Kool & The Gang perform at Blaisdell Concert Hall on June 7 (photo courtesy BAMP Project).

Kool & The Gang perform at Blaisdell Concert Hall on June 7 (photo courtesy BAMP Project).

Jun. 7

NEAL S. BLAISDELL CONCERT HALL | 800.745.3000

Grammy and American Music Award-winners Kool & The Gang—the most sampled band of all time—take the stage with their funk-filled hits such as “Celebration,” “Cherish,” “Ladies Night,” “Summer Madness” and more. ticketmaster.com

Jun. 10

MONTAGE KAPALUA BAY

The Grand Tasting at the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival features fabulous gastronomic indulgences from Cane & Canoe, Merriman’s Kapalua and The Plantation House, among others, paired with exquisite wines. Adding to the evening’s elegance: this walk-around event takes place at the oceanfront Montage Kapalua Bay. Festival runs June 9-12. kapaluawineandfoodfestival.com

Puzzle master Will Shortz shares his favorite puzzles in his interactive show, An Evening with Will Shortz: The Puzzle Master on June 16 at Hawaii Theatre (photo courtesy The Tuesday Agency).

Puzzle master Will Shortz shares his favorite puzzles in his interactive show, An Evening with Will Shortz: The Puzzle Master on June 16 at Hawaii Theatre (photo courtesy The Tuesday Agency).

Jun. 16

HAWAII THEATRE CENTER | 528.0506

Renowned puzzle master, Will Shortz of NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday”, makes his Hawai`i debut in An Evening with Will Shortz: The Puzzle Master. In this engrossing and interactive show, Shortz discusses the origin of crosswords, why he loves puzzles and his favorite puzzle makers. hawaiitheatre.com

Jun. 26

NEAL S. BLAISDELL CONCERT HALL | 596.7858

Hawai`i’s own Baritone Quinn Kelsey takes the stage in a performance of Verdi’s iconic Rigoletto. Conducted by Maestro Hal France, this live concert closes out Hawaii Opera Theatre’s 2015-16 season. hawaiiopera.org

Jul. 7

MANOA VALLEY THEATRE | 988.6131

The musical comedy, Lysistrata Jones, a modern re-imagining of the Greek comedy Lysistrata, makes its Hawai`i premiere at Manoa Valley Theatre. In this rendition, the men’s basketball team at Athens University is on a 30-year losing streak. New cheerleader, Lysistrata “Lyssie J.” Jones comes up with a plan with the fellow female students to inspire their men to success. Through July 24. manoavalleytheatre.com

Jul. 14

BLUE NOTE HAWAII | 777.4890

Jeffrey Osborne, award-winning American funk and R&B musician, songwriter and lyricist takes to the Blue Note Hawaii stage. Through July 17. bluenotehawaii.com

On View

Art in a Time of Chaos is on view at Honolulu Museum of Art, April 28-Aug. 21. Pictured: Head of Bodisattva, China, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577), sandstone, Shanxi Museum Collection (photo courtesy Honolulu Museum of Art).

Art in a Time of Chaos is on view at Honolulu Museum of Art, April 28-Aug. 21. Pictured: Head of Bodisattva, China, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577), sandstone, Shanxi Museum Collection (photo courtesy Honolulu Museum of Art).

HONOLULU MUSEUM OF ART | 532.8700
Plastic Fantastic?
Through July 10 at Spalding House

Art in a Time of Chaos: Masterworks from Six Dynasties China, 3rd-6th Centuries April 28-Aug. 21

BISHOP MUSEUM | 847.3511
Lele O Na Manu: Hawaiian Forest Birds Through July 31

All events subject to change