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 Patricia Bergin      Margaret Cox      Nolan Kawano

Hubert Minn     Kili Namauʻu     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss    

Maya Gee (student representative)   Colonel Peter Santa Ana (military representative)

Lance Mizumoto, Chairperson
Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
1:30 p.m.

Queen Liliuokalani Building
1390 Miller Street, Room 404
Honolulu, Hawaii  96813


I.             Call to Order

II.            *Public Testimony on Board of Education ("Board") Agenda Items **new material (11/21/2017)**

III.          Approval of Meeting Minutes of November 7, 2017

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

A.       Human Resource Committee Report on:  (1) Presentation on annual reporting of the 2017-2020 Department of Education and Board of Education Joint Strategic Plan indicators for Goal 2 (Staff Success)

B.       Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on: (1) Committee Action on amendments to Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 8-27, Transportation of Students; (2) Presentation on annual reporting of the 2017-2020 Department of Education and Board of Education Joint Strategic Plan indicators for Goal 3 (Successful Systems of Support); (3) Update on Department of Education fiscal reports as of September 30, 2017 (Comparison to Budget, School Food Service, Student Transportation, Utilities, Impact Aid receipts, and CIP); (4) Update on status of implementation of school impact fee districts:  impact fee for Kalihi to Ala Moana Impact District; (5) Update on status of implementation of Act 155 (Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 302A-1151.1, Pilot program for lease of public school land): site selection criteria 

C.       Board Student Representative Report:  (1) Board Student Representative newsletters; (2) Hawaii State Student Council's November 18, 2017 meeting **new material (11/20/2017)**

D.       Superintendent's Report:  (1) Update on school visits; (2) Update on 2017-2020 Department of Education and Board of Education Joint Strategic Plan implementation

V.           *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VI.          Action Items

A.       Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendation concerning amendments to Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 8-27, Transportation of Students

B.       Board Action on the School Community Council ("SCC") request for exceptions to collective bargaining agreements, statutory waivers, and waivers of Board policy for School Year 2016-2017 for Kealakehe Intermediate School **new material (11/20/2017)**

C.       Board Action on amendment of the By-Laws of the Hawaiʻi State Board of Education:  non-committee board member participation in committee meetings and meetings once a month

D.       Board Action on amendment of general business meeting schedule for 2017-2018 School Year

VII.            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.

In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board will no longer be providing copies of materials for distribution.  Instead, at each meeting there will be two (2) folders of materials for public review and, effective immediately, materials can be viewed online at  For those unable to print, the Board Office will make copies of such materials at a cost of $0.25 per sheet.

Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should call (808) 586-3334 at least three (3) business days before the meeting. 

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​