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Amy Asselbaye       Grant Chun       Margaret Cox      

Patricia Halagao     Don Horner     Hubert Minn     Jim Williams  

Brennan Lee (student representative)   Colonel Peter Santa Ana (military representative) 

Lance Mizumoto, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson 


Tuesday, May 17, 2016

5:00 p.m.  

Aina Haina Public Library, Meeting Room

5246 Kalanianaole Highway

Honolulu, Hawaii  96821 



I.                 Call to Order 

II.               *Public Testimony on Board of Education (“Board”) Agenda Items **new (05/16/2016)** 

III.             Approval of Meeting Minutes of May 3, 2016 

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

A.    Human Resource Committee Report on:  (1) Update on reorganization of the Department of Education’s Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Student Support; (2) Report from the Hawaii State Teachers Association (“HSTA”) and Department of Education Joint Committee on the Educator Effectiveness System; (3) Committee Action on Board Policy 203.4 Teacher Performance Evaluation

B.      Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on: (1) Update on Department of Education fiscal reports as of March 31, 2016 (Comparison to budget, school food service, student transportation, utilities, Impact Aid receipts, and CIP); (2) Update on the Department of Education’s heat abatement program:  progress since April 19, 2016; (3) Update on the Department of Education’s supplemental budget request for 2016-2017 Fiscal Year:  Conference Committee decisions; (4) Update on the Department of Education’s status on need and potential locations for a high school in east Kapolei; (5) Committee Action on the following Board of Education (“Board”) policies: 400.2 Policies and Policy-Setting, 400.3 Implementation of Board of Education Policy, 400.6 Involvement of School Advisory Councils, Library Advisory Commission and Hawaii State Student Council

C.      Superintendent’s Report

V.              Discussion Items

A.       Presentation on Hawaii State Public Library System’s second quarterly report through May 2016

B.       Community Stakeholder Presentation:  Hawaiʻi P-20 Partnerships for Education **new 05/12/2016**

C.      Update on the review and extension of the 2011-2018 Joint Department of Education and Board of Education Strategic Plan  **updated 05/20/2016**

D.       Update on Governor’s Every Student Succeeds Act (“ESSA”) Team **new 05/20/2016**

VI.            *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.        Action Items 

A.       Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendation regarding Board Policy 203.4 Teacher Performance Evaluation **new (05/13/2016)**

B.       Board Action on Department of Education’s Annual Financial and Single Audit for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015

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.       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. 

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                                                                                                                                                                                Lance Mizumoto, Board Chairperson