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Patricia Bergin       Grant Chun       Margaret Cox    

Hubert Minn     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss    

Andrea Lyn Mateo (student representative)   Colonel Peter Santa Ana (military representative)

Lance Mizumoto, Chairperson
Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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 **new material 04/03/2017**

III.   Approval of Meeting Minutes of March 21, 2017

IV.   Reports of Board Committees, Board Members, and Superintendent

        A.     Student Achievement Committee Report on:  (1) Committee Action on Every Student Succeeds Act ("ESSA") impacts on

                 school accountability

        B.      Superintendent's Report:  (1) April 2017 Education Update; (2) Update on 2017 State and Federal Legislative Session  **updated material 03/30/2017**

V.     Discussion Items
         A.      Community Stakeholder Presentation:  Punahou School's Partnerships in Unlimited Educational Opportunities ("PUEO")


         B.      Presentation on the Hawaii State Public Library's first quarter report through March 2017

VI.     *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.    Action Items

          A.     Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendation concerning Every Student Succeeds Act ("ESSA") impacts on school accountability **revised materials 04/04/2017**

VIII.   Executive Session
This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and Section 92‑5(a)(3) and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

          A.     Briefing on proposed legislation with possible legal implications

          B.     Update on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract, the Hawaii Government Employee Association contracts, and

                   related Hawaii State Labor Board matters

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 four (4) minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide testimony to the Board.

Audio of this Board meeting will be broadcast live.  For information on how to access this audio broadcast, please contact the Board Office at or (808) 586-3334.

In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board 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 Board 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 (808) 586-3334 at least three (3) 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.


                                                                                Lance Mizumoto, Board Chairperson