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            Keith Amemiya                           Amy Asselbaye                            Nancy Budd                   

                                    Grant Chun                             Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui                 Patricia Halagao                               

Jannah Dela Cruz                                                                             Jim Williams



Donald Horner, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson




Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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


III.                Executive Session


This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and sections 92‑5(2), (3) and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.


a.      Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract, the Hawaii Government Employees Association contract, and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters


b.      Discussion/action on the personnel appointment of the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent


c.      Discussion on personnel matters related to realignment of the Office of the Superintendent


d.      Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities


IV.               Approval of Minutes


V.                 *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items



VI.               Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members


a.      Human Resource Committee Report on the personnel appointment of the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent


b.      Finance & Infrastructure Committee Report on the following: (1) Department of Education (Department) school-level expenditure and budget; (2) Department’s supplemental budget request for fiscal year 2014-15; and (3) Department’s Information Technology’s strategic plan


c.      Superintendent’s Report

                                                 Balanced Scorecard

          i.          Complex Area Superintendent’s Report – Hilo, Waiakea Complex  

                                           Hilo, Waiakea Complex

                                           CAS Report

VII.                 Recommendations for Action


a.      Discussion/Board action on proposed School Year (SY) 2014-15 Calendar

                Proposed SY 2014-15 Calendar

b.      Discussion/Board action on appointment of designees to the School Community Council (SCC) Exception Review Committee for purposes of reviewing SCC requests for exceptions to the collective bargaining agreement


c.      Discussion/Board action on the composition of Board standing committees


d.      Discussion/Board action on the Board’s meeting schedule


VIII.           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 two minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide testimony to the Board.


In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board of Education (BOE) 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 BOE 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 586-3334 at least three business days before the meeting.


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.



                                                                                                Donald Horner, Board Chairperson