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Drummer / percussionist Harvey Mason is back in the islands with his Chameleon band Sunday and Monday at the Blue Note Hawaii.

    

During All Things Considered on our fall 2019 pledge drive, we aired a series made of artist interview highlights recorded and featured this year by HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence.

All three are posted below, if you missed them, or heard them and wanted to hear them again or share them with others. There are also links to each of the interview features they came from. A very special thanks to all of our members whose support made these possible. Mahalo!

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Richard Thompson is back in the state for shows Friday at Hawaiian Brian's and Sunday at the MACC. The veteran of Fairport Convention took time to return as a guest with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence ahead of the area concerts.

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For Stargazer, HPR’s Dave Lawrence and astronomer Christopher Phillips have an update on a red dwarf star we covered about a year ago.

  

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The Moody Blues bassist John Lodge is back with a new release, B Yond - The Very Best Of. In this new radio interview, he spoke to HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about the band, and this collection that includes a wide range of source material.

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This week on Helping Hand, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes back the Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter and Director of Development Steve Tam.

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Tomorrow and Sunday at 6:30 and 9 p.m., 10,000 Maniacs make their Hawaii debut with concerts at the Blue Note Hawaii. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence spoke with original member, co-founder and keyboardist Dennis Drew.

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This week Helping Hand features WildAid, a global nonprofit focused on ending the wildlife trade through behavior change campaigns, many in Asia, using regional celebrities in public service messaging campaigns, with people like basketball star Yao Ming, actor Jackie Chan and many others.

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The Rembrandts are back with their first new studio album in almost two decades. Guitarist/vocalist Danny Wilde took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about the recently released project, Via Satellite.

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This week on Helping Hand we welcome local nonprofit K.E.L.I.I. Foundation, also known as the Keiki Education Living Independent Institute. According to their website, their mission is to help individuals with autism and other special needs to have a higher quality of life, including transitioning out of the Department of Education to adulthood, and teaching independent living.

Today we conclude an interview special with reggae icon Jimmy Cliff.

In an interview special airing today and tomorrow, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes reggae's greatest living legend, Jimmy Cliff, back to the show to discuss the newly released Collector’s Edition of the landmark Jamaican film The Harder They Come. From the late Director

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Martha Reeves of Martha and The Vandellas took time for HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence recently. The early Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee spent nearly an hour sharing stories ahead of dates this Friday through Sunday at the Blue Note Hawaii.

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This week on Helping Hand we welcome back NAMI Hawaii. Join HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence as he speaks with NAMI Hawaii Executive Director Kumi Macdonald about the first ever Hawaii Art and Mental Health Summit Friday September 6th at the Pomaikai Ballrooms at Dole Cannery.

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Keb' Mo' is back in the islands for solo acoustic dates through Sunday at the Blue Note Hawaii, performing 8 p.m. shows each night touring to support his latest album, Oklahoma. The gfited musician has fascinating history that stretches far past his 1994 debut.

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On Stargazer, thanks to the crash landing of an Israeli spacecraft, it’s a report about potential life on the moon as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with astronomer Christopher Phillips.

  

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This week on Helping Hand we’re welcoming back the National Federation of the Blind of Hawaii. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Virgil Stinnett, Vice President of the NFB of Hawaii and Katie Keime, Secretary and State Convention Coordinator.

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Sheena Easton is back in town for shows tonight and tomorrow at the Blue Note. She took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about some of her career highlights.

Local guitar wizard Stephen Inglis took time to share some of his musical journey with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence ahead of his Saturday night show at HPR's Atherton Studio.

Legendary Texas guitarist Jimmie Vaughan is back in the islands,  returning to All Things Considered for a chat with HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence.

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This week on Helping Hand, the Hawaii Parkinson Association join HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence. President Jerry Boster discusses the many ways people can support their fund and awareness raising walk Sunday Nov. 3th 9 a.m. to noon at Magic Island in Ala Moana Beach Park in Honolulu.

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Today, legendary musician Paul Simon joined HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence to talk about his pair of benefit concerts on Maui next week.

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Kevin Farley is making his stand-up debut in the islands. Part of the trio of Farley brothers, Kevin spoke with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about the shows, which kick off at the Blue Note this evening for a 6:30 p.m. show, and continues Friday and Saturday at the Iao Theatre for 7:30 p.m. shows. 

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On Stargazer, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence and astronomer Christopher Phillips discuss some new planetary discoveries.

  

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This week on Helping Hand,  we welcome back Special Olympics Hawaii return to discuss their inclusive-based sports and friendship programs, upcoming Cop on Top and Over the Edge fundraisers, and ways people can support the organization.

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On HPR’s All Things Considered, local Host Dave Lawrence welcomes back a guest who is returning to both the show and the state for her first public events here since 2012. The Supremes are pioneers: an innovative female-fronted collaborative that is also America’s most successful vocal group, Motown Records most commercially successful act, and a source of inspiration, memories and nostalgia for many people.

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For this week’s Stargazer, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence and astronomer Christopher Phillips talk about a recent near-miss with an asteroid.

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This week on Helping Hand it’s Save Vietnam’s Wildlife, a Vietnam nonprofit, founded and run by Vietnamese. While they work to save a number of animals, they’ve earned respect from a number of conservation organizations for their rapid-response rescues and success in rehabilitating pangolins, a highly vulnerable, virtually defenseless mammal being eaten into extinction by consumers in the Asia Pacific.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Elvin Bishop is in Honolulu for dates tonight and tomorrow at the Blue Note with his Big Fun Trio. He took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about his journey from a rural farm background in Oklahoma to internationally famous recording artist.

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Comedian, actor and producer Marlon Wayans is back in the islands to celebrate his birthday. He's also playing tonight and tomorrow at the Blue Note Hawaii.

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