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aloha friday scoop

if you happened to notice my absence this week, our home is in the midst of a major spring cleaning which is disrupting my writing time. my hope is to reclaim all the nooks and crannies so that our space is only filled with things which we absolutely adore (along with the necessities, natch). it promises to be a lengthy process but the eventual prize will be a little makeover for our wee beach flat. perhaps by writing it down for all the world to see our little endeavor will be a success!

first friday highlights:

our friends at so'mace are hosting a kama'aina sale with 10-to-20% off gorgeous design thrills including designer kaypee soh's in-house collection of pillows and furniture.

  • when: now to mon, may 9th
  • where: 1115 young street
  • shop hours: mon to fri, 10a to 6p & sat, 10a to 3p

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aloha friday scoop

ever the romantic, my plan was to type out the scoop while waiting for the royal wedding, however slumber wooed me just before the ceremony's 3a west coast start time. yawn. luckily, i awoke just in time to see the beautiful bride make her way to westminster abbey to meet her prince. alas, burning the midnight oil found me bleary-eyed as the scoop's deadline approached so my hearty apologies for today's exceptionally tardy post.

greenroom hawaii's first anniversary festivities include a love for japan auction featuring artwork by christie shinn, heather brown, kat reeder, and more.

on sunday, first sister maya soetoro-ng shares and signs her new children's book ladder to the moon, a story inspired by her mom, when she stops by mu'umu'u heaven.

find loveliness for your mama during the mom's day party at olive boutique. enjoy 10% storewide savings plus photo booth snapshots ($10) and treats & mimosas while you shop.

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aloha friday scoop

happy earth day! my 'ohana does our best to be kind to lady earth all year round, and i am always delighted when more people join our efforts to keep our planet happy and green. if more home cooking is your eco resolution, whip up a batch of this 'ono fried couscous salad which is the newest dish to earn a spot in my recipe file. anyhoo, lots of chances to save a few dollars this weekend if you are getting an early start scouting for mother's day goodness. enjoy!

shop for springtime pretties at the butik and pick an easter egg at checkout to save up to 40% off your purchase.

hele over to kailua for a one day earth day sale featuring 30% off all mu'umu'u heaven merch.

p.s. faraway friends should check mu'umu'u heaven's facebook throughout the day for a chance to score sale favorites through the magic of the interweb.

knock 20% off all design goodness stocked at pacific home.

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new peeks: roberta oaks spring 2011


nothing says old school hawaii like a palaka print so i am thrilled to see designer roberta oaks pay an homage to the iconic pattern in her new line for the fellas. retro styled floral prints also make an appearance in this hipster update on the aloha shirt, but kama'aina will always embrace the palaka which is a sweet reminder of plantation days gone by before big box stores arrived and mom & pop shops like arakawas closed their doors forever. 

a handful of m's styles are made in snazzy vintage fabrics and, as such, limited in number with the remaining looks cut from a breezy cotton/linen blend from japan. springtime also brings new loveliness for the ladies with updates on old favorites and demure additions in pretty pastels and chipper polka dots perfect for sunday brunch and skipping about town with your sweetie.

boys day

how cute would it be to spot a couple styled in coordinating ro outfits?

if the new looks make you happy, just know there are only two days remaining to save 20% off all the newest goodness in the online shop:

  • secret code: easter
  • expires: sat, apr 23rd

or, starting tomorrow, hop over to roberta's studio to scoop up spring loveliness just in time for easter weekend:


aloha friday scoop

happy aloha friday! i returned home from our lovely getaway to san diego to find happy family news (times two!) awaiting me on the coconut wire. then a plum gig unexpectedly ended my mister's hiatus a bit earlier than anticipated. so, with his busy season starting n.o.w. i will be back to share all new island goodness starting next week. promise!

attn: old school style lovers! only two days remain for the little treasure hunt better known as mu'umu'u heaven's annual vintage sale.

happy first birthday to super citizen! bring a little luck when you join the celebration tonight, and you may go home with a lovely prize from jana lam, malie organics, or another fabulous eco surprise! you'll also enjoy 20% off most in-stock merch and 'ono slices by j.j. dolan's.

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