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Governor David Ige issued an Emergency Proclamation dated August 5, 2021, suspending Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 92, Public Agency Meetings and Records, to enable boards to conduct meetings without any board members or members of the public physically present in the same location. 

The Board of Education will be holding virtual meetings until further notice. Go to for information on how to listen to these virtual meetings.






Bill Arakaki      Shanty Asher      Kaimana Barcarse      Lynn Fallin

     Kili Namauʻu     Dwight Takeno     Bruce Voss     

Catherine Payne, Chairperson

Kenneth Uemura, Vice Chairperson


Thursday, August 12, 2021

10:30 a.m.

Virtual Meeting

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Written testimonies received on Board agenda items *Materials added 08/11/2021 at 12:10 p.m.

  1. Call to Order

  1. Discussion Items 

NOTE:  Testimony relevant to each agenda item will be taken before the Board considers the item.

  1. Presentation on National Association of State Boards of Education (“NASBE”) boardsmanship training to establish the foundation for recognizing full board authority, developing an understanding of working cohesively as a board, and Leading for Lasting Change *material updated 08/12/2021 at 10:09 a.m.*

  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

Written testimony may be submitted on any agenda item and is strongly encouraged as the primary means of submitting testimony. Anyone wishing to testify orally must sign up in advance using the form posted here: Please note that you will need to register and log in to Webex to testify orally. Testimony over the phone will not be accepted at this time.

Meeting material is available online at

Audio of this meeting will be broadcast live. Video of the meeting participants will not be broadcast. Contact the Board Office for information on how to access this broadcast.


Persons requiring an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability should contact the Board Office at or at (808) 586-3334 as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible will allow additional time to fulfill your request. We will try to obtain the accommodation, but we cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled.


Catherine Payne, Board Chairperson