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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 also allows the public to participate, including viewing the meeting virtually and providing oral testimony. Some board members will be participating virtually from nonpublic locations. Go to for information on using the virtual meeting option.






 Roy M. Takumi, Chairperson

Kaimana Barcarse, Vice Chairperson

 Bill Arakaki   Elynne Chung   Kahele Dukelow     Ken Kuraya

Wesley Lo Lauren Moriarty     Makana McClellan



Thursday, June 27, 2024

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:

Webinar number: 2558 698 8865

Webinar password: joinmeeting

Join by phone:

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

Webinar Access Code:  2558 698 8865

Attendee ID Number: #


The Board will accept public testimony with each agenda item.

List of documents distributed to Board members before the meeting.

Written testimonies on Board agenda items *Materials updated 6/26/2024 at 5:15 p.m.

  1. Call to order

  1. Introductions and announcements 

  1. Approval of meeting minutes of May 23, 2024, General Business Meeting 

  1. Report of the superintendent *Materials updated 6/27/2024 at 1:30 p.m.

  1. Summer learning opportunities for students and staff

  1. Awards and recognitions for students, employees, and/or schools

  1. Action on State Librarian's end-of-year evaluation for the 2023-2024 fiscal year

  1. Action on State Librarian's employment contract

  1. Action on findings and recommendations of Investigative Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to paragraph 92-2.5(b)(1), Hawaii Revised Statutes) investigation relating to nomination of individuals to serve as a members of the State Public Charter School Commission: Donna Camvel, Alex Harris, and Cathy Ikeda

  1. Amendment to December 21, 2023, memorandum regarding Board action on Human Resources Committee recommendation concerning the superintendent evaluation criteria for the 2023-2024 school year, to amend evaluation timeline

  1. Action on School Community Council request for exceptions to collective bargaining agreements, statutory waivers, and waivers of Board policy

  1. 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 performance metrics for the superintendent evaluation

  1. Adjournment

The Board meeting agenda and associated meeting materials are available online at the Board’s website here:

The Board provides a live broadcast of its meetings as a courtesy to the public. Additional instructions for accessing this live broadcast are available here:

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact Board office staff at (808)586-3334 and/or as soon as possible, preferably by three days prior to the meeting. Requests made as early as possible will have a greater likelihood of being fulfilled. 


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.

Written Testimony

The Board accepts written testimony on any agenda item and strongly encourages it as the primary means of submitting testimony. 

Please include the following information in your written testimony:

  • “Testimony” in the subject line;

  • Your name, and your organization and position/title if applicable;

  • Which meeting you are testifying on;

  • Which agenda item in that meeting you are testifying on; and

  • Your position (i.e., support, oppose, or comment).

Please note that all testimony is posted publicly and permanently on the Board’s website and referenced in meeting minutes. Please omit or redact any personal information (e.g, name, email address, phone number, picture) you do not want to be posted, submit your testimony as an attachment, and indicate “NO PERSONAL INFORMATION” in the subject line of your email.

Written testimony may be submitted using any one of the following methods:

P.O. Box 2360

Honolulu, Hawaii 96804

Written testimony received 49 hours before the meeting will be distributed to Board members and made available to the public via the meeting agenda posted to the Board’s website; a notification will also be emailed to the Board’s mailing list. Written testimony received after 49 hours but before the start of the meeting will also be made available via the meeting agenda posted to the Board’s website before the meeting. Written testimony received after the start of the meeting, up to 24 hours after the meeting, will be processed as late testimony and will be posted after the meeting. Further instructions on submitting written testimony are available here:

Oral/Live Testimony

The Board accepts oral testimony in person and, as a courtesy, also virtually. To sign up to testify either in person or virtually, fill out the form posted on the BOE homepage. Please fill out a form for each agenda item you would like to testify on. 

  • For in-person testimony: Approach the table when your name is called.

  • For virtual testimony: You must register and log in to the WebEx meeting (online or by phone) using the information listed in the respective meeting agenda, and using the same name you used to sign up to testify on the form. Test your speakers and microphone ahead of time to ensure they are working. When your name is called to testify, a prompt will appear on your screen, asking you to unmute. Click the unmute button to begin testifying. If you are not audible due to technical issues, you will be muted and the next testifier will be called. Additional instructions may be found at and

    • You may use a unique identifier (i.e., an alias) instead of your real name to maintain anonymity, but on the day of the meeting, you must log into WebEx with the same identifier you used to sign up for testimony and must respond when your identifier is called; if not, you will not be unmuted.

Board office staff will call on testifiers by agenda item. An individual may testify on an agenda item only once, even if you sign up to testify on the same agenda item multiple times. When it is your turn to testify, state your name, your organization and position/title if applicable, and the agenda item you are testifying on.

Each individual is allotted three (3) minutes, but the Chairperson can reduce the amount of time allowed. When you have 30 seconds remaining, you will hear a bell. When your testimony time is up, you will hear a double bell and may automatically be muted. Testifiers cannot yield their time to other testifiers.

Upon request, this notice is available in alternate/accessible formats.


Roy M. Takumi, Board Chairperson