The indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Full price is listed; the * denotes discounts (or free) for students, seniors, military, members and/or children. Call the venue for details.
Nelson Elliott demonstrates making lei from seeds, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today, Parker Ranch, Waimea; free with $8.50 admission to the Historic Homes. (808) 885-5433.
Big Island Farm Fair 2001, with a "Coffee Shack," carnival rides, livestock displays, agricultural presentations and entertainment, 6 p.m.-midnight today, noon-midnight Saturday and noon-11 p.m. Sunday, Old Kona Airport State Park, Kailua-Kona; $2.50*. (808) 969-4876.
"Na Lima Lele O Na Kupuna: the Jumping Hands of the Elders" present another program in the Under the Night's Sky series, 7 p.m. today, Institute for Astronomy, UH-Hilo Park; and 6 p.m. Saturday at Onizuka Visitors Center, Hale Pohaku; free. (808) 961-2180.
8th Hamakua Music Festival, with pianist Awadagin Pratt in concert, 7 p.m. today, and jazzman Chuck Mangione 7 p.m. Saturday, People's Theatre, Honoka'a; $25*. (808) 775-3378.
"The Rainmaker," a comedy by the Gallery Theatre, 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, East Hawai'i Cultural Center; repeats Sept. 21-22 and 28-29; $10. (808) 982-6319.
"The Road Home" (in Mandarin with English subtitles), 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Palace Theatre, Hilo; $6*. (808) 934-7777.
Kalapana Ho'olaule'a, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, former Star of the Sea Painted Church; $10 with Aloha Festivals' ribbon. (808) 965-7429.
10th Annual Holualoa Parade and Ho'olaule'a, an Aloha Festivals event, 10 a.m. Saturday; free with Aloha Festivals ribbon. (808) 326-7709.
Orchid Isle Dance Club, ballroom dancing exhibition, noon Saturday, Prince Kuhio Plaza; free. (808) 959-3555.
Big Island Coin Club Show, with O'ahu, Maui and Big Island dealers to participate, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Nani Mau
Gardens, Hilo; free admission. (www.collectibleshawaii.com/coin_show.htm).
Aloha Festivals' 10th Annual Sam Choy Poke Contest, 11 a.m. Sunday, Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel; free with Aloha Festivals' ribbon. (808) 322-3000.
Ho'okani, contemporary and traditional Hawaiian music, 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Kings' Shops at Waikoloa Beach Resort; free. (808) 886-8811.
Chuck Mangione Band, with Ariel Rivera and Ara Mina in concert, 8 p.m. Sunday, Kamehameha Court, Hilton Waikoloa Village; $40. (808) 886-1234.
"Hilo Rains," a walking mystery show, 10 a.m. Mondays, Thursday and Saturdays, starting at East Hawai'i Cultural Center, with lunch to follow at Hawaiian Jungle Restaurant; $28*. (808) 936-1193.
"Biology of the Pacific Golden Plover," discussion by ecologist Wally Johnson of Montana State University, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Kilaeua Visitor Center, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park; free. (808) 985-6014.
Te Vaka, world-beat music by New Zealand-based band, 7:30 p.m. today, Castle Theater, Maui Arts and Cultural Center; $20*, $16* and $10*. (808) 242-SHOW.
JD & Mario, classic rock and roll, 10 p.m.-midnight Fridays; Kimo's, Lahaina; no cover charge. (808) 661-4811.
Montessori School of Music Fest, with Willie Nelson joining the Planetary Bandits, also Danielle DeLaunay with Crazy Fingers, Gail Swanson, Marty Dread and others, 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Oskie Rice Arena, Makawao. For reservations for the $100 premier seating and dinner call (808) 573-0374. For the $25* general admission, grandstand seating call (808) 526-4400.
Anastasia & Mario, classic rock and roll, 10 p.m.-midnight Saturdays; Kimo's, Lahaina; no cover charge. (808) 661-4811.
Sam Ahia, Hawaiian music, 7-8:30 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, Kimo's, Lahaina; no cover charge. (808) 661-4811.
"'Ulalena," a theatrical production, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Maui Myth & Magic Theatre, Lahaina; $45* ($32.50* kama'aina). (808) 661-9913.
"Pandemonium," R-rated film on the lives of William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, presented by the Maui Film Festival, 5 and 7 p.m., Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $10*. (808) 242-SHOW.
"WOW (Wailea on Wednesdays)," an evening of art, music and refreshments, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, The Shops at Wailea; free. (808) 891-6770.
"A Jazz Evening with Bobby Watson Quintet," alto sax player in concert with his band, presented by Amen Rasta I Productions Enterprise, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts and Cultural Center; $10-$35. (808) 242-7469.
Guillermo Tellez, chef de cuisine at Charlie Trotter's, Chicago, prepares a dinner on Saturday and Sunday, and gives a free cooking demonstration, 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Ihilani Restaurant, Manele Bay Hotel. Call for dinner price and reservation: (808) 321-4666.
Happy Talk Lounge entertainment: Daryl Gonzales and Norman Solomon, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays; Kirby Keough, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays; Michelle Edwards and Kenny Emerson, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturdays; "Sunday Jazz Jam," 3-7 p.m. Sundays, Hanalei Bay Resort; no cover charge. (808) 826-6522.
Carmen Dragon, harpist, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sundays and Mondays, Lighthouse Bistro, Kilauea; free entertainment with dinner. (808) 828-0480.