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Patricia Bergin       Grant Chun       Margaret Cox

Hubert Minn     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss    

Andrea Lyn Mateo (student representative)   Colonel Peter Santa Ana (military representative)

Lance Mizumoto, Chairperson
Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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 03/20/2017**

III.     Approval of Meeting Minutes of March 7, 2017

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

A.      Human Resource Committee Report on:  (1) Presentation on Leadership Institute Programs, including teacher induction and administrator development

B.      Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on: (1) Update on the Department of Education's heat abatement program:  progress since November 15, 2016; (2) Update on the Department of Education's 2017-2019 Fiscal Biennium budget request:  House Committee on Finance ("FIN") decisions; (3) Update on Hawaii Pay Project status for converting State of Hawaii payroll system

C.       Superintendent's Report:  Update on 2017 Legislative Session

D.       Investigative Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) investigating the Superintendent search:  status report

V.      Discussion Items
          A.      Presentation on College and Career Readiness Indicators for the Class of 2016
VI.      *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.      Action Items
            A.     Board Action on the School Community Council ("SCC") requests for exceptions to collective bargaining agreements, statutory waivers, and waivers of Board policy for School Year 2017-2018 for the following schools:

King Kekaulike High School
Waiahole Elementary School
Kaimuki Middle School
King Intermediate School
Benjamin Parker Elementary School
Heʻeia Elementary School
Kupunahala Elementary School
Ahuimanu Elementary School
James B. Castle High School
Kaneʻohe Elementary School
Puʻohala Elementary School
Kahaluʻu Elementary School
Mililani High School
Kahuku High and Intermediate School

VIII.   Executive Session
This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and Section 92‑5(a)(3) and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

A.     Briefing on proposed legislation with possible legal implications

B.     Update on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract, the Hawaii Government Employee Association contracts, and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters

IX.     Adjournment


* Any interested person may submit data, views, or arguments in writing to the Board on any agenda item.  An individual or representative wishing to testify should register prior to the meeting.  Testimony must be related to an item that is on the agenda and such person shall be required to identify the agenda item to be addressed by the testimony.  Each individual or representative of an organization is allotted four (4) minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide testimony to the Board.

Audio of this Board meeting will be broadcast live.  For information on how to access this audio broadcast, please contact the Board Office at or (808) 586-3334.

In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board will no longer be providing copies of materials for distribution.  Instead, at each meeting there will be two (2) folders of materials for public review and, effective immediately, materials can be viewed online at  For those unable to print, the Board Office will make copies of such materials at a cost of $0.25 per sheet.

Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should call (808) 586-3334 at least three (3) business days before the meeting.

Chairperson Office Hour:  The Board Chairperson is available to meet with interested members of the public on matters related to the BOE and public education on the day of the meeting noted above from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the BOE Office (1390 Miller Street, Room 404, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813), by appointment only.  If you would like to meet with the Board Chairperson, please call the BOE office at (808) 586-3334, no later than the day prior to the meeting date, for an appointment.  If this is not possible, please feel free to email your questions and comments directly to the Board Chairperson at  Thank you.


                                                                                    Lance Mizumoto, Board Chairperson