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This week on Stargazer, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips about funding approval to fix an international telescope facility with a connection to Hawaii.

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This week on Helping Hand HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence starts two weeks of focus on ways to help people assisting animals of Hawaii County affected by the latest volcanic eruption. On the front lines of trying to help is the Hawaii Island Humane Society, with services like shelter for homeless, stray, injured, lost and abandoned animals, among many other programs and services.

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Despite having a long career before and after the release of 1984's Ghostbusters, musician Ray Parker Jr. will likely forever be best known for writing the hit theme song from that film.

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There’s a new report on how illegal wildlife is being trafficked by air, and how smugglers are exploiting commercial air transport to move critically endangered animal parts or live animals, usually from Africa to Asia, and the report slammed one country in Asia with evidence showing them to be-- by far-- the most common destination for all seized wildlife products between 2009 and 2017. 

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This week on Stargazer, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips about researchers in South America studying an exploding object in space.

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This week on Helping Hand we’re learning about the 25th Anniversary Oahu Heart and Stroke Walk Saturday August 11th at Kapiolani Park. The event raises funds and awareness for the American Heart Association. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Jeff Shonka, who is on the Executive Leadership Team of the Heart Walk.

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This week on Stargazer, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips about new theories relating to the history of the Earth’s moon.

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This week on Helping Hand, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes back the Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter for a conversation about Alzheimer’s and dementia, and their upcoming fundraising and awareness raising walks: Kauai August 11,

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This week on Stargazer, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips about the NASA Juno mission.

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Entertainer Marlon Wayans is in the islands for a pair of dates tonight and tomorrow at the Blue Note Hawaii at 10 p.m., before a Sunday 7:30 p.m. show at the MACC. He took time for some laughs and to explore his fascinating life with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence.

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Today on Helping Hand we wrap up three weeks of covering Hawaii’s homeless crisis, the most severe per capita in the US. You can hear our previous two segments archived online with IHS: the Institute for Human Services and Mental Health Kokua.

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Bruce Cockburn is a major name is Canadian music, but not nearly as well known in the US, where the talented guitarist/vocalist/songwriter has a smaller, but strong following, where he's almost a cult-classic artist. He spoke to HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence ahead of a two-night run of 7 p.m. shows at the Blue Note Hawaii tonight and tomorrow.

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Nonprofit WildAid have been joined in their effort to end shark fin consumption by a leading TV actor in Thailand. Pong Nawat Kulrattanarak has recorded a PSA describing the painful way sharks have their fins cut off and are often thrown back into the ocean to feed an industry based around shark fin soup and other shark consumption.

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This week on Stargazer, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips about a new telescope project with a cool name making news in a location we don’t offer hear about: South Africa.

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Entertainment legend Engelbert Humperdinck is returning to the Aloha State August 25 and now August 26, just on-sale today, at the Hawaii Theatre. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence  spoke with him about a career that's intersected with some of the biggest stars, including Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, Cary Grant and numerous other critical figures.

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This week on Helping Hand, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence offers week two in a three-week series of related guests, all nonprofits on the frontlines of the worst homeless crisis in the United States, which is right here in the Aloha State.

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In the Asia Pacific, two countries are driving an epic and increasing slaughter of rhinos around the world – China and Vietnam – where consumers buy rhino horn for a variety of reasons, causing an extinction and poaching crisis for all rhinos despite the horn having zero medicinal value.

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A study released yesterday by the global wildlife NGO TRAFFIC suggests that most of Viet Nam’s online illegal wildlife trade does not take place on websites ending in .vn, as previously thought, and instead monitoring efforts should focus on .com sites, and social media. 

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This week we hear about the delay of a NASA project that is considered one of the most complex piece of machinery ever built as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.

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This week on Helping Hand we start three weeks of related segments covering the worst homeless crisis per capita in the United States, which if you didn’t know, was here in Hawaii. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Mental Health Kōkua and CEO Greg Payton.

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This week we examine another discovery of organic molecules within the solar system as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.

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This week on Helping Hand, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Hawaii Meals on Wheels CEO Michelle Cordero-Lee. As their website notes, Hawaii Meals on Wheels is dedicated to helping elders and individuals with disabilities O’ahu preserve their independence at home primarily by providing hot, nutritious meals and regular personal interaction with those they serve.

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This week on Stargazer, we hear about some work happening in South America that has tested some of Albert Einstein’s theories as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.

  

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This week for Helping Hand, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with the manager of The American Cancer Society Clarence T.C. Ching Hope Lodge, Michelle Hashimoto. The Hope Lodge provides a free home away from home for cancer patients and their caregivers. Designed as a residential program for patients in active cancer treatment, it’s meant to help patients access the care they need in a supportive, homelike environment.

Musician Christian McBride is in Honolulu through tonight at the Blue Note in Waikiki. He took time to join HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence in our Atherton Performing Arts Studio.   

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This week on Stargazer, we get a weather report from one of our neighbors in the Solar System as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.

Reggae fusion musician Maxi Priest is back in the islands and spoke with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence.

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This week on Helping Hand, join HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence for a conversation with Dental Lifeline Network, and one of their volunteer dentists, Dr. Rohinton Patel, Director of Hawaii Pacific Dental Group. Dental Lifeline Network is a national nonprofit providing access to dental care and education for people who cannot afford it and have a permanent disability, or, are elderly, age 65 or older, or, who are medically fragile.

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This week on Stargazer, we dig into NASA’s announcement from last week relating to Mars as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.

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During the week her album Elemental was released, Taimane dropped by the Atherton Performing Arts Studio for a conversation and performance with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence. See the complete video below. Listen for her featured in an extended performance Sunday at 4 p.m. on HPR's Applause in a Small Room.  

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