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Kaimana Barcarse      Margaret Cox      Nolan Kawano

     Kili Namauʻu     Dwight Takeno     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss    

David Texeira (student representative)   Captain Lyn Hammer (military representative)

Catherine Payne, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson


Thursday, July 18, 2019

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 *new material 07/18/2019*

III.         Approval of Special Meeting Minutes and General Business Meeting Minutes of June 20, 2019

IV.         Reports of Board Committees, Board Members, and Superintendent

A. Update on Ad Hoc Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 92-2.5(b)(2)) concerning 2019 Legislative Session:  Governor's vetos

B. Report on Board Community Meeting:  June 24, 2019 City and County of Honolulu Community Meeting (Wahiawa)

C. Student Representative Report: (1) Hawaii State Student Council wrap-up and upcoming events; (2) Student Leadership Conference

D. Superintendent's Report:  (1) update on the development of a 10-year Board of Education and Department of Education Strategic Plan, The Power and Promise of Public Education: Focus on progress on major themes  

V.          *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items    

VI.         Action Items

A. Board Action on resolution recognizing David Texeira for his service

B. Board Action on amendment of the By-Laws of the Hawai'i State Board of Education: general business meetings, community meetings, standing committees and officers

C. Board Action on general business meeting schedule for 2019-2020 School Year and community meetings

D. Board Action on election of Board Vice Chairperson

E. Board Action on appointment of members of Student Achievement Committee, Finance and Infrastructure Committee, Human Resources Committee, and Audit Committee

F. Board Action on election of committee chairperson and committee vice chairperson for Student Achievement Committee, Finance and Infrastructure Committee, Human Resources Committee, and Audit Committee

G. Board Action on strategic priority setting process 

H. Board Action on Superintendent evaluation system process for 2019-2020 School Year and Superintendent job description 

I. Board Action on adoption of standing committee (Student Achievement Committee, Human Resources Committee, and Finance and Infrastructure Committee) strategic priorities for 2019-2020 School Year

VII.         Adjournment


Written testimony may be submitted on any agenda item. Oral testimony will be accepted at the meeting. Each individual is allotted four (4) minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide oral testimony to the Board. In accordance with Hawaii's Sunshine Law (Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 92), testimony should be related to an item that is on the agenda.

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Audio of this meeting and the presentation screen used in the meeting will be broadcast live. Contact the Board Office for information on how to access this broadcast.

Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should contact the Board Office at least three (3) business days before the meeting.

Chairperson Office Hour:  The Board Chairperson is available to meet with members of the public on matters related to public education on the day of the meeting noted above from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Board Office, by appointment. Contact the Board Office, no later than the day prior to the meeting date, for an appointment.




                                                                                                                                                      Catherine Payne, Board Chairperson