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, May 18, 2023

1:30 p.m. 

Public Meeting Location

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Courtesy Virtual Meeting Information

Register to join the WebEx Meeting Online:

Webinar number: 2554 613 8451

Meeting password: joinmeeting

Join by phone:

1-844-992-4726 Call-in toll-free number (US)

Meeting Access Code: 2554 613 8451

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

*Materials added 05/16/2023 at 1:30 p.m. 

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

*Materials added 05/18/2023 at 1:34 p.m.

  1. Call to Order

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

  1. Approval of Meeting Minutes of April 6, 2023 Special Meeting; April 6, 2023 Special Meeting (executive session); April 20, 2023 General Business Meeting; April 20, 2023 General Business Meeting (executive session)

  1. Reports 

  1. Human Resource Committee Report on:  (1) Committee Action on Superintendent's evaluation for 2022-2023 School Year: end-of-year evaluation

  1. Board Member Report on events attended:  (1) ʻAikahi Elementary School May Day

  1. *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items

  1. Action Items

  1. Board Action on findings and recommendations of Investigative Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) investigating issues relating to relating to nomination of individuals to serve as members of the State Public Charter School Commission:  

Makalapua Alencastre

Roger McKeague

Lehua Veincent

  1. Board Action on Hawaii Public Education 2023-2029 Strategic Plan (Phase II, Implementation Plan)

  2. Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendations concerning Superintendent’s evaluation for 2022-2023 School Year: end-of-year evaluation

  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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Bruce D. Voss, Board Chairperson

May 18, 2023 General Business Meeting