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sweet nothings roundup

with valentine's on the calendar for next weekend, enjoy a show and tell of lovely goods to add a little sweetness to your day!

1 - maui jewelry designer kira ferrer hand stamps a secret message in the you are loved sterling bangle.

2 - delight your keiki with the crochet cuteness of berrysprite's red velvet cupcake.

3 - simply embellish's valentine note set asks to be sealed with a kiss.

4 - champagne toasts get some extra sparkle via space moderne's handcrafted wine tote.

5 - decorate your love nest with lisa brodinski's sweetly titled photographic blossom.

6 - honolulu jewelry designer stacey lee's pink tourmaline drops dazzle with glittering gold leaves.

7 - sweet love tags by simply embellish perk up valentine treat bags.

8 - indulge in gourmet cheesecake bites without waiting to be buzzed to your table.

9 - lilikoi fruit tints honolulu cookie company's yummy chocolate dipped shortbread hearts.

10 - design lovely turns the traditional valentine into a hawaiian love note (print your own here).

11 - craft your own st. valentine's surprise with a swath of denyse schmidt's county fair fabric (the pear tulip medallion is a pretty hawaiian quilt dopplegänger).

12 - style your sweetheart in a long sleeved aloha shirt from sig zane.

13 - candy grams go gourmet compliments of sweet paradise chocolatier's handmade confections.

14 - for the family man - anje design's engraved washers keeps your 'ohana close to his heart.

15 - warm island wood inlays offset sturdy metal in hawaiian titanium rings handcrafted tribal collection.


happy hale*days 08: budget edition

shopping on a budget can be a challenge but you can still gift stylish and thoughtful presents without breaking the bank. scroll down for a few finds under $30 that will make for a happy surprise on xmas morning.

1 - machine machine designer shannon hiramoto offers hand stitched hats ($30) with a vintage twist. (fyi - the honolulu-based label is now stocked at shasa emporium)

2 - baltimore-based momi antonio-barnes of space moderne crafts gorgeous felt goods from wine pockets to this lovely blossom brooch ($20).

3 - all of lunchbox clothing's charming illustrated tees, including this cute pueo design, are now on sale for $10!

4 - the berrysprite workshop has been busy whipping up handy zip bags ($8/each or 3/$20) in a mix of sweet patterns.

5 - stash your gift in a reusable tote ($5) rocking a design by artist heather brown to support a plastic free haleiwa.

6 - stop by one of honolulu jewelry designer stacey lee's upcoming appearances to scoop up minimalist gemstone necklaces priced just right ($20).

7 - go kawaii with len & jen's adorable bags ($10) perfect for toting groceries and sundries home from the market.

8 - french-made barrettes ($22) by laurent olivier mimic the graceful curves of traditional hawaiian quilt designs.

9 - scoop up a copy of the just released honuguide ($15) filled with deals from eco-friendly local businesses that tally up to a cool $3500. (fyi - pickup available at tomorrow night's ecolounge at indigo)


pau hana clicks

since all my online reading over the past month was riveted to all things political, it's time to return to lazy hours spent flipping through the partisan-free pages of stylish, yummy & arcane internet clicks.

  • berrysprite shares a crafty beaded pull tutorial perfect for adding a little bling to your gifting this holiday season!
  • chefs gone wild's zenchef warms up your appetite with a seasonal butternut squash soup fancied up with a spicy apple compote.
  • maui and kaua'i residents - green your landscape for free during saturday's tree giveaway hosted by arbor day hawaii.

have a happy weekend!


weekly sales sheet

 berrysprite cupcake + tangerine

to celebrate her birthday, holly of berrysprite is having a week long sale and has sweetly offered all h|h readers the 20% kama'aina discount on her adorable handmade creations. simply enter the secret code in the message box at checkout and wait for the revised invoice.

  • secret code: yay hawaii
  • when: now to fri, jul 18th

kicks/hi is having a sale just for the ladies this weekend. score 20 to 75% off all women's clothing & shoes (excluding the in-house line of w's tees).

  • when: now to sun, jul 13th
  • where: kicks/hi - ward + makaloa

also this weekend, shasa emporium kicks off their semi-annual clearance sale with up to 80% off style staples like ella moss, la made & susana monaco. stop by saturday for the kisa kosmos trunk show which will be in-store with a preview of their fall 08 collection (free gift with purchase).

  • when: now to sun, jul 13th
  • where: shasa emporium, kahala mall
  • trunk show: sat, jul 12th - 12p to 5p

p.s. bluefly has a small stock of malia mills bikinis and coverups marked down 40%.


pau hana clicks

  • the charming maui nest of conn & john (aka cuckoo for coconuts) scores even more love from design*sponge.
  • berry sprite shares the adventures of pookie, her adorable traveling companion to the big island.
  • liana from mixed plate is getting the word out about a weekend fundraiser for a keiki member of her 'ohana who has been diagnosed with lymphoma.
  • the hawaii jaycees need your kokua to save the pageantry of the aloha week parade which is on the brink of cancellation due to lack of funding. donations big and small are welcome to help reach their goal of $50k to save the parade.
  • and, local boy mark kanemura is all about the hip hop during week three of sytycd.

have a happy weekend!