Board of Education

The Hawaii State Board of Education formulates policy and exercises control over the public school and library systems. There are nine Board members, a student council representative and a military liaison. The Board typically meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month (and special meetings as required) to deal with Board business, receive public testimony, and hear reports from the Superintendent and Board committees.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Meeting agendas, minutes

The Board's meeting agendas and minutes, along with Board policies and other important information, can be found on its website:​

The Board typically meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month.

Standing committees

  • Student Achievement: Meets 1st Thursday of each month.
  • Finance and Infrastructure: Meets 3rd Thursday of each month.
  • ​Human Resource: Meets 3rd Thursday of each month.
  • Audit: Meets quarterly and as needed on the 1st Thursday meeting.

Goals 1, 2 and 3Strategic Plan Dynamic Report

The Hawaii DOE reports to the Board annually on school system data aligned with the 2017-2020 Strategic Plan, to track progress to state-level targets and to review what is and isn't working. It is a public resource so all stakeholders may easily view how the public school system is doing across a range of key performance indicators.

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Contact Information

State of Hawaii Board of Education

Phone: 808-586-3334


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