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Bill Arakaki      Shanty Asher      Kaimana Barcarse     Lynn Fallin     

Ken Kuraya     Makana McClellan     Lauren Moriarty     Kili Namauʻu         

Bruce Voss, Chairperson


Thursday, July 14, 2022

1:30 p.m. 

Public Meeting Location

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

Courtesy Virtual Meeting Information

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Written testimonies on Board agenda items *Materials added 07/13/2022 at 2:23 p.m.

  1. Call to Order

  1. *Public Testimony on Board of Education (“Board”) Agenda Items

  1. Executive Session 

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

  1. Consultation with the Board’s attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Board’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities concerning Superintendent Employment Contract

  1. Approval of Meeting Minutes of May 5, 2022 General Business Meeting, May 19, 2022 Special Meeting, June 2, 2022 Special Meeting, and June 16, 2022 General Business Meeting

  1. Action Items

  1. Board Action on Superintendent Employment Contract

  2. Board Action on Bargaining Unit 06 tentative agreement between Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME, Local 152, AFL-CIO and State of Hawaii Department of Education and Board of Education (July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2025) 

  3. Board Action on compensation adjustments for Department of Education employees excluded from Bargaining Units 3, 4, 6, and 13 

  4. Board Action on amendment of the Bylaws of the Hawai‘i State Board of Education

  5. Board Action on appointment of Board Vice Chairperson

  6. Board Action on appointment of committee chairpersons, committee vice chairpersons, and members of the Student Achievement Committee, Finance and Infrastructure Committee, and Human Resources Committee

  7. Board Action on appointment of Board members to an ad hoc committee charged with monitoring the progress of the State Public Charter School Commission (“Commission”) in developing continuous improvement plans in accordance with the outcomes described in the Board’s report of the performance of the Commission issued on January 21, 2022

  8. Board Action on designation of Board members to an investigative committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) concerning Board policy positions, Board legislative proposals, and legislative reports for 2023 Legislative Session and designation of Board members to an ad hoc committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 92-2.5(b)(2)) concerning 2023 Legislative Session

  9. Board Action on appointment of Board Waiver Review Representative for purpose of reviewing School Community Council (“SCC”) requests for waivers from statute, Board policy, and collective bargaining agreement provisions and to serve on the SCC Exception Review Committee

  1. 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.

  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 24 hours before the meeting will be posted publicly and distributed to Board members before the meeting. Further instructions on submitting written testimony is 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 (Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 92), all testimony, whether written or oral, should be related to an item that is on the agenda.

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Bruce Voss, Board Chairperson