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.
|John Cruz will be among the singers/songwriters at this weekend's Kaua'i Music Festival (www.kauaimusicfestival.com).
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"Chi Hwa Seon (Painted Fire)," not-rated film about the life of a Korean artist, 7:30 p.m. today, Palace Theatre, Hilo; repeats 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday; $6*. (808) 934-7777.
Ledward Ka'apana and George Kahumoku, slack key concert, 8 p.m. today, Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu; $20* advance, $22 at the door. (808) 322-2122.
Na Mea Hawai'i hula kahiko performance, Hula Halau O Kou Lima Nani E, under the direction of kumu hula Iwalani Kalima, presents traditional hula and chant dedicated to the goddess Pele, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, hula platform, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park; also, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. hands-on arts and craft demonstrations at the Volcano Art Gallery; both events are free. (808) 967-8222.
YMCA Art Auction, works by local artists with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the YMCA, view and bid online at www.ymcahawaii.org until cutoff today or bid in person at the reception, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Kings' Grille, Waikoloa Kings' Golf Course; $20 for reception. (808) 885-5388.
"Daughter From Danang," not rated documentary about an American woman reunited with her Vietnamese mother, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu; repeats 7:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; $6*. (808) 322-2122.
Big Island Slack Key Guitar Masters, concert by local musicians, with Ledward Ka'apana and George Kahumoku, 8 p.m. Saturday, Kahilu Theatre, Waimea; $15, $20 and $25. (808) 885-6868.
"Live Peace, Live Aloha," children from Heartplay Dance Theatre present their view of world events, 3 p.m. Sunday, Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu; $10*. (808) 322-2122.
"The Heights of Inspiration," lecture by Edwin Bembaum, author of "Sacred Mountains of the World," on drawing creative and spiritual power from Kilauea and other mountains, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park; $1. (808) 985-6014.
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 and Brian Kaui Haia, 7-9:30 p.m. Fridays; Maurice Bega, 3-5 p.m., and Peter DeAquino and Garret Probst, 7-9:30 p.m. Saturdays; Kawika Lum Ho, 3-5 p.m., and Ryan Tanaka, Desmond Yap and Frankie AhPuck, 7-9:30 p.m. Sundays; Kawika Lum Ho, 3-5 p.m., and Albert Kaina and Brian Kaui Haia, 7-9:30 p.m. Mondays; Jarret Roback, 3-5 p.m., and Don Kaulia and Albert Kaina, 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays; and Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Brian Kaui Haia and Roy Kato 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays; and Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Brian Kaui Haia, 7-9:30 p.m. Thursdays; no cover charge. (808) 667-6636.
"Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," musical comedy, 6-9 p.m. daily except Tuesday, Hyatt Regency Maui; $76.50, with 20 percent discount for kama'aina. (808) 667-4727.
Aloha Friday Night, with Halau Hula Ka Makani Kili'o'opu and Kumu Hula Luana Kawa'a, 6-9 p.m. today, Tiki Courtyard, Ka'anapali Beach Hotel; free. (808) 661-0011.
Maana 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 charge. (808) 873-0220.
"The Vagina Monologues," with performance by Teri Hatcher on womanhood issues, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; 7:30 p.m. today; 5 and 8 p.m. Saturday; and 1, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday; $10 to $40 Friday and Saturday and $10 to $35 Sunday. (808) 242-7469.
Kimo's, Lahaina, entertainment: Mario Faure & J.D., classic rock, 10 p.m.-midnight Fridays; Anastasia & Mario, rock 'n' roll, 10 p.m.-midnight Saturdays; Sam Ahia, Hawaiian, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; Kilohana, Hawaiian music, 10 p.m.-midnight Thursdays; no cover charge. (808) 661-4811.
"Worlds of Dance II," modern dance performance by KoaBlue Dance Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday, Seabury Hall Theater of Performing Arts, Makawao; $15*. (808) 243-0222.
Neto Peraza, guitar, 6-9 p.m. Sundays and Thursdays, Honolulu Coffee Company Café, Wailea; free. (808) 891-6770.
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. Tuesday and Saturday, 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, Maui Myth & Magic Theatre, Lahaina; Producer's Package with VIP seating and backstage tour: $65; general admission $45* ($32.50* kama'aina). (808) 661-9913.
Polynesian Dancing, 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Lahaina Cannery Mall; free. (808) 661-5304.
Billy Bones, tales, songs and talk story, 2-3 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, Whalers Village; free. (808) 661-4567.
Chamber Music Concerts, intimate string concerts with dessert and coffee, held in private homes in the Pineapple Hill and Plantation Estates area, "Casual Classics," 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, and "An Evening of Romance," 6:30 p.m. Thursday, arranged by the Kapalua Club; $100 per person for Wednesday's performance; $125 for Thursday; or both concerts $175. Reservations required: (808) 669-8803.
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.
Merv Oana and Duane Feig of Kilohana, contemporary Hawaiian, reggae and R&B, 8:30-11 p.m. Wednesdays, Nalu Sunset Bar and Sushi; no cover charge. (808) 667-1200.
Art in the Village, art signings, talk story and demonstrations, pupu and hula, sponsored by the art galleries at Whalers Village, 6-10 p.m. Thursdays, Whalers Village, Ka'anapali, Maui; free. (808) 661-4567.
Cindy Combs, slack-key guitar, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays, Hanapepe Cafe; free entertainment with dinner. (808) 335-5011.
Donna Malia, 'ukulele and Hawaiian songs, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, CJ's Steak and Seafood, Princeville; free entertainment with dinner. (808) 826-6211.
Keoki's Paradise, Poipu entertainment: Papa'a Bay Boys, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Fridays; Sista and Two Bruddahs, 8-10 p.m. Saturdays; Russell Wellington and Jason Suzawa, 3-6 p.m. Sundays; no cover charge. (808) 742-7534.
Malani Bilyeu, contemporary Hawaiian music, 6-9 p.m. Saturdays through Tuesdays, Kaua'i Marriott Resort, Lihu'e; free. (808) 245-5050.
Kaua'i Music Festival, four-day series of workshops led by nationally known song writers, Sunday through Wednesday; for information, see www.kauaimusicfestival.com. Concerts follow the workshops Monday through Thursday, Hyatt Regency Kaua'i, Koloa; concerts $20 in advance, $25 at the door. (808) 742-1234.
Whole World Theatre, improv comedy troupe, dinner 5 p.m., show 7 p.m. Thursdays, Hukilau Lanai, Wailua; $60* dinner and show, $25* show only. (808) 822-0600.