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“Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew” season five winners Poreotics are in Honolulu to participate in “The Movement” on Saturday at McKinley High School. On Thursday night, they were the featured guests at a special pre-party at Paparazzi Nightclub.
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San Francisco resident Darren Miller has fun with balloon grapes during “Salad Bar” at thirtyninehotel last Saturday.
DJs Capecod, Ross Jackson and Jet Boy joined thirtyninehotel’s Timo Lee to party produce-style during “Salad Bar” last Saturday at the Chinatown nightspot.
While not everyone participated in the theme party, those who did dress up as their favorite salad ingredient got in for free.
DJs Nocturna and Modboy, pictured above, returned to Bar 35 last weekend to host another installment of “80s Pop Musik” at the bar.
This month’s featured guest was La Diosa Swimwear, which is owned by local resident Mariel Garrido Melchor and her husband, John. The label launched in March, with the swimsuits designed in collaboration with Argentinean designer Marina Bornand. Read more
On Friday, Pipeline presents “IndepenDANCE 2010″ with special guest DJs Bjorn Niclas, Ashley Wallridge and Mike Shiver. The club goes hip-hop on Saturday, with a special guest set by DJ Drama during its weekly “Epic Saturdays” party.
Also on Saturday, the Warehouse presents “Energy” with DJs Space Cowboy, Big Daddy Dave, Hoshi, G-Spot, Kaii and Jaegurl. Wear red, white and blue (all three colors) and save $3 off cover; otherwise it will cost you $10 to get in between 10 p.m. tomorrow and 4 a.m. Sunday.
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Jurassic 5 DJ NuMark returned to Honolulu last weekend to headline the 2010 edition of Double-O-Spot’s Motion Music Festival at Pipeline Cafe on Saturday. He was joined by New York’s DJ Frankie Bones and Los Angeles dubstep DJ 6Blocc. Read more
Pearl Ultralounge has partnered with Skyy Vodka to host “Skyy Blue Summer” every Friday at the Ala Moana Center nightspot.
Doors open at 8 p.m. each week, with special guest DJs and suprise guests. A relaxed dress code is also in effect for the summer. Call 944-8000 for reservations or visit www.pearlhawaii.com.
New Zealand-made Wild Rock Wines celebrates their U.S. launch with a series of humanitarian happy hours, with proceeds going to SurfAid International in support of the organizations efforts in malaria education and prevention, sustainable clean water and sanitation projects, and other community-based health programs connected through surfing.
Co-sponsored by Billabong, the launch parties will include prize giveaways and pro surf photographers Jordan Stallard and J.T. Gray showcasing their work, as well as cinematography by Dave Homcy.
Participating venues and dates include:
>> Lulus, 9:30 p.m. May 23 during Local Motion’s “Surf Into Summer” party
>> Wahoos Fish Tacos, 5:30 p.m. June 12, with live music by Johnny Helm
>> Bar 35, 6 p.m. June 25, with model Isidra Suga and DJ Jahson the 45 Revolver
Halekulani’s 25th anniversary party a grand gala
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Louis Vuitton Regional VP Dale Ruff, left, Mary Chang and Hawaii International Film Festival Executive Director Chuck Boller were three of the akamai guests who arrived fashionably on time as the Halekulani Hotel and its parent company, Mitsui Fudosan, celebrated the 25th anniversary of the hotels reopening with a reception for more than 400 guests last Friday in the Halekulani Ballroom.
Guests enjoyed gourmet hors doeuvres prepared by seven top chefs, Hawaiian mele by Nina Kealiiwahamana, and smooth jazz by Matt Catingubs all-star quintet. Read more