All participating board members will attend this meeting in-person at a meeting location open to the public. There is a courtesy virtual meeting option that allows the public to participate remotely, including viewing the meeting virtually and providing remote oral testimony. Go to for information on using the courtesy virtual meeting option.






Bill Arakaki      Shanty Asher      Lynn Fallin     

Ken Kuraya Makana McClellan Lauren Moriarty     Kili Namauʻu     

Bruce Voss, Chairperson

Kaimana Barcarse, Vice Chairperson


Thursday, April 6, 2023

1:30 p.m. 

Public Meeting Location

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

Courtesy Virtual Meeting Information

Register to join the WebEx Meeting Online:

Meeting number: 2564 249 9776

Meeting password: joinmeeting

Join by phone:

1-408-418-9388 Call-in number (US – not toll free)

Meeting Access Code: 2564 249 9776

Attendee ID Number: #


Written testimony on Board agenda items (received within 49-Hours of the meeting)

*Materials added 4/4/2023 at 1:30 p.m.

Written testimony on agenda items (within 49-Hours of the meeting)

*Materials added 4/6/2023 at 1:35 p.m. 

  1. Call to Order

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

  1. Executive Session

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

  1. Deliberation during the conduct of contract negotiations and concerning the authority of person designated by the Board to conduct labor negotiations on the Hawaii State Teachers Association contract

  1. Action Items

  1. Board Action on authority of person designated by the Board to conduct labor negotiations on the Hawaii State Teachers Association contract

  1. *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items

  1. Discussion Items

  1. Update on Hawaii Public Education 2023-2029 Strategic Plan (Phase II), Implementation Plan:  Summary of feedback on draft *Materials added 4/4/2023 at 1:30 p.m.

  1. Adjournment

Meeting material is available online at

The Board accepts written testimony on any agenda item and strongly encourages it as the primary means of submitting testimony. Written testimony received 49 hours before the meeting will be posted publicly and distributed to Board members before the meeting. Further instructions on submitting written testimony is available here:

The Board accepts oral testimony in-person and virtually. To sign up to testify either in-person or virtually, use the form posted here: If you are testifying virtually, you must register and log in to WebEx using the same name you used to sign up to testify. Each individual is allotted four (4) minutes, but the Chairperson can reduce the amount of time allowed. 

In accordance with Hawaii’s Sunshine Law (Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 92), all testimony, whether written or oral, should be related to an item that is on the agenda.

The Board provides a live broadcast of its meetings. Information on accessing this live broadcast is available here:


If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact Board staff at (808) 586-3334 and as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible will allow adequate time to fulfill your request.

Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy.


Bruce D. Voss, Board Chairperson

April 6, 2023 Special Meeting