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                                        Keith Amemiya            Brian De Lima         Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui    

                                Jim Williams



                             Don Horner, Committee Chairperson

                                                                         Wesley Lo, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, July 3, 2012

11:30 a.m.


Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




I.                     Call to Order

II.                   Approval of Minutes

III.                  *Public Testimony on Committee Agenda Items

IV.               **Executive Session

A.    Consultation with Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges and liabilities related to financial audits

V.              Presentation/Discussion/Update on the Department of Education’s (Department) Audit plan

VI.             Presentation/Discussion on the Department’s ethics policies and implementation

VII.            Presentation/Discussion on the Department’s ethics and fraud reporting “hotline”

VIII.            Presentation/Discussion on the Board of Education’s and the Department’s complaint reporting process

IX.             Discussion/Committee action on the Department’s recommendation to exclude Public Charter Schools and Public Libraries from its annual financial audit

              Recommendation Memo - KPMG Audit

X.                 Adjournment

* Any interested person may submit data, views, or arguments in writing to the Board on any agenda item.  An individual or representative wishing to testify should register prior to the meeting.  Testimony must be related to an item that is on the agenda and such person shall be required to identify the agenda item to be addressed by the testimony.  Each individual or representative of an organization is allotted two minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide testimony to the Board.

**This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting pursuant to Section 92-4 and all applicable section 92-5(4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

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                                                                                                Donald Horner, Committee Chairperson