The indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Full-price admission is listed; the * denotes discounts (or free) for students, seniors, military, members and/or children. Call the venue for details.
Roy Jensen demonstrates ipu (gourd) making, part of the "Parker Ranch Paniolo Fridays," 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today, Parker Ranch, Waimea; free with $8.50 admission to the Historic Homes. (808) 885-5433.
Chinese Calligraphy and Brush Painting Classes taught by artist Linus Chao for Volcano Art Center, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday and Jan. 19, Chao's Mountain View studio; $55 fee includes supplies. (808) 967-8222.
Hawaiian Language Workshop, led by Loke Kamanu, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 19, at Volcano Art Center; $50 fee plus $10 for textbook. (808) 967-8222.
Introductory Stained Glass Class, taught by Carol DeFazio, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 19 and 26, Society for Kona Education and Art in Honaunau; $80 fee. (808) 328-9392.
Art Show Opening, reception for exhibit by Henry and Bettie Lyon, 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Firehouse Gallery, Waimea; free. (808) 885-7671.
Whale Watch Cruise, with entertainment by John Keawe, free pupu and soft drinks and open bar, a benefit for the Kona Outdoor Circle, 3:30 p.m. (board the Coral Sea at 3:15 p.m.) Saturday, Kailua-Kona Pier; $45 general, $35 Outdoor Circle members. (808) 329-7286.
Latif Bolat, Turkish music concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Palace Theatre; $20*. (808) 934-7777.
Kevin & Joe, contemporary and traditional Hawaiian music, 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Kings' Shops at Waikoloa Beach Resort; free. (808) 886-8811.
"Drawing in the 21st Century The Hand Is Not Dead," illustrated lecture by professor emeritus Leon Hicks of Webster University, 7 p.m. Tuesday, University of Hawai'i-Hilo's Manono Campus; free. (808) 974-7524.
Leilani's on the Beach, Whalers Village, Ka'anapali, entertainment: JD & Mario, classic rock 'n' roll, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays and Kilohana, Hawaiian favorites, 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; no cover charge. (808) 661-4495.
Hula Grill, Ka'anapali, Hawaiian entertainment: Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Kawika Lum Ho, 6:30-9 p.m. Fridays; Maurice Bega, 3-5 p.m., and Kahumoku's, 6:30-9 p.m. Saturdays; Kawika Lum Ho, 3-5 p.m., and Kahumoku's, 6:30-9 p.m. Sundays; Kawika Lum Ho, 3-5 p.m., and Albert & Don, 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays; Jarret Roback, 3-5 p.m., and Brian & Roy, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays; and Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Brother Brian, 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover charge. (808) 667-6636.
Manana Garage, Kahului, entertainment: Fortunato, comedy and magic show, 6:30 p.m. Fridays; Neto Peraza & Hot Salsa, Latin dance music, 8:30 p.m. Saturdays; Neto Peraza, dinner music, 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; Anastasia & the Kindness of Strangers, dance music, 8:30 p.m. Thursdays; no cover. (808) 873-0220.
"Cold Fusion," action skiing and snowboarding movie produced by Warren Miller, 7:30 p.m. today, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $12*. (808) 242-7469.
Kimo's, Lahaina, entertainment: JD & Mario, classic rock 'n' roll, 10 p.m.-midnight Fridays; Anastasia & Mario, classic rock 'n' roll, 10 p.m.-midnight Saturdays; Kilohana, Hawaiian music, 10 p.m.-midnight Thursdays; no cover charge. (808) 661-4811.
"Voices Rock Kaanapali," concert and taping of a VH1 and DirecTV rock special with performances by Spencer Davis, Alex Ligertwood of Santana, Joe Lynn Turner and Glenn Hughes of Deep Purple, Mike Reno of Loverboy and others, 2 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, $5 off-site parking (required) begins at 12:30 p.m., Royal Lahaina Tennis Stadium; $25, at Maui Coffee Roasters in Kahului, Tropical Disc in Kihei, Simmer Hawaii in Pa'ia, Request in Wailuku and Lahaina, the Royal Lahaina Resort, Hooters in Honolulu and online at www.rockforever.com. (808) 661-3271. See below.
Clay Mortenson, CD release party, 10 p.m. Saturday, Bada Bing, Kalama Village, Kihei. Cover $7. (808) 875-0188.
"Maui's Own" Gift & Crafts Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Lahaina Civic Center; free admission. (808) 877-3100.
"Mahalo Mozart!" pianist Wendy Yamashita with the Maui Symphony Orchestra & Festival playing Mozart's "Magic Flute" Overture and Symphony No. 41 ("Jupiter") and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3, 7:30 p.m. Monday with pre-show conversation with conductor Stuart Chafetz at 6:30 p.m., Castle Theatre, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $25, $40, $45; $7 students. (808) 242-7469.
Willie K, traditional Hawaiian songs and katchi-katchi music, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Mondays, Hapa's, Kihei; $7 cover charge. (808) 879-9001.
"Ulalena," a theatrical production, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Maui Myth & Magic Theatre, Lahaina; $45* ($32.50* kama'aina). (808) 661-9913.
"Sidewalks of New York," R-rated romantic comedy, presented by the Maui Film Festival, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $10*. (808) 242-7469.
"WOW (Wailea on Wednesdays)," art, music and refreshments, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, The Shops at Wailea; free. (808) 891-6770.
"Noche Flamenca," dancers, singers and musicians from Madrid perform classical flamenco, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $10*, $16*, $22*. (808) 242-7469.
Happy Talk Lounge entertainment: Daryl Gonzales and Norman Solomon, 4:30-6:30 p.m., and 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.
Donna Malia, 'ukulele and Hawaiian songs, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Thursdays, Chuck's Steak House, Princeville; free entertainment with dinner. (808) 826-6211.
Mari Kodama, piano concert, 5 p.m. Sunday, Kaua'i Community College Performing Arts Center, Lihu'e; $15*. (808) 235-7464.
Carmen Dragon, harpist, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sundays and Mondays, Lighthouse Bistro, Kilauea; free entertainment with dinner. (808) 828-0480.
Ken Block, comedy, 8 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday, Kaua'i Marriott Resort; $15. (808) 245-5050.
Maui is the place to be this weekend if you're of the rock music generation that recalls the glory days of bands such as Deep Purple, Survivor, Orleans, Atlanta Rhythm Section and Loverboy.
Saturday's "Voices Rock Kaanapali" festival at the Royal Lahaina Resort's Tennis Stadium, featuring a dozen lead singers from hit-making bands, will begin at 2 p.m. with individual sets, culminating in a collective set at 7:45 p.m., which will be taped for future broadcast on VH1 Classic and DirecTV.
- 2 p.m.: Spencer Davis, of the Spencer Davis Group.
- 2:45 p.m.: Alex Ligertwood of Santana.
- 3:45 p.m.: John Cafferty, of John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band.
- 4:30 p.m.: Jimi Jamison of Survivor.
- 5:15 p.m.: "GuitarStarz," featuring Jeff "Skunk" Baxter of Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers, Pat Travers of the Pat Travers Band and Leslie West of Mountain.
- 6 p.m.: Joe Lynn Turner of Rainbow and Deep Purple; and Glenn Hughes of Deep Purple.
- 7:45 p.m. (a 2 1/2-hour collective set, in order of appearance): Larry Hoppen of Orleans, Ronnie Hammond of the Atlanta Rhythm Section, Dave Jenkins of Pablo Cruise, Spencer Davis, John Cafferty, Pat Travers, Glenn Hughes, Joe Lynn Turner, Leslie West, Alex Ligertwood, Jimi Jamison, and Mike Reno of Loverboy. An encore set follows.
Admission to the festival is $25, available at Maui Coffee Roasters in Kahului, Tropical Disc in Kihei, Simmer Hawaii in Pa'ia, Request in Wailuku and Lahaina, the Royal Lahaina Resort, Hooters in Honolulu and online at www.rockforever.com. Sunday is reserved as a rain date.
Park at the Lahaina Civic Center complex off Honoapi'ilani Highway; shuttles will take attendees to the tennis stadium. Park-and-ride fees are $2 per person for a round trip.
Foodies, take note: "Food that Rocks Kaanapali" will take place 1-10 p.m. Saturday in conjunction with the rock festival. Food and drink can be purchased at stations in front of the tennis stadium, with offerings from Royal Lahaina Resort, Hyatt Regency Maui, Sheraton Maui, Hula Grill, Leilani's on the Beach, Rusty Harpoon, and Samuel Adams beers. Rockers will mingle and sign autographs.