By Nadine Kam
"Kitty Mama" Yuko Yamaguchi with her baby, Hello Kitty.
Hello Kitty’s “Kitty Mama,” designer Yuko Yamaguchi, is visiting with fans at the Sanrio store at Ala Moana Center, Nov. 30 through Dec. 2, from 1 to 2, 3 to 4 and 5 to 6 p.m. daily.
Guests will be able to meet and take photographs with Hello Kitty and Yamaguchi, in town from Sanrio headquarters in Tokyo.
The designer has guided the brand through various transformations in her 30-plus-year career at Sanrio, and elevated the pop icon’s status around the world. Here's a link to my previous post the last time Yuko was in town: Hello Kitty designer tells all about kitty's past
Activities at Sanrio throughout the weekend including Hello Kitty-themed nail decorating workshops, bento box-making workshops and other unique experiences. The first 50 guests through the door each day will receive a $5 gift card to use at Sephora Ala Moana on any Hello Kitty Beauty purchase.
Makeup artists will be available at Sephora from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, offering minimakeovers using products from Hello Kitty Beauty.