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Governor David Ige issued a Eighteenth Supplementary Proclamation dated February 12, 2021, suspending Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 92, Public Agency Meetings and Records, to enable boards to conduct meetings without any board members or members of the public physically present in the same location.

The Board of Education will be holding virtual meetings until further notice. Go to for information on how to listen to these virtual meetings.





Shanty Asher      Kaimana Barcarse      Margaret Cox      Lynn Fallin

     Kili Namauʻu     Dwight Takeno     Bruce Voss    

Hunter Harris (student representative)   Colonel Angenene Robertson (military representative)

Catherine Payne, Chairperson

Kenneth Uemura, Vice Chairperson



Thursday, April 15, 2021

11:00 a.m. 

Virtual Meeting


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Meeting number: 182 478 4511

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Written testimonies on Board Agenda Items  *Materials added 4/14/2021 at 2:25 p.m.         

I.             Call to Order
II.            Discussion Items

NOTE:  Testimony relevant to each agenda item will be taken before the Board considers the item.

A. Presentation on the Department of Education's ("Department") plan to enhance learning to address COVID-19 related learning loss 

III.          Action Items

NOTE:  Testimony relevant to each agenda item will be taken before the Board considers the item.

A. Board Action on the Department's plan for use of federal funds in the COVID-19 relief package and annual federal spending bill:  2021 summer learning plan and funding, 2022 summer learning plan and funding, and  devices for 2021 summer and 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 School Years

IV.          Late Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items

NOTE: Anyone who missed the opportunity to testify before the relevant agenda item will be allowed to testify at the end of the meeting.

 V.          Adjournment


Written testimony may be submitted on any agenda item and is strongly encouraged as the primary means of submitting testimony. Anyone wishing to testify orally must sign up in advance using the form posted here: Please note that you will need to register and log in to Webex to testify orally. Testimony over the phone will not be accepted at this time.

Meeting material is available online at

Audio of this meeting will be broadcast live. Video of the meeting participants will not be broadcast. Contact the Board Office for information on how to access this broadcast.

Persons requiring an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability should contact the Board Office at or at (808) 586-3334 as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible will allow additional time to fulfill your request. We will try to obtain the accommodation, but we cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled.


                                                            Catherine Payne, Board Chairperson