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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.





Shanty Asher, Committee Chairperson

Makana McClellan, Committee Vice Chairperson

     Bill Arakaki     Kaimana Barcarse     Kahele Dukelow       

Warren Haruki         Ken Kuraya     Lauren Moriarty


Thursday,February 8, 2024

10:30 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 Human Resources 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 2/8/2024 at 11:25 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 Strategic Plan Desired Outcome 2.4.1, "All complex area and state office staff are effective or receive the necessary support to become effective"

  1. Recommendation for action

  1. Committee action on recommendation concerning declaration of annual reduction in force for classified employees to initiate collectively bargained placement rights for employees displaced due to changes in staffing needs

  2. Committee action on recommendation concerning the state librarian evaluation process and State Librarian priorities for the 2023-2024 fiscal year

  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.



Shanty Asher, Committee Chairperson