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Governor David Ige issued a Seventeenth Supplementary Proclamation dated December 16, 2020, suspending Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 92, Public Agency Meetings and Records, to enable boards to conduct meetings without any board members or members of the public physically present in the same location.

The Board of Education will be holding virtual meetings until further notice. Go to for information on how to listen to these virtual meetings.







Shanty Asher      Kaimana Barcarse      Margaret Cox      Lynn Fallin

     Kili Namauʻu     Dwight Takeno     Bruce Voss     

Hunter Harris (student representative)   Captain Lyn Yatko (military representative)

Catherine Payne, Chairperson

Kenneth Uemura, Vice Chairperson



Thursday, January 14, 2021

9:30 a.m.

Virtual Meeting

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I.       Call to Order

II.      Action Items
         NOTE:  Testimony relevant to the agenda item will be taken before the Board considers the item.    

                      *New material added January 14, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.

           A. Board Action on petition of Sunny Unga, Petition No. 20-01 proposing the adoption of a new administrative rule

III.     Late Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items

         NOTE: Anyone who missed the opportunity to testify before the relevant agenda item will be allowed to testify at the end of                  the meeting.

IV.     Adjournment

Written testimony may be submitted on any agenda item and is strongly encouraged as the primary means of submitting testimony. Anyone wishing to testify orally must sign up in advance using the form posted here: Please note that you will need to register and log in to Webex to testify orally. Testimony over the phone will not be accepted at this time.

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