Keith Amemiya                           Jannah Dela Cruz                        Nancy Budd                   

                                                                                         Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui                       Grant Chun                                   Jim Williams

                                                                                                     Patricia Halagao                                                                        Amy Asselbaye


Donald Horner, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson




Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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


III.                Approval of Minutes


IV.               *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items


V.                 Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members


a.      Superintendent’s Report


b.      Hawaii State Student Council Report


c.      Honolulu District Community meeting held on May 8, 2014


VI.                   Recommendations for Action


a.      Discussion/Board action on the School Community Council (SCC) Requests for Exceptions to the Collective Bargaining Agreement & Waivers of Board Policy, instructional hours or school year requirements for School Year 2014-15


        Additional materials

                          i.      Aiea High School

                                                     ii.      Aiea Intermediate School

                                                   iii.      Aikahi Elementary School

                                                   iv.      Baldwin High School 

                                                     v.      Blanche Pope Elementary School

                                                   vi.      Dole Middle School

                                                 vii.      Ewa Beach Elementary School

                                               viii.      Ha'aheo Elementary School

                                                   ix.      Hau'ula Elementary School

                                                     x.      Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind Elementary

                                                   xi.      Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind Secondary

                                                 xii.      Iao Intermediate School

                                               xiii.      Jarrett Middle School

                                               xiv.      Jefferson Elementary School

                                                  xv.      Kailua Elementary School 

                                                xvi.      Kailua High School

                                              xvii.      Kalaheo High School 

                                            xviii.      Kalakaua Middle School

                                                xix.      Ka'u High School                                                 

                                                xx.      Kauai High School

                                                xxi.      Kea'au High School

                                              xxii.      Kealakehe Intermediate School

                                            xxiii.      Keaukaha Elementary School

                                            xxiv.      King Intermediate School

                                              xxv.      Kohala Middle School

                                            xxvi.      Konawaena Middle School

                                          xxvii.      Kuhio Elementary School

                                        xxviii.      Lahaina Intermediate School

                                            xxix.      Lanakila Elementary School

                                              xxx.      Likelike Elementary School                                           

                                             xxxi.      Maui High School

                                          xxxii.      Maui Waena Intermediate School                                       

                                          xxxiii.      Maunaloa Elementary School

                                         xxxiv.      Mililani High School

                                           xxxv.      Mililani Ike Elementary School

                                         xxxvi.      Mililani Mauka School

                                       xxxvii.      Moanalua High School

                                     xxxviii.     Olomana School

                                         xxxix.      Pa'auilo Elementary and Intermediate School

                                                    xl.      Pahala Elementary School

                                                  xli.      Pahoa High and Intermediate School

                                                xlii.      Paia Elementary School

                                              xliii.      Pearl City High School

                                              xliv.      Roosevelt High School

                                                xlv.      Stevenson Middle School

                                              xlvi.      Wahiawa Middle School

                             xlvii.      Waialua High and Intermediate School

                                          xlviii.      Waikoloa Elementary and Middle School

                                              xlix.      Washington Middle School 

d.  Discussion/Board action to approve Hawaii State Public Charter School Commission members


VII.             Executive Session


This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and sections 92‑5(2), (3) and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.


a.      Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract, the Hawaii Government Employees Association contract, and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters


b.      Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities


VIII.                 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.


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 586-3334 at least three 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.




                                                                                                Donald Horner, Board Chairperson