All participating board members will attend this meeting in-person at a meeting location open to the public. There is a courtesy virtual meeting option that allows the public to participate remotely, including viewing the meeting virtually and providing remote oral testimony. Go to for information on using the courtesy virtual meeting option.






 Shanty Asher      Bill Arakaki Lynn Fallin     Ken Kuraya

Lauren Moriarty     Makana McClellan Kili Namauʻu       

 Bruce Voss, Chairperson

Kaimana Barcarse, Vice Chairperson


Thursday, March 23, 2023

1:30 p.m. 

Public Meeting Location

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

Courtesy Virtual Meeting Information

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Meeting number: 2556 060 7784

Meeting password: joinmeeting

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

*Materials added 3/21/2023 at 1:30 p.m.

Written testimony on agenda items (within 49-hours of the meeting)

*Materials added 03/23/2023 at 1:55 p.m.

LATE Written testimony (received after the meeting was convened)

*Materials added 03/24/2023 at 2:00 p.m.

  1. Call to Order

  1. *Public Testimony on Board of Education (“Board”) Agenda Items

  1. Approval of Meeting Minutes of February 16, 2023 Special Meeting; February 16, 2023 General Business Meeting; February 16, 2023 General Business Meeting (executive session); March 2, 2023 Special Meeting; March 2, 2023 Special Meeting (executive session)  

  1. Reports 

  1. Human Resource Committee Report on March 23, 2023 Meeting:  (1) Committee Action on amendment of Department of Education ("Department") Leadership Salary Structure: salary establishment process for Deputy, CAS, and AS and salary range change 

  1. Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on March 2, 2023 Meeting: (1) Committee Action on composition of Committee on Weights XIII; (2) Update  on status of Department's capital improvement projects and repair and maintenance

  2. Commission Outcomes Committee Report on March 2, 2023 Meeting:  (1) Update on State Public Charter School Commission ("Commission") work plan to address findings in 2022 Board of Education performance evaluation of the Commission

  1. Board Member Report on events attended(1) February 15, 2023 Hawaii State Public Library Anniversary; (2) March 10-11, 2023 Office of Hawaiian Education Summit, plenary sessions *Materials updated 3/21/2023 at 1:30 p.m.

  1. *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items

  1. Action Items

  1. Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendation concerning ​Committee Action​ ​on amendment of Department of Education (“Department”) Leadership Salary Structure: salary establishment process for Deputy, CAS, and AS and salary range change

  1. Adjournment

Meeting material is available online at

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:

The Board accepts oral testimony in-person and virtually. To sign up to testify either in-person or virtually, use the form posted here: 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.

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Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy.


Bruce D. Voss, Board Chairperson

March 23, 2023 General Business Meeting