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Patricia Bergin      Margaret Cox      Nolan Kawano

Hubert Minn     Kili Namauʻu     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss    

Maya Gee (student representative)   Colonel Peter Santa Ana (military representative)

Lance Mizumoto, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson


Thursday, February 15, 2018

1:30 p.m.

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813



I.          Call to Order

II.         *Public Testimony on Board of Education ("Board") Agenda Items **new material 02/15/2018**

III.         Approval of Meeting Minutes of February 1, 2018

IV.         Reports of Board Committees, Board Members, and Superintendent

A. Human Resource Committee Report on(1) Presentation on Department of Education's teacher induction and mentoring program:  overview, standards, impact, and next steps

B. Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on: (1) Update on Department of Education fiscal reports as of December 31, 2017 (Comparison to Budget, School Food Service, Student Transportation, Utilities, Impact Aid receipts, Capital Improvement Program and Air Conditioning Status); (2) Update on status of implementation of Act 155 (Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 302A-1151.1, Pilot program for lease of public school land); (3) Update on status of implementation of school impact fee districts; (4) Committee Action on Board of Education Policy 301-2 Creating Communities of Learners; (5) Committee Action on Board of Education Policy 305-10 Anti-Harassment, Anti-Bullying, and Anti-Discrimination against Student(s) by Employees

C. Investigative Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) investigating public engagement, strategic focus on priorities, and meeting efficiency and preparation:  findings and recommendations

D. Superintendent's Report (1) update on school visits; (2) update on 2017-2020 Department of Education and Board of Education Joint Strategic Plan implementation; (3) Update on 2018 Legislative Session

V.          Discussion Items

A. Community Stakeholder Presentation:  Boy Scouts of America, Aloha Council

VI.         *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.         Action Items

A. Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendations concerning Board of Education Policy 301-2 Creating Communities of Learners

B. Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendations concerning Board of Education Policy 305-10 Anti-Harassment, Anti-Bullying, and Anti-Discrimination against Student(s) by Employees

VIII.        Executive Session
This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and Section 92‑5(a)(4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

A. Briefing on proposed legislation with possible legal implications

IX.         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 four (4) minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide testimony to the Board.

Audio of this Board meeting will be broadcast live.  For information on how to access this audio broadcast, please contact the Board Office at or (808) 586-3334.

In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board will no longer be providing copies of materials for distribution.  Instead, at each meeting there will be two (2) folders of materials for public review and, effective immediately, materials can be viewed online at  For those unable to print, the Board Office will make copies of such materials at a cost of $0.25 per sheet.

Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should call (808) 586-3334 at least three (3) business days before the meeting.

Chairperson Office Hour:  The Board Chairperson is available to meet with interested members of the public on matters related to the BOE and public education on the day of the meeting noted above from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the BOE Office (1390 Miller Street, Room 404, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813), by appointment only.  If you would like to meet with the Board Chairperson, please call the BOE office at (808) 586-3334, no later than the day prior to the meeting date, for an appointment.  If this is not possible, please feel free to email your questions and comments directly to the Board Chairperson at  Thank you.





                                                                                    Lance Mizumoto, Board Chairperson