Dave Lawrence

Reports and interviews from HPR's Dave Lawrence

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There’s an experimental space craft passing over this week, and we learn about developments with the International Space Station, as All Things Considered host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1 and online here. Each Friday afternoon, Helping Hand puts the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other folks in need with All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence. This week we’re learning about Hawai`i Meals on Wheels with our guest Executive Director Claire Shimabukuro.

Cage the Elephant have a new album and tour. While no area dates have been announced so far, the Kentucky band played Honolulu in February 2012, when singer Matt Shultz spoke with HPR after the show. He joins us again, calling in to speak with All Things Considered host Dave Lawrence during a break in the tour for their new album, Melophobia.

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We have several key planets to look for around sunset, plus we get an update on new research relating to the moon, as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

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Each Friday afternoon at 5:30 on HPR1 stations statewide, and online here, HPR presents Helping Hand, putting the focus on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other community members in need. Especially topical this week in the islands is the issue of child abuse, as the capital murder case relating to the beating death of five-year old Talia Williams continues.

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Helping Hand airs weekly each Friday on HPR1 stations statewide on All Things Considered. Host Dave Lawrence speaks with organizations helping out people in need, and this week, we’re learning about the Kahumana Community of 4 campuses on over 50 acres on the west side of Honolulu County.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature Fridays at 5:30 on HPR1 stations statewide and here online. Each Friday afternoon, All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence puts the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other folks in need.  This week we’re learning about Mended Hearts Hawai`i with our guest, President of the Aloha Chapter 14 of Mended Hearts, Myrtle Nyuha.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1 stations airing statewide each Friday at 5:30. Each week Helping Hand puts the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other folks in need. This week All Things Considered host Dave Lawrence is  joined by the Psychosocial Rehabilitation/Case Management Service Coordinator at the Hawai`i Adult Mental Health Division of the Department of Health - our special guest today here at our HPR Studios, Kathleen Merriam.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR each Friday afternoon with All Things Considered host Dave Lawrence. Each Friday at 5:30pm, we put the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to folks in need. This week we’re learning about Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature Friday at 5:30 on HPR1 and here online. Each Friday afternoon, All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence puts the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other folks in need. This week we’re learning about Child & Family Service.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1 stations statewide Fridays at 5:30, and online here in a growing Helping Hand directory. Each Friday afternoon, All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence puts the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other folks in need. This week we’re learning about a local organization with a pioneering approach to enriching the lives of the disabled – Access Surf.

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Guitarist Joe Satriani has been reaching out to fans with new offerings. The virtuoso took time to speak with HPR about the Complete Studio Collection, and book, Strange Beautiful Music. Among topics, Satch explained to All Things Considered host Dave Lawrence why this new catalog collection of his work was relevant to fans who may already own many of the individual albums.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1 stations airing statewide Fridays at 5:30 and archived here online. Each week, All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence puts the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other folks in need. This week we’re learning about Aloha Independent Living Hawai`i

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR airing on All Things Considered at 5:30pm each Friday afternoon on HPR1 stations statewide (and archived here online in our growing Helping Hand directory). Each week, HPR All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence puts the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other folks in need.  This week we’re learning about Mental Health Kokua with our guest – CEO Greg Payton.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR airing Fridays at 5:30 on HPR1 stations statewide on the afternoon drive program All Things Considered. Each week, local host Dave Lawrence puts the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other folks in need. This week we’re learning about Shriner’s Hospital with their new administrator John White, who holds the top executive position at their Honolulu hospital.

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Guitar legend Jimmie Vaughan is back in the state. The former Fabulous Thunderbird, and Stevie Ray Vaughan’s older brother, connected with All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence to reflect on some island influence in his guitar passion, and about his current tour of the 50th state. He’s touring behind his latest album, “Plays More Blues, Ballads and Favorites with Lou Ann Barton.”

Check out a sample of Jimmie's latest album below:

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature that airs Fridays at 5:30 on HPR1 stations across the state during HPR's afternoon drive program All Things Considered. Each Friday, HPR afternoon host Dave Lawrence puts the spotlight on an organization or event that helps folks in need in the community. This week we’re learning about the Assistive Technology Resource Centers of Hawai`i -- ATRC.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature airing each Friday afternoon on HPR1 stations statewide at 5:30. All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence puts the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other folks in need. This week we’re learning about the Disability and Communication Access Board – DCAB – via the Hawai`i State Department of Health with our guest, DCAB Executive Director Francine Wai.

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Helping Hand is a  weekly feature on HPR Friday afternoons at 5:30 on HPR1 stations heard statewide. Each week, All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence puts the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other folks in need. This week we’re learning about the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Hawai`i Chapter.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR Friday afternoons at 5:30 on HPR1 stations statewide. Each week, All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence puts the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other folks in need.  This week we’re learning about SPIN: Special Parent Information Network.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR. Each Friday afternoon, Helping Hand will put the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other folks in need with local All Things Considered host Dave Lawrence. This week we’re learning about services offered from the American Cancer Society through their local offices, and in particular, about their Road To Recovery program.

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Helping Hand is a new weekly feature on HPR with local All Things Considered host Dave Lawrence. Each Friday afternoon, Helping Hand will put the spotlight on an organization or event that offers assistance to folks in need in the community. This week we’re learning about the Aloha Medical Mission.

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Helping Hand is a new weekly feature on HPR with local All Things Considered host Dave Lawrence. Each Friday afternoon, Helping Hand will put the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the handicapped, disabled and other folks in need. This week we’re learning about PACTHawai`i – Parents and Children Together Hawai`i Family Service Agency. 

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Helping Hand is a new weekly feature on HPR. Each Friday afternoon, Helping Hand will put the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the handicapped, disabled and other folks in need with All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence. Today we’re covering MS in Hawai`i, and presenting information for those in need of support or with someone in their life who could use help.

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Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin


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Helping Hand is a new weekly feature on HPR. Each Friday afternoon, All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence will put the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the handicapped, disabled and other folks in need. This week we’re learning about Project Vision Hawai`i with their Executive Director, Annie Hiller.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin


Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

Helping Hand is a new weekly feature on HPR. Each Friday afternoon on our statewide broadcast of All Things Considered, local host Dave Lawrence will put the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the handicapped, disabled and other folks in need. This week we’re learning about The Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter with our guest Christine Payne, the Executive Director & CEO.

This organization offers a 24-hour phone counseling program for Alzheimer's caregivers and family members, as well as other services.

Melbourne, Australia’s Mojo Jacket is today’s 5:30 interview feature on All Things Considered. They recently opened for Ringo Starr’s All Starr Band across Australia. The group is based around brothers Rick and Ben Fumi, and also includes drummer Benny Stivala. In speaking with HPR's Dave Lawrence, the brothers shared their unique family connection to music, as Ben explains.

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