Due to changing circumstances because of COVID-19, the Board of Education ("Board") will be holding a virtual general business meeting on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. Please click here to view the agenda and meeting material. Members of the public can listen to the meeting online or by phone. There is no physical location for the meeting. Please click here to view the Governor's Supplementary Proclamation, issued March 16, 2020, which suspends provisions of Sunshine Law due to COVID-19. (Note: This document cannot be viewed via Microsoft Edge. This document is best viewed using Google Chrome.)
The Board encourages members of the public to submit written testimony to Testimony.BOE@boe.hawaii.gov. No oral testimony will be accepted. For instructions regarding how to submit testimony, please click here.
Please find the WebEx link to register to join the meeting here.
The meeting number is: 806 629 654
The meeting password is: k2iQkvX9mk2
To join by phone, call 1-844-621-3956 (Call-in toll-free number (US))
The meeting access code is: 806 629 654
The attendee id number is: #
Please click here to access a PDF with step-by-step instructions. (*New material added 04/01/2020)
For more detailed instructions on how to access the live broadcast, click here.
The live audio broadcast is audio only for both Board Members and the public. Nothing will be shown on the presentation screen.
Persons requiring an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability should contact the Board Office at BOE.Hawaii@boe.hawaii.gov or at (808) 586-3334 as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible will allow additional time to fulfill your request. We will try to obtain the accommodation, but we cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled.
For questions, comments, or concerns, please contact the Board Office at BOE.Hawaii@boe.hawaii.gov or at (808) 586-3334. (March 27, 2020)
NEW CONTACT INFORMATION FOR BOARD OF EDUCATION ("BOARD") MEMBERS AND THE BOARD OFFICE
The Board of Education ("Board") Office and Board members have new e-mail addresses. The Board Office's e-mail has changed to BOE.Hawaii@boe.hawaii.gov. The Board's testimony e-mail has changed to Testimony.BOE@boe.hawaii.gov. For instructions on how to submit public testimony on agenda items, please click here. To contact Board members using their new e-mail addresses, please click here. (February 27, 2020)
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS AND NOMINATIONS TO SERVE ON THE STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION
The Board is seeking qualified candidates to serve as members on the State Public Charter School Commission ("Commission"). The Commission is a statewide charter school authorizer whose mission is to authorize high-quality charter schools throughout Hawaii, pursuant to Chapter 302D, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Interested persons should complete and submit an application by February 21, 2020. See the Charter Schools page for more details. (February 4, 2020)
The Board offers temporary audio and video recordings of its most recent general business and committee meetings until meeting minutes are approved and available. Note that the video recording is of the presentation monitor, not the meeting itself. Click on any of the links below to stream that meeting's recording. If it is your first time streaming a recording, you will be prompted to download WebEx's Network Recording Player. If you are prompted for a password, enter "HawaiiBOE2020".
Unfortunately, streaming on smartphones and some other mobile devices is not available at this time. (September 7, 2018)
GOOGLE MEETING CALENDAR
The Board offers a service where the public can access information regarding Board of Education meetings via Google calendar. Users calendars will automatically update with committee meetings and agendas when they are posted. To access instructions on how to add Board meetings to your Google calendar, please follow these instructions. These instructions are also available at the top of the agenda page. (September 13, 2017)