The 4 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.
GALLIARD STRING QUARTET, performing music by Samuel Barber, Astor Piazzolla, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Nikolaos Skalkottas; 4 p.m.; Doris Duke Theatre; $25*; 489-5038, www.chambermusichawaii.com.
BENEFIT FOR ALEXIS PEREZ, fundraiser for a 2-year-old diagnosed with a brain tumor, featuring Ten Feet, Natural Vibrations, B.E.T., Simplicity, Everyday People and Straight Up; 5-10 p.m.; Pipeline Caf ; $20; 877-714-7668, www.groovetickets.com.
4 NEW YEAR'S OHANA FESTIVAL, with food, crafts, entertainment, cultural and martial arts demonstrations, keiki games, activities and more; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i and Mō'ili'ili Field; free; 945-7633, www.jcch.com.
4 BREAKING DOWN THE WALLS: GROUNDSWELL!, Christian praise and worship event for youth and young adults presented by Wave Hawaii; 6:30 p.m.; Hawai'i Theatre; $2; 528-0506, www.hawaiitheatre.com.
4 ALOHA SHORTS, live taping of a collection of stories and poems by Filipino writers read by local actors, presented by Hawaii Public Radio and Bamboo Ridge; 6:45 p.m.; Atherton Performing Arts Studio; free; 955-8821.
DAVID ASING; 4-7 p.m.; Ala Moana Center, Mai Tai Bar; also DJ QUIKSILVA; 9 p.m.-12 a.m.; 947-2900.
BEACH 5; 5-8 p.m.; Hilton Hawaiian Village, Tropics; 949-4321.
KONA CHANG; 5-8 p.m.; RumFire, Sheraton Waikiki; 866-952-3473.
MELEANA BROWN, ALBERT MALIGMAT (UPPER DECK) AND KRISTIE CHING, SEFA TUAI (LOWER DECK; 5:15 p.m.; Navatek I, Pier 6, Aloha Tower Marketplace; 973-1311.
ACOUSTIK PLAYGROUND; 6-9 p.m.; Hyatt Regency Waikiki, Elegant Dive; 923-1234.
DEL BEAZLEY; 6-9 p.m.; Kani Ka Pila Grille, Outrigger Reef on the Beach; 924-4992.
LEDWARD KA'APANA, Hawaiian slack-key guitar; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Kona Brewing Co., Koko Marina; 394-5662.
HOT CLUB OF HULAVILLE; 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Twist at Hanohano, Sheraton Waikiki; 922-4422.
ELLSWORTH SIMEONA; 8-11 p.m.; Hilton Hawaiian Village, Tapa Bar; 949-4321.
SIDEWINDERS; 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Irish Rose Saloon; 947-3414.
VINYL WINE; 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Kelly O'Neil's; 926-1777.