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.
"MAINLAND EDUCATION," a play by Scot Izuka; premieres 8 p.m. Thursday; Kumu Kahua Theatre; repeats 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 8; $5*-$16*; 536-4441.
"GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL!," two-man musical spoof; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; Manoa Valley Theatre; repeats 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 1; $30*; 988-6131, www.manoavalleytheatre.com.
"TRANSLATIONS," presented by the UHM Theatre and Dance Department; premieres 8 p.m. Wednesday; Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, Kennedy Theatre; 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; $14*; 483-7123, www.etickethawaii.com.
HAWAII COMEDY THEATER, Comedy Polynesia, 8 p.m., $25*; Sharkey's Comedy Club, 9:30 p.m., $15*; Wednesdays and Saturdays; Sheraton Princess Kaiulani hotel, Kapuni Room; 531-4242.
COMEDY ON THE MOON, with Shawn Felipe, Lanai, Champ Kaneshiro; 8 p.m. Thursdays; Brew Moon; 18 and older; $10; 593-0088.
IMPROV COMEDY, presented by Laughtrack Theater Company, with Therapy, IYFI, and Aftermath; 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; $5; 21 and older; Laughtrack Theater, 1123 Bethel St.; $10*; 384-3362.
"CREATION — A POLYNESIAN JOURNEY," a mythical journey through song and dance, about the creation of man and woman in a South Seas context; dinner check-in 5:30 p.m., seating at 6 p.m., cocktail check-in 6:45 p.m., seating at 7 p.m., daily except Mondays and Wednesdays; Ainahau Showroom, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani hotel; $124 premium dinner, $78* standard dinner, $45* cocktails only (kama'aina $93*, $58.50*, $36*); 922-5811.
"MAGIC OF POLYNESIA," featuring illusionist John Hirokawa; 8:20 p.m. daily (seating at 7 p.m.); Ohana Waikiki Beachcomber hotel; deluxe dinner, $137*, regular dinner $83*, cocktails only $52.50* (kama'aina $42*, $67*, $110*); 971-4321.
SOCIETY OF SEVEN LAS VEGAS, spinoff group of the Society of Seven; 8:30 p.m. daily except Mondays, dinner seating, 7 p.m.; Main Showroom, Outrigger Waikiki Hotel on the Beach; $55*, cocktails only, $39*, plus drinks (kama'aina $51.25*, $29.50*); 923-7469.
AT THE MALLS
√ ALA MOANA CENTER: 2-2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Royal Hawaiian Band. Ongoing: keiki hula show; 10-11 a.m. Sundays; free; 955-9517.
√ WARD WAREHOUSE: Ongoing: line dance classes, 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; lauhala weaving demonstration, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays; free; www.wardcentre.com.
√ PEARLRIDGE CENTER, UPTOWN (free events unless noted): Leeward Catholic Schools Performance, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday; Ho'okahi Sunday Afternoons with Po'okela, 1-2 p.m. Sunday, also Manutahi Tahitian Dance Co., 2:30-3:30 p.m. (Downtown Center Court) Sunday; Mokichi Okada Association Hawaii Healthy Wellness Activities, 7:45-9:30 a.m. Monday. Ongoing: Keiki Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesdays; Junior Keiki Tuesday and chess lessons, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays; free; 488-0981.
√ ALOHA TOWER MARKETPLACE: 'ukulele lessons with Shane Konno, 2:30-3 p.m. Saturdays; Star of Honolulu welcome hula show, 4:30-5:30 p.m. daily; free; 566-2337.
√ HAWAII KAI TOWNE CENTER: farmers market, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays; Luk Tung Kuen movement class, 8-9 a.m. Wednesdays; free; 396-0766.
WINDWARD MALL: St. Ann's Church and Model Schools Celebrates Catholic Schools Week, 12:30-2 p.m. Saturday. free; 235-1143.
MUSIC & DANCE
√ ROYAL HAWAIIAN BAND: 12-1 p.m. today, 'Iolani Palace; 4 p.m. Saturday, Night in Chinatown Parade; 8 a.m. Sunday, Ala Wai Neighborhood Park, 4 p.m. Kapi'olani Bandstand; 2 p.m. Wednesday, Ala Moana Centerstage; free; 922-5331.
√ INTERNATIONAL MARKET PLACE FOOD COURT: Ka Lei Papahi o Kakuhihewa, 7-9 p.m. today; Ka Ulu Laua'e, 7-9 p.m. Saturday; Greg and Junko MacDonald, 7-9 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays; Voyage Through Polynesia, 8:30-9:15 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; free; 971-2080.
√ RECREATIONAL INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCING, 7-9 p.m. Sundays; Mo'ili'ili Community Center; $4; 941-6453.
√ ART IS MUSIC FESTIVAL, with the Ron Artis family, 1-5 p.m. Sundays, Hale'iwa Food Court, across from McDonald's; free; 637-1211.
√ HAWAII BALLROOM DANCE ASSOCIATION: Saturday Ball Dance, 6:30-9:45 p.m. Feb. 7, Ala Wai Golf Course clubhouse, $5; Friday Ohana Night General Dance, 6:30-9:45 p.m. Feb. 20, Ala Wai Golf Course clubhouse, $3; Saturday Social Dance, 7-10 p.m. Jan. 24, Aliamanu Middle School cafeteria, donations accepted; 222-7851, 848-7789.
√ K†HIO BEACH TORCH- LIGHTING AND HULA SHOW, 6-7 p.m. daily except Mondays, Kuhio Beach hula mound; free; 843-8002.
√ NATIVE BOOKS/NA MEA HAWAI'I, WARD WAREHOUSE: hula classes with Germaine Kaleolani Haili, 8:15-9 a.m. Tuesdays and 5-7 p.m. Thursdays; introduction to Hawaiian language, 8:15-9 a.m. Wednesdays; beginning adult 'ukulele classes, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays; Aupuni Art Place: make-and-take workshops with Michiko West, 12-4 p.m. Saturdays; feather workshops, 5:30-9 p.m. Mondays; nominal fee for materials; 597-8971.