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                                                                          STATE OF HAWAII






          Keith Amemiya                                  Nancy Budd                           Charlene Cuaresma            

Angelica Wai Sam Lao                    Kim Gennaula                Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui  

Wesley Lo                                          Jim Williams


Donald Horner, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson




Tuesday, September 20, 2011

10:30 a.m.


Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813


King Kaumuali`i School

Media Room

4380 Hanamaulu Road

Lihue, Hawaii  96766




            10:30 a.m.                              Call to Order

            10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.       * Executive Session on Personnel, Collective

                                                            Bargaining and Legal Matters

a.      Update on HSTA Contract

b.      Administrative Rulemaking

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

            11:15 a.m.                              Reconvene General Business


I.                         Approval of Minutes

II.                        ** Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items

III.                      Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members

a.      Report of Student Achievement Committee

b.      Update/Discussion on the Board of Education Community Meeting Schedule

IV.                    Recommendations for Action:

a.      Discussion/Recommendation for Board action on Standing Committee membership

b.     Discussion/Recommendation for Board action on the Appointment of Members to the Hawaii State Adult and Community Education Council

c.      Discussion/Recommendation for Board action to establish an investigative committee to work on monthly operating and capital budget reports

d.      Discussion/Recommendation for Board action on the Weighted Student Formula for School Year 2012-2013

         COW - WSF Recommendation 

e.      Discussion/Recommendation for Board action on the proposed amendments to Board Policy 4540 “High School Graduation and Commencement Policy”

                        Recommendation Memo - BP 4540       Attachment A

                        BP 4540 - presentation

V.                     Adjournment


* This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92-4 and applicable sections of 92-5, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

** 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. 


                                                                                                Donald Horner, Board Chairperson