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The Department's Budget

There are two main parts of the Department’s budget, Operating and Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The $2.1 billion operating budget is made up primarily of state tax revenue funds (82 percent) is used for the day-to-day operations of schools and offices. The budget component for the development and upgrade of school and office facilities are from a separate Capital Improvements Program (CIP) budget sourced almost entirely from state bonds.

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Quick Facts
Enrollment (2021-22):171,600 students
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Number of employees (2020-21):22,600 salaried employees, including 12,810 teachers
Number of schools:295 (258 public, 37 charter)
Total General Fund Appropriations (2022-23):$2.27 billion
Section 1: Budget Cycle and Process
Section 2: Operating Budget
  • Funding Spectrum
  • Funding Sources
  • Direct-to-School Funding
  • Support funding at School, District and State Level
  • Non-facility general fund per-pupil funding request for Charter School students
Section 3: Timeline
Section 4: Budget and Financial Reports
Section 5: Capital Improvement Projects

Timeline of Major Events for the Operating Budget Appropriations


Date

​Budget Year

Organization

Link

​9/7/2023

​FY 2025

​Department of Taxation

The Council on Revenues held a meeting to forecast revenue growth for the State General Fund on September 7, 2023. The Council lowered its forecast to 1.3% from 4.0% for Fiscal Year(FY) 2024. The Council increased its forecast from 3.5% to 5.2% for FY 2025.

Presentation

​9/7/2023

​FB 2023-25

​Board of EducationFinance and Infrastructure Committee

Committee on Weights Report

​9/5/2023
​FY 2025

​Department of Budget and Finance

​Instructions for FY 2025 Budget Submissions

Attachment

Budget Forms and Instructions

Major, Recurring List of Federal Awards

​8/24/2023

​FB 2023-25

​Board of EducationGeneral Business meeting

Board committee reports

​8/15/2023

​FY 2024

​Department of Budget and Finance

​Budget Execution Policies and Instructions

Exhibit 1, Attachment A, Attachment B

​8/10/2023
FB 2023-25
​Board of Education

Finance and Infrastructure Committee meeting

​See Agenda Item III.A.

https://boe.hawaii.gov/Meetings/Notices/Pages/August-10,-2023-Finance-and-Infrastructure-Committee.aspx

​6/30/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Governor
HB300 Budget Bill signed into law and enacted as ACT 164 / SLH 2023
Beginning on page 30, EDN 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, and 500.
  • GIA’s with EDN program codes start on page 53.
  • Capital Improvement Projects with EDN program codes start on page 155

​6/20/2023

​FY 2024

Department of Budget and Finance​

Executive Memorandum: FY24 Interim Budget Execution Policies and Instructions
Exhibit 1: Pg. 8-10
Attachment 1: Pg. 8
Attachment 2:  Pg. 6-7

​6/15/2023
​FB 2023-25
Board of Education

Human Resources Committee Meeting

​6/15/2023

​FB 2023-25

​Board of Education

​Agenda

Update on Department of Education’s (“Department”) Operating Budget Appropriations for Fiscal Biennium 2023-2025

Meeting Recording

​6/14/2023

​FY 2025

Department of Education​

Committee on Weights XIII Meeting

​5/15/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Department of Taxation
Council on Revenues projects a 1% decline in the growth rate for FY 2023 tax revenues and projects a growth of 4% for FY 2024 tax revenues.
​5/15/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature
Legislature posts HB 300 CD1 budget worksheets

DOE programs (EDN100, 150, 200, 300, 400, and 500) start on page 297.
​5/1/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature

Legislature posts HB 300 CD1 budget bill showing totals only.  Worksheets showing details normally come out later. HIDOE programs EDN 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, and 500 begin on page 30.

4/28/2023​
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature
​Legislature releases memo to extend final decking deadline.
​4/25/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature

Update: Third Conference Hearing Scheduled for 8:45 p.m.

Second Conference Hearing Scheduled for HB 300 budget bill.
​4/24/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature
First Conference Hearing scheduled for HB 300 budget bill.No final budget decisions made yet.
​4/11/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature

Budget bill HB 300 HD1 SD1 scheduled for third reading vote by the full Senate.

Next step will be conference committees to be established, normally consisting of members from both House Finance and Senate Ways and Means committees. This conference committee will make the final decisions on the Budget bill which will be sent to the Governor for review.

​4/6/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature
Budget bill, HB 300 HD1 SD1 Bill posted on Legislature’s website.

Worksheets showing details of Senate’s budget decisions (posted 4/11/2023, details by EDN).

For Operating Appropriations see EDN’s 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, and 500

Capital Improvement Appropriations begin on page 124.

Proviso sections 11 and 12 are on page 57. Proviso section 77 starts on page 213.

Committee Report
3/30/2023​
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature

Senate Ways and Means Committee hearing on Budget Bill HB 300.

​3/23/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature
Senate Ways and Means Committee hearing on Budget Bill HB 300.
​3/20/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature

Comparison of Board-approved requests and HB300 HD1 Decisions.

​3/15/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature

​Budget Bill HB300 crosses over from the House of Representatives to the Senate.

Budget worksheet (see EDN 100, 150, 200, 300, 400 and 500)

​3/13/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature

​House Finance releases Committee Report and bill format of budget bill HB300 HD1. (Worksheets to be released later.)

HB300 HD1 (See EDN 100, 150, 200, 300, 400 and 500)

​3/8/2023
​​FB 2023-25
​Legislature
​10 a.m. House Committee on Finance Hearing on Budget Bill HB 300
​3/7/2023
​​FB 2023-25
​​Department of Taxation
​2 p.m. Council on Revenues Meeting to Forecast General Fund Revenues
​2/28/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Department of Taxation

​March 7, 2023 Notice and Agenda for Council on Revenues Meeting to Forecast General Fund Revenues

​2/22/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Department of Education

Comparison of Board approved requests and Governor’s Budget Decisions from 11/25/2022 and 2/3/2023.

​2/16/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature

​Receives Governor’s Message dated 2/13/2023 relating to changes in the Executive Branch Budget for Fiscal Biennium 2023-25. See Messages from the Governor in each Order of the Day below: https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session/od.aspx?date=2/16/2023

​2/16/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature
​Receives Governor’s Message dated 2/13/2023 relating to changes in the Executive Branch Budget for Fiscal Biennium 2023-25.  See Messages from the Governor in each Order of the Day below:

https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session/od.aspx?date=2/16/2023

​2/3/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Governor
​Governor Green Budget Decisions

EDN Programs (see 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, and 500)
​1/20/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature
​Budget Bill Introduced HB300
1/13/2023​
​FB 2023-25
​Legislature

​House of Representatives Finance Committee - Informational Briefing

Joint Senate Ways & Means and Education Committees - Informational Briefing

​1/6/2023
​FB 2023-25
​Department of Budget and Finance

Fiscal Biennium 2023-25 Executive Budget Review and Budget Preparation Policies and Guidelines for the Green Administration


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Phone: 808-784-6020

Email: doeinfo@k12.hi.us

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