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Patricia Bergin       Grant Chun       Margaret Cox     Darrel Galera

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 7, 2017
5:00 p.m.

Prince David Kawananakoa Middle School
49 Funchal Street, Cafeteria
Honolulu, Hawaii  96813



I.             Call to Order

II.            *Public Testimony on Board of Education ("Board") Agenda Items **new material 03/06/2017**

III.          Approval of Meeting Minutes of February 21, 2017

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

A.      Student Achievement Committee Report on:  (1) Update on the Office of Hawaiian Education's implementation planning for Board Policy E-3 Nā Hopena Aʻo, 105-7 Hawaiian Education (formerly Board Policy 2104), and 105-8 Ka Papahana Kaiapuni (formerly Board Policy 2105), including Hawaiian language arts standards

B.       Superintendent's Report:  (1) March 2017 Education Update; (2) Update on 2017 Legislative Session **new material 03/02/2017**

C.       Board Student Representative Report:  (1) Update on United States Senate Youth Program; (2) Update on Presidential Scholars; (3) Secondary Student Conference February 13; (4) Hawaii State Student Council Meeting January 21st; (5) Board of Education Student Member Application

V.           Discussion Items

A.      Bright Spots: Kaimuki-McKinley-Roosevelt Complex Area, A Journey to 21st Century Learning Goals

VI.          *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.        Action Items

A.     Board Action on resolution recognizing Complex Area Superintendent John Brummel for his service

B.     Board Action on proposed legislation being considered during 2017 Legislative Session

C.     Board Action on Superintendent job description and characteristics **new material 03/02/2017**

VIII.       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.

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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