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Governor David Ige issued a Eighteenth Supplementary Proclamation dated February 12, 2021, suspending Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 92, Public Agency Meetings and Records, to enable boards to conduct meetings without any board members or members of the public physically present in the same location.

The Board of Education will be holding virtual meetings until further notice. Go to http://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/ListenLivetoBoardMeetings.aspx for information on how to listen to these virtual meetings. 







Shanty Asher      Kaimana Barcarse      Margaret Cox      Lynn Fallin 

     Kili Namauʻu     Dwight Takeno     Bruce Voss     

Hunter Harris (student representative)   Captain Lyn Yatko (military representative)


Catherine Payne, Chairperson

Kenneth Uemura, Vice Chairperson



Thursday, March 4, 2021

1:30 p.m.


Virtual Meeting

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           Written testimonies on Board Agenda Items *New material added 03-03-2021 at 4:32pm

I.            Call to Order

II.           Approval of Meeting Minutes of December 17, 2020 Special Meeting (Executive Session), December 17, 2020 General Business                            Meeting (Executive Session), January 14, 2021 Special Meeting and January 21, 2021 General Business Meeting 

III.          Reports of Board of Education ("Board") Committees, Board Members, and Superintendent 

A. Human Resource Committee Report on:  (1) Committee Action on recommendation concerning appointment of the Complex Area Superintendent for the Hana-Lahainaluna-Lanai-Molokai Complex Area; (2) Committee Action on recommendation concerning declaration of annual reduction in force ("RIF") for classified employees to initiate collectively bargained placement rights for employees displaced due to changes in staffing needs; (3) Committee Action on recommendation concerning compensation adjustments for Department of Education employees excluded from Bargaining Unit 13:  Unit 35 (excluded managerial); (4) Committee Action on recommendation concerning new Superintendent Employment Contract

IV.           Discussion Items
NOTE:  Testimony relevant to each agenda item will be taken before the Board considers the item.

V.          Action Items
NOTE:  Testimony relevant to each agenda item will be taken before the Board considers the item.

VI.        Late Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items  *New material added 03-05-2021 at 2:30pm
NOTE: Anyone who missed the opportunity to testify before the relevant agenda item will be allowed to testify at the end of the meeting. 

VII.           Adjournment


Written testimony may be submitted on any agenda item and is strongly encouraged as the primary means of submitting testimony. Anyone wishing to testify orally must sign up in advance using the form posted here: http://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/Submit-testimony.aspx. Please note that you will need to register and log in to Webex to testify orally. Testimony over the phone will not be accepted at this time.

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

Audio of this meeting will be broadcast live. Video of the meeting participants will not be broadcast. Contact the Board Office for information on how to access this broadcast.

Persons requiring an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability should contact the Board Office at BOE.Hawaii@boe.hawaii.gov or at (808) 586-3334 as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible will allow additional time to fulfill your request. We will try to obtain the accommodation, but we cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled.



                                                                           Catherine Payne, Board Chairperson

March 4, 2021 General Business Meeting (Virtual)