ISLAND LIFE SHORTS
Tori Richard design contest
Advertiser Staff and News Services
Think you can design a better shirt? Tori Richard is holding a print design contest open to all Hawai'i-based artists.
First prize: $3,000. The winning design will be considered for inclusion in the company's Fall 2007 collection. Second prize is $1,000 and third is $500.
The theme for the contest, part of the company's 50th anniversary celebration, is "Mediterranean meets the Pacific."
Submissions are due Aug. 1. Winners will be announced by the end of August. For an entry form and details on design specifications, go to www.toririchards.com.
— Catherine E. Toth
PHONE (ONLY) HOME
The Migo (VX1000) from Verizon Wireless pulls double duty: peace of mind for parents and a cool-looking gadget for kids.
The kid-friendly, compact, Shrek-shaped wireless phone is designed for tweens (ages 8 to 12) and features four parent programmable numbers (read: outgoing calls only to mom and dad) and a dedicated emergency key.
Available at Verizon Wireless stores; $49.99 (after a $30 mail-in rebate) with a two-year service agreement.
— Zenaida Serrano
"Sometimes I forget to bring my lunch money and have to ask friends for help. Now they're like, 'We're not going to buy your lunch anymore!' "
Michelle Wie | the golfer and Punahou junior, referring to her estimated $10 million in endorsements, in Elle magazine
Correction: The name of clothing retailer Tori Richard was misspelled in a previous version of this story.