J.Kalani English

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Building Everyone's Future
The Molokai Dispatch, Sunday, December 28, 2008

Hawaii state auditor criticizes Superferry exemption law
Allowing ship to sail without EIS sets risky precedent, auditor says
The Honolulu Advertiser, Thursday, December 18, 2008

Investing in ourselves
The Molokai Dispatch, Sunday, December 14, 2008

Legislatures organization brings islands together
The Marshall Islands Journal, Friday, December 12, 2008

The big Maui bailout
Should local emergency dollars be spent to bolster the economy?
MauiTime Weekly, Thursday, December 11, 2008

One Bright Idea
Solar panels to be an educational tool at Molokai Middle School
The Molokai Dispatch, Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Maui economy needs paychecks
The Maui News, Editorial, Sunday, November 7, 2008

The season of community
The Molokai Dispatch, Friday, November 28, 2008

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

Hope for all of Us
The Molokai Dispatch, Friday, November 15, 2008

Maui County senate delegation ready for new roles
Committee assignments cover Maui County needs
Press Release, November 6, 2008

Emotional win for dedicated Obama backers on Maui
The Maui News, Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Time spent in communities vital to both candidates
The Maui News, November 1, 2008

System to speed air check-ins
'Common use' plan the first in Hawaii to streamline work
The Maui News, October 30, 2008

Bob Jones Gets it Wrong on Molokai
The Molokai Dispatch, Friday, October 17, 2008

State Supreme Court to hear Superferry appeal
Legality of state's environmental exemption key issue
The Maui News, October 16, 2008

Advertiser endorsements for Maui, Kaua'i races
The Honolulu Advertiser, Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Construction spending aims to boost sagging economy
Lingle says she's moving up CIP
The Maui News, October 11, 2008

Road between Kaupo and Kipahulu reopens
The Haleakala Times, October 08, 2008

Hana Highway Reopens Ahead of Schedule
Road Between Kaupo and Kipahulu to Reopen After Nearly Two Years of Closure
The Molokai Dispatch, Sunday, October 5, 2008

East Maui 'lifeline' is open again
It 'really is a pleasure,' mayor says of Kaupo road project done early
The Maui News, Sunday, October 5, 2008

Senator J. Kalani English welcomes reopening of Piilani Highway
Road closure had disrupted lives for nearly two years
Press Release, October 3, 2008

President of Federated States of Micronesia presents outstanding citizen awards in Honolulu
Press Release, September 27, 2008

Four lanes, all the way
Ceremony puts end to reversible lane, cones on Haleakala Highway
The Maui News, Friday, September 26, 2008

Owners of Hana Ranch to sell - not to developer
The Maui News, Editorial, Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Damien dilemma
With sainthood near, Kalaupapa patients worry of tourist increase, impact on land
The Maui News, Monday, September 22, 2008

Damien sainthood poses dilemma for leper colony
Associated Press, Sunday, September 21, 2008

Shortfall means hard choices
Maui senators prepared to cut, but they push for action on CIPs, too
The Maui News, Thursday, September 18, 2008

Senator J. Kalani English Statement on Planned Sale of Hana Ranch
Senator supports efforts to maintain character of Ranch property
Press Release, 18 September 2008

English seeks reelection to Senate seat
Haleakala Times, September 17, 2008

Senator J. Kalani English expresses sadness at closure of Moloka'i Times
The Senator was a columnist with "The Voice of Molokai."
Press Release, September 16, 2008

Cultural concernment flavors Filipino forum
The Maui News, Friday, September 12, 2008

Maui's Hana Ranch for sale for $65M
Pacific Business News, Friday, September 12, 2008

Common solutions
The Molokai Times, Monday, September 8, 2008

Hawaii Voters Guide 2008
STATE SENATE | 6th District (E. Maui, Moloka'i, Lana'i) : J. Kalani English
The Honolulu Advertiser

Women's caucus gives endorsements
The Maui News, Thursday, August 30, 2008

Common purposes
The Molokai Times, Wednesday, August 27, 2008

DLNR dedication marks completion of improvements to Manele facility
The Honolulu Advertiser, Monday, August 25, 2008

Manele Harbor facilities dedicated
The Maui News, Thursay, August 21, 2008

Sen. English reads "overdue" resolution to patients
The Molokai Times, Wednesday, August 20, 2008

ILWU announces its endorsements
The Maui News, Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Congress should OK Kalaupapa memorial
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Monday, August 18, 2008

Maui Votes: Your Islandwide Election Guide
MauiTime Weekly, Thursday, August 14, 2008

Legislature apologizes to Hansen's disease patients
The Honolulu Advertiser, Thursday, August 14, 2008

Presence at home
The Molokai Times, Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Hawaii state senator delivers long-awaited apology to former patients at leper colony
Los Angeles Times, Wednesay, August 13, 2008

Kalaupapa residents get apology
The Maui News, Wednesay, August 13, 2008

Kalaupapa apology ceremony video
August 12, 2008

HGEA announces candidate endorsements
The Maui News, Thursday, August 7, 2008

Beautifully imperfect
The Molokai Times, Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Ranch Ordered to Continue Water Supply
State orders county to step-up utility take-over
The Molokai Dispatch, Thursday, July 31, 2008

Tomorrow's common sense
The Molokai Times, Wednesday, July 23, 2008

State: MPL to provide its services for 90 days
Department of Health directs county to ready to take over in August
The Maui News, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Serving those who served
The Molokai Times, Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Annual Barge Reaches Kalaupapa
Damien, airport upgrades, dump closure & archeology top news on Peninsula
The Molokai Dispatch, Sunday, July 13, 2008

Senator J. Kalani English elected APIL president
The Kaselehlie Press, Thursday, 10 July 2008

Death renews debate about elderly drivers
The Honolulu Advertiser, Thursday, July 10, 2008

Small Town, Big Tradition
The Maui News, Sunday, July 6, 2008

Pope will make Hawaii's Damien a saint
The Honolulu Advertiser, Friday, July 4, 2008

Damien: Case for sainthood advances to the pope
The Maui News, Thursday, July 3, 2008

Ag lands bill needs more protections
The Molokai Times, Thursday, July 3, 2008

Pay less now, or more later
The Maui News, Editorial, Friday, June 27, 2008

Maui Senator J. Kalani English's Harbor Modernization Bill signed into law
Maui TV News, June 27, 2008

Coconut Wireless - The Week in Review
MauiTime Weekly, Thursday, June 26, 2008

Millions allotted for Hana Bay makeover
Officials say work on dilapidated wharf, pier and boat ramp far too long overdue
The Maui News, Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Hawai'i legislator is new APIL president
Marianas Variety, Monday, 23 June 2008

Plan for harbor improvements revised
Modernization project downsized, but still offers relief for ports
The Honolulu Advertiser, Sunday, June 21, 2008

Senator English Named APIL President
Pacific Magazine, Sunday, June 22, 2008

Signing clears way for harbor program
Breakwater expansion not included; Hana Bay work is
The Maui News, Saturday, June 21, 2008

Micronesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007
The Contemporary Pacific, Spring 2008

A demonstration of strength
The Molokai Times, Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Molokai Ranch & West End Water: Ranch ordered to provide utilities
Public Utilities Commission gives 7 days to prove financial inability to maintain status quo
The Molokai Times, Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Tide Turning for Molokai Water
Molokai Properties Limited fails in attempt to abandon water responsibilities
The Molokai Dispatch, Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Kalaupapa Apology
Interview on Maui TV News, Thursday, June 5, 2008

Molokai utilities set for shutdown
Company, state, county spar over who must provide basic services
The Maui News, Thursday, June 5, 2008

Molokai Ranch dumping water utilities
The Molokai Times, Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Pa`ina in Paradise
Molokai celebrates class of 2008 graduates
The Molokai Dispatch, Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Having a voice
The Molokai Times, Monday, June 2, 2008

High school seniors celebrate graduation
The Molokai Times, Monday, June 2, 2008

Appreciation and apology
The Hawaii state legislature thanks the people of Kalaupapa, past and present, for making the ultimate sacrifice
Hawaii Catholic Herald, Friday, May 16, 2008

The Con Con question
The Molokai Times, Thursday, May 29, 2008

Lingle dedicates highway project
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Molokai Represents
An insider's look at the Hawaii Democratic Convention
The Molokai Dispatch, Tuesday, May 27, 2008

$350M rail route would link airport
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Saturday, May 24, 2008

Airport may be added to rail transit line
Mayor says link could be built quicker and cheaper than expected
The Honolulu Advertiser, Friday, May 24, 2008, 2008

The path to the future
The Molokai Times, Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Hawaii senator says NMI federalization good for its image among investors
Marianas Variety, Thursday, May 15, 2008

The spin cycle
The Molokai Times, Monday, May 12, 2008

Manamko' 'take over' NMI gov't
Marianas Variety, Monday, May 12, 2008

No resolution yet on Micronesian Center for a Sustainable Future
Marianas Variety, Letter to the Editor, Monday, May 12, 2008

Work of many successful for Kalaupapa
The Maui News, Editorial, Thursday, May 8, 2008

Kalaupapa close to a monument
Bill on a memorial to honor 8,000 leprosy patients advances
The Honolulu Advertiser, Thursday, May 8, 2008

Global warming on next APIL agenda
Pacific Daily News, Thursday, May 8, 2008

APIL backs Guam self-determination
Marianas Variety, Thursday May 8, 2008

Pacific region leaders powwow on troop expansion
KUAM News, Wednesday, May 07, 2008

APIL discusses 'down side' of military buildup
Pacific Daily News, Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Molokai patients receive apology
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Wednesday, May 7, 2008

New rivals for Compact money; Guam may soon have to compete with U.S. states
Marianas Variety, Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Session wraps up, brings $18.5 million to Molokai
SB 2646 could change face of island
The Molokai Times, Monday, May 5, 2008

Resolution apologizes for leprosy restrictions
The Maui News, Sunday, May 4, 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

Lingle budget slashed by $44M
Economic concerns spurred cuts; legislators sign off on $10.7B plan
The Honolulu Advertiser, Wednesday, April 30, 2008

What's Next for State's Cargo?
KHNL.com, Wednesday, April 30, 2008

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

TWIC program details fuzzy
The Molokai Times, Monday, April 28, 2008

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

Final agreement
The Molokai Times, Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Hawaiian takes off while Go struggles
KHON 2 TV News, April 21, 2008

Hawaii Conference Makes Eight Policy Recommendations to Assist Micronesians
Yokwe Online, Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Funds for schools, infrastructure in Senate's budget
The Maui News, Thursday, April 10, 2008

Molokai Action Team Unite
Agencies come together for the island's future
The Molokai Dispatch, Wednesday, April 9, 2008

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

Class act: Bicoy trades basketball court for science lab
The Molokai Times, Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Island Air testifies at Legislature in favor of state bailout for interisland carriers
Blame placed on unfair pricing, competition
The Molokai Times, Tuesday, April 8, 2008

The drumbeat of change on Molokai
The Molokai Times, Monday, April 7, 2008

Progress In Dealing With Micronesia Immigrants, Senator Says
Pacific Magazine, Friday, April 04, 2008

Community group votes to pursue UPC Wind concept
The Molokai Times, Thursday, April 3, 2008

Marshalls to pressure US for service access
Radio New Zealand International, April 03, 2008

Judge Says He Can't Stop Aloha Shutdown
The Associated Press, Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Aloha shuts down service
The Maui News, Monday, March 31, 2008

US burdened by migrants from former Pacific territories
Radio New Zealand International, March 31, 2008

Aloha Airlines assistance
KPOA Radio Interview, March 31, 2008

Hawaii senator criticizes feds for treaty failure on migration
Marianas Variety, Monday, March 31, 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

Senators explore ways to help Aloha in bankruptcy
The Honolulu Advertiser, Tuesday, 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

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

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

Lawmakers Scramble To Help Aloha
KHNL.com, March 24, 2008

Preserving the talk-story tradition
Molokai Times, Saturday, March 22, 2008

'State of the Harbors' brought before Governor's Council
Molokai Times, Tuesday, March 18, 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

Superferry Storm Carries On
Department of Transit starts Environmental Impact Assessment
The Molokai Dispatch, Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Aunty Genoa Keawe
The Honolulu Advertiser, Friday, March 7, 2008

State lawmakers advance Maui bills
Measures include a study of medical marijuana, a pilot conservation program
The Maui News, Thursday, March 6, 2008

Community airs both support and opposition to Mayer appointment
Molokai Times, Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Community Questions Governor Appointee
Molokai Dispatch, Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Health reform bills may miss deadlines and fail to advance
The Maui News, Sunday, March 2, 2008

Lawmakers not surprised by steel wheel pick
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Saturday, February 23, 2008

Senate panel OKs transport chief
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Thursday, February 21, 2008

Obama swept all of Hawaii's 51 districts
The Honolulu Advertiser, Thursday, February 21, 2008

Maui voters abuzz over Chelsea Clinton's visit
The Honolulu Advertiser, Monday, February 18, 2008

Chelsea Clinton courts Maui votes
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Monday, February 18, 2008

A Visit From Chelsea
Former first daughter makes rousing Maui visit for her mom, Hillary Clinton
The Maui News, Monday, February 18, 2008

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

Senator Requests TWIC Training for Moloka`i, Lana`i
Hawaii Senate Majority Caucus Blog, February 13th, 2008

Sen. English presses feds to change ID policy
Molokai Times, February 10, 2008

3 wave turbines are planned for Maui waters
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Tuesday, February 5, 2008

UH prof's pothole bill shelved after hearing
The Honolulu Advertiser, Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Proposal leads to seven bills in Senate, but no assurance Legislature to follow through
The Maui News, Sunday, January 27, 2008

Maui legislators say governor's vision lacks details
The Maui News, Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Legislature easy to watch
The Maui News, Editorial, Monday, January 21, 2008

Chamber urging review law exemption
The Honolulu Advertiser, Sunday, January 20, 2008

Harbor repair plans find Capitol support
Pacific Business News, Friday, January 18, 2008

Maui students recognized as 'leaders of tomorrow'
The Maui News, Thursday, January 17, 2008

Money's tight but available for key projects
The Maui News, Monday, January 14, 2008







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