $10 for dresses and $25 for suits.
All proceeds will go toward Dress for Success Honolulu's mission of providing free interview outfits to economically challenged women who are job hunting.