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Amy Asselbaye       Grant Chun       Margaret Cox  

Patricia Halagao     Don Horner     Hubert Minn     Jim Williams

Brennan Lee (student representative)   Colonel Peter Santa Ana (military representative)

Lance Mizumoto, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, April 5, 2016

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

III.            Approval of Meeting Minutes of March 15, 2016

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

      A.       Student Achievement Committee Report on:  (1) Update on status of, process, and timeline for Committee review of Board policies presently assigned to the Committee; (2) Presentation on Youth Risk Behavior Survey (“YRBS”) results for 2015; (3) Presentation on understanding the Comprehensive Student Support System from a special education perspective;  (4) Presentation by the University of Hawaii College of Education, Special Education Department on special education inclusion nationwide and statewide; (5) Presentation on special education inclusion in the Department of Education

      B.       Superintendent’s Report:  (1) April 2016 Education Update; and (2) Update on 2016 Legislative Session

V.             Discussion Items

      A.       Community Stakeholder Presentation:  Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii

      B.       Presentation on state-wide assessments:  current requirements and changes over the past five years **revised (04/05/2016)**         

      C.       Presentation on College and Career Readiness Indicators for the Class of 2015

VI.           *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.          Action Items

     A.       Board Action on resolution recognizing State Public Charter School Commission Executive Director Tom Hutton for his service

VIII.         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.       Briefing on proposed legislation with possible legal implications

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