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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     Kahele Dukelow     Ken Kuraya

 Lauren Moriarty     Makana McClellan

 Warren Haruki, Chairperson

Kaimana Barcarse, Vice Chairperson


Thursday, September 21, 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:

Meeting number: 2551 018 9396

Meeting password: joinmeeting

Join by phone:

+1-408-418-9388 United States Toll

Meeting Access Code: 2551 018 9396

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The Board will accept public testimony with each agenda item

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

*Materials added 9/19/2023 at 1:30 p.m.

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

*Materials added 9/21/2023 at 1:30 p.m.

  1. Call to Order

  1. Approval of Meeting Minutes of August 24, 2023 General Business Meeting

  1. Report of the Superintendent

  1. Maui Wildfires Impacts Maui Wildfires Impacts *New materials added 9/21/2023 at 1:30 p.m.

  2. Official Enrollment, 2023-24

  1. Committee Reports

  1. Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on August 10, 2023, and September 7, 2023 meetings

  2. Human Resource Committee Report on August 10, 2023 meeting

  3. Student Achievement Committee Report on August 10, 2023, and September 7, 2023 meetings

  1. Action Items

  1. Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendation concerning recommendations of the Committee on Weights XIII regarding the Weighted Student Formula fund allocation for the 2024-25 and 2025-26 school years

  2. Board Action on Memorandum of Agreement Between State of Hawaii Board of Education and Hawaii Government Employees Association Bargaining Unit 06, 12-month Vice Principals

  3. Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendation concerning amendments to the state library employment contract to increase salary

  1. Discussion Items

  1. Presentation on Hawaii State Public Library System's Strategic Framework and Areas of Focus Presentation on Hawaii State Public Library System’s Strategic Framework and Areas of Focus *Materials updated 9/22/2023 at 8:45 a.m.

  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.

The Board provides a live broadcast of its meetings. Information on accessing this live broadcast is available here:


If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact Board staff at (808) 586-3334 and as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible have a greater likelihood of being fulfilled. 

Upon request, this notice is available in alternate/accessible formats.


Warren Haruki, Board Chairperson

September 21, 2023 General Business Meeting