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POSTED: Thursday, July 30, 2009

LOOK » Honolulu Family Festival at Magic Island begins today at 5 p.m. with E.K. Fernandez rides, acrobats, specialty acts, artists, bands, food and more. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. today; 5 p.m. to midnight tomorrow; 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. Call 924-1907 or visit http://www.honolulufamily-festival.com.

LISTEN » “;Find Yourself”; (Remix), by John O'Callaghan (below) featuring Sarah Howells (http://www.johnocallaghan.net)

DO » Foster Botanical Garden features stories, singing and crafts, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. today. For children ages 3 to 5. Call 522-7064.



'Jackie O' sunglasses are back

; Protect your eyes from the summer sun by getting into a new pair of shades.

ILORI is marking the return of the classic Jackie O sunglasses. Nina Ricci chose the luxury sunglass boutique to relaunch its “;Jackie O”; sunglasses, in the original style worn by the former first lady and fashion icon. They retail for $250 at the Ala Moana Center boutique.

Meanwhile, at the Brighton Collectibles store at the center, purchase a pair of Brighton sunglasses anytime through Aug. 9, and you'll get the free “;Flutter By”; case pictured, valued at $25.

There's a limit of one per customer. The deal is also available at Brighton in Lahaina, at the Grand Wailea Resort Tradewinds Shop, and Silvermoon Emporium in Haleiwa.



Sunscreen now part of duo

Oh, what's the use of wearing any kind of foundation these days when the sun and attendant perspiration simply slough it away the minute you step out of your air-conditioned ride?

About the best I could do is dust some of Peter Thomas Roth's Instant Mineral SPF 30 across my face in the morning and call it makeup. The handy, portable brush container makes it easy to touch up throughout the day, whenever you feel your sun protection has disappeared. The talc-free formula won't clog pores, and the transparent matte mineral powder acts as a veil to block UVA/UVB and infrared rays.

Sephora is now offering the Instant Mineral SPF 30 as a set with Roth's Max Sheer All Day Moisture Defense Lotion SPF 30, an ultralight, greaseless hydrator that is rich with moisturizers. The two products are $48 when sold separately, but for a limited time are being offered together for $30, the cost of the sunscreen alone. — By Nadine Kam



Kimono show

The Japanese Women's Society Foundation and Hakubi Kimono School of Japan will present a show of kimono Sunday at the Sheraton Waikiki for the JWSF's 55th annual fashion show.

Doors will open at 10:30 a.m., with the kimono show at 11 a.m., followed by 12:30 p.m. lunch.

“;Habuki”; means “;the best,”; and the school's president, Takayoshi Mizushima, will attend. He founded the school to keep the artistic and cultural traditions of Japan alive with a new generation.

Tickets are $80 or $100 for VIP seating. For details, call Suzette Lau Hee at 524-0450 or e-mail bobandsuzette@ hawaii.rr.com.

The school promotes cultural interchanges and goodwill through what they call a “;New Silk Road”; for global peace.

Funds raised through the show will benefit Kuakini Home, a care home for the elderly.


Spring/summer sale

Custo Barcelona is hosting an end-of-season sale event during store hours today. Sip champagne while shopping for spring and summer styles at an additional 10 percent off markdown prices. Call the Ala Moana store at 941-5655.


Help dress women

Alliway is hosting “;Gotta Have it Thursday”; from 4 to 8 p.m. today, with 25 percent off everything in the Ward Warehouse boutique.

Then, beginning Saturday, Alliway partners with Dress for Success Honolulu to benefit the community.

Stop by the store during the month of August and bring in your gently used clothing and accessories to receive 20 percent off your next purchase.

The items will be donated to Dress for Success Honolulu, an organization that provides free career attire and coaching to low-income women re-entering the workforce.

Alliway stocks an eclectic assortment of jewelry, handbags, gifts and accessories, and is committed to supporting local designers and community initiatives.

The store's hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays.



Otto fan is chic and functional

; Beat the summer heat in style with the Otto fan.

Created by Swiss designer Carlo Borer, the fan blends retro with contemporary design using rich African sapele wood, resulting in functional chic.

Otto costs $199 and has three speeds — breeze, wind, and gale.

Order it online at www. swizz-style.com or www. bedbathandbeyond.com.



Architects announce design award winners

The American Institute of Architects, Honolulu Chapter (AIA Honolulu) announced the 51st Annual Design Awards winners for 2009 during a gala celebration in June at the Hawaii Prince Hotel.

Nominated projects were submitted by local AIA member-architects. All may be viewed online at http://www.aiahonolulu.org/ peopleschoice.

The People's Choice Award allowed the public to vote for its favorite of 32 entrants in the completed projects category through the AIA Honolulu Web site. More than 500 votes were cast this year.

The following projects and architects were recognized:

Award of Excellence

» Honolulu Zoo Learning Center. Architect John J. Ida of Urban Works Inc.

» Kamuela-area Residence. Architect Gregory Warner. Walker Warner Architects.

Award of Merit

» Sacred Hearts Academy Performing Arts Building. Architect Lorrin Matsunaga of Urban Works Inc.

» Ka'upulehu Beach Club-Phase 1. Architect Mark de Reus of de Reus Architects.

» Kilauea-area Residence. Architect Anthony De Jesus of De Jesus Architecture & Design.

» Na Manu Eha Residence. Architect Peter N. Vincent of Peter Vincent Architects.

Unbuilt Award

» Zero Energy Relocatable Classroom. Architect Brent Sumida, Assoc. of Sumida Anderson Anderson LLC.

» Punahou School K-1 Neighborhood Project. Architect Lorrin Matsunaga, of Urban Works Inc.

Mayor's Choice Award: A Vision for a 21st Century Ahupua'a

» Punahou School K-1 Neighborhood Project. Architect Lorrin Matsunaga of Urban Works Inc.

Jack C. Lipman AIA Members' Choice Award

» Kamuela-area Residence. Gregory Warner. Walker Warner Architects.

Third Annual People's Choice Award

» Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Renovation. Architect John M. Hara of John Hara Associates Inc.


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