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Reports and interviews from HPR's Dave Lawrence

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Time for a trip to a planet in our solar system in today’s Stargazer with All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence, where, in addition to finding out what planets we have a chance to see here in the Aloha State, Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee tells us about a new discovery from our own neighborhood in the cosmos!

Learn more here.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1 stations statewide and online at hawaiipublicradio.org in our growing online directory of resources. Each Friday afternoon at 5:30 as part of All Things Considered, 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 HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence.

Richard Thompson, of a very successful solo career and Fairport Convention fame, returns to the islands for shows March 21st at Hawaiian Brian's in Honolulu and March 27th at the MACC in Kahului. He called in to speak with HPR's All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence.

We have the chance to see several evening time planets and learn about a new discovery involving Mauna Kea relating to Mars as HPR All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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Helping Hand airs on HPR1 stations and appears here. Each Friday afternoon on All Things Considered, 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 HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence. This week we’re learning about the Hawai‘i Association of the Blind, the state affiliate of the American Council of the Blind.

George Benson is a legendary figure who has spent decades performing and establishing his career. The one-time island resident took time to speak with Hawai'i Public Radio All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence during his current tour of the state. He plays the Blaisdell tonight.

Check out some music video from George Benson, including a complete concert:

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We have the chance to see a few evening planets, the ISS is cruising by tonight and – speaking of the International Space Station  -- we learn about new drama concerning it and the Russians as HPR All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1 stations statewide at 5:30 Fridays on All Things Considered and online here. Each week, Helping Hand puts the spotlight on an organization, topic 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 the Epilepsy Foundation of Hawai‘i with Samantha West, their Executive Director.

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We have several planets to spot in our evening sky, the ISS cruises past, and we get an update on a NASA mission into the Asteroid Belt, where the Dawn spacecraft will soon reach the dwarf planet Ceres, as HPR's All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1 stations each Friday afternoon at 5:30 and appearing here. 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 with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence. This week we’re learning about Family Promise of Hawai‘i.

Louisiana performer Terrance Simien is back in the islands for a single show Saturday at the Honoka'a People's Theatre; he took time to speak with HPR and All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence.

See a complete live concert performance by Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience:

Today the Harlem String Quartet wraps up their first-ever tour of the Aloha State. Before hitting the Hawai'i Theatre for their final concert, the Grammy-winning Classical/Jazz act stopped by HPR's Atherton Performing Arts Studio.

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We get an idea where to look for this week’s planets and other objects to try and spot, plus learn about a recent rocket launch and how our weather on earth relates to the sun as HPR All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1 stations statewide each Friday afternoon at 5:30pm and online here. 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 Honolulu Host Dave Lawrence.

There are planets to search for in our evening sky, plus we learn more about a discovery on earth that’s affecting the search for life in outer space as HPR's Dave Lawrence connects with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

Helping Hand is a weekly segment on HPR1 stations each Fridays at 5:30pm as part of the afternoon drive airing of NPR's All Things Considered. Helping Hand puts the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled, the most vulnerable in the community and other folks in need with HPR All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence. This week we’re learning about Family Programs Hawai‘i.

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We’ve got multiple planets at sunset to look for, a few well-known satellites cruising past, and we get an exciting update on the NASA Dawn spacecraft, heading into the Asteroid Belt to the dwarf planet Ceres as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1 stations statewide and online here in our growing online directory. 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.

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For this week's Stargazer, we’ve got a variety of planets to try and spot, plus we learn about the discovery of a kind of snow on a planet in our solar system as HPR's All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.   

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR. 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 the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hawai'i with our guest , Executive Director, Tim Mott.

Performer Judy Collins has a long history in the islands. She took time to explore it ahead of her return to the state, in a conversation on HPR's All Things Considered with Local Host Dave Lawrence.

We couldn't leave out Judy's classic performance with Snuffleupagus

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We’ve got some evening planets to look for and an update on the search for distant planets on the edges of our solar system as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1 stations each week on Fridays at 5:30pm as part of All Things Considered, and online in our growing archive of Helping Hand segments here. Helping Hand tries to put the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled, the most vulnerable in the community, and other folks in need with ATC Local Host Dave Lawrence.

We’ve got a meteor shower to observe, several evening time planet viewing opportunities, and we learn about a new discovery by the Kepler Space Telescope as HPR All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

Recently a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist released a solo album: Space Invader, by Ace Frehley, former Kiss guitarist and a significant influence on many equally, or even more well-known younger players for his incendiary solos and creative riffs. He took time to speak with HPR's All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about it.

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We’ve got a few sunset /evening timed planets to look for, plus we get a preview of some of the big space-related stories we can expect to learn more about this year as HPR All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

Learn more about two of the events for 2015 that Christopher previews today:

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature each Friday afternoon on HPR1 stations statewide at 5:30pm as part of All Things Considered (and then online here). ATC Local Host Dave Lawrence puts the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other folks who are among the most vulnerable in society. This week we’re learning about the United Way.

Recently on All Things Considered,  local music legend and rising international star Jake Shimabukuro performed in our Atherton Performing Arts Studio ahead of his latest Jake Shimabukuro & Friends shows.

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We’ve got several planets to look for over the course of the week, the ISS is on view, and we hear about the search for sources of water in the asteroid belt as HPR All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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Over the last several years Bill Maher has performed regular New Years stand-up comedy shows in the islands, playing Honolulu New Years Eve and then Maui New Years Day; he continues the tradition this year. Like 2012 and 2013, he also continues his tradition of calling HPR All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence ahead of his visit.

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