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New toilet tech promoted as cesspool option
DOH requires cesspool phaseout by 2050 to protect drinking water
The Maui News, November 25, 2018

Senate Moves on Landmark Measures
Bills protecting coral reefs, addressing homelessness, housing pass final reading in the Senate
News Release, May 1, 2018

Legislature Pass Bills Supporting Senate Legislative Priority
Bills addressing homelessness, health, climate change mitigation now head for final vote
News Release, April 27, 2018

Rat traps to be handed out at taro festival
Groups unite to help community get control of rat lungworm disease
The Maui News, April 27, 2017

Rat Lungworm Meeting in Hāna Draws Standing Room Only Crowd
Maui Now, April 6, 2017

Maui Senators' Statements on Override Vote of SB2077
News Release, July 20, 2016

Governor Ige signs three bills into law, including Affordable Care Act waiver proposal
News Release, April 25, 2016

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

Homelessness, mental health top priorities for 2016 legislative session
Hawaii News Now, January 19, 2016

Operation of Maui region hospitals signed over to Kaiser Permanente
Hawaii News Now, January 14, 2016

Maui senator recalls 'intense pain' with dengue fever
KHON2, November 5, 2015

Maui Senators Optimistic Following Maui Hospitals Operation and Management Selection
Press Release, Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Care home for severely disabled appeals for funding
The Maui News, July 11, 2012

MMJ Tourism in Hawaii?
High Times, Wed, Apr 20, 2011

Dengue fever expert: Prevent spread
E. Maui urged to remove mosquito breeding grounds
The Maui News, April 10, 2011

Dengue eyed in East Maui
The Maui News, April 7, 2011

One Hawaii Medical Pot Bill Still Rolling
MauiTime Weekly, March 31, 2011

Decriminalizing pot possession gets hearing
Cutting court costs is the aim of a bill that will be discussed today
Honolulu Star-Advertiser, February 4, 2011

Hawaii Looks to Expand Medical Marijuana Program
Opposing Views, January 27, 2011

Medical Marijuana Expansion Proposed
Senators Want More Patients To Have Easier Access To Medical Pot
KITV News 4, January 21, 2011

Historic Groundbreaking Attracts VIPs
The Molokai Dispatch, September 1, 2010

Senator English Statement on Molokai Community Health Center Groundbreaking Ceremony
Press Release, August 24, 2010

HI Senator J. Kalani English on Marijuana Legalization
G4 TV, April 20, 2010

Hemp day
Honolulu Weekly, February 24, 2010

Police chief against relaxing marijuana laws
Yabuta says it would send wrong message to youths and damage neighborhoods
The Maui News, January 22, 2010

Proposal would reduce costs of enforcement, prosecution, and incarceration
Press Release, January 22, 2010

Marijuana bills to be introduced
Penalty for possession would be reduced
Hawaii Tribune-Herald, Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Pointing to Obama, Hawaii lawmaker aims to decriminalize marijuana
The Raw Story, Sunday, January 17th, 2010

English will take aim at reforming laws for cannabis
The Maui News, January 17, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Resolution apologizes for leprosy restrictions
The Maui News, Sunday, May 4, 2008

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

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

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

New project memorializes patients sent to Kalaupapa
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Community governance for hospitals allowed
The Maui News, Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Deadline looms for Lingle's list of vetoes
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Sunday, June 24, 2007

$150 million for county tops senators' list
The Maui News, Sunday, May 06, 2007

Senate bill good medicine
The Maui News, Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Vote boosts chances for local control at hospital
The Maui News, Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Senate plan would allow regional control of medical services
The Maui News, Sunday, March 04, 2007

Senators say group misinformed
The Maui News, Saturday, February 24, 2007

Local control the best alternative
The Maui News, Sunday, January 28, 2007

Bill to split Maui County from HHSC being floated
The Maui News, Friday, January 26, 2007

Doctors' work up close and personal
The Maui News, Sunday, July 10, 2005

Bill emphasizes dignity and liberty of Kalaupapa patients
The Maui News, Friday, April 15, 2005

Dialysis machine donated
The Maui News, Wednesday, May 26, 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

Senate panel restores hospital funding
The Maui News, March 31, 2004

Maui lawmakers busy on measures state and local
The Maui News, March 30, 2004

Unsafe Lead Levels in Upcountry Water Unresolved
Senator English Introduces Resolution to Address Role of Feds
Press Release, March 30, 2004

Senate restores funding for Hawai'i Health Systems Corporation
Press Release, March 30, 2004

Maui lawmakers welcome funds for air ambulance
Press Release, January 29, 2004

Governor persuaded to release $500,000 for Hale Makua
The Maui News, December 4, 2003

Veto grounds air ambulance
Arakawa, Maui lawmakers shocked by Lingle's decision to kill funding
The Maui News, June 22, 2003

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

Air ambulance funds lands in Maui County
Residents soon to enjoy increased medical security
Press Release, April 28, 2003

Air ambulance makes cut
The Maui News, April 27, 2003

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

We should all say 'no' to additives in the water
The Maui News, Letters to the Editor, Saturday, March 15, 2003

Air ambulance gains support
Funding for upgraded emergency medical services still needed
The Maui News, Wednesday, February 5, 2003

Governor persuaded to release $500,000 for Hale Makua
Change of mind will bring some relief to hospital-bed environment on Valley Isle
The Maui News, July 23, 2002

Is dengue dead? Or just sleeping?
Pacific Business News, Monday, May 13, 2002

Dengue gone but not to be forgotten
That's the advice health experts offer if island wants to keep disease at bay
The Maui News, May 11, 2002

Senator English emphasizes need for community participation
in the ongoing control of dengue fever

Press Release, May 10, 2002

Funds for Kula ambulance service supported in Senate
Letter to the Editor, The Maui News, April 10, 2002

Sen. English puts the bite on lax hospitals
Bill holds facilities responsibile for patient health aids
The Maui News, Sunday, March 24, 2002

Sen. English Seeks to Ensure Health Care Transportation to Neighbor Islands
Press Release, February 19, 2002

English supports Pfizer program helping low income seniors obtain prescription drugs and other health benefits
Press Release, February 7, 2002

Jobless hired to clean up Hana
The Honolulu Advertiser, Friday, February 1, 2002

Dengue cases still popping up despite eradication efforts
The Maui News, November 15, 2001


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