Dave Lawrence

Reports and interviews from HPR's Dave Lawrence

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This week on Stargazer, we have a new discovery from the Mauna Kea summit telescope community! It's a distant object at the far reaches of the solar system and we learn more as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.  

Blues rockers the Chris Duarte Group have been in the state, touring behind their latest album, Lucky 13. The Texas guitarist and his band played live in HPR's Atherton Performing Arts Studio as guests on All Things Considered with Dave Lawrence.

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This week on Helping Hand we’re learning about DCAB – the Disability and Communication Access Board, and in particular, about emergency preparedness relating to people with disabilities with our guest Debbie Jackson, Planner/ADA Coordinator, with the Disability and Communication Access Board.

This week we follow up on a mysterious discovery that involved a team of researchers at various facilities including on the Mauna Kea summit as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer. 

Following up Booker T. Jones of Booker T and the M.G.'s as our guest last week , HPR's All Things Considered continues the diversity with Max Cavalera of Soulfly.

This week on Helping Hand we’re learning about Habitat for Humanity Maui, including their innovative ReStore and upcoming benefit golf event November 14 on the Valley Isle with our guest Polly MacRoberts, ReStore Manager, at Habitat for Humanity Maui.

This week we learn about how a Maui facility played a vital role in detecting an astronomical feature that factored into our Halloween weekend as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.  

Booker T. Jones of Booker T & The M.G.'s is touring, supporting his latest album, Sound The Alarm. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, is performing as the headliner of the Hallowbaloo Music and Arts Festival Saturday, and at the MACC on Maui Thursday November 5th.

    

This week on Helping Hand we’re learning about November being Epilepsy Awareness Month and the Epilepsy Foundation Hawai‘i 3rd annual Living Well with Epilepsy Conference on Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Queen’s Conference Center. We hear more about this invaluable free conference with our guest the President of the Board of Directors of the Epilepsy Foundation of Hawai‘i, Lacey Shimabukuro. 

Last week as we were conducting our fall pledge drive, the music world lost Corey Wells. Three Dog Night’s singer and one of the founders of the group, Corey Wells passed away on October 20th in his sleep at home in Dunkirk, New York. He was 74. The band had a long relationship with Hawai'i, and to honor his life, HPR All Things Considered Honolulu Host Dave Lawrence airs a 2007 interview with him today on the program.

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We’ve got a few things to try and spot in our dark island skies this week, plus we hear about another project relating to Mars being carried out on Hawai‘i Island as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.  

In addition to finding out what we can look for in our dark island skies, we hear about an unusual discovery by a combination of researchers, including multiple observatories on the Mauna Kea summit, as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.    

We’ve got planets to look for in our dark skies plus a major discovery on the outer reaches of the Solar System that was assisted by facilities at the Mauna Kea summit astronomy community as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.   

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All Things Considered follows up last week's John McLaughlin album preview and interview with Jake Shimabukuro and his new album, Travels. After a week of sampling the new release by the ukulele virtuoso, All Things Considered offers a finale: Jake live in the Atherton Performing Arts Studio! It's his third such appearance with local ATC Host Dave Lawrence, and the two explored music from the album, and the influences that went into it. 

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This week Helping Hand is following up with a guest we had previously, as we learn about a special event coming up to support Hawai‘i Fido Service Dogs. Hawai’i Fi-Do Service Dogs is a non-profit corporation that trains dogs to assist the disabled. We’ll learn more about their fundraising event Friday, October 23rd at the Honolulu Country Club, Dining with Dogs. We welcome back Jim Kennedy, Executive Director at Hawai‘i Fido Service Dogs.

In addition to looking for planets, we hear about a Mauna Kea summit discovery of cosmic birth taking place thirteen-hundred light years from Earth as HPR All Things Considered host Dave Lawrence with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.          

Learn more about this recent discovery at the Mauna Kea summit.            

John McLaughlin has a new album, Black Light, which we featured all week on All Things Considered. The gifted guitarist, who first made a name for himself in the sixties collaborating with Miles Davis and others, is equally well-known for his groundbreaking fusion bands Mahavishnu Orchestra and Shakti, as well as numerous projects through the years, including his latest, the Fourth Dimension Band.

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This week we’re learning about Best Buddies Hawai'i. Their website states that their mission is to create opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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We’ve got the ISS and a few plants to look for, as well as learning about a discovery on the Mauna Kea summit relating to dead galaxies, plus we celebrate the Red Planet bearing aqua, as HPR All Things Considered Honolulu Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.             

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This week Helping Hand has a return appearance from an invaluable organization for the disabled, Aloha Independent Living Hawai’i. Their website states that they were founded to give persons with disabilities in Hawai’i the choice of where to receive independent living services, and they provide many related services. We welcome back Roxanne Bolden, Executive Director, and Brian Hauser, Director of Programs, of Aloha Independent Living Hawai'i.

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We have planets to try and spot in our dark island skies this week, plus we hear about a discovery on the Mauna Kea summit relating to a binary star system as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.

  

This week we’re pleased to have a returning guest on Helping Hand: the Assistive Technology Resource Centers of Hawai'i. ATRC is a non-profit whose mission is to link people with technology; their programs are geared to educate individuals with disabilities and their friends and family members, professionals, and anyone else interested in disabilities. ATRC is the State of Hawai'i's designated Assistive Technology Act agency, and we welcome back Barbara Fischlowitz-Leong, ATRC Executive Director.

In the world today, job security often seems nonexistent, yet since 1970, singer Klaus Meine has been gainfully employed with the same firm, rock band The Scorpions. The German band has sold over 100 million albums; this year they’re celebrating their 50th anniversary with a new album, Return to Forever, and a world tour.

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In addition to hearing about what we can look for in our night and early morning island skies, we get new information about a NASA mission supported by telescopes on the Mauna Kea summit as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.    

      

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This week the SPIN Network returns to Helping Hand! The Special Parent Information Network is a parent-to-parent organization that provides resources, support and referrals to parents of children and young adults with disabilities and the professionals who serve them. We welcome back the Coordinator at the SPIN Network, Susan Rocco and a new guest, Program Specialist Amanda Ka'ahanui.

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We’ve got planets to look for in our evening and early morning skies, plus we head back up to the Mauna Kea summit to learn about an observatory making history there… with the sun… as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.

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This week on Helping Hand we have a returning guest: the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Hawai’i Chapter. We’ll learn about their mission to work toward curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases, and about the services they offer in the areas of health care, advocacy and education. We’ll also hear about some important fundraisers coming up as we welcome our guest, Executive Director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Hawai’i Chapter, Adrianna O’Donnell.

Today pioneering band Black Sabbath announced a farewell tour kicking off January 20th, which will include several west coast mainland cities in February, as well as a return to the Asia Pacific, with dates in Australia and New Zealand in April.

There are a few planets to try and spot this week, plus we return to the Mauna Kea summit for an exciting discovery of “Dogs in Space" as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.         

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