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November 28, 2020

Sen. Majority Leader English Reintroducing Legislation to Reestablish Lā Kūʻokoʻa as an Official Holiday

Senate Majority Leader J. Kalani English will once again be reintroducing legislation to reestablish Lā Kūʻokoʻa as an official holiday. Great Britain and France became the first global powers on Nov. 28, 1843 to officially recognize the independence of the Hawaiian Kingdom by joint proclamation.
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November 05, 2020

Maui Senators Assigned Leadership and Committee Roles for 31st Legislature

The Hawaiʻi State Senate today announced its 2021 leadership and committee assignments ahead of the Thirty-First Legislature that opens on Jan. 20, 2021.
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September 09, 2020

3,433 Acres at Kamehamenui on Maui Acquired for Conservation

As the property has just been acquired, it is not yet open to public use.  Over the coming year, DOFAW will add the property to the Forest Reserve System and will initiate consultation with the community to develop a management plan for the area.
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April 19, 2020

Checkpoints Aim to Add Layer of Protection for Hāna

The checkpoints are intended to protect the isolated community, which has limited medical resources, by restricting road traffic to East Maui residents only. The checkpoints are after Twin Falls on the Hāna Highway at at ʻUlupalakua Ranch on Piʻilani Highway.
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April 04, 2020

Sobering Numbers on Maui: “Hāna Will Hit 65-70% Unemployment By Next Week”

The rural community of Hāna in East Maui could hit 65 to 70 percent unemployment by next week.  "The numbers are sobering," said Sen. J. Kalani English during an online community meeting last night for members of remote location which reported its first COVID-19 positive case yesterday.
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April 02, 2020

Hāna Highway Restrooms Remain Closed Due to COVID-19 Road Closure

Senate Majority Leader J. Kalani English (Hāna, East and Upcountry Maui, Moloka‘i, Lāna‘i and Kaho‘olawe) announced today that public restrooms along the Hāna Highway will remain closed until further notice while the highway is restricted to local traffic only.
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March 19, 2020

Senator English Thankful For Closure of Hāna Highway to Non-Residents

Senator J. Kalani English (D-Hāna, East and Upcountry Maui, Moloka‘i, Lānaʻi and Kaho‘olawe) thanked Governor David Ige for implementing his recommendation to close the Hāna Highway to non-residents to reduce the spread of COVID-19, and Mayor Mike Victorino for closing the back side county road through Kaupō to non-residents.
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March 11, 2020

FESTPAC Hawaiʻi Announces New Dates

FESTPAC Hawaiʻi Commissioners announced today that the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts & Culture (FESTPAC) is rescheduled for June 18-27, 2021.
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July 01, 2019

Crosswalk Law Puts Brakes on Last Minute Pedestrians

If a signal is equipped with a countdown timer, it is illegal for a pedestrian to start crossing the road if the countdown has already begun.
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December 24, 2018

Maui Senators Pleased with Sale of Ag Lands to Mahi Pono

State Senators from Maui responded to the announcement that Mahi Pono will purchase former HC&S lands from A&B keeping it in use for diversified agriculture.
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December 03, 2018

Maui Senators Included in Leadership, Committee Assignments

Sen. English will serve as Vice Chair of the Technology Committee, and as a member of the Transportation and Ways & Means Committees.
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July 27, 2018

English Receives Multiple Endorsements in Re-Election Bid

The campaign for Senate Majority Leader J Kalani English announced multiple endorsements in the Senator's bid for re-election. 
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July 23, 2018

Six Maritime Unions Endorse Senate Majority Leader J. Kalani English

Senate Majority Leader J. Kalani English was endorsed by the six maritime unions in Hawaiʻi.
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June 22, 2018

Upcountry Primary Election Candidate Forum, June 27

The Kula Community Association hosts an Upcountry Primary Election Candidate Forum on Wednesday, June 27 from 5:30 to 9 p.m.
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April 29, 2018

Maui Senators Move on Pesticides and Oxybenzone Bills

Senate Bill 2571 bans the sale, offer of sale, or distribution in the State of any sunscreen that contains oxybenzone or octinoxate without a prescription...
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