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     Bill Arakaki     Lynn Fallin     Kili Namauʻu      

Catherine Payne     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss

Kaimana Barcarse, Committee Chairperson

Dwight Takeno, Committee Vice Chairperson


Thursday, August 19, 2021

9:30 a.m.

Virtual Meeting

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Written testimony on Board agenda items *Material added 08/18/21 at 3:52 p.m.

  1. Call to Order 

  2. Approval of Meeting Minutes of June 17, 2021

  1. Recommendation for Action

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

  1. Committee Action on recommendation concerning State Librarian’s evaluation for the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year:  State Librarian’s priorities

  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. Oral testimony will be accepted at the meeting. Each individual is allotted four (4) minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide oral testimony to the Board. In accordance with Hawaii’s Sunshine Law (Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 92), testimony should be related to an item that is on the agenda. 

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Kaimana Barcarse, Committee Chairperson