Keith Amemiya                               Nancy Budd                              Charlene Cuaresma             Danicia Honda                     

Kim Gennaula                                                                                 Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui                                     Wesley Lo                                                 Jim Williams


Donald Horner, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson




Tuesday, July 2, 2013

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.                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.      Discussion/Board action on appointment of the complex area superintendent for Baldwin-Kekaulike-Maui complex area


c.      Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities on student instructional hours and school year requirement waivers


IV.               Approval of Minutes


V.                 *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items


VI.               Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members

a.      Human Resources Committee Report on the following:  (1) State Librarian’s evaluation, (2) Superintendent’s evaluation, (3) appointment of the complex area superintendent for Baldwin-Kekaulike-Maui complex area, and (4) management salary adjustments


b.      Student Achievement Committee Report on Hawaii State Alternate Assessment cut scores and proficiency levels


c.      Superintendent’s Report


d.      Hawaii State Student Council (HSSC) Report


VII.                 Discussion Items


a.      Acknowledgement of service: Richard Hogeboom, inaugural member of the Hawaii Public Charter School Commission


b.      Final presentation on the transition to the new charter school accountability law (Act 130, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012) from the charter school implementation and transition Coordinator, the National Association of Charter School Authorizers


VIII.               Recommendations for Action:


a.      Discussion/Board action to approve Hawaii State Alternate Assessment cut scores and proficiency levels


b.      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 2013-14

Leilehua High School - SCC Exception re Revised Attendance Procedures      

Konawaena Middle School - SCC Exception re Assessments Schedule      

Leilehua High School - SCC Exception re Assessments Schedule      

Mililani High School - SCC Exception re Assessments Schedule      

Radford High School - SCC Exception re Assessments Schedule      

Kalaheo High School - SCC Exception re Change in Bell Schedule & Teacher Prep Periods             


c.      Discussion/Board action to approve subcontracts under the charter school Implementation and Transition Coordinator Contract (Act 131, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012)


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 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