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On Stargazer, thanks to the crash landing of an Israeli spacecraft, it’s a report about potential life on the moon as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with astronomer Christopher Phillips.

  

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This week on Helping Hand we’re welcoming back the National Federation of the Blind of Hawaii. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Virgil Stinnett, Vice President of the NFB of Hawaii and Katie Keime, Secretary and State Convention Coordinator.

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Sheena Easton is back in town for shows tonight and tomorrow at the Blue Note. She took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about some of her career highlights.

Local guitar wizard Stephen Inglis took time to share some of his musical journey with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence ahead of his Saturday night show at HPR's Atherton Studio.

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Legendary Texas guitarist Jimmie Vaughan is back in the islands,  returning to All Things Considered for a chat with HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence.

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This week on Helping Hand, the Hawaii Parkinson Association join HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence. President Jerry Boster discusses the many ways people can support their fund and awareness raising walk Sunday Nov. 3th 9 a.m. to noon at Magic Island in Ala Moana Beach Park in Honolulu.

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Today, legendary musician Paul Simon joined HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence to talk about his pair of benefit concerts on Maui next week.

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Kevin Farley is making his stand-up debut in the islands. Part of the trio of Farley brothers, Kevin spoke with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about the shows, which kick off at the Blue Note this evening for a 6:30 p.m. show, and continues Friday and Saturday at the Iao Theatre for 7:30 p.m. shows. 

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On Stargazer, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence and astronomer Christopher Phillips discuss some new planetary discoveries.

  

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This week on Helping Hand,  we welcome back Special Olympics Hawaii return to discuss their inclusive-based sports and friendship programs, upcoming Cop on Top and Over the Edge fundraisers, and ways people can support the organization.

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On HPR’s All Things Considered, local Host Dave Lawrence welcomes back a guest who is returning to both the show and the state for her first public events here since 2012. The Supremes are pioneers: an innovative female-fronted collaborative that is also America’s most successful vocal group, Motown Records most commercially successful act, and a source of inspiration, memories and nostalgia for many people.

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For this week’s Stargazer, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence and astronomer Christopher Phillips talk about a recent near-miss with an asteroid.

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This week on Helping Hand it’s Save Vietnam’s Wildlife, a Vietnam nonprofit, founded and run by Vietnamese. While they work to save a number of animals, they’ve earned respect from a number of conservation organizations for their rapid-response rescues and success in rehabilitating pangolins, a highly vulnerable, virtually defenseless mammal being eaten into extinction by consumers in the Asia Pacific.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Elvin Bishop is in Honolulu for dates tonight and tomorrow at the Blue Note with his Big Fun Trio. He took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about his journey from a rural farm background in Oklahoma to internationally famous recording artist.

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Comedian, actor and producer Marlon Wayans is back in the islands to celebrate his birthday. He's also playing tonight and tomorrow at the Blue Note Hawaii.

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This week on Helping Hand, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence follows up with the Hawaii Lava Flow Animal Rescue Network - the HLFARN - a Facebook group that formed last year during the Kilauea eruption to help those needing assistance with pets and animals.

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This week for Stargazer, HPR’s Dave Lawrence and astronomer Christopher Phillips discuss fresh news about two space missions that were launched in the late 1970’s.

  

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This week on Helping Hand, join HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence as he welcomes back the American Cancer Society in Hawaii to hearing about their upcoming Relays for Life taking place across the state, starting July 20th in Wailuku, Hilo a

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Pioneering British blues rockers Savoy Brown continue their impressive legacy with a new album, City Night, released last month. Their founder, guitarist and vocalist Kim Simmonds, took time to speak about the project and their remarkable history with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence.

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On Stargazer, HPR’s Dave Lawrence and astronomer Christopher Phillips talk about the innovative use of space gear to combat serious diseases on Earth.

  

Hot Tuna are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. The band have a half-century of history in the state, too, continuing with a Hawaii Theatre show tonight.

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This week on Helping Hand, we’re wrapping up our third annual series of guests relating to Hawaii’s homeless crisis, which despite some progress, remains the most severe per capita in the US.

Today on All Things Considered, HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence speaks with this gifted performer with a half-century of experience in the Aloha State. Jose Feliciano returns Sunday and Monday for shows at 6:30 and 9 p.m. at the Blue Note Hawaii.

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For this week’s Stargazer, HPR’s Dave Lawrence and astronomer Christopher Phillips revisit a recent segment about the threat to dark skies with an update to the story…

  

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This week on Stargazer, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence and astronomer Christopher Phillips talk about the discovery of something you probably consume as part of your regular diet… but found in this case, on a moon in our solar system.

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This week on Helping Hand it’s IHS, the Institute For Human Services, as we continue our series of guests digging into the massive homeless crisis in the Aloha State, the worst per capita in the United States, according to year after year measurements.

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Today we were super lucky to record an interview with the legendary Jose Feliciano! HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence spoke with this superstar artist who goes back 50 years with Hawaii, and is returning for shows at the Blue Note June 30 and July 1.

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It took one of the last animals of its kind passing away to bring together the two Asia Pacific countries where these critically endangered animals live, but this week, it appeared that the potential for cooperation may become a reality.

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This week on Helping Hand, it’s another week in our series relating to the Aloha State homeless crisis, the worst homeless crisis per capita in the country. Mental Health Kokua CEO Greg Payton returns for a conversation with All Things Considered Honolulu Host Dave Lawrence.

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On Stargazer this week, HPR’s Dave Lawrence and Christopher Phillips talk about a new threat to dark skies.

  

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