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POSTED: Thursday, March 26, 2009


Early bird scores gift card

Wet Seal will be celebrating the opening of its newly remodeled store at Windward Mall on Saturday, and the first 100 customers will receive a gift cards good toward in-store purchases. The store will open at 10 a.m.

In addition, one lucky winner will get a gift card valued at $100. Wet Seal is known for its trendy fashions offered at competitive prices, so $100 will likely get you a complete ensemble, including accessories.

The store is located on the upper level in the Macy's wing.


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Pass sale helps Tap Project Hawaii

Shopping—within your limits, of course (must we qualify everything for the impulsive)—is good for the economy, and now, it's a good way to provide clean drinking water to those areas without.

Divas Doing Good is doing its part for Tap Project Hawaii, with a $5 boutique pass good for a 20 percent off your total purchases at participating stores and online sites tomorrow and Saturday.

Participating boutiques are Adoracion, Adore at Kahala Mall, Alliway, Bamboo Sky, The Butik, Cupcake Boutique, EcoSystems, Elle Couture Jewellers , Fashionista's Market (5 to 9 p.m. Friday at The Wedding Cafe, Ward Warehouse), Jessica's Traveling Boutique (Saturday at The Wedding Cafe), Pualani Swimwear, Pure Joy Day Spa, Shop Toast at 3434 Waialae Ave., Touch Spa, Second Skin at Ward Warehouse, and Split Obsession.

Boutique passes can be purchased at The Wedding Cafe.

Visit tapprojecthawaii.com for more information about ways to help.


Mystery behind Venetian masks

“;Elixir of Love,”; a Venetian Mask Ball, will take place 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Grill, marking an opportunity to don your most elaborate costume and mask.

There will be food and wine from 5 to 7 p.m., and performances and music from 7 to 10 p.m. by Willow Chang, Sabrina Fox, Lana Saldania, DJ Nocturna, DJ Modboy and Mr. Nick. The benefit for the American Heart Association supports its Go Red for Women Initiative aimed toward wiping out heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women.

There will also be a silent auction, Venetian masquerade contest for the most original mask, astrological readings, prizes and giveaways.

Tickets are $50, available at The Wine Stop at 1809 S. King St. and The Mystic Eye, formerly Prosperity Corner at 1126 12th Ave.


Treat your feet to Foot Candy

Macy's Ala Moana is hosting the shoe party of the season with its Foot Candy Event taking place 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Women's Shoe Department.

There will be music, games and a candy bar set up for you as you try on shoes. Those who spend $150 or more in the shoe department will also receive a $25 Macy's gift card.

The event is free. Call 945-5894 for more information.


'April Flowers' poolside at Parc

Stylist Blaine Ashley and makeup artist Jessica Hoffman will present “;April Flowers—A Spring Fashion Event”; at the rooftop pool deck of the Waikiki Parc Hotel, from 6 to 9 p.m. April 2.

Arrive early to savor treats from Nobu Waikiki and Cake Envy, plus complimentary bubbly.

Then enjoy Pure Beauty consultations and a poolside fashion show by ShopBlaineAshley. com, with beauty by Hoffman and models from Kathy Muller.

Before you leave, don't forget to enter to win a grand prize of a ShopBlaineAshley. com shopping spree.

RSVP by Tuesday to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


Weitzman shoes for size 6 only

Fans of Stuart Weitzman may still be able to check out its season sample sale of size 6 M shoes, sandals and boots, going for $109, marked down from usual prices of $400 and up. The event started on Tuesday.



'Moonlight' gala to honor local doctor


Dr. Patricia Blanchette will be honored for her achievements in the field of geriatric medicine at the Alzheimer's Association's “;Moonlight & Memories”; gala on April 4.

The event, to be held at a private downtown location from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., will include a silent auction to include overnight respite care at a premier retirement community for those living with Alzheimer's disease.

Blanchette is a tenured professor and chairwoman of the Department of Geriatric Medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. She also served on the Alzheimer's Association National Board and helped develop programs that provide training and consultations to caregiving families.

Tickets are $150; tables are $1,500 to $5,000. Call 591-2771 or visit .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).