36th Annual Spring New Products Show

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Discover the newest and hottest products at the 36th Annual Spring New Products Show. Local, mainland and international exhibitors will offer goods and services in wellness, beauty, healing, fashion, car, home and more. Savor local and exotic foods, or pick up unique made-in and grown-in Hawaii gifts. Giveaways include $100 every half hour, trips for two to Las Vegas, Podium Raceway passes, lomi-lomi experiences, Zumba and fitness classes. Keiki-friendly entertainment will be provided by Leon and Malia, the rare Hawaiian Easter Bunny, Kandyland and more.

The 36th Annual Spring New Products Show takes place Friday, April 22 to Sunday, April 24 at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Hours are Friday 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission costs $3, military costs $1 with valid ID, and children 12 and under get in FREE. Call (808) 732-6037 or visit www.pacificexpos.com.


Featuring the CO2 gel pak, an effervescent skin mask that uses the scientifically proven benefits of carbon dioxide (the sparkle in sparkling drinks & champagne) to rejuvenate the skin. CO2 has been used to treatment of extreme skin ailments such as bedsores. The product is used in professional salons and the handy packaging allows a facial in the privacy and convenience of home or office. Favorina provides a full line of high quality skin care and rejuvenation products and services in Hawaii.

Featured product: Gel packs come in a 10-piece set for $180
Contact: Machiko Hill, mhill@hawaii.rr.com or call (808) 386-2104

Tu Ake

The footwear, eye wear and clothing of Tu Ake fuses the elements of traditional Maori art with today's fashion trends to create the uniqueness of urban Maori culture in their athletic wear. Perfect for Hawaii's active and action lifestyle.

Featured products: Shades from $101, shoes $218
Contact: Norma Chang-Gottschalk at (808) 388-7533


Hawaii's future from the lessons of the past by uniting Hawaii's papaya farmers with the entrepreneurial spirit of University of Hawaii students. Professor Iwaoka has led a team of students to develop products from Papaya culls, which was generally discarded from papaya product production. Kulaniu translates to University. products include Papaya chutney, barbecue sauce, salad dressing, low fat salad dressing, 3 flavors of lip/healing balm and the NEW foaming hand soap. The hand soap will be available in 3 flavors - original, lavender & lilikoi or passion fruit. Great Made in Hawaii gift.

Featured products: Soaps and balms for $5, dressings for $6, chutney for $8
Contact: Jennifer Shido, jshido@hawaii.edu or click here


New Revolution Nail Bar features INCOCO, the world's first and only dry nail polish. Made from 100% nail polish, it applies instantly with no spills, smears, smudges and no drying time. A huge time saver for professional women but priced for students. Available in a wide variety of colors and the hottest designs for fingers and toes. Get professional looking, brilliant, streak-free nails in only a few minutes. Designs change out in a snap. So easy even a man can do it.

Featured products: $11-12 for dry nail polish, $7-8 accessories
Contact: Stephanie Alvarez, newrevolution_nailbar@yahoo.com or click here


Whipz is a convenient & handy pre-moistened cologne pad in single-use packs. Simply wipe and go. Reuse the wipe to keep that great smell in your car, gym locker, pocket or clothes drawer. Scents compare to Chrome by Azzaro, Acqua Di Gio and Armani Code by Georgio Armani, Cool Water by Davidoff. A great gift for that active guy in your life.

Featured product: $.99 each or $25 for a box of 30 (these prices are exclusive to the Spring New Products Show)
Contact: Bruce Chahanovich, getluckygetwhipz@gmail.com or call (602) 616-2695