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POSTED: Thursday, September 25, 2008

Bangles to perform on New Year's Eve

Tickets go on sale Monday for the Bangles' New Year's Eve concert at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.

After 15 years apart, original bandmates Susanna Hoffs, Debbi Peterson and Vicki Peterson reunited in 2003 and released "Doll Revolution."

They'll perform their '80s hits—remember "Manic Monday," "Walk Like An Egyptian" and "Eternal Flame"?—from 10:45 p.m. on Dec. 31 until the clock strikes midnight. Pre-show entertainment begins at 9:30 p.m.; doors open at 9 p.m.

Tickets are $90 to $200. Visit www.honoluluboxoffice.com or call 550-8457. For information, call 237-3675 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

 

Food Network show features mac nuts

Hawaiian Host's chocolate-covered macadamia nuts will be featured on Food Network's "Unwrapped" at 8:30 and 11:30 p.m. tomorrow.

The episode, "Go Nuts!," includes Hawaiian Host along with Blue Diamond's Smokehouse Almonds, Larabar Trail Mix, Paramount Farms' Pistachios, NECCO's Squirrel Nut Zippers and See's Peanut Brittle.

 

Workshop to be given in Hawaiian

A session presented entirely in the Hawaiian language will be part of next week's three-day Native Hawaiian Convention at the Hawaii Convention Center.

Hosts will be filmmaker Na'alehu Anthony and Amy Kalili, who anchors a two-minute news report in Hawaiian as part of KGMB's daily "Sunrise Show."

Their session, "'Olelo Hawai'i in the Mainstream Media," takes place Wednesday.

The conference runs Tuesday through Thursday, with more than 50 speakers, and forums on business, culture and politics.

To register or for information on fees and scholarships, call (808) 596-8155, or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

   

STYLE FILE

Soft Glass Art & Bead holding exhibition this weekend

Those who stop by the Soft Glass Art & Bead Festival at Ward Warehouse this weekend will be able to check out the work of 28 exhibitors, including the whimsical animal menagerie of Kim Yamakawa, a local glass bead artist who recently placed second in a national Bead & Button magazine Bead Dreams contest for a collection of handcrafted silver-and-glass rings called "Giggles and Smiles."

Her JuJu Beadz, including zany pop-eyed lampwork puppies, kittens, cows, pigs and even clams—will put a smile on your face and fans swear the animals' personalities spring to life upon close inspection.

The event runs 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Admission is free.

 

Swap or shop?

The Rock Shop returns to thirtyninehotel from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, with fashion, cocktails, music and a swap shop on the garden rooftop.

Come swap your old clothes for others' unwanted treasures, and check out new threads by designers and vendors including Anne, A.P.B., Electric, Gravis, Isidra Custom Cuts, Meesah, Organik, Soozou and Vestal.

Considering the economy, it's good to have the option. Admission is free, at 39 N. Hotel St.

 

Hip Event returns

If you were planning to add to your fall wardrobe, why not get something extra? Neiman Marcus' Hip Event returns, showcasing fall's new looks for men and women during store hours tomorrow and Saturday.

Spend $500 in Women's Contemporary or Dress Collections to receive a Lavender Label Vera Wang bag filled with swag from your favorite designers. Spend $1,000 and receive the bag and a Lavender Label Vera Wang amethyst colored necklace. Customers spending $500 on Men's Contemporary merchandise will receive a Royal Underground leather cord necklace with a sterling silver lion pendant.

Other events at NM:

» Shamask Trunk Show: View the Resort 2009 Collection from Shamask from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday in Designer Sportswear, Level Two. Informal modeling will also take place from noon to 2 p.m. both days.

» Roberto Coin Treasures Trunk Show: View a collection of diamond jewelry by the Italian designer from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow. In Designer Jewelry, Level One.

 

Wacoal leads fight

Receive a complimentary Wacoal, DKNY Underwear or Donna Karan Intimates bra fitting while helping the search to find a cure for breast cancer during the Fi(GH)t for the Cure event at Nordstrom, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow.

For every woman who participates, Wacoal will donate $2 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure for breast cancer research and outreach programs. Wacoal will also donate an additional $2 for every Wacoal, DKNY Underwear or Donna Karan Intimates bra purchased at the event.

 

Aim to be 'Flawless'

Valerie Joseph will be unveiling two Flawless makeovers from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Ala Moana Center. The event will include free champagne, dessert and a 15 discount on all purchases. A portion of the event's sales will be donated to the YWCA's Dress For Success Honolulu program.

"Flawless" is the boutique's version of a complete makeover, utilizing Body & Soul cosmetics, Profiles hair salon with the store's fashions to inspire women to fuel their passion for style. Call 942-5258.