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Governor David Ige issued an Emergency Proclamation dated August 5, 2021,  suspending Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 92, Public Agency Meetings and Records, to enable boards to conduct meetings without any board members or members of the public physically present in the same location. 

The Board of Education will be holding virtual meetings until further notice. Go to for information on how to listen to these virtual meetings.






Bill Arakaki      Shanty Asher      Kaimana Barcarse     Lynn Fallin

     Kili Namauʻu     Dwight Takeno     Bruce Voss     

Catherine Payne, Chairperson

Kenneth Uemura, Vice Chairperson


Thursday, September 2, 2021

10:15 a.m.

Virtual Meeting

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Written testimonies on Board agenda items *Materials added on 9/1/2021 at 11:25 a.m.

  1. Call to Order

  1. Approval of Meeting Minutes of August 12, 2021 Special Meeting

  1. Discussion Items 

NOTE:  Testimony relevant to each agenda item will be taken before the Board considers the item.

  1. Presentation on National Association of State Boards of Education (“NASBE”) training to build capacity for effective leadership and governance, establish major goals, and understand how these goals impact the Board’s search for a superintendent

                             *Materials updated on 9/2/2021 at 9:12 a.m.

  1. Late Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items *Materials updated on 9/2/2021 at 4:40 p.m.

NOTE: Anyone who missed the opportunity to testify before the relevant agenda item will be allowed to testify at the end of the meeting.

  1. Adjournment

Written testimony may be submitted on any agenda item and is strongly encouraged as the primary means of submitting testimony. Anyone wishing to testify orally must sign up in advance using the form posted here: Please note that you will need to register and log in to Webex to testify orally. Testimony over the phone will not be accepted at this time.

Meeting material is available online at

Audio of this meeting will be broadcast live. Video of the meeting participants will not be broadcast. Contact the Board Office for information on how to access this broadcast.


Persons requiring an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability should contact the Board Office at or at (808) 586-3334 as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible will allow additional time to fulfill your request. We try to obtain the acocommodation, but we cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled.


Catherine Payne, Board Chairperson