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Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and ‘ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1. Mahalo!

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Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and ‘ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

The Lim Family kicks off Hour One with the Auntie Genoa Medley, followed by songs by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Mark Yamanaka, Robi Kahakalau, Keali'i Reichel, the Brothers Cazimero (pictured), Na Wai 'Eha, Amy Hanaiali'i, and  Kuana Torres Kahele.

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Tonight and tomorrow at the MACC's McCoy Studio Theater, Valley Isle music fans get a chance to experience Doobie Brothers founder and Maui resident Patrick Simmons Sr. performing a pair of shows with his son, Patrick Simmons Jr., with a 7:30 p.m. start time each night.

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This week on Helping Hand we’re learning about Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii, operating in the Aloha State since 1963.

Guitar pioneer Stanley Jordan has returned to Honolulu. He'll wrap up a two-night engagement at 6:30 and 9:00 p.m. this evening at the Blue Note Hawaii.

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While he spends a lot of time at his house on Kauai, musician Todd Rundgren is back in Honolulu for shows Saturday and Sunday at the Blue Note Hawaii, his debut there, and first live shows in the city since playing here with Ringo Starr on Election Day 2016. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence spoke with him about the visit and some of the highlights of his long career. 

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This week on Helping Hand, it’s a return visit from Aloha Harvest. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Executive Director Kuulei Williams about their unique way of rescuing food destined to be thrown away and getting it to people in need at a variety of shelters and food pantries serving the homeless, victims of domestic violence and other vulnerable populations.

Today HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes back one of the all-time greatest guitarists, John McLaughlin, who our guest from last week, Pat Metheny, calls one of the greatest guitar players alive.

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Legendary musician Sergio Mendes returns to the Aloha State in November for shows at the Blue Note Hawaii. Ahead of his visit, he took time for a wide-ranging conversation with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence. This is a short excerpt of that interview, and listen for much more airing the week of his concerts.

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This week on Helping Hand, we get a return visit from Habitat For Humanity on Hawai‘i Island.

 

Guitar pioneer Pat Metheny is wrapping up his first dates in Hawaii since 1985 this evening at the Blue Note, with shows at 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. He took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence last night, and shared details of his incredible life of music.

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An animal whose photograph has been featured on the wall in HPR’s pledge central all week, as seen in the photo of that poster above, has had a terrible last seven days in the news.

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Freddy Cole is the brother of late music legend Nat King Cole, and uncle of the late Natalie Cole.

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This week Helping Hand starts two weeks of featuring nonprofits in the Asia Pacific supporting two of the most vulnerable animals on Earth. First up, Save Elephant Foundation and Elephant Nature Park in Thailand.

Today HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence is joined by Rick Springfield. Back with a new album, The Snake King, he’s in town Saturday through Monday at the Blue Note.

The Conversation: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Aug 17, 2016
Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii

Cleaning Up the Ala Wai; Combining Literature and Cocktails; First State of The Environment Report ; The Science of Neurofeedback

Cleaning up trash in the Ala Wai: Kahi Pacarro

The Conversation: Monday, July 25th, 2016

Jul 25, 2016
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Hawai‘i Republicans take Stock; Collegiate Theatre Festival; Tight Primary Races on Maui; Storytelling for Children on Maui

Hawaii Republicans Take Stock After RNC

The Conversation: Monday, July 19th, 2016

Jul 19, 2016
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Red Flags in the Housing Market; Archeology Discovery on Kauai; Neal Conan; What a Kaua‘i Author Learned Living on an Island

Warning Signs in the Housing Market– Daren Blomquist

The Conversation: Monday, June 27th, 2016

Jun 27, 2016
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How Will BREXIT Affect Tourism; Entertainer Little Albert; A Lawsuit for Special Ed Studetns; Basketball and Lysistrata

Brexit Impact On Hawaii Tourism: Dr. Eugene Tian

The Conversation: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Jun 22, 2016
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Teaching Grit; Contortion Workshop; RIMPAC Returns to Hawai‘i; A Photo History of  Kaua’i

Long View: Neal Milner

The Conversation: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Jun 21, 2016
Hawaii Polo Club

Honolulu Ethics Commission; Polo in Hawaii; A Hawai‘i Expat’s Take on BREXIT; Wahine Week

Shed Light State of Ethics in HI: Colin Moore

The Conversation: Monday, June 20th, 2016

Jun 20, 2016
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Faith and Conservation in Conjunction; A New Young Adult Novel from a Moloka‘i Writer; Easter Seals Hawaii; HOT School Residency Program

Coral Reef Symposium, A Researcher’s Take on the Connection Between Conservation and Religion: Elizabeth (Lizzie) McLeod

The Conversation: Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Jun 16, 2016
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Renting to Homeless; French Film Festival in Honolulu; Tackling Ocean Debris; Celebrating Juneteenth

Finding Land Lords for the Homeless: Kimo Carvahlo

The Conversation: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Jun 15, 2016
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Hawai‘i–India Law Symposium; Action at Honolulu Hale; “Bring It Home” Dance Theater

2016 India-Hawai’i Law Symposium: Dean C. Raj Kumar

The Conversation: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Jun 14, 2016
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Contrarian Approach to Rehab; STEM Internships for Hawai‘i Students; Neal Conan; A New Hawai‘i Murder Mystery Novel

Contrarian Approach to Rehab: Habilitat’s Jay Dodson

The Conversation: Monday, June 13th, 2016

Jun 13, 2016

Native Hawaiians In Support of TMT; Aloha International Piano Festival; Chair of the Hawai‘i LGBT Caucus on Orlando Shooting; Cabaret on Kauai

Native Hawaiians Support TMT: PUEO Keahi Warfield

The Conversation: Friday, June 10th, 2016

Jun 10, 2016
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Environmental Issues on Maui; Benny Rietveld and Alicyn Yaffee; Remodeling Maui Wrap Up; Bridge of Peace Festival

Environmental issues on Maui: Albert Perez

The Conversation: Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Jun 9, 2016
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Outlook for Tourism on Maui; Combining Jazz and Reggae with Monty Alexander; Land Use on the Valley Isle; Magician-Storyteller Yasu Ishida

Maui’s Tourism Industry: Terryl Vencl

The Conversation: Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Jun 7, 2016
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Maui Job Market; Kaua‘i Voices Concert; Neal Conan; The Rat and The Octopus come to the MAAC

Maui’s Jobs Market: Linda Chu Takayama

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