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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 6, 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 12/07/2016**

III.          Approval of Meeting Minutes of November 15, 2016 

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

A.  Audit Committee Report on: (1) Committee Action on Audit Committee Charter

B.  Superintendent's Report:  December 2016 Education Update

C.  Board Student Representative Report:  (1) Update on United States Senate Youth Program, (2) October 15, 2016 Hawaii State Student Council Meeting, and (3) December 3, 2016 Hawaii State Student Council Meeting **new material 12/07/2016** 

D.  Report on 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:  findings and recommendations

V.           Discussion Items 

A.  Bright Spots:   Farrington-Kaiser-Kalani Complex Area and Farrington High School Boldly Building Excellence Through Relationships

B.  Presentation on the State Public Charter School Commission's annual report

C.  Presentation on the Hawaii State Public Library's fourth quarter report through November 2016 **updated material 12/16/2016 (correct typo)**

D.  Presentation on the Governor's Every Student Succeeds Act Team's draft of Hawaii Education Blueprint **new material 12/06/2016** 

VI.        *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.        Action Items 

A.  Board Action on review and extension of 2011-2018 Department and Board Joint Strategic Plan:  Final version **updated material 12/05/2016 - hyperlink on p. 3** Video  PowerPoint

B.  Board Action on Audit Committee recommendation concerning Audit Committee Charter amendments

C.  Board Action on appointment of two individuals to serve as members of the Adult and Community Education Advisory Council:  Preshess Willets-Vaquilar and Sam Moku **new material 12/01/2016**

VIII.       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

IX.          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.

Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should call (808) 586-3334 at least three (3) business days before the meeting.                                                                        ________________________________________

                                                                                    Lance Mizumoto, Board Chairperson