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    Tory Burch, a boutique of beach-inspired shoes, handbags, jewelry and more, opened its first Hawaii shop Friday at Ala Moana Center.

Shred with peace of mind

Goodwill’s Secure Solution is offering free, confidential and secure document shredding from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 2610 Kilihau St. in Mapunapuna. Businesses, organizations and individuals can bring up to three boxes (maximum of 60 pounds each) — no newspapers, books or magazines, please. Call 286-9525.



Tory Burch enters isle market with full line of lifestyle items

Tory Burch opened its first boutique in Hawaii — its 40th store worldwide — Friday at Ala Moana Center.

The 3,100-square-foot store contains the brand’s entire collection, including shoes, handbags, eyewear, jewelry and small leather goods.

The decor reflects the lifestyle concept of Tory Burch’s first flagship store on Elizabeth Street in New York, while incorporating beachy accents befitting Hawaii.

The designer, who launched her brand six years ago, is known for a colorful, contemporary approach to classics with a style dubbed "socialite chic."


Neiman Marcus weekend events mix shoes, jewels and fine wine

Here’s a rundown of events taking place at Neiman Marcus this weekend:

» Fekkai Stylist Event: Discover the benefits of the brand’s shea butter hair collection, in cosmetics, level one, noon to 6 p.m. today and Saturday.

» Manolo Blahnik Trunk Show: View the fall 2010 collection in the shoe salon on level one during store hours through Sunday.

» Meet Julie Wong: The jeweler will show her fall 2010 collection featuring pearls and semiprecious stones, in designer jewelry, level one, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Saturday.

» Meet Lydia Mondavi: The creator of 29 Cosmetics, also owner of Mondavi Vineyard’s Spellbound and Medusa wines, will be providing facials tomorrow featuring 29’s antioxidant-rich skin-care products. She’ll also be conducting skin-care master classes featuring her line, while offering wine samplings from her winemaking family on both days. Space is limited. Call 948-7581 to make an appointment.


Holiday craft guide seeks entries

The season for craft fairs is fast approaching, and the Today section is planning a guide with listings for events happening for the winter holiday period.

For a free listing, send information on the name of the event, sponsors, date, time, place, contact information and other details to

The deadline to submit listings is Nov. 5. The guide will be published on Nov. 21.


Send us your baby pictures

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser would like to help you announce the birth of your baby on the Ohana page of the newspaper and on our website,

Please submit a color or black-and-white photo of the baby alone or that can be easily cropped to only show the baby, along with a copy of the baby’s birth certificate and a signed copy of the Star-Advertiser birth announcement form, available at

Mail the items to Birth Announcements, Features section, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. For more information, call 529-4777.


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