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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.





Ken Kuraya, Committee Chairperson

Bill Arakaki     Kaimana Barcarse

Warren Haruki     Makana McClellan     Lauren Moriarty


Thursday, February 8, 2024

9:00 a.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:

Webinar number: 2556 007 7426

Webinar password: joinmeeting

Join by phone:

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

Webinar Access Code: 2556 007 7426

Attendee ID Number: #


The Finance and Infrastructure Committee (“Committee”) will accept public testimony with each agenda item.

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

*Materials added 2/6/2024 at 9:00 a.m.

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

*Materials added 2/8/2024 at 9:04 a.m.

  1. Call to order 

  1. Approval of meeting minutes of October 4, 2023, December 7, 2023, and January 11, 2024

  1. Discussion items

  1. Review of status of Department capital improvement projects

  2. Update on status of schools’ fire alarm systems

  3. Update on Department actions and updates in response to the final report of the House of Representatives Lahaina wildfire interim working groups *Materials added 2/8/2024 at 9:05 a.m.

  4. Review of Strategic Plan Desired Outcome 3.1.2, "All systems to address school facility needs are responsive and able to meet all needs effectively, efficiently, and quickly," relating to overall real estate optimization

  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 are 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 (chapter 92, Hawaii Revised Statutes), 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.


                                                            Ken Kuraya, Committee Chairperson