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       Amy Asselbaye     Margaret Cox     Patricia Halagao     Don Horner     Jim Williams 

Brian De Lima, Committee Chairperson

Hubert Minn, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, April 19, 2016

9:30 a.m. 

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813



I.               Call to Order  

II.             *Public testimony on Human Resources Committee (“Committee”) agenda items 

III.             Approval of Meeting Minutes of March 15, 2016 

          IV.            Discussion Items

         A.         Update on pending cases of Department of Education employees on Department Directed Leave (“DDL”) or Leave Pending Investigation (“LPI”) **new (04/15/2016)**

V.             Recommendation for Action 

      A.         Committee Action on reorganization of the Office of Human Resources **new (04/14/2016)** 

         B.         Committee Action on Board Policy 500.5, Evaluation of the Superintendent of Education and the State Librarian **new (04/14/2016)** 

VI.            Executive Session

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

        A.         Update on pending cases of Department of Education employees on Department Directed Leave (“DDL”) or Leave Pending Investigation (“LPI”)

        B.         Presentation on Department of the Attorney General’s review of the Department of Education’s DDL and LPI process and procedures

VII.           Adjournment



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                                                                                    Brian De Lima, Committee Chairperson