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      Patricia Bergin     Grant Chun     Margaret Cox      Darrel Galera
   Hubert Minn      Kenneth Uemura      Bruce Voss
      Andrea Lyn Mateo (student representative) Colonel Peter Santa Ana (military representative)

Lance Mizumoto, Chairperson
Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson

Tuesday, December 20, 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 **updated material 12/20/2016**

III.    Approval of Meeting Minutes of December 6, 2016

IV.    Discussion Items

A. Update on the Governor’s Every Student Succeeds Act (“ESSA”) Team’s draft of Hawaii Education Blueprint **new material 12/20/2016**

V.    Action Items

A. Board Action on findings and recommendation of Investigative Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) investigating issues relating to a search for a Superintendent, including timeline, process, and composition of group conducting search process

B. Board Action on 2016 Legislative Report: annual Board report on the State’s public charter schools in accordance with Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 302D-21

VI.   Executive Session
This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and Section 92‑5(a)(3) and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

A. Update on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract, the Hawaii Government Employee Association contracts, and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters

VII.  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.

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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