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happy hale*days 2011: sparkle edition

with santa's sleigh due to arrive in just 37 days, it's time to officially kick off the 2011 gifting guides filled with gorgeous kama'aina finds! the beauty of handmade sparkle never fails to woo so, since time is of the essence, gather round to peek a few lovely suggestions for your gift list.

and, delightful news from me to you: this year a few designers kindly offered exclusive shopping deals just for the h|h 'ohana! please read the fine print for more details including secret codes, shop rules, and holiday order deadlines.

1 - romantics will adore the the delicate layered confections by de la mer, the new collection by jojo faber (of jo.jah.jae) inspired by the french seaside. {exclusively stocked at olive in kailua.}

2 - the new year will be even more fetching with energy bars by modern philosophy which promise to balance body and soul and perhaps inspire that certain someone to become the master of her own fate. {$58; receive complimentary shipping with secret code hapahale. spend $300 and a MP surprise will be included with your order. offer expires sat, dec 31st.}

3 - a glistening white agate druzy stone is even more beguiling when set in misa jewelry's shima ring. {$375; save 20% off white druzy rings in gold & silver with secret code hapahale11. offer expires wed, nov 23rd.}

4 - fossilized seashells from 400 million years ago are kissed with druzies by one stone and emerge with the most captivating sparkle. {$135; mention hapahale in the convo field at checkout to receive 10% off the featured design. offer expires mon, dec 19th.}

more to adore after the jump!

5 - city girls will crush over nina kuna designs' polished cowrie shell pendant, a chic reminder of paradise. {$55; enjoy 20% off with secret code hapahale. offer expires sat, dec 31st. code blackout dates: nov 25th to 28th. order by dec 9th for xmas delivery.}

6 - the charming loops found in the custom name bangle expertly crafted by wishing bridge will make her smile. {$44; email to order.}

7 - ocean swells will always be nearby when your favorite surfer girl rocks the handmade wave hoops by cabin no. 7. {$89; save 15% off in the etsy shop with secret code hapaholidays + orders to hawai'i mailboxes receive complimentary shipping. offer expires wed, nov 30th (also the order deadline for xmas delivery).}

8 - maui designer kira ferrer evokes a hint of the pacific when an ocean colored apatite gem meets a puka shell setting. {$92}

9 - adorn your favorite animal lover with a fetching coral & topaz necklace by padma & pickles who always donates 20% of the purchase price to care for abandoned pets. {$97; save 20% off in p&p's etsy shop with secret code hapahale + enjoy complimentary shipping on your order. offer ends sun, nov 20th @ 12p hst.}

10 - rockabella jewels mingles pyrite stones with a cascade of petite golden shells for instant glamour. {$80; save 20% in the online shop with secret code hapaholidays. offer ends sat, dec 31st. order by mon, dec 5th for usps delivery by xmas.}

which one would you whisper into santa's ear in hopes of finding in your stocking on xmas morning?


isle style: sea glass sparkle

beachcombing for sea glass is one of my favorite things yet jewelry that allows their tumbled in the waves beauty to glow like gemstones remains as elusive as the orange glass coveted by collectors.

and then, the prettiest sea glass rings handset in sterling silver were discovered in maui designer kira ferrer's etsy shop!

$75 to $95 online.


sweet nothings 2011 - take two

cupid inspired a few valentine pretties to add kisses of sparkle to the day . . .

1 - modern philosophy's golden nuggets wrapped around pink leather channel healing energy with bohemian elegance. (custom pieces and gift certificates also available)

2 - the pa'ina earrings made by the big island's kahili creations mingle pink sapphires with golden lotus petals. ($49)

3 - the muted hues of the ruby fade bracelet by catherine weitzman in honolulu ships for 20% off *and* complimentary earrings with secret code lovers11 ($115; expires: wed, feb 9th - offer applies to entire online shop)

find more shimmer designed to romance after the jump!

4 - save 25% off all hinu jewelry including this gorgeous glowing handhammered heart. (secret code: hinugift; expires: mon, feb 14th. inquire about expediated shipping on custom orders for valentine's day)

5 - the gentle curves of wings hawaii's forever ring can be resized with a simple adjustment. ($85)

6 - green amethyst softly sparkles in a sterling silver setting by maui designer kira ferrer. ($87)

p.s. shop your wishlist to save 35% on rockabella jewels with secret code xoxo (expires: mon, feb 14th) and all valentine styles are currently 14% off at noelani designs .


halloween treats roundup

with halloween just nine days away, it seems like the perfect time for a sweet roundup of delightful treats (no tricks!) handpicked for your enjoyment!

1 - ravenchase returns to the streets of honolulu and is recruiting agents for its zombie elimination task force to crush the undead invasion (tix: $35) expected next weekend.

2/3 - trick out goodie bags with niko art's spooky stamp set ($18) and simply embellish's personalized halloween labels ($6).

4 - dress up your tiny hula girl in a sweet tutu ($22) handmade by hilo's palm tree princess.

5 - maui jewelry artist kira ferrer mixes black onyx and sterling silver to create her along came a spider pendant ($52).

6 - keep track of your candy stash with whimsical arach notes ($3) made by our friends at toast.

7 - glam it up all autumn long with a juicy triple stand of carnelian gemstones ($275) by stacey lee designs.

p.s. you can also order up gourmet halloween candy cheesecakes at ottocake in chinatown or stop by sweet paradise chocolatier (kailua & waikoloa) for seasonal artisanal confections like creepy chocolate fingers, pumpkin spice truffles, and green fairie absinthe chocolates.


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.