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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARBULLETIN.COM
A dress, jacket and hat ensemble by Mitsuke Yamauchi.
Hui Makaala marks 60th anniversary
Hui Makaala is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a scholarship luncheon and fashion show Oct. 21 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, featuring the designs of Mitsuko Yamauchi of Okinawa, and Jeanie Chun of Jacqueline de Michel of Honolulu.
This will be the organization's 38th annual show, also marking the return of former Hawaii TV journalist Linda Taira as emcee.
Tickets for the show are $60 per person, available by calling Patsy Takaesu at 395-7229. Tomorrow is the deadline.
Doors will open for boutique sales and silent auction at 9 a.m., with lunch at noon and the show at 1 p.m.
Relax with Origins
Enter Origins Natural Resources world of wellness from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday when the Origins Ala Moana Center store will be treating customers to a free 15-minute chair massage utilizing Origins aromatherapy and body care products.
Those who receive the massages will also take home samples of Origins products and Breast Cancer Awareness key chains.
In addition, certificates for future massages will be sold, with all proceeds donated to the American Cancer Society and the Cancer Research Foundation.
The Origins store is on the center's fourth level.
Big Isle opening
Kenya Holmes will open a new Persimmon boutique at Queens' MarketPlace on the Big Island, with a grand-opening celebration taking place 5 to 8 p.m. Monday.
The free event will feature clothing specials, prizes, music, food and champagne. Guests can look forward to checking out Persimmon's new selection of clothing by BCBG, Three Dots, Hard Tail, Free People, Velvet, Billy Blues, Trina Turk, Nicole Miller, Fighting Eel, Corey Lynn, Calter and Kensie, as well as a variety of local products.
Roll over for rocks
Flourite from Tennessee.
The Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach Hotel will rock when Hui Pohaku 'O Hawaii, the Rock and Mineral Society of Hawaii, presents a free Rock and Mineral Show from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the hotel's Leahi Room.
Displays and dealer sales will feature gems, finished jewelry, fossils, meteorites and more of Mother Nature's rock and mineral specimens, including some unique to Hawaii.
The Outrigger is at 2335 Kalakaua Ave. The society is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to mineralogy and the lapidary arts.
Call Keith Krueger at 239-5958 for more information.
Share love with T
The Hawaiian Humane Society is celebrating October's Love-a-Dog month with limited-edition Adopt-a-Dog T-shirts from Crazy Shirts and canine adoption specials.
For more than 23 years, Crazy Shirts has created a signature shirt to promote canine adoptions. Those who purchase the T-shirt (at Crazy Shirts' Ala Moana or Ward locations only) will receive a coupon for a free microchip ID from the Humane Society. A portion of the T-shirt sales is donated to the society.
Every October dog adoption at the Humane Society will include a canine starter kit that includes a 5-pound bag of food and a coupon for one dose of heartworm prevention.
The adoption fee is $60 and includes services valued up to $230 including spay/neuter surgery, health exam, vaccinations, flea treatment, microchip ID and two weeks of post-adoption health care. The fee is waived for people 60 or older who adopt a dog age 6 or older.
Take recyclables to Kaimuki High
Recyclable items will be collected at Kaimuki High School for Aloha Aina Earth Day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Wanted are scrap metal auto parts, bicycles, metal appliances, newspaper, cardboard, HI-5 beverage containers, car and boat batteries, reusable household items, cell phones, printer cartridges and cooking oil.
One computer and one load of old passenger tires per household will be accepted.
Proceeds from turning "trash into cash" benefit Kaimuki High School, Moiliili Community Center and Kapahulu Center.
For curbside pick up or other information, call Steve Uyeno at 527-5587 or Rene Mansho at 306-1876.
Willows to host casino night
The Willows hosts "Meals, Martinis and Monte Carlo," a benefit for Meals on Wheels, from 6 to 9 p.m. next Thursday.
Evening highlights include casino games; a silent auction; hosted beer, wine and martinis; makeovers; and massages. Live entertainment will be offered by Mike and Ginai, the Royal Hawaiian Glee Club and the Brazilian Dance Troupe.
Tickets are $125 at the door. Call Kretia at 988-6747.
Mall promotes charity shopping
Windward Mall invites nonprofit organizations, schools and hospitals to participate in its annual holiday event, "Domino Celebrates Festival of Giving."
The groups will raise funds by selling $5 passes to a shopping event scheduled for noon to 7 p.m. Dec. 8.
Passes will be distributed at the end of October on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications will be accepted through Oct. 19.
Organizations keep 100 percent of ticket proceeds. Call 235-1143, ext. 18.