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Max, voiced by Patton Oswalt (from left), Duke, voiced by Eric Stonestreet and Liam, voiced by Henry Lynch in a scene from “The Secret Life of Pets 2.” Illumination Entertainment/Universal Pictures via AP

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“PETER RABBIT” PG, 1:35. Action/adventure, animated. Ka’ahumanu 6. Today at 10 a.m.

Peter Rabbit and Mr. McGregor compete for the affections of a kind animal lover who lives next door. Starring James Corden, Domhnall Gleeson and Rose Byrne.

“KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE 30TH ANNIVERSARY” G, 2:00. Special event. Ka’ahumanu 6. Tonight at 7 p.m.

This beloved coming-of-age story about a resourceful young witch who uses her broom to create a delivery service. When Kiki lands in a seaside village, her unique skills make her an instant sensation. Featuring the voices of Kirsten Dunst, Janeane Garofalo, Phil Hartman and Debbie Reynolds.

“AMAZING GRACE” NR, 1:27. Documentary, music/performing arts. Regency Kihei Cinemas. 10:30 a.m. Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

A documentary presenting the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s album “Amazing Grace” at The New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.

“KINKY BOOTS THE MUSICAL” PG, 2:15. Special event/ concert. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Filmed at the Adelphi Theatre in London. This Tony Award-winning musical is based on true events and tells the story of Charlie, a factory owner, struggling to save his family business and Lola, a fabulous entertainer with an exciting idea. See Back Stage page 6 for more information about this showing.

“MET SUMMER ENCORE: LA BOHEME” NR, 2:20. Special event/opera. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The Metropolitan Opera presents a rebroadcast of Puccini’s “La Boheme,” from the 2013-14 season. Franco Zeffirelli’s picturesque staging, an audience favorite for more than 30 years, features a winning young cast, including soprano Kristine Opolais and tenor Vittorio Grigolo as the lovers Mimi and Rodolfo. Stefano Ranzani conducts.

“MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO” G, 1:45. Special event. Ka’ahumanu 6. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The beloved classic is part of Studio Ghibli Fest 2019. When Satsuki and her sister Mei move with their father to a new home in the countryside, they discover that the house and nearby woods are full of strange and delightful creatures, including a forest spirit called Totoro, who can only be seen by children. Featuring the voices of Tim Daly, Lea Salonga and real-life sisters Dakota and Elle Fanning, in early roles.

“HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION” PG, 1:25. Action/adventure, animated. Ka’ahumanu 6. 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Drac falls for an intriguing but dangerous woman while taking a luxury cruise with the rest of the pack. Starring Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg and Selena Gomez.


“CHILD’S PLAY (2019)” R, 1:30. Horror. Ka’ahumanu 6, Maui Mall Megaplex. Opens today.

This contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic, follows Karen, a single mother who gifts her son Andy a Buddi doll, unaware of its more sinister nature. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman and Brian Tyree Henry.

“TOY STORY 4” G, 1:40. Action/adventure, animated. Ka’ahumanu 6, Maui Mall Megaplex, Regency Kihei Cinemas. Opens today. Also in 3D.

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The adventurous journey soon turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody’s slight detour leads him to his long-lost friend Bo Peep. Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen and Joan Cusack.

“ANNABELLE COMES HOME” R, 1:46. Horror. Maui Mall Megaplex. Opens Tuesday.

An evil doll terrorizes the young daughter of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. Starring Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga and Mckenna Grace.