Consolidated Theatres has selected Hawaiʻi Public Radio as one of the five nonprofits to benefit from its "Consolidated 100: A Film for Every Decade" series. This special $4 Saturday matinee offer is part of Consolidated's celebration of their 100th year in the islands.

The 10 mostly family-friendly films, their original release years, and their screening dates are Saturdays at 10 a.m.:

As you think about your weekend plans on this Aloha Friday, they may include a movie. And while your local options include a number of new releases that have rolled out over the past couple of weeks, they don’t include the latest box office draw from China—which is already setting records in several parts of Asia. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

Here’s a story.  A billionaire property developer buys up an offshore wildlife reserve and starts killing all the sea life with sonar technology.  Turns out that includes mermaids—and mermen.

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  This Saturday, Chamber Music Hawai’i' polishes off their 2014 season with  hi-jinks, cops and robbers, chase scenes and romance.  The country's leading exponent of original American music is in Honolulu to recreate an authentic experience of silent film comedy with live orchestra for Honolulu audiences.  HPR's Noe Tanigawa reports.