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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.






 Warren Haruki, Chairperson

Kaimana Barcarse, Vice Chairperson

Shanty Asher      Bill Arakaki     Kahele Dukelow     Ken Kuraya

 Lauren Moriarty     Makana McClellan


Thursday, January 25, 2024

1:30 p.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: 2553 696 2041

Webinar password: joinmeeting

Join by phone:

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

Webinar Access Code: 2553 696 2041

Attendee ID Number: #


The Board will accept public testimony with each agenda item.

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

*Materials added 01/23/2024 at 1:30 p.m.

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

*Materials added 01/25/2024 at 1:30 p.m.

Written testimony on Board agenda items LATE

*Materials added 01/26/2024 at 1:30 p.m.

  1. Call to order

  1. Approval of meeting minutes of December 21, 2023, General Business Meeting

  1. Report of the Superintendent *Materials updated 1/23/2024 at 1:30 p.m. (Report of the Superintendent *Materials added 1/22/2024 at 4:15 p.m.)

  1. Maui wildfire impacts; and

  1. School and employee bright spots 

  1. Committee Reports

  1. Finance and Infrastructure Committee report on January 11, 2024, meeting

  2. Human Resources Committee report on January 11, 2024, meeting

  3. Student Achievement Committee report on January 11, 2024, meeting

  1. Action items

  1. Board action on designation of board members to an investigative committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to paragraph 92-2.5(b)(1), Hawaii Revised Statutes), concerning nomination of individuals to serve as members of the State Public Charter School Commission *Materials added 01/23/2024 at 1:30 p.m.

  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.


Warren Haruki, Board Chairperson