+ − Contact Information
Email Address: email@example.com
Phone: (808) 587-7225
Fax: (808) 587-7230
415 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI 96813
+ − Biography
Senator J. Kalani English currently serves as the Senate Majority Leader. He is vice chair of the Senate Committee on Technology, and is a member of the Senate Committees on Ways and Means and Transportation.
Senator J. Kalani English was raised in Hāna, Maui by his grandparents who instilled in him a strong work ethic and dedication to family and community. Bilingual in English and Hawaiian languages and proficient in Mandarin, Senator English possesses uniquely diverse attributes. He has both a distinguished birthright and well-earned recognition as a ranking Ali‘i 7th degree, Royal Order of Kamehameha I and member of The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.
Of Hawaiian, Tahitian, Chinese, and Russian Jewish heritage, Senator English graduated from Kamehameha Schools in 1984. He went on to Taiwan, continuing his studies and received a certificate from the Center for Public and Business Administration Education from the National Chengchi University. Then in 1989 he earned his B.A. in Pacific Islands Studies from Hawai‘i Loa College. He is an alumnus of the East-West Center's Institute of Culture & Communication, and completed graduate studies at UH Manoa in 1995 with an M.A. in Pacific Island Studies.