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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, September 5, 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 09/05/2017**

III.          Approval of Meeting Minutes of August 15, 2017

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

A.      Human Resource Committee Report on:  (1) Committee Action on Committee strategic priorities for the 2017-2018 school year

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

C.       Student Achievement Committee Report on:  (1) Committee Action on amendments to Section A.4.iii, A.4.v.b,, and Appendix A  of Hawaii's consolidated state plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act ("ESSA")

D.       Superintendent's Report:  (1) Update on student transportation on Maui and Kauai; (2) September 2017 Education Update **new material 09/05/2017**

V.           Discussion Items

A.      Presentation on Hawaii State Public Library's second quarterly report through August 2017

VI.          *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.        Action Items

A.     Board Action on Audit Committee recommendations concerning School Food Services Follow-up Review

B.     Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendations concerning amendments to Sections A.4.iii, A.4.v.b,, and Appendix A of Hawaii's consolidated state plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act ("ESSA") 

VIII.       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 Human Resources Committee recommendation concerning State Librarian's 2016-2017 School Year evaluation

B.     Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendations concerning appointment of Assistant Superintendent of the Office of Information Technology Services

C.     Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendations concerning appointment of the Complex Area Superintendent for the Baldwin-Kekaulike-Maui Complex Area

D.     Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendations concerning appointment of Deputy Superintendent

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.

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​