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Legendary Indian percussionist Zakir Hussain is back in the Aloha State. He spoke with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about the visit.

Larry Carlton is back in the state. The guitarist took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about his career that has included a vast number of gigs as a session musician. Among the artists Larry tells stories about in this interview are John Lennon, Sammy Davis Jr., and Jerry Garcia. He's in town through Sunday at the Blue Note.

Reggae musician Pato Banton is back in Hawaii. He took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about his fascinating upbringing in Birmingham, United Kingdom, and how he was working around live music by eight years old thanks to his stepfather.

The Manhattan Transfer is back in the islands, with shows tonight through Saturday at the Blue Note Hawaii. Longtime vocalist Cheryl Bentyne returned to All Things Considered to speak with HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence about some of their adventures since they were last in town, and a few highlights from their 47-year career.

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On Helping Hand this week, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes back After-School All-Stars Hawaii.

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This week for Stargazer, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with astronomer Christopher Phillips about some of the experiments China has claimed they are conducting on their lunar mission.

  

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Al Jardine, a founding original member of The Beach Boys and longtime member of Brian Wilson’s band, is performing Saturday and Sunday in Waikiki at the Blue Note Hawaii. The legendary musician took time to share stories with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence.

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Guitarist Jonny Lang is back in Honolulu for shows through Sunday at the Blue Note. He took time to explore his early start to music and some of the remarkable experiences he's had with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence.

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This week on Helping Hand we’re learning about the Hawaii State Chapter of Children's Justice Centers. Joining HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence is Chapter Coordinator Bethany Stetson. The five Children's Justice Centers (CJCs) across the state assist with child abuse investigations.

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In India’s Assam region, there is an increasing conflict between animals and people based around the encroachment into wildlife habitats by a variety of human endeavors. The Australian Broadcast Corporation reported this week on the issue in Assam of Asian elephants running out of places to eat, take shelter, and… find critical migratory passages.

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On Stargazer, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with astronomer Christopher Phillips about new data from a highly volcanic moon in our solar system.

  

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Judy Collins is back in the islands for dates tonight on Kauai, Friday on Maui and Saturday on the Big Island. As the tour gets underway, she took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence.

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This week on Helping Hand, we are offering a first ever two-part special with nonprofit Elephant Action League.