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aloha friday scoop

and, just like that it's time for december's first friday highlights:

  • check out hurley & contrast magazine's the anti-canvas boardshort art show featuring contributions by clark little, daeja fallas, kamea hadar, sig zane, salomon enos and more. bid on your favorite design during the silent auction with all proceeds benefitting local charities. (5p to 9p; soho mixed media bar, 80 south pauahi street)

flash your reusable tote at lei chartru's weekend holiday fairs and score a set of mele mele gift tags (featured in yesterday's gifting guide) with your purchase of handmade, upcycled accessories.

shop toast hops down the block with their caravan of handmade xmas cuties for the ali'iolani season's best craft fair.

p.s. downtown worker bees can pick up some toast & cake couture cupcakes on your lunch break next week during the island concierge holiday gift show at the davies pacific center. (tue, dec 7th - 11a to 2p)

  • when: sat, dec 4th - 8a to 2p
  • where: ali'iolani elementary, 1240 7th avenue, kaimuki
  • fyi: booth will be setup in the school cafeteria

attn: leeward peeps! make space for the new year and gather up your obsolete computers and electronics for the aloha 'aina earth day collection to turn trash into cash for community programs. {via kanu hawaii}

p.s. be a good elf and bring canned goods for the hawaii food bank!

  • when: sat, dec 4th - 8a to 2p
  • where: kapolei high school, 91-5007 kapolei parkway, kapolei
  • fyi: download the list of accepted items here

kealopiko co-hosts a makahiki market featuring just debuted offerings for the hawaiian new year (including the gorgeous handprinted gift wrap!). joining the sunday party will be friends pua jewelry, seaweed art, native plants by hui ku maoli ola nursery, and yummy local bites made by town.

on kaua'i, get your modern design fix during bungalow 9's holiday celebration complete with an in-store sale and giveaways.

p.s. drop off canned goods for the kaua'i food bank while you shop.

call l.a. home? make your way to the westside to meet island girls stacy johnson and misa hamamoto when the designers team up for a stacia & misa holiday trunk show.

  • where: 1307 ½ pico blvd, santa monica
  • rsvp: info [at] shopstacia [dot] com or info [at] misajewelry [dot] com

online, spend $300 on jewels from catherine weitzman and save 30% off your purchase.

  • secret code: 30FOR300
  • expires: fri, dec 10th

enjoy 25% off the jools winter collection along with flat rate shipping with the code below.

  • secret code: 25OFF
  • expires: tue, dec 7th

and, the crowdsourced deals up for grabs this week inlude $20 for $40 at the teetee bar (via playhawaii - ends today!) and hawaiian vintage chocolate (via groupon - ends sun, dec 5th).

have a happy weekend!

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