To Do! Pepper, Dirty Heads, Beach Boys, more
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, DEC. 27-28
Kona rockers Pepper (“Give It Up”), pictured, join Huntington Beach, Calif., reggae band The Dirty Heads (“Lay Me Down”) for a pair of shows at The Republik.
8 p.m. / The Republik / $39 / 855-235-2867, flavorus.com
TUESDAY, DEC. 31
The Cataracs and The Green, pictured, headline the fourth annual New Year’s Eve Party of the Year. The event also includes Eat the Street food trucks, carnival rides and fireworks.
6 p.m.-1 a.m. / Kakaako Waterfront Park / $30-$333 / 866-448-7849, ticketmaster.com
TUESDAY, DEC. 31
Get set for more “Real Time” with Bill Maher as the stand-up comedian, satirist and political commentator returns for another New Year’s Eve show in the islands.
8 p.m. / Blaisdell Concert Hall / $45.50-$150.50 / 866-448-7849, ticketmaster.com
SUNDAY, JAN. 12
“America’s Band” is back! The Beach Boys return to Honolulu to celebrate the 50th anniversary at the Blaisdell Arena. They’ll also be performing on Maui on Jan. 10.
7:30 p.m. / Blaisdell Arena / $55-$65 / 866-448-7849, ticketmaster.com
SATURDAY, JAN. 25
An injury to lead singer Henry Garza forced Los Lonely Boys to postpone their Hawaii shows last March. But fans with tickets to the original shows can use them this time around, and get VIP early entry.
8 p.m. / The Republik / $45-$65 / 855-235-2867, flavorus.com
The Stylistics, one of Hawaii’s favorite soul vocal groups of the ’70s, perform at Blaisdell Concert Hall Dec. 28, 8 p.m. $35-$45. 866-448-7849, ticketmaster.com
“The Lion King” roars back to Blaisdell Concert Hall for shows Jan. 14 through March 9. $30-$90. 866-448-7849, ticketmaster.com