Brian De Lima       Patricia Halagao         Danson Honda


Jim Williams, Committee Chairperson

Amy Asselbaye, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, December 16, 2014

9:30 a.m.


Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




I.                    Call to Order


II.                  *Public testimony on committee agenda items


III.                Approval of minutes


IV.               Discussion/committee action on the November 18, 2014 General Business Meeting referral of the Policy Audit Permitted Interaction Group findings

              Policy Audit Permitted Interaction Group findings                Policy Audit:  HR Recommendations from December 16, 2014 for review at Jan. 20, 2015 GBM

V.                 Discussion/committee action on the Department of Education’s Code of Conduct

              Department's Code of Conduct (Draft)

VI.               Discussion on the Department of Education’s Department Directed Leave/Leave Pending Investigation matters

              Presentation  Sample DDL Letters  Tables

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.      Discussion on the Department of Education’s Department Directed Leave/Leave Pending Investigation matters

b.      Discussion/update on management salaries

c.      Discussion/committee action on the 2014-15 objectives for the Superintendent

d.      Discussion/committee action on the State Librarian appointment


VIII.           Adjournment


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