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Bill would have state uphold terms of Paris accord
Hawaii legislators have drafted a bill that would make the state an eco-friendly outlier
Honolulu Star-Advertiser, March 4, 2017

Statement from Senator J. Kalani English on the Signing into Law of SB2742, Establishing a Resilience and Sustainability Partnership
Press Release, July 7, 2014

Statement from Senator J. Kalani English on the Launch of the Aloha+ Challenge
Press Release, July 7, 2014

Maui Senators Appointed to PUC's Energy Planning Advisory Group
Maui Now, July 7, 2012

Auwahi Wind Farm Breaks Ground
Maui Weekly, May 10, 2012

Maui Senators Appointed to the Integrated Resource Planning Advisory Group
Press Release, July 6, 2012

Planned wind farm opponents: 'Long road'
Senate backs bill to set up framework for an undersea electricity connection
Maui News, May 4, 2012

Maui's Champley Confirmed as PUC Commissioner
Maui Now, March 8, 2012

Hawaii Inches Closer to Connected Electric Grid
Honolulu Civil Beat, March 6, 2012

Legislators to Visit Molokai for Wind Listening Sessions
HECO submits new draft proposal for bids
The Molokai Dispatch, Friday, October 14, 2011

Officials have PUC in sights for a face-lift
The Maui News, January 16, 2011

Senate's Big Wind Hearing: Let the Negotiations Begin!
Honolulu Civil Beat, January 12, 2011

Senator: Utility, landowner commitments to Lanai in exchange for wind farm are starting point
Associated Press, January 12, 2011

Lanai wind farm term agreement negotiated
Companies hail benefits for island; some have doubts
The Maui News, January 8, 2011

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) forum
Remarks by Sen. English, March 3, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

EIS may be needed for, could delay biodiesel plant
The Maui News, Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Hawaii's oil habit has no end in sight
Without a policy shift, analysts see long-term reliance on fossil fuels
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Wednesday, October 25, 2006

English calls for probe of outages
The Maui News, Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Outage stirs anger
State lawmakers demand to know why Oahu's power stayed off so long The PUC will begin an inquiry that could lead to a formal investigation
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Politicians demand answers to blackout
The Honolulu Advertiser, Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Wind farm to service 10,000 households
GE's 15th project is expected to provide power to Big Island homes by March Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Thursday, September 14, 2006

Windfarm Project Announced for Big Island
KIPO broadcast, September 13, 2006 (MP3)

Hawaii to get more wind power
Pacific Business News, September 11, 2006

Incentives and fast permits urged to foster biofuels
Public and private leaders discuss how to build the local industry
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Maui to house large wind power farm
Ranch on east side will put up 20 turbines initially
The Associated Press, July 3, 2006

$200M wind farm project set for Maui
The first phase at Ulupalakua Ranch will be online by 2008
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Saturday, July 1, 2006

Auwahi planning to take view planes into account
The Maui News, Saturday, July 01, 2006

Sen. English says Ulapalakua wind farm signals 'important new direction for state energy policy'
Press Release, Friday, June 30, 2006

PACIFIC: Delegates address impact of rising fuel costs
Pacific Beat - ABC Radio Australia, Thursday, June 8, 2006

Pacific-wide TF eyed to reduce fuel costs
Saipan Tribune, Wednesday, June 7, 2006

Hawaii expects $700M budget surplus
Marianas Variety, Wednesday, June 7, 2006

Pacific leaders gather on Saipan
Saipan Tribune, Tuesday, June 6, 2006

Bigger tax credits energize solar power business
Pacific Business News, May 29, 2006

Lawmakers serious about energy reform
Letters to the Editor, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Sunday, April 9, 2006

Ethanol market riding on HECO plant
The Honolulu Advertiser, Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Energy independence is a matter of security
By J. Kalani English, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Friday, March 10, 2006

At halfway point, bills are still up in the air
The Maui News, Sunday, February 26, 2006

Senators don't intend to repeal gas cap
KHON 2, Thursday, February 16, 2006

Historic energy reform bills advance in state Senate
Press Release, February 16, 2006

House panels want to suspend gas cap
The Maui News, Wednesday, February 15, 2006

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

Senator English shares energy initiative
Moloka'i Island Times, Monday, January 30, 2006

Energy forum urges tax-saving policies
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Monday, January23,2006

Bound for Change
Gov. Lingle wants to reduce the state's reliance on oil, but her proposals could face a fight from the fuel industry
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Sunday, January 22, 2006

Legislature to examine alternative energy, an idea whose time has come
Viewpoint By J. Kalani English, The Maui News, Monday, January 16, 2006

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

Energy plan aims to reduce isle oil dependency
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Friday, January 13, 2006

Dems reject Lingle's call to kill gas cap
The Honolulu Advertiser, Friday, January 13, 2006

Rising gas prices urge Ethanol use

The GoodNews Gazette

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

Energy law needs to be renewed, English says
The Maui News, Thursday, January 20, 2005

Local Fuel to Move Hawai'i's Cars
Ethanol Production Receives Go-Ahead
Press Release, September 21, 2004

Governor Signs Bill to Boost Electricity From Renewable Sources in Hawaii
Daily Environment Report, June 16, 2004

Governor signs bill requiring 20 percent renewables by 2020
AP Wire News, June 2, 2004

Lawmakers work to add ethanol to isle fuel
Measures would offer tax credits for new production plants
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Partisan friction creates heat, not energy conservation
Letter to the Editor, The Maui News, Saturday, February 14, 2004

Energy-tax-credit bill up for renewal
The Maui News, May 9, 2003

Renewable energy deserves credit
Tax credits approved for residential and commercial systems
Press Release, May 5, 2003


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