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This meeting is a remote meeting under Section 92-3.7, Hawaii Revised Statutes, and includes an in-person meeting location open to the public and a virtual meeting option that allows the public to participate remotely, including viewing the meeting virtually and providing remote oral testimony. Some board members will be participating virtually from nonpublic locations. Go to http://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/ListenLivetoBoardMeetings.aspx for information on using the virtual meeting option.






                                                                 Bill Arakaki     Shanty Asher     Kahele Dukelow     

                                                                                            Ken Kuraya     Makana McClellan     Lauren Moriarty  

Warren Haruki, Chairperson

Kaimana Barcarse, Vice Chairperson


Monday, July 24, 2023

1:30 p.m. 

Public Meeting Location

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

Virtual Meeting Information

Register to join the WebEx Meeting Online: https://hidoe-events.webex.com/weblink/register/r37359598f2a75cb0f05ac8d84af9d586

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Join by phone:

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The Board will accept public testimony before each agenda item

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

*Materials added 7/24/2023 at 1:30 p.m. 

Written testimony on Board agenda items (LATE)

*Materials added 7/24/2023 at 3:30 p.m.

  1. Call to Order

  1. Introduction of New Board Members – Warren Haruki and Kahele Dukelow

  1. Approval of Meeting Minutes of June 15, 2023 General Business Meeting

  1. Action Items

  1. Board Action on the Election of Officers, Committee Leadership, and Committee Members *new material as of 07/22/2023 at 1:30 p.m.*

  1. Board Action on a resolution recognizing Regina Pascua

  1. Board Action on a resolution recognizing Lynn Fallin 

  1. Board Action on a resolution recognizing Kili Namauʻu

  1. Board Action on a resolution recognizing Bruce Voss

  1. Report of the Superintendent

  1. Summer 2023 and Back to School, 2023-24 Updates

  • Priority 1: High Quality Learning for All

  • Priority 2: High Quality Educator Workforce in All Schools

  • Priority 3: Effective and Efficient Operations at All Levels

  1. Awards and Recognitions for Students, Employees and/or Schools

  1. Board Member Report on events attended:  (1) June 30, 2023 Alternative Learning Programs, Supports & Services Summer Student Summit; (2) July 3, 2023 Education Bill Signing Ceremony (Royal Elementary School); (3) July 11, 2023 Educational Leadership Institute - Leading with Intention

  1. Adjournment

Meeting material is available online at boe.hawaii.gov.

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 is available here: https://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/Submit-testimony.aspx

The Board accepts oral testimony in-person and virtually. To sign up to testify either in-person or virtually, use the form posted here: http://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/Submit-testimony.aspx. 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.

The Board provides a live broadcast of its meetings. Information on accessing this live broadcast is available here: https://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/ListenLivetoBoardMeetings.aspx.


If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact Board staff at (808) 586-3334 and BOE.Hawaii@boe.hawaii.gov 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

July 24, 2023 Special Meeting