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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 7, 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 12/01/2017**

III.          Approval of Meeting Minutes of October 17, 2017

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

A.       Audit Committee Report on: (1) Presentation of the Department of Education's Internal Audit Plan—Quarterly Update through September 30, 2017; (2) Committee Action on School Food Services Follow-up Review—Amended

B.       Student Achievement Committee Report on:  (1) Complex Area Superintendent Report:  special education in the Pearl City-Waipahu Complex Area; (2) Presentation on annual reporting of the 2017-2020 Department of Education and Board of Education Joint Strategic Plan indicators for Goal 1 (Student Success); (3) Committee Action on designation of Hawaii State Public Library System Liaison

C.       Superintendent's Report: (1) November 2017 Education Update

V.           *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VI.          Action Items 

A.     Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendations concerning Finance and Infrastructure Committee charter amendments

B.      Board Action on Audit Committee recommendation concerning School Food Services Follow-up Review—Amended

C.      Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendation concerning designation of Hawaii State Public Library System Liaison

D.      Board Action on amendment of Superintendent evaluation timeline for the 2017-2018 School Year:  mid-year formative assessment and delegation of authority to further amend evaluation timeline to Board Chairperson

VII.        Executive Session

    This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and Section 92‑5(a)(2) and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

A.     Board Action on appointment of Assistant Superintendent of Talent Management (Office of Human Resources)

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.

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