Helping Hand

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1, Friday afternoons at 5:30 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. This week we’re learning about an outstanding organization, Special Olympics Hawai'i. Local All Things Considered host Dave Lawrence speaks with VP of Sports and Sports Marketing, Dan Epstein.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1 stations statewide airing Fridays at 5:30pm and also featured here online. Each Friday afternoon, All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence speaks with an organization in the community that offers assistance to the disabled and other folks in need. This week we’re continuing a three-week series of guests from islands around the state. This week we connect with Hawai`i Island and Accessible Hawai`i, via Executive Director Jean Hartley.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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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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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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. 

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin


Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin


Artwork Courtesy of Nik Lacchin

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.

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