The √ indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Full-price admission is listed; the * denotes discounts (or free) for students, seniors, military, members, children and/or advance purchase. Call venue for details.
√ "MAUNAKEA SKIES," monthly lecture and planetarium opportunity, with Saeko Hayashi, of Subaru Telescope, speaking on "Japanese Star Tales," and Richard Crowe, UH-Hilo, professor of physics and astronomy, with an observational tour of Hawaiian night skies for January; 7 p.m. Dec. 27, 'Imiloa Astronomy Center planetarium, Hilo; $5*; 808-969-9703.
√ BALLROOM/LATIN DANCE EVENTS/CHARITY FUNDRAISER, sponsored by Private Image Latin & Ballroom Dance Studio, to benefit The Homeless Resource Centers of Wailuku and Lahaina, Women Helping Women and Hospice Maui; classes 6 p.m., and open dancing 7-10 p.m., Dec. 27, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Omori Studio A; $5; 808-891-8747.
Bill Kreutzmann, Grateful Dead drummer, with Papa Mali, James "Hutch" Hutchinson, Matt Hubbard, more; doors open 9 p.m., show at 10 p.m. Dec. 29; Charley's Restaurant, 142 Hana Highway, Pa'ia; $25; 21 and older; 808-579-9453. Also: doors open 9 p.m., show at 10 p.m. Dec. 31, Voyage East, 375 West Kuiaha Road, Ha'iku (at the Pauwela Cannery), $80 advance, $100 date of show; for 21 and older. 808-269-0831.
MAUI FILM FESTIVAL "FIRSTLIGHT FILM FESTIVAL, various screening times, through Jan. 3, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $12*; tickets on sale an hour before screening; FirstLight Fast Pass available; 808-242-7469, www.mauiarts.org, www.mauifilmfestival.com.
√ ISRAELI FOLK DANCING, sponsored by the Jewish Congregation of Maui; 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays; Beit Shalom Synagogue, Kihei; $5; 808-874-5397, 808-280-1051.