The 2 Live Crew dance party: Doors open 8 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Groove, 1130 N. Nimitz Highway. Show starts 11 p.m. Tickets $17.50 in advance, $22 at the door (early arrival recommended). Tickets available at Tempo, House of Music, UH Campus Center, Jelly's, MTI Desk at Waikiki Beachcomber and Connection outlets. Charge by phone at 545-4000 or 800-333-3388. Call 455-3391.
Latin Nite: Featuring El Conjunto Borincano with Julio Rodrigues, 8 p.m. to midnight Aug. 24, United Puerto Rican Association, 1249 N. School St. Admission $7. Call 847-2751.
Halau Na Kamalei: Hawaiian music and dance, with kumu hula Robert Uluwehi Cazimero, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 25, Mamiya Theatre, St. Louis School. Admission $20. Call 524-4845.
Music and dance of French Polynesia: Concert with 80 musicians and dancers from the island of Rurutu, 5 p.m. Aug. 28, Kennedy Theatre. Program covers the island's settlement by three waves of voyagers: the Atipaa, the Atiairi and the Atiura. Rurutu crafts will be on display outside the theater. Calabash offering accepted. Call 956-7707. Sponsored by the East-West Center and the UH departments of music, dance and art.
Wildest Show in Town: AT&T presents Audy Kimura in concert, 6 p.m. Aug. 28, Honolulu Zoo. Free admission from 4:35 p.m.
"A Jazzy Hawaiian Evening": Under the Lake performs funk-fusion jazz, 7 p.m. Aug. 28, Bright Theatre, Castle High School. Opening acts are the Native Hawaiian Band and TSB (the Spencer Brothers). Tickets $20, available at Black Imani Books (486-5196), R.J. Newson (254-1531), Tower Records (949-3335) and Rainey & Rainey (528-1989).
"Ke Kani O Ke Kai" concert: Revel in "The Sound of the Sea" with the Ka'au Crater Boys 7 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Waikiki Aquarium. Doors open 6 p.m. for viewing of exhibits. Tickets $15 general, free for children. Low sand chairs and small coolers (18 inches) permitted; no smoking or alcohol. Call 923-9741.
"Hawaii from the Heart": Program of Hawaiian culture and music and dance with the Brothers Cazimero, 7 p.m. Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays through Sept. 1, Bishop Museum. General admission for tour and concert $32.50; kama'aina $18.75. Reserve at 847-MELE (847-6353).