J. Kalani English

J. Kalani English DEMDemocrat

American politician

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J. Kalani EnglishDEMDemocrat American politician
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23
Years of Experience
HIResidence (state)

Jamie Kalani English is a former American politician and was a Democratic member of the Hawaii State Senate representing District 7. English served consecutively from 2001 until 2013 in the District 5 and District 6 seats. English resigned his seat on May 1, 2021, months after having been arrested by Federal agents.English was charged by the United States Attorney's Office for Hawaii with felony honest services fraud on February 8, 2022 in connection with accepting over $18,000 in cash bribes in exchange for opposing cesspool-related bills while he was a member of the Hawaii State Senate. English has pled guilty to the charge, and was sentenced to 40 months in prison.

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Education7 - 7 of 5
Maui Community College
Attended
1996
Univesity of Hawaii
MA Pacific Islands Studies
1995
Institute of Culture and Communications, East West Center
Certificate
1989 - 1991
Hawai'i Loa College
BA Pacific Islands Studies
1987 - 1989
Center for Public and Business Administration Education, National Chengchi University
Certificate
1988
Past Positions1 - 23 of 23
Majority Leader
Hawaii State Senate
2014 - 2021
Senator
Hawaii State Senate
2013 - 2021
Senator
Hawaii State Senate
2003 - 2013
Senator
Hawaii State Senate
2001 - 2003
Senate Majority Floor Leader
Hawaii State Senate
2001
Councilmember
Maui County Council
1997 - 2000
Former Chair
Tourism and International Affairs Committee, Hawaii State Senate
Member
Senate Committee on Hawaiian Affairs
Member
Senate Committee on Transportation and Energy
Member
Senate Committee on Ways & Means
Vice Chair
Senate Committee on Labor
Participant
Henry Toll Fellowship Program, Council of State Governments
2003
Advisor
National Tropical Botanical Gardens
1995 - 1997
Advisor
Permanent Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia to the United Nations
1993 - 1996
Chief of Staff
Hawaii State Senator Avery B. Chumbley
1995 - 1996
Associate Editor
Na Po'e Hawaii Magazine
1994 - 1995
Case Manager
Hui No Ke Ola Pono
1992 - 1994
Lecturer
Visitor Industry Training and Education Center
1993 - 1994
Lecturer
Maui Community College
1991 - 1994
United Nations Correspondent
Samoa News
1994
Delegate
United Nations Commission on Human Rights
1993
Administrative Aide
Office of Hawaiian Affairs, State of Hawaii
1991 - 1992
Earth Summit
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
1992
Other Experience1 - 23 of 23
Board Member
Ho'onipa'a no Hana Foundation
Current
Member
Energy Institute, National Council of State Legislators
2003
Participant
Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program, John F Kennedy School of Government
2003
Member
Executive Committee, Maui Visitor's Bureau
1999 - 2000
Member
Council On Aging, County of Maui
1998 - 2000
Participant
Leadership Academy for Asian Pacific American Elected Officials Program
2000
Head of Delegation
Rapa Nui, Sister City Agreement
1999
Member
Maui Economic Development Board
1997 - 1999
Member
International Pushkin Bicentennial Committee
1999
Founding President
Hui 'Aina O Hana, A Native Hawaiian Land Conservation Organization
1991 - 1997
Member
Maui County Public, Educational and Government Cable Television Public Access Consortium
1997
Member
Hawaii Cultural Foundation
1996 - Current
Board Member
Maui Arts and Culture Center
1993 - Current
Former Board Member
Maui Chamber of Commerce
Former Board Member
Honolulu Media Council
Former Member
Ways and Means Committee, Hawaii State Senate
Former Member
Transportation Committee, Hawaii State Senate
Former Member
Transportation and Energy Committee, Hawaii State Senate
Former Member
International Affairs and the Arts Committee, Hawaii State Senate
Former President
Association of Pacific Island Legislatures
Former Vice Chair
Hawaiian Affairs Committee, Hawaii State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Public Safety, Intergovernmental, and Military Affairs Committee, Hawaii State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Technology Committee, Hawaii State Senate