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Bill to aid struggling remote schools dies
The Maui News, March 8, 2018

Rural Schools Take A Big Hit In Hawaii's Funding Formula
Hawaii's system was meant to make school funding more equitable. But in places like Hana and Molokai, it's meant cutting teachers and class offerings.
Honolulu Civil Beat, February 26, 2019

Senator English Applauds Planned Construction of Portable Classrooms at Makawao Elementary School
News Release, July 8, 2016

Sen. English Statement on Free Meal Program Expansion
News Release, May 3, 2016

Homelessness, health care among priorities for 2016 legislative session
KHON2, January 20, 2016

Maui District Teacher of the Year From Pāʻia Elementary
Maui Now, March 18, 2014

Senators Recognize Maui School Teacher Anthony Kamaka'eu Williams
Press Release, March 17, 2014

Hana Teacher, Hasegawa Recognized by Maui Senators
Maui Now, March 20, 2012

House supports funding for Lahainaluna boarding program
Lahaina News, Thursday, April 15, 2010

Kihei, Lanai school funds released
The Maui News, March 9, 2010

Island legislators seeking ways to end DOE furloughs
The Maui News, January 19, 2010

Schools chief gives up post
Hamamoto's surprise decision comes at a critical time for DOE
The Maui News, January 1, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Senate committee tours Maui County
The Maui News, Thursday, October 11, 2007

Money approved for expansion of Molokai Library
Moloka'i Island Times, Friday, July 28, 2006

Schools set for cutbacks to be allotted funding
The Maui News, Tuesday, May 16, 2006

SWEET MEMORIES: School's lunchroom to be named for Jean Suzuki
The Maui News, Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Molokai kumu Yonemura named teacher of the year
Moloka'i Island Times, Thursday, March 30, 2006

Public needs in forefront
The Maui News, Editorial, Monday, January 23, 2006

It's about the 'money'
Maui's State Senate delegation previews the 2006 session
The Maui News, Sunday, January 15, 2006

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

Maui County lawmakers a little stunned by Lingle education reform bill veto
The Maui News Friday, April 30, 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

Too many make school decisions
Maui News Editorial, June 23, 2003

School Project Priorities
Some principals wonder why legislators don't follow DOE lists
The Maui News, Saturday, June 21, 2003

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

Improvements authorized for rural island schools
Funds Released for Capital Improvement Projects
Press Release, March 21, 2003

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

Illness on Maui possibly dengue
Honolulu Advertiser, Sunday, March 9, 2003

HGEA endorses 17 candidates
Sen. English receives endorsement
Maui News, Tuesday, August 6, 2002

Voucher system in Hawaii thought unlikely
The Maui News, Friday, June 28, 2002

Substitutes may have to sue DOE for pay increases
The Maui News, May 3, 2002

MCC grapples with UH president's firing
The Maui News, Thursday, June 17, 2004


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