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Patricia Bergin      Margaret Cox      Nolan Kawano

     Kili Namauʻu     Dwight Takeno     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss    

David Texeria (student representative)   Captain Lyn Hammer (military representative)

Catherine Payne, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson


Thursday, August 2, 2018

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 **new material 08/02/18**

III.         Approval of Meeting Minutes of July 19, 2018 

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

A. Student Achievement Committee Report on:  (1) Presentation on Complex Area Superintendent Report:  special education in the Kaimuki-McKinley-Roosevelt Complex Area

B. Report on Board Community Meeting:  July 24, 2018 Honolulu Community Meeting (Manoa)

C. Superintendent's Report:  (1) August 2018 Education Update; (2) Update on 2017-2020 Department of Education and Board of Education Joint Strategic Plan implementation: back to school message     *back to school message video 

V.          *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VI.          Action Items

A. Board Action on appointment of one individual to serve as a member of the State Public Charter School Commission from the following nominees:

Rogerlynn Akau

Mason Chock

Elena Farden

Matthew Kodama

Vanessa Ott

Roger Takabayashi

Carl Takamura

VII.        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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                                                                                                                                                                         Catherine Payne, Board Chairperson