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Kaimana Barcarse      Margaret Cox      Nolan Kawano

     Kili Namauʻu     Dwight Takeno     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss    

Daniella White (student representative)   Captain Lyn Yatko (military representative)

Catherine Payne, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson


Thursday, June 18, 2020

1:30 p.m.

Virtual Meeting


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I.          Call to Order

II.         *Public Testimony on Board of Education ("Board") Agenda Items *New material added 06/18/2020 at 12:38 p.m.*

June 18, 2020 Testimony (Late)

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III.         Approval of Meeting Minutes of June 4, 2020

IV.         Action Items

A. Board Action on recommendation of Human Resources Committee concerning appointment of Assistant Superintendent of the Office of Fiscal Services 

B. Board Action on Approving for Public Hearing Draft Amendments to Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 8-27, Transportation of Students 

C. Board Action on the School Community Council ("SCC") request for exceptions to collective bargaining agreements, statutory waivers, and waivers of Board policy for School Year 2020-2021 for: *Late Material - Posted on June 17, 2020 at 2:56 p.m.*

Aiea Elementary School 

Aiea High School

August Ahrens Elementary School

Baldwin High School (Instructional Hours-professional development waiver days)

Baldwin High School (Instructional Hours-freshmen transition waiver day)

Baldwin High School (Instructional Hours-students not taking the ACT waiver day)

Benjamin Parker Elementary School 

Blanche Pope Elementary School 

Central Middle School

Ewa Elementary School

Haiku Elementary School

Hauula Elementary School

Highland Intermediate School

Hilo Intermediate School

Holualoa Elementary School

Honokaa Elementary School

Honokaa High and Intermediate School

Honowai Elementary School

Iao Intermediate School (Instructional Hours-professional development waiver day)

Iao Intermediate School (Instructional Hours-professional development waiver days)

Ilima Intermediate School

Kaaawa Elementary School 

Kaimiloa Elementary School 

Kahaluu Elementary School 

Kahuku Elementary School 

Kaimuki High School

Kaimuki Middle School

Kaiser High School

Kalama Intermediate School

Kaleiopuu Elementary School (Instructional Hours)

Kaleiopuu Elementary School (School Schedule)

Kamakahelei Middle School

Kamalii Elementary School 

Kaneohe Elementary School 

Kanoelani Elementary School

Kau High and Pahala Elementary School

Kaumana Elementary School

Kaunakakai Elementary School (Instructional Hours)

Kaunakakai Elementary School (School Schedule)

Ke Kula O Ehunuikaimalino 

Keaau High School 

Keeau Elementary School 

Keaau Middle School 

Keaukaha Elementary School

Kihei Elementary School

Kilohana Elementary School (Instructional Hours)

Kilohana Elementary School (School Schedule)

King Kamehameha III Elementary School

Lahaina Intermediate School

Lahainaluna High School (Instructional Hours-professional development waiver days)

Lahainaluna High School (Instructional Hours-orientation waiver day)

Laie Elementary School

Lihikai Elementary School

Lokelani Intermediate School

Makakilo Elementary School

Makawao Elementary School

Maui Waena Intermediate School

Maunaloa Elementary School

Mililani High School

Mililani Ike Elementary School

Mililani Uka Elementary School

Moanalua Elementary School

Mokapu Elementary School

Molokai High School

Molokai Middle School

Mountain View Elementary School

Nanaikapono Elementary School

Nanakuli Elementary School

Niu Valley Middle School

Paauilo Elementary and Intermediate School

Paia Elementary School

Pearl City Elementary School

Pearl Ridge Elementary School

Pohakea Elementary School

Pomaikai Elementary School

Princess Nahienaena Elementary School

Pukalani Elementary School

Puu Kukui Elementary School

Roosevelt High School

Sunset Beach Elementary School

Waiahole Elementary School

Waiakea Intermediate School

Waihee Elementary School (Instructional Hours-professional development waiver days)

Waihee Elementary School (Instructional Hours-move teacher workday)

Waikele Elementary School 

Waikoloa Elementary and Middle School

Wailuku Elementary School

Waimalu Elementary School

Waimea Canyon Middle School (Instructional Hours-professional development waiver day)

Waimea Canyon Middle School (Instructional Hours-early release days)

Waimea High School 

Waipahu Elementary School 

Waipahu High School

Waipahu Intermediate School

D. Board Action on Superintendent evaluation system process for the 2020-2021 school year and Superintendent job description

E. Board Action on State Librarian evaluation system process for the 2020-2021 school year and State Librarian job description

F. Board Action on Board Resolution directing the Department of Education to prepare for the reopening of public schools for the 2020-2021 school year amid the COVID-19 global pandemic; urging school communities to Give Hope, Act with Kindness, and Work toward Togetherness; and authorizing Board Members to represent the Board of Education in mid-term bargaining of collective bargaining agreements 

V.          Adjournment


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                                                                                                                            Catherine Payne, Board Chairperson