Fab sacs star in fundraiser


POSTED: Thursday, March 26, 2009

The Junior League of Honolulu is hosting its fifth annual “;Sacs in the City”; fundraising event from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 4 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom.

The luncheon-fashion show event, this year themed “;A Collection of Family and Friends,”; benefits the league's community projects for women, teens and families, demonstrating the power of bringing women together through a shared love of handbags.

A highlight of the event is a silent auction showcasing examples from such luxury designers as Prada, Gucci, Cartier, Kate Spade and Anteprima, as well as items from Tiffany & Co., the Kahala Hotel & Resort, Maui Divers of Hawaii, John Dominis Restaurant, and more.

This year, Manuheali'i will also be unveiling its 2009 silk collection during a fashion show featuring guest emcees Bernadette and Rose Baraquio.

Proceeds will go toward projects that positively impact the lives of women and children in Hawaii such as My Story, HerStory and Kids in the Kitchen.

Tickets are $85. Call 946-6466 or visit www.JuniorLeagueofHonolulu.org.