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 Shanty Asher      Bill Arakaki Lynn Fallin     Ken Kuraya

Lauren Moriarty     Makana McClellan Kili Namauʻu       

 Bruce Voss, Chairperson

Kaimana Barcarse, Vice Chairperson


Thursday, August 18, 2022

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: 2559 333 3002 

Meeting password: joinmeeting

Join by phone:

1-844-992-4726 Call-in toll-free number (US)

Meeting Access Code: 2559 333 3002

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48-Hour Testimony for General Business Meeting on Thursday, August 18, 2022

*Materials updated 8/17/2022 at 10:45 a.m.

Written testimonies received after 48-Hours

*Materials added 8/18/2022 at 1:32 p.m.

LATE Written testimonies

*Materials added 8/22/2022 at 9:12 a.m.

  1. Call to Order

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

  1. Approval of Meeting Minutes of July 14, 2022 General Business Meeting, and June 16, 2022 Special Meeting

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

  1. Board Member Report on events attended:  (1) July 15, 2022 Hawaii Business Roundtable Early Learning Forum; (2) July 29, 2022 Board Community Meeting; (3) August 12, 2022 Hawaii Education Research Networking meeting

  2. Superintendent’s Report:  (1) Opening of the 2022-2023 school year; (2) School Supply Subsidy Pilot Program; (3) Job recruitment; (4) Weekly Department newsletter

  1. Action Items

  1. Board Action on Board strategic plan timeline

  2. Board Action on Memorandum of Understanding between State of Hawaii Board of Education and Hawaii State Teachers Association (Additional Professional Development Hours for School Year 2022-2023)

  3. Board Action on renaming the school currently known as Kihei High School to Kūlanihāko‘i High School

  4. Board Action on appointment of deputy superintendent of strategy 

  5. Board Action on appointment of deputy superintendent of operations

  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


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The Board accepts written testimony on any agenda item and strongly encourages it as the primary means of submitting testimony. Testimony received 49 hours before the relevant meeting will be posted on the Board's website and a notification will be sent to the Board's agenda mailing list. Testimony received after 49 hours but before the meeting start time will be posted on the Board's website. Testimony sent to any other email address or testimony submitted after the meeting start time will be processed as late testimony and will be posted after 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.

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Bruce D. Voss, Board Chairperson

August 18, 2022 General Business Meeting