This week Helping Hand welcomes Hawaii International Child, also known as Adoption Hawaii, committed to helping orphaned children find permanent families, and offering services including helping prospective parents and supporting those who are pregnant and considering the option of adoption.
Saxophonist Kenny G is back in the islands with concerts Wednesday through New Years Eve at the Blue Note Hawaii. He also is back on All Things Considered for his third time, in a new conversation with HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence.
In addition to hearing what to look for in our dark island skies, this week we learn about finalists for upcoming NASA missions as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.
On this week’s Stargazer, we learn more about a historic black hole discovery that involved observatories around the world, including in Hawaii, as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.
This week Helping Hand welcomes Therapeutic Horsemanship of Hawaii. According to their website, they specialize in therapeutic riding instruction for special needs individuals, while providing instruction to individuals of any ability, and also offering a program with miniature horses that visit individuals who cannot come to their location due to physical or financial reasons.
The Average White Band are back in Honolulu for shows through Sunday at the Blue Note Hawaii at 6:30 and 9 p.m. The Scottish funk band's original members Alan Gorrie and Onnie McIntyre joined HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence in the Atherton Performing Arts Studio for a fun conversation.
This week on Helping Hand, a huge privilege to welcome back an organization that has been helping those in need since 1865: The Salvation Army. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes a guest today who recently assisted with disaster recovery efforts in Texas, Lt. Micheal Stack of The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands – Divisional Youth Secretary, Emergency Disaster Services Coordinator, and Men’s Ministry Secretary.
This week Helping Hand has Honolulu Habitat for Humanity ahead of their Sustainable Saturday recycling and sale event. The nonprofit also helps build affordable houses with those who lack adequate shelter, have programs to fix existing structures and assist people with disabilities in accomplishing ADA home modifications. HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence speaks with April Bullis, Manager of the Honolulu Habitat ReStore.
In addition to hearing what to look for in our dark island skies, we learn about a new discovery from an observatory in South America as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.
This week Stargazer shares some news about a mission that has revealed new images of weather on a planet in the solar system, as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.
This week Helping Hand previews the 2017 Footsteps to Transition Fair, tomorrow, Saturday October 21 at Windward Community College, 8:30 a.m. to noon for middle and high school students with special needs and their loved ones from across Oahu to assist in critical details of making transitions to adult life.
This week on Helping Hand, it’s distinguished returning guest Special Olympics Hawaii, offering participation in individual and team sports for intellectually disabled community members, and for people without intellectual disabilities in inspiring unified sports teams.