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This week Helping Hand welcomes back Therapeutic Horsemanship of Hawaii. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Executive Director Dana Vennen. According to their website, the nonprofit specializes in riding instruction for special needs individuals, but provides therapeutic riding to individuals of any ability, with a goal to improve the minds and bodies of riders, using horses as partners.

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This Saturday night at the Hawaii Theatre, Jefferson Starship performs, and HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomed them to the show today.

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This week on Helping Hand, join HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence as he welcomes back the Salvation Army Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Division. Major Jeff Martin, Divisional Leader, returns with an annual holiday feature: hearing the Salvation Army’s wish list for projects to support those in need across the state.

The Wailers are back in Honolulu for a weekend of shows at the Blue Note. Last night, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence sat down for a conversation with guitarist Donald Kinsey.

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One of the rarest creatures on Earth has died. The last Sumatran rhino in Malaysia, Iman, passed away Saturday at the Borneo Rhino Sanctuary in Sabah, Malaysia, due to complications with inoperable tumors. 

The Sumatran rhino once inhabited a wide area in southeast Asia, but today is one of the world’s most critically endangered animals, with fewer than 80 thought to still remain in Indonesia, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

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On Helping Hand, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes back Hawaii Fido Service Dogs, a nonprofit that’s been internationally accredited under ADI: Assistance Dogs International. Program Director Susan Luehrs & Jim Kennedy, the Executive Director said only two organizations have this accreditation in the state. They train dogs to support people with disabilities other than blindness.

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This week on Helping Hand, join HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence for a conversation about some of the most vulnerable Hawaii Island residents – the animals – with return guests Hawaii Island Humane Society. Administrative Liaison Patrick Thompson speaks about their mission to prevent cruelty to animals, eliminate pet overpopulation, and enhance the bond between humans and animals.

Tower of Power is back in the Aloha State, with dates through Sunday at the Blue Note, and back on All Things Considered with HPR's Dave Lawrence. The band have a long history here, and the late concert promoter and radio personality Tom Moffatt often called them "one of Hawaii's favorite bands".

Today Engelbert Humperdinck returned to HPR’s All Things Considered for a conversation with Honolulu Host Dave Lawrence ahead of his Saturday Blaisdell gig, even offering an impromptu poetry reading!

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On Stargazer, HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips about a mystery galaxy observed belching gas!

Ahead of their area shows next weekend, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence spoke with Tower of Power band leader Emilio Castillo about what they've been up to since last being on ATC, and in Honolulu, a year ago. The late local concert promoter Tom Moffatt used to call them "one of Hawaii's favorite bands".

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Blake and Brent Cousins are filmmakers from Hawaii Island. In 2001 they released the film “The Night Marchers”, based on the island legend of the deadly ghosts of ancient warriors. They recently released a new version of the film, which is in theatres now.

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For Stargazer, it’s another asteroid near miss! HPR’s Dave Lawrence and Christopher Phillips discuss it on this week’s episode.

Songwriter/musician Gerry Beckley from the band America is back with another solo album, Five Mile Road.

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Drummer / percussionist Harvey Mason is back in the islands with his Chameleon band Sunday and Monday at the Blue Note Hawaii.

    

During All Things Considered on our fall 2019 pledge drive, we aired a series made of artist interview highlights recorded and featured this year by HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence.

All three are posted below, if you missed them, or heard them and wanted to hear them again or share them with others. There are also links to each of the interview features they came from. A very special thanks to all of our members whose support made these possible. Mahalo!

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Richard Thompson is back in the state for shows Friday at Hawaiian Brian's and Sunday at the MACC. The veteran of Fairport Convention took time to return as a guest with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence ahead of the area concerts.

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For Stargazer, HPR’s Dave Lawrence and astronomer Christopher Phillips have an update on a red dwarf star we covered about a year ago.

  

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The Moody Blues bassist John Lodge is back with a new release, B Yond - The Very Best Of. In this new radio interview, he spoke to HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about the band, and this collection that includes a wide range of source material.

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This week on Helping Hand, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes back the Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter and Director of Development Steve Tam.

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Tomorrow and Sunday at 6:30 and 9 p.m., 10,000 Maniacs make their Hawaii debut with concerts at the Blue Note Hawaii. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence spoke with original member, co-founder and keyboardist Dennis Drew.

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This week Helping Hand features WildAid, a global nonprofit focused on ending the wildlife trade through behavior change campaigns, many in Asia, using regional celebrities in public service messaging campaigns, with people like basketball star Yao Ming, actor Jackie Chan and many others.

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The Rembrandts are back with their first new studio album in almost two decades. Guitarist/vocalist Danny Wilde took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about the recently released project, Via Satellite.

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This week on Helping Hand we welcome local nonprofit K.E.L.I.I. Foundation, also known as the Keiki Education Living Independent Institute. According to their website, their mission is to help individuals with autism and other special needs to have a higher quality of life, including transitioning out of the Department of Education to adulthood, and teaching independent living.

Today we conclude an interview special with reggae icon Jimmy Cliff.

In an interview special airing today and tomorrow, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes reggae's greatest living legend, Jimmy Cliff, back to the show to discuss the newly released Collector’s Edition of the landmark Jamaican film The Harder They Come. From the late Director

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Martha Reeves of Martha and The Vandellas took time for HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence recently. The early Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee spent nearly an hour sharing stories ahead of dates this Friday through Sunday at the Blue Note Hawaii.

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This week on Helping Hand we welcome back NAMI Hawaii. Join HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence as he speaks with NAMI Hawaii Executive Director Kumi Macdonald about the first ever Hawaii Art and Mental Health Summit Friday September 6th at the Pomaikai Ballrooms at Dole Cannery.

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