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POSTED: Thursday, October 29, 2009

LOOK » Check out nbc.com for webisodes of “;The Office”; in which Kelly (Mindy Kaling) and Erin (Ellie Kemper) form a singing group and shoot a video.

LISTEN » “;You Got Me”; by Colbie Caillat (www.myspace.com/colbiecaillat).

DO » The three-day Season's Best Craft & Gift Fair Extravaganza, with its 225 booths, takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. tomorrow, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. Admission is $3. Call 683-6064.

Alliway, Ki-ele join in sale event

Double your shopping pleasure tonight during Alliway's “;Gotta Have It Thursday”; event at Ward Centers, while also marking the first anniversary of Ki-ele Jewelry.

The first 30 shoppers through the door for the event, running from 4 to 8 p.m., will receive a free gift from Ki-ele designer Marylea Conrad. Shoppers will also receive 20 percent off Alliway jewelry, handbags and clothing, excluding Cheap Thrills.

And to keep up your shopping stamina, sample mini cupcakes in fall flavors and other pupus.

Alliway is at Ward Warehouse.

Brighton offers free jewelry box

Brighton Collectibles and other Brighton retailers are offering a heart-shaped jewelry box to those who make a single-day Brighton purchase of $100 or more, tomorrow through Nov. 15.

The jewelry box contains two tiers of small divided compartments for storing jewelry, charms and other small keepsakes.

There is a limit of one per customer, while supplies last.

Brighton Collectibles is at Ala Moana Center, Nordstrom wing (983-3360), and at 2435 Kaanapali Parkway in Lahaina. The offer is also available at Silvermoon Emporium in Haleiwa.


Show gives latest on green living

Keep up with the latest in all things sustainable by tuning in to “;The Solar Guy with Jeff Davis”; on 1080 AM radio, Saturdays from 10 to 11 a.m.

The talk show strives to provide a platform for green living, covering products, design, politics and more.

A portion of the show is reserved for the nuts and bolts of sustainability through architecture, roofing, and solar and wind energy.

Call 554-7200.

Get free trees on Arbor Day

In celebration of Arbor Day, Hawaiian Electric Co. and its Arbor Day partners will give away 2,600 trees and shrubs at six sites Nov. 7.

At 7 a.m. that day, free plants will be available for pickup at HECO Kahe Power Plant, Waianae; Urban Garden Center, Pearl City; HECO Ward Avenue, Honolulu; and Koolau Base Yard, Kailua. At 9 a.m.: Wahiawa Botanical Garden and Waimea Valley on the North Shore.

Call 543-4441.

Pumpkin pulp damages drains

Pumpkin carving season has arrived, and Mr. Rooter Plumbing service is warning carvers to keep pumpkin seeds and guts away from the kitchen sink.

Pumpkin pulp can clog drains and damage garbage disposals.

Maurice Torigoe of the Mr. Rooter Oahu franchise explains that the orange substance hardens and sticks to pipes.

He recommends carving pumpkins on a newspaper so the remains can be easily thrown away or used for compost. The pumpkin seeds can also be saved for cooking.

Tickets on sale for 2010 HOT season

Tickets for Hawaii Opera Theatre's 2010 season are on sale now. “;Le Nozze di Figaro”; — “;The Marriage of Figaro,”; by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — kicks off the season, presented in Italian with English subtitles, on Jan. 29 and 31 and Feb. 2.

Other productions include the Hawaii premiere of Richard Wagner's “;Die Walkuere”; and “;La Boheme,”; which was the inspiration for the contemporary Broadway musical “;Rent.”;

Tickets are available for individual performances at the HOT box office, 848 S. Beretania St., Suite 315; by phone at 596-7858 or at www.hawaiiopera.org.