FEB. 12, 14, 16
Richard Wagner's "Die Walkure" is the centerpiece of Hawaii Opera Theatre's 50th season. Intense, thrilling and gripping.
8 p.m. Feb. 12, 4 p.m. Feb 14, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 / Blaisdell Concert Hall / $20 for students with ID, $29, $42, $58, $85, $120 / 596-7858, www.hawaiiopera.org
FEB. 12, 13, 14
Get the object of your affection to really notice you this Valentine's Day with a singing telegram via The Sounds of Aloha barbershop quartet. They sing two songs, present a card and a silk rose.
9 a.m.-9 p.m. / $60 donation suggested / 262-2539, www.262-song.com
The Mary Kawena Pukui Performing Arts Festival honors the arts of native cultures. This year's theme: "Celebrate — Song, Dance and Story."
10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Bishop Museum / $17.95 general admission, $5 kama'äina and military, free for museum members / 847-3511, www.bishopmuseum.org
Pink Martini is an eclectic little orchestra whose music has been in everything from "Hitch" to "Nip/Tuck" to "Desperate Housewives" and "The Sopranos." Check out their "Splendor in the Grass" CD.
7 p.m. / Blaisdell Concert Hall / $37.50 / 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com
The latest automobiles and vehicle trends will be showcased at the 2010 First Hawaiian Auto Show.
Noon-10 p.m. March 26, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. March 27, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. March 28 / Hawaii Convention Center / $7 general, $5 seniors, students, military, $4 ages 7-12, free 6-younger / www.hiautoshow.com
Reggae meets rap metal when 311 takes the stage, and it's always a party. The American rock band's ninth studio album, "Uplifter," was released last year and hit No. 3 on the Billboard 200.
8 p.m. / Pipeline Café / $35, $70 / 877-714-7668, www.groovetickets.com
Lisa Williams claims to be able to communicate with loved ones who've passed on, and she works with audience members to resolve issues and find closure. Buying a ticket doesn't guarantee a reading.
8 p.m. / Blaisdell Concert Hall / $38, $68 / 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com
Sammy Hagar, the original Red Rocker, hits town with the Wabos. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and former frontman for Van Halen will also perform on Maui April 9, so he'll have time to enjoy the Islands.
7 p.m. / Pipeline Café / $47, $90 / 877-714-7668, www.groovetickets.com
Feb. 12-March 7 "The Piano Lesson," The Actors' Group
Feb. 13 Comedian Eddie Griffin, Waikíkí Shell
Feb. 13 The Beach Boys, Blaisdell Arena
Feb. 13 2nd annual Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii, Kakaako Waterfront Park
Feb. 16 Mardi Gras Carnaval 2010, Downtown/Chinatown
March 11 Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs, Waikíkí Shell, tickets on sale Saturday, www.ticketmaster.com
March 17 Tig Notaro, Pipeline Café
March 19 Nas with DJ Green Lantern, The Waterfront at Aloha Tower Marketplace
April 23-24 Kokua Festival, Waikíkí Shell, tickets on sale Saturday