Mother’s Day Weekend At Kahala Mall

Leslie Johnson Designs Promo At Global Village

Looking for that perfect gift for Mom? Global Village in Kailua has a special promotion with Leslie Johnson Designs, designer of the original sterling silver or 14kt gold-filled Mokulua bangle bracelet.


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Leslie Johnson Designs

Purchase a bracelet through May 12 and receive a complimentary ‘Michael Kors’-inspired vegan leather wallet, while supplies last.

A longtime graphic artist, designer Leslie Johnson grew up in Windward Oahu and earned a degree in graphic design from San Diego State University. She now uses her art background to create beach-inspired jewelry, using shells she collects along with her daughters and friends.

Global Village is located at 539 Kailua Road. For more information, call 262-8183.

Moanalua In Vans Contest

For the fourth consecutive year, Moanalua High School has been named a national semi-finalist in the VANS Custom Culture design contest. The national high school art contest encourages schools to submit four original designs for the renowned shoemaker, with the winning school receiving $50,000 for its art program and the chance for the students’ designs to be produced and sold in Vans’ retail stores. The four runner-up schools also will receive money for their art programs.

Moanalua is among the top 50 teams in the country (10 from each of five regions) from among more than 1,000 entries. The school is in the Southwest Region for the competition, and online votes can be cast at through 11:59 p.m. EST (5:59 p.m. Hawaii time) Monday, May 13.

One team from each of the country’s five regions will be invited to the finals at the Whitney Museum of Art in New York City this month. The nine students on the Moanalua High team are Analise

Austin, Raymond Feliciano, Jorjiane Guasch, Cayli Hirata, Sun Lee, Jonathan Rosen, Troy Souza, Erin Voss and Dylan White. The team is led by art teacher Jeff Fujimoto, who has been at Moanalua for nine years.

Mother’s Day Weekend At Kahala Mall

To help shoppers find the perfect gift for their mothers, Kahala Mall is extending a 20 percent off coupon good for one merchandise item valid from May 10 to 12 at more than 25 participating stores. The coupon can be found in MidWeek or online at (must be printed), and must be presented at the time of purchase.

In addition to the mall-wide promotions and festivities, individual stores will have their own in-store sales and events throughout the weekend. As an added bonus, on Saturday, May 11, a complimentary $10 California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) gift card will be given to those who make purchases totaling more than $100. Customers must bring receipts timestamped between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. May 11 to the redemption kiosk near Center Court, while supplies last.

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