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Call by Lawmakers for Aid Under Federal Law
Samoa News, December 14, 2009

Association of Pacific Island Legislatures Resolutions Address Samoan Industry, Services to Cofa Nation Citizens
Press Release, December 4, 2009

Island legislators support new method to compute Compact Impact reimbursements
Guam Legislature Press Release, December 3, 2009

Prevent bridge disasters
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, November 25, 2009

Troubled bridges over island waters
Though about 38 percent are deemed deficient or obsolete, officials say they are not necessarily perilous
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, November 23, 2009

Micronesian plan extends as state explores options
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, October 23, 2009

Legislators: Need plan to end crisis, furloughs
The Maui News, November 7, 2009

Mayors seeking restoration of state's agricultural inspectors
Positions in Maui Plant Pest Control Branch flagged for layoffs next month
The Maui News, October 30, 2009

Senator J. Kalani English Statement on World Maritime Day
16 October 2009 (PDF)

Tavares: Next year going to be tough one
The Maui News, October 15, 2009

Cricket match part of Princess Ka'iulani Festival
The Maui News, October 13, 2009

Senator J. Kalani English Sees Larger Story in Damien Cononization
Press Release, October 9, 2009

Senator J. Kalani English Praises Joint Work on Kapolei North-South Road Interchange
Chair of Transportation Committee encouraged by combined effort
Press Release, October 5, 2009

Kalaupapa patients making trip
The Canonization of Father Damien * October 11, 2009
The Maui News, October 4, 2009

Senators offer option to air layoff concerns
Briefing slated for Wednesday at Baldwin High
The Maui News, September 8, 2009

Agricultural inspector layoffs slammed
Farmers, environmentalists: Move to save little, at a high cost
The Maui News, Saturday, September 5, 2009

COFA Med-Quest Health care program
Senate Majority Caucus, Thursday, September 3, 2009

Molokai tensions grow over huge water rate hike pending approval
Customers balk as utilities seek hefty rate hikes to avert losses
The Honolulu Advertiser, August 30, 2009

U.S. Inaugurates New Embassy Compound
Media Release, U.S. Department of State, August 28, 2009

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Establishes 'Hybrid Branches' at Four Hawai'i Locations
In Honolulu, Kailua, Maui, Waikiki -- Customers Can Reserve Hybrids Online or by Phone; High Demand for Environmentally Friendly Vehicles Sparks Increased Availability
Marketwire, Aug. 21, 2009 02:00 PM

Proposal would change the way council elected
The Maui News, Sunday, August 16, 2009

Layoffs could leave island vulnerable to alien species
6 state inspector positions land on budget-cutting list
The Maui News, Sunday, August 9, 2009

Possible Budget Cuts for Kalaupapa
The Molokai Dispatch, Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Energy Futures with Doug Carlson, featuring Senator J. Kalani English
HPR interview, August 3, 2009

Hana Library taken off statewide closure list
The Maui Weekly, July 23, 2009

DOH Cuts Affect Kalaupapa Patients
KHON 2 TV News, July 20, 2009

Use It Or Lose It: Hana Library Gets Reprieve
The State Board of Education voted to remove Hana Library from a list of proposed closures
Pacific Radio Group News Blog, July 17, 2009

Patrons and politicians plead to keep libraries open
The state Board of Education hears testimony regarding a proposal to close five libraries statewide
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Friday, July 17, 2009

Hana library off state list of closures
The Maui News, Friday, July 17, 2009

Residents fight closing of libraries
Rural, Neighbor Isle communities call process unfair
The Honolulu Advertiser, July 15, 2009

Airline to resume flights cut in dispute
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, July 10, 2009

Hana Library Closure Sparks Outcry
KHON 2 TV News, July 10, 2009

Maui leaders 'surprised' by veto threat
Bill would provide more independence to state hospitals
The Maui News, Thursday, July 2, 2009

Furlough Injunction Brings Layoffs Closer
KGMB9.com, July 02, 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

National Park Service Announces Date for Kalaupapa Barge
The Molokai Dispatch, Monday, June 15, 2009

Maui leaders question decision
The Maui News, Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Lawmakers pleased with share of the 'slimmer' pie
County will get $248.5M for improvement projects
The Maui News, Sunday, May 10, 2009

Young Brothers squares off against yet another competitor
Pacific Business News, Friday, May 8, 2009

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

Hawaii lawmakers agree on budget
$800M in spending cuts over two years, 200 mostly vacant jobs would be lost
The Honolulu Advertiser, Saturday, May 2, 2009

TAT raid seen as going nowhere
Tsutsui says he's been told support lacking as key deadline approaches
The Maui News, Friday, May 1, 2009

Senator honored for efforts to link people of the Pacific
The Maui News, Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Fort Barrette Road's name becoming a heated issue
The Honolulu Advertiser, Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Molokai Ranch: A year after closure, times are hard but spirit is alive
The Maui News, Sunday, April 19, 2009

Lawmakers: TAT proposal won't make it
The Maui News, Sunday, April 19, 2009

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

Hawaii State Senator: Recipient of the University of Hawaii Stars of Oceania Award
Samoa News, Thursday, April 16, 2009

Hawaii looks at taxing miles traveled
USA Today, April 16, 2009

Senator English Honored with Star of Oceania Award
Maui Today TV, Wedensday, April 15, 2008

Hawaii taxpayers could pay $40M Superferry bill
Pacific Business News, Friday, April 10, 2009

Legislators review hospital oversight options
The Maui News, Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Senator J. Kalani English to Receive "Stars Of Oceania" Award
Award from Pacific Business Center program recognizes Pacific leaders
Press Release, April 8, 2009

Ground broken on Lahaina bypass
The Maui News, Saturday, April 4, 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

Hawaii Court Forces Superferry to Cease Operations
Wall Street Journal, March 17, 2009

Ruling shuts down Superferry
Court finds law unfairly tailored just for company; state reviewing its options
The Honolulu Advertiser, Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Superferry ceases operations immediately
KHNL News, Monday, March 16, 2009

Revised projections expected to shuffle budget
Maui lawmakers say Lingle budget solution premature
The Maui News, Friday, March 6, 2009

A Smoother Ride
Molokai gets $18 million in highway improvements
The Molokai Dispatch, Monday, March 2, 2009

Baggin' it
The Honolulu Advertiser, Monday, March 2, 2009

The View from Outside
The Molokai Dispatch, Sunday, March 1, 2009

Bill targets ranch land for public acquisition
Modeled on Turtle Bay effort, measure could seek eminent domain
The Maui News, Friday, February 20, 2009

Park & fly easier for thousands
New 8-story garage also provides link to interisland terminal
The Honolulu Advertiser, Wednesday, February 18, 2009

1,800 More Stalls at Honolulu Airport
KHON 2 TV News, Feb 17, 2009

Baggy ban proposals pit cost vs. cleanliness
Supermarkets and retailers say the bills would only increase costs to consumers
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Not as Crazy as it Looks
The Molokai Dispatch, Monday, February 9, 2009

Room to Grow
Momentum building for MCC-Molokai to acquire more land
The Molokai Dispatch, Monday, February 9, 2009

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

CON repeal is essential
The Maui News, Editorial, Friday, February 6, 2009

Protecting Molokai's Sea
Bill puts shoreline and near shore fishery protection in the hands of Molokai's people
The Molokai Dispatch, Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Prevention is Better than Cure
Healthy Start program fights for funding
The Molokai Dispatch, Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Molokai General Hospital Grand Opening
Community celebrates completion of $16.5 million improvements
The Molokai Dispatch, Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Condemnation Motivation
Legislators introduce bills to condemn Molokai Ranch
The Molokai Dispatch, Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Governor thanks two Maui legislators
The Maui News, Editorial, February 1, 2009

What could be more tied to economy than protecting our water supply?
The Maui News, January 25, 2009

Ferry costs still climbing
Unclear if company or state footing $5M bill on unbudgeted work
The Honolulu Advertiser, Sunday, January 25, 2009

$4B highways plan would set drivers back $170 a year
Hiking fuel tax 10¢ per gallon among ways to fund six-year project
The Honolulu Advertiser, Friday, January 23, 2009

State unveils $4.2 billion plan to modernize transportation
Proposal calls for increased taxes to help fund projects
The Garden Island, Friday, January 23, 2009

Maui Lawmakers Join State In Unveiling Transportation Plan
KPOA News, January 22, 2009

New taxes proposed to fix Hawaii roads
Pacific Business News, Thursday, January 22, 2009

Legislation Proposed to Improve Roadway Safety
The Maui Weekly, January 22, 2009

State Unveils Comprehensive Six-Year Highways Modernization Plan
Press Release (PDF), January 22, 2009

Hotel Hana-Maui under new management
Sale of minority interest allows change; impact on staff unlikely
The Maui News, January 22, 2009

Lawmakers mull ways to fan economy
The Maui News, January 18, 2009

Legislators prepare for 2009 term, 'scary time'
The Maui News, January 18, 2009













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