The Education Fund of the League of Women Voters will sponsor a forum to discuss the pros and cons of the proposed constitutional amendment to change Hawaii’s Board of Education member selection from elected to one that is appointed by the governor.

Forum members include

  • Benjamin Cayetano,former Governor of HI
  • Joan Husted, former HSTA Exec. Dir.
  • Randy Roth, UH Law School professor
  • Garrett Toguchi, Chair, Board of Education.

Moderated by Dean Avi Soifer, William S. Richard School of Law, it will be a one-hour forum followed by about 15 minutes of questions and answers and a wrap-up.

Tuesday, Sept. 14, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. William S. Richard School of Law, Classroom 1. Parking is available in the parking structure, entered from Dole Street. (see UH campus map).

The event is open to the public and will be taped by ‘Ōlelo, thus will be available for public viewing several times prior to the election on November 2. Please check the LWV website for any updated information prior to the event: or e-mail:

Submitted by the League of Women Voters, A Non-Partisan Organization to Encourage Informed Citizen Participation in Government