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This meeting is a remote meeting under Section 92-3.7, Hawaii Revised Statutes, and includes an in-person meeting location open to the public and a virtual meeting option that allows the public to participate remotely, including viewing the meeting virtually and providing remote oral testimony. Most board members will be participating virtually from nonpublic locations. Go to for information on using the virtual meeting option.






Shanty Asher      Kaimana Barcarse     

Lyla Berg     Lynn Fallin  

    Catherine Payne     Kenneth Uemura 

Kili Namauʻu, Committee Chairperson

Bill Arakaki, Committee Vice Chairperson



Bill Arakaki     Kili Namauʻu        

    Catherine Payne

Bruce Voss, Committee Chairperson

Lynn Fallin, Committee Vice Chairperson


Thursday, April 21, 2022

11:00 a.m. 


Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813


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Written testimonies submitted on Board agenda items * Materials added 4/20/2022 at 5:02 p.m.


  1. Call to Order 

  1. *Public Testimony on Board of Education (“Board”) Agenda Items

  1. Discussion Items

  1. Update on Department of Education’s educational plan and fiscal plan to use federal funds in the second round of the Educational Stabilization Fund’s Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (“ESSER II”) and in the third round of ESSER funds authorized under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ESSER ARP”) approved by the Board on December 16, 2021

  1. Recommendation for Action

  1. Committee Action on amendment to Department of Education’s fiscal plan to use federal funds in ESSER II and ESSER ARP approved by the Board on December 16, 2021

  1. 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.

  1. Adjournment

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Kili Namauʻu, Student Achievement Committee Chairperson


Bruce Voss, Finance and Infrastructure Committee Chairperson

April 21, 2022 Joint Student Achievement Committee and Finance and Infrastructure Committee