Garrett Toguchi, Chairperson

Randall Yee, First Vice Chairperson

Herbert Watanabe, Second Vice Chairperson

Janis Akuna                   Kim Coco Iwamoto           John Penebacker

      Eileen Clarke                   Maralyn Kurshals              Leona Rocha-Wilson

Margaret Cox               Carol Mon Lee             Pamela Young

   Mark Dannog                                                            



Thursday, February 3, 2011

3:30 p.m. 

Kamiloiki Elementary School Cafeteria

7788 Hawaii Kai Drive

Honolulu, Hawaii



          I.           Call to Order

         II.           Board Recognition of Achievements 

        III.           Approval of Minutes, Appointments, and Contracts

                        A.       Minutes 

                        B.       Personnel Appointments

                        C.       Contracts            

         IV.          Reports

                        A.         Board Officers and Board Committee Chairpersons

                        B.         Board Executive Director

                        C.         Superintendent          

                                    Presentation on Hawaii Kai Consolidation of Schools: Option of Adjusting Attendance Areas

                                    District Presentation:  “Kaiser Complex in Review” 

Personnel Appt Recommendations for January 2011.pdf

11-02-03 Gen Mtg Kaiser PPT.pdf

11-02-03 Gen Mtg Memo_BOE.pdf

11-02-03 Gen Mtg Memo_CAS.pdf


                        D.         State Librarian

                                    Presentation: “Aina Haina Public Library Programs and Services”

                        E.         Charter School Review Panel

                        F.         Military Representative

                        G.         Hawaii State Student Council

                        H.         Other Boards, Commissions, Councils

                        I.          Board Members’ Concerns 

         V.           * Executive Session on Personnel, Collective Bargaining, and Legal Matters

                       A.           Discussion/Action on Collective Bargaining and Personnel Matters Related to the   Department of Education and the Hawaii State Public Library System

                       B.            Consultation With the Attorney General on Legal Matters

 Recess until 7:00 p.m.    

        VI.           ** Requests and Petitions from the Public, Including Input on Board Action Items        

       VII.           Recommendations for Action

A. Discussion/Action on Proposed Amendments to the 2011 Board of Education Committee Assignment Schedule (Chairperson)

B. Discussion/Action on Resolutions Adopted by the 2010 Secondary Student Conference (Committee on Legislation, Public Charter Schools & Public Libraries)

Discussion/Action to Support SSC Resolution 12, to Include the Board Developing a Policy on Dissection

Discussion/Action to Not Support SSC Resolution 26

Discussion/Action to Support SSC Resolution 33

Discussion/Action to Support SSC Resolution 64

Discussion/Action to Support SSC Resolution 67

C. Discussion/Action Regarding Aligning Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) and HSPLS New, Expanded, and Replacement Libraries, as Prioritized, to Its CIP Matrix (Committee on Legislation, Public Charter Schools & Public Libraries)

Memo     Attachment

D. Discussion/Action on the Evaluation Instrument for the State Librarian (Committee on Legislation, Public Charter Schools & Public Libraries) 

E. Discussion/Action on the Proposed State of Hawaii Department of Education 2011-2012 Official School Calendar (Chairperson)

F. Discussion/Action Relating to Proposed Amendments to Chapter 41, Hawaii Administrative Rules, Civil Rights Policy and Complaint Procedure, for Public Hearings (Chairperson)

Memo     Attachment

G. Discussion/Action on Board Positions on Legislation Related to the Board of Education, Department of Education, Hawaii State Public Library System, and/or Charter School Review Panel/Charter School Administrative Office/Charter Schools (Committee on Legislation, Public Charter Schools & Public Libraries)

        VIII.           Adjournment


* This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting pursuant to Sections 92-4 and 92-5, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

** All contents of public testimonies and petitions will be included in the minutes as public record.

In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board of Education (BOE) 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 BOE 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 586-3349 at least three business days before the meeting. 


Garrett  Toguchi, Board Chairperson