The √ indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Full-price admission is listed; * denotes discounts (or free) for students, seniors, military, members, children and/or advance purchases. Call venue for details.
Big Island Film Festival, films, special events and symposiums, today-Sunday, Waikoloa Beach Resort; $45-$120 food and beverage events, $5-$170 special events, and $5-$20 film events. www.bigislandfilmfestival.com, (808) 883-0394.
√ Ian MacMillan, author reads from his latest novel "The Seven Orchids," 7 p.m. today, Great Room of Volcano Art Center's Niaulani Campus; free. (808) 967-8222.
28th Annual Big Island Visitor Industry Charity Walk, 3.2-mile run/walk with entertainment, 6:45 a.m. run or 7 a.m. walk Saturday, behind Waimea Family YMCA Park at Parker Ranch, Waimea; $35. www.charitywalkhawaii.org.
"The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada," R-rated film directed by Tommy Lee Jones that takes place on the border between west Texas and Mexico, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Palace Theatre, Hilo; repeats 6 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; $6*. (808) 934-7777.
√ Concert Honoring King Kamehameha IV, with kumu hula Etua Lopes and Halau Na Pua Ui O Hawai'i, 4 p.m. Sunday, Hulihe'e Palace, Kailua-Kona; free. (808) 329-1877.
Great Music in the Great Room, benefit concert with the Volcano Chamber Players, 4 p.m. Sunday, Volcano Art Center's Niaulani Campus; $25. (808) 967-8222.
√ Movies Under the Stars, films screened at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Kings' Keaka at the Waikoloa Kings' Shops, Kohala Coast; $5*, bring blankets, lawn chairs. (808) 886-8811.
√ International Festival of Canoes, 9th annual gathering of carvers and artisans from the Polynesian islands to carve canoes, drums and other arts and celebrate shared cultures; continues through May 27 with demonstrations and seminars, most events free. Schedule: www.mauicanoefest.com, (808) 667-9194.
"Kupanaha: Maui Magic for All Ages," dinner show with magic by Jody and Kathleen Baran and daughters, dinner at 5:15 and show at 8 p.m. Fridays, Kanahele Room Theater, Ka'anapali Beach Hotel; repeats Saturdays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; kama'aina rate $29, general seating $69*, and premium seating $79. Reservations required: (808) 667-0128.
√ 2006 Maui Matsuri, with karaoke contest, 6:30 p.m. today, Baldwin High School auditorium, $5; and children's activities, cultural exhibits, demonstrations, Kamen Rider V3 and Kikaida, crafts, obon dance, 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Maui Community College; free. (808) 283-9999.
" 'Ulalena," a theatrical production, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Maui Myth & Magic Theatre, Lahaina; repeats 6:30 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; general admission, $69.50-$49.50*. Reservations required: (808) 661-9913, 1-877-688-4800.
Local Voices/Wala'au Series, with comedian Frank DeLima, 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, McCoy Studio Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $25*. (808) 242-7469.
√ Kamen Rider V3, with Kikaida and androids, photo and autograph session, 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Borders, Maui; free. (808) 877-6160.
Maui Academy of Performing Arts Spring Dance Extravaganza, jazz, tap and hip-hop, 7 p.m. Saturday, and ballet "Gaite Parisienne," 3 p.m. Sunday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $14* one show, $20* both shows. (808) 242-7469.
√ Maui Waena Intermediate School Band Concert, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; free. (808) 242-7469.
"The Notorious Bettie Page," R-rated film about the 1950s pin-up girl, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; part of the Maui Film Festival; $10*. (808) 242-7469, (808) 572-3456.
Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Concert, hosted by George Kahumoku Jr. with guest Makana, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua; $30 kama'aina, $40 general. (808) 669-3858.
√ WOW (Wailea on Wednesdays), an evening of art and refreshments, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, The Shops at Wailea; free. (808) 891-6770.
√ Iao Intermediate School Band Concert, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; free. (808) 242-7469.
√ Happy Talk Lounge entertainment: Aloha Friday, 4:30-7 p.m., and Kirby Keough, 7-10 p.m. Fridays; Randy Carnevali Trio, 7-10 p.m. Saturdays; "Sunday Jazz Jam," 4:30-7:30 p.m. Sundays; Jonah Cummings, 7-10 p.m. Mondays; Hanalei Hula Night, 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Alan Thomas, 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays; Norman "Ka'awa" Solomon, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays; Hanalei Bay Resort; free. (808) 826-6522.
"Hansel and Gretel," Kauai Dance Theatre's 20th annual spring concert, 7 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, , Kaua'i War Memorial Convention Hall; $9*. (808) 332-9737.
6th Annual Kaua'i Polynesian Festival, Polynesian pageant, dinner and entertainment, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sheraton Kauai Resort, $50-$65; festival continues May 26-28 at Vidinha Stadium Soccer Field. www.kauaipolynesianfestival.org.