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            Keith Amemiya                              Nancy Budd                             Charlene Cuaresma                       Danicia Honda                              Kim Gennaula                 

                                                                                                               Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui         Wesley Lo            Jim Williams


Donald Horner, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson




Tuesday, May 21, 2013

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/Board action on personnel matters


c.    Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities related to charter school administrative rules


IV.          Approval of Minutes


V.           *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items


VI.          Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members

a.    Student Achievement Committee Report on the following:  (1) Career Pathways also known as career and technical education (CTE), (2) Nanakuli/Wai'anae Zone of School Innovation, (3) Update on the Office of Curriculum Instruction and Student Support/Office of College & Career Readiness (OCISS/OCCR) Vision and Mission Statement and structural alignment to Strategic Plan, (4) the Student Achievement Committee’s annual evaluation of its performance and its charter, and (5) Student Achievement Committee upcoming meeting agendas


b.    Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on the following:  (1) Department of Education’s Biennium Operating and Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Budget, (2) fiscal reports as of March 31, 2013, and (3) composition of the Committee on Weights VIII 2013


c.    Superintendent’s Report

i.  Elementary and Secondary Education Act Flexibility Waiver status 


d.    Hawaii State Student Council (HSSC) Report


VII.            Discussion Items


a.    Update from the charter school implementation and transition permitted interaction group (Act 130, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012)


b.    Presentation/discussion on the recommendation on enactment of Hawaii Administrative Rules related to the Hawaii Public Charter School Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure


c.    Presentation/discussion on the recommendation on enactment of Hawaii Administrative Rules related to the Commission’s applications, renewals or non-   renewals and revocations of charters 


VIII.          Recommendations for Action:


a.       Discussion/Board action on the recommendation for approval of the composition of the Committee on Weights VIII 2013


b.       Discussion/Board action on amendments to the School Year 2013-14 School Calendar

         GBM 052113 Amendment to 2013-14 School Calendar Memo  

         GBM 052113 Amendment to 2013-14 School Calendar Attachment

c.       Discussion/Board action to approve subcontracts under the charter school Implementation and Transition Coordinator Contract (Act 131, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012)


d.       Discussion/Board action on the recommendation to hold a public hearing on the enactment of Hawaii Administrative Rules related to charter school appeals


e.       Discussion/Board action on the recommendation to hold a public hearing on the repeal of Chapter 8-500, Hawaii Administrative Rules entitled Hawaii Public Charter School Probation and Revocation Procedures


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 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