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Senate Launches Hawaiian Language Hearing Notice Pilot Project
News Release, February 1, 2017

Legislative Conference Committee Passes Hawaiian Language Mandates
Media Release, April 25, 2012

Maui Senator Lauds $200 Million OHA Settlement Land Deal
Maui Now, April 11, 2012

Settlement Regarding Ceded Lands To Be Signed into Law Tomorrow
Media Release, April 10, 2012

Charles Kauluwehi Maxwell Sr.: 'He was a man for all seasons'
The Maui News, March 17, 2012

Settlement Regarding Ceded Lands Poised for Full Senate Vote
Hawaii Reporter, March 5, 2012

The Mokuula: Field of Dreams under a derelict ballfield in Lahaina
MauiTime Weekly, March 18, 2010

New Bill Considers Kalaupapa Future
The Molokai Dispatch, Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Sovereignty 101: New doc educates, tantalizes
Honolulu Weekly, December 9, 2009

Council takes up a ban on GMO taro
Proponents contend not enough is known about safety of science
The Maui News, June 29, 2009

Hawai'i, A Voice for Sovereignty
The Maui Weekly, June 24, 2009

Capitol Hill Screening Of Hawaii Of Voice For Sovereignty (PDF)
PRLog Press Release, Tuesday, May 5, 2009

State Senate passes taro bill
The Maui News, Saturday, April 18, 2009

U.S. high court rules in ceded lands case
Says Apology Resolution didn't strip state of property rights
The Maui News, Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Pila S.B. Helu 579 Aia Ihea o Tutu Ma?
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Saturday, February 7, 2009

A time for peace
The Molokai Dispatch, Saturday, November 22, 2008

Native Hawaiian groups, lawmakers offer views of global issues
Ka Wai Ola O OHA, November 2008

State Observes First Makahiki Commemoration Day
Day focuses on peace, abundance, unity and conservation
Press Release, November 20, 2008

Hawaiian palace site of protest
United Press International, Thursday, May 1, 2008

Protesters Occupy Hawaiian Palace In Peace
Associated Press, Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Seeing the future
The Molokai Times, Monday, April 28, 2008

Senate considers Makahiki Commemoration Day
The Molokai Times, Monday, April 28, 2008

House kills taro research bill
The Honolulu Advertiser, Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Molokai Ranch on Hawaii to shut down
San Jose Mercury News, Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Mass Layoffs at Molokai Ranch
KHNL.com, March 25, 2008

Molokai Ranch to cease operating
120 workers axed; gas station, theaters to close
The Maui News, Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Ceded lands bill dies in committee
The Molokai Times, Monday, March 24, 2008

Molokai Properties Limited Lays Off 120 Workers
KGMB9.com, March 24, 2008

Senator J. Kalani English Statement on Closure of Moloka'i Ranch
Senator expresses confidence in people of Moloka'i.
Press Release, Monday, March 24, 2008

Panels reject $200M OHA land settlement
Years of negotiations fail to keep the bill alive in the Legislature
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Ceded land bill clears two hurdles
The Honolulu Advertiser, Friday, February 15, 2008

Resource bill would glean kupuna wisdom
The Maui News, Friday, June 22, 2007

A Message to Maui
Senator J. Kalani English shares his thoughts on the Dalai Lama's visit
Maui Weekly, Thursday, May 03, 2007

Reviving Hawaii's `Aha Moku
A new bill proposes to manage local resources the old fashioned way
Molokai Dispatch, March 15, 2007

Native Hawaiians seek to preserve culture through laws
Proper language use, traditional tattooing and taro genetics are top indigenous issues
North County Times, Monday, February 5, 2007

Councils would provide cultural advice on islands environment
The Maui News, Monday, January 29, 2007

In the Presence of Patricia Grace
Senator English presents honorary certificate
Tradewinds, January 2007

"Justice for Native Hawaiians"
A six-part series by Chad Blair on Hawaii Public Radio
PART 1: What is Justice? July 5, 2006

Sen. English 'disappointed by Akaka bill vote'
Moloka'i Island Times, Sunday, June 11, 2006

Backers complain measure misunderstood
The Maui News, Friday, June 09, 2006

Kamehameha gets rehearing
The Maui News, Thursday, February 23, 2006

Senator English, Governor Lingle respond to Kamehameha ruling
Moloka'i Island Times, Wednesday, February 23, 2006

Ceded lands deal advances in Senate
The Honolulu Advertiser, Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Lawmakers ready to move on ceded lands agreement
The Honolulu Advertiser, Saturday, February 11, 2006

Sen. English introduces bills for district improvements, renewable energy and advancement of Hawaiian culture
Moloka'i Island Times, Monday, February 7, 2006

Senate Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee on Moloka'i
Molokai Dispatch, November 3, 2005

'A sad day in Hawaiian history'
The Maui News, Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Senator could delay Akaka bill
U.S. Sen. John Kyl, R-Ariz., requests 45 hours to debate the recognition bill
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Sunday, April 17, 2005

Hawaiian language enjoying revival in its homeland
North County Times, Monday, March 14, 2005

Muolea now in county hands
The Maui News, Sunday, February 20, 2005

Bills aim to boost use of Hawaiian
Proposals for signs and documents in both state languages look unlikely to pass
Honolulu Star-Bulletin Monday, February 21, 2005

Traditional builders to graduate on Saturday
The Maui News, Thursday, November 11, 2004

New building rules would allow thatched hale on Maui
'Oiwi: A Native Hawaiian Journal, February 2004

Kaho`olawe state senator marks historic occasion
PRESS RELEASE, November 10, 2003

Senators tackle fishing issue on Ni'ihau
The Honolulu Advertiser, Tuesday, October 28, 2003

Senators visit Ni'ihau to discuss fisheries
The Garden Island, Monday, October 27, 2003

Senators Hooser and English to Visit the Island of Ni`ihau
Protection of Native Subsistence Fishing to be Discussed
PRESS RELEASE, October 25, 2003

Hale by the specs
First traditional architecture class graduates
The Maui News, Monday, September 29, 2003

Hale builders face final exam to begin profession
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Sunday, September 28, 2003

Hawaiian spellings catch on, but slowly
The Honolulu Advertiser, Wednesday, July 16, 2003

Support Builds for Akaka Bill
Lawmakers consider federal recognition bill before U.S. Congress urgent to survival of Native Hawaiians.
Foes denounce unconstitutional racial bias.
The Maui Weekly, June 19 - 25, 2003

Navy's work nearly done on Kahoolawe
Not all of original objectives met as island moves into state control; funding uncertain
The Maui News, February 9, 2003

Bills would require kahako, 'okina use
Honolulu Advertiser, Wednesday, February 5, 2003

Bills introduced by Sen. English deal with Native Hawaiian issues
One seeks funds to develop alternative energy on Kahoolawe
The Maui News, January 31, 2003

Maui Grass-hut bill gains support
Honolulu Advertiser, October 8, 2002

Government: Say Aloha to Old Building Codes
The Internet Party Commentary, August 29, 2002

History, sense being applied with traditional Hawaiian buildings
Maui News Editorial, August 12, 2002

Building code may allow for tradition
County would be first to permit indigenous hale
The Maui News, Friday, August 9, 2002

Proposal for indigenous architecture may set precedent
The Maui News, Friday, August 9, 2002

Two bills affecting OHA signed into law; grants, retirement benefits successes in ’02 session OHA Press Release, June 25, 2002

Native Hawaiian and environmental measures signed by Governor
Press Release, June 24, 2002

Transportation & Harbors

Graduated Licenses Could Mean Cheaper Car Insurance for Hawaii Residents
Insurance Journal, Monday, April 11, 2005

7-year wait for bypass road angers Maui residents
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Sunday, April 10, 2005

Senate committee puts ax to Superferry
The Maui News, Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Senators: Bypass taking too long
The Maui News Wednesday, April 06, 2005

State move to efficient cars urged
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Monday, April 4, 2005

County, state paying more for gas
Bill would require state to purchase efficient & alternative-fuel vehicles
The Maui News, Saturday, April 02, 2005

Short Pa'ia bypass planned
The Honolulu Advertiser, Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Superferry plan in trouble
The Honolulu Advertiser, Sunday, February 20, 2005

Lanai harbor repairs launched
The Maui News, Monday, August 16, 2004

Senator English attends groundbreaking for repairs to Kaumalapau Harbor Breakwater on the island of Lana`i
Press Release, August 11, 2004

State offers boat harbors to counties
The Maui News, Thursday, July 1, 2004

Essential Services for Rural Residents Nurtured By Funds
Press Release, April 20, 2004

Budget has plenty of goodies for county
The Maui News, Friday, April 16, 2004

Budget Bills Clears Conference: Brings Benefits to Rural Maui County
Press Release, April 13, 2004

Funds for small boat harbors return in supplemental budget
The Maui News, April 1, 2004

Protecting environment essential to sustainable tourism in the islands
Viewpoint, The Maui News, Monday, January 26, 2004

Senator English and Representative Kaho'ohalahala to bless
new Manele Small Boat Harbor ramp on Lana'i

PRESS RELEASE, October 27, 2003

Maui County makes out pretty well in tight times
The Maui News, May 2, 2003

Release of funds for Molokai General Hospital and Molokai Airport
Press Release, March 28, 2003

Maui schools, roads 'did well' in budget proposal
The Maui News, Saturday, March 15, 2003

Work begins on new Manele boat ramp for Lana'i
Blessing marks turn from dreams to reality
Press Release, February 27, 2003

Cruise bill may stall in Senate
A Maui lawmaker says politics are killing a bill limiting discharge from the ships
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Wednesday, February 12, 2003

Bill caps gasoline prices
Lawmakers adjourn after passing the historic measure and rejecting assisted suicide
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Sunday, May 4, 2002

Senators punt on Honokohau Boat Harbor project
3 committees agree to wait till they can hear from area residents
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Saturday, April 20, 2002

Who wins and loses in failed merger?
Investors, politicians and employees debate the future of Aloha and Hawaiian
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Thursday, March 19, 2002

On Maui, merger news doesn’t bring overwhelming disappointment
The Maui News, March 18, 2002

Several isle lawmakers say they don't want to see traffic cameras on Maui
The Maui News, Thursday, February 7, 2002

Senate hearing to reconsider cameras
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Wednesday, January 30, 2002

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