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All participating board members will attend this meeting in-person at a meeting location open to the public. There is a courtesy virtual meeting option that allows the public to participate remotely, including viewing the meeting virtually and providing remote oral testimony. Go to for information on using the courtesy virtual meeting option.





Bill Arakaki, Committee Chairperson

Lauren Moriarty, Committee Vice Chairperson

 Shanty Asher      Kaimana Barcarse     


Kahele Dukelow Warren Haruki Ken Kuraya


Thursday, December 7, 2023

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: 2558 018 5026

Meeting password: joinmeeting

Join by phone:

1-408-418-9388 Call-in toll number (US)

Meeting Access Code: 2558 018 5026

Attendee ID Number: #


The Student Achievement Committee (“Committee”) will accept public testimony with each agenda item.

Written testimony on Board agenda items (received within 49-Hours meeting)

*Materials added 12/5/2023 at 1:35 p.m.

  1. Call to Order 

  1. Discussion Items

    1. Review of Strategic Plan Desired Outcome 1.1.1: All entering kindergarten students are assessed for social, emotional and academic readiness and provided necessary and timely support to develop foundational skills for learning

  1. Adjournment

Meeting material is available online at

The Board accepts written testimony on any agenda item and strongly encourages it as the primary means of submitting testimony. Written testimony received 49 hours before the meeting will be posted publicly and distributed to Board members before 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.

The Board provides a live broadcast of its meetings. Information on accessing this live broadcast is available here:


If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact Board staff at (808) 586-3334 and as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible have a greater likelihood of being fulfilled. 

Upon request, this notice is available in alternate/accessible formats.


Bill Arakaki, Committee Chairperson