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Wednesday, 02/10/2021
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting (viewable at



    JOINT MEETING of the 
    DATE: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
    TIME: 10:00 am
    PLACE: Virtual Meeting
    Viewable at OR
    Listen by phone: (213) 338-8477, Webinar ID: 997 5471 8749
    Due to the threat of COVID-19, Governor Ige issued the most recent Emergency Seventeenth Supplementary Proclamation dated December 16, 2020 that suspends parts of Hawai‘i Revised Statutes Chapter 92, Public Agency Meetings and Records to, among other things, enable boards to conduct business without any board members or members of the public physically present at the same location. The OHA Board of Trustees and its Standing Committees will hold virtual meetings until further notice. The virtual meetings can be viewed and observed via livestream on OHA's website at or listen by phone: (213) 338-8477, Webinar ID: 997 5471 8749
    I. Call to Order
    II. Public Testimony on Items Listed on the Agenda*
    (Please see page 2 on how to submit written testimony or provide oral testimony online. Oral testimony by telephone/landline will not be accepted)
    III. Approval of Minutes
    A. JOINT BAE-RM Meeting Minutes of December 18, 2019
    B. JOINT BAE-RM Meeting Minutes of October 7, 2020
    IV. Unfinished Business
    V. New Business
    1. Introduction of a Proposed Policy Framework for OHA
    2. Facilitated Discussion re: Development of a T-Level Grant Policy
    B. ADMINISTRATION UPDATE - re: Status of Contract 3363 dated December 20, 2019 between OHA and the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement for $1,660,000, awarded as a result of Grant Solicitation OHA 20-10 dated September 13, 2019 and approved via Action Item BAE-RM #19-09 dated 11/20/2019, including related Dispute Resolution Activities
    C. ADMINISTRATION UPDATE - re: Implementation of Board Action "To approve and authorize the disbursement of $2,170,000 from the Fiscal Year 2020 Core Operating Budget (Grants Category) to fund the Emergency Financial Assistance Program grant" via Action Item BOT #20-03: Approval to Fund Responses to COVID-19 on May 7, 2020
    D. ACTION ITEM BAE-RM #21-01: Approval to Reallocate $2,170,000 in COVID-19 Emergency Financial Assistance Program Grant Authorization to $1,170,000 to COVID-19 Impact Grants and $1,000,000 to ʻOhana and Community Program Grants†
    VI. Announcements
    VII. Adjournment


    If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact Raina Gushiken at telephone number 594-1772 or by email at: no later than three (3) business days prior to the date of the meeting. Meeting materials will be available to the public on Friday, February 5, 2021 and posted to OHA's website at:

    †Notice: The 72 Hour rule, pursuant to OHA BOT Operations Manual, Section 49, shall be waived for distribution of new committee materials.
    *Public Testimony: Public testimony can be submitted to the OHA Board of Trustees either:
    (1) in writing emailed at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting, or
    (2) as live, oral testimony online during the Public Testimony portion of the virtual meeting.
    Public testimony must be limited to matters listed on the meeting agenda.
    Please visit OHA's website for more detailed information on how to submit Public Testimony OR Community Concerns at:
    Persons wishing to provide written testimony on items listed on the agenda should submit testimony via email to at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting. Any testimony received after this deadline will be late testimony and distributed to the Board members after the scheduled meeting.
    Due to COVID- 19, please do not fax, mail, or hand-deliver written testimony.
    Persons wishing to provide oral testimony online during the virtual meeting must register here first:
    The registration to provide oral testimony online will remain open until the relative Public Testimony OR Community Concerns sections on the agenda have concluded. You will need to register prior to this time if you would like to orally testify. Once you have completed your registration, a confirmation email will be sent to you with a link to join the virtual meeting and further instructions on how to provide oral testimony during the virtual meeting.
    To provide oral testimony online, you will need:
    (1) a computer or mobile device to connect to the internet;
    (2) internet access; and
    (3) a microphone to provide oral testimony.
    Oral testimony online will be limited to five (5) minutes.
    Oral testimony by telephone/landline will not be accepted at this time.