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Recently the UK rock band Bush released their latest album, Man On The Run, featuring the first single, The Only Way Out. If you’re not a rock music fan, Bush may be more familiar to you as the band whose singer is married to Gwen Stefani of No Doubt; or as the band who had music featured on Hawai'i 5-0’s 100th episode, and whose singer, Gavin Rossdale, has shot a role as a villain on the locally produced TV series.

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We’ve got a meteor shower to look for this week, plus we hear about a local discovery involving the Keck Observatories as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

See the historic European Space Agency spaceship landing on a comet! Watch the Rosetta comet landing live as it happens with this player; the action starting at 9am Hawai'i time on Tuesday November 11:

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Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1 stations statewide 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 United Cerebral Palsy Association (UCPA) of Hawai'i with our guest Donna Foust, Executive Director.

Wayne Yoshioka

State lawmakers were briefed today on where health agencies and medical facilities are in preparing for infectious disease outbreaks like Ebola.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.    

Wayne Yoshioka

Early Walk-In Voting starts tomorrow in Honolulu and   incumbent legislators who won their Primary Election challenges are expected to win re-election.  But, as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, one contest has been heated from the start.    

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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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