OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Committee on Beneficiary Advocacy & Empowerment (BAE)

The Committee on Beneficiary Advocacy and Empowerment (BAE) focuses on the agency’s legislative and advocacy efforts, as well as programs that address issues relating to health, human services, education, housing, land use, environment and natural resources.

Agenda and minutes for BAE meetings are posted here as they become available.

This Standing Committee usually meets monthly, but meets only as needed. Special meetings are called at the discretion of the BAE Committee Chair. Meeting minutes from 2010 – 2014 can be downloaded here.

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2020 Committee on Beneficiary Advocacy & Empowerment Meeting Schedule

Trustee John D. Waiheʻe IV, Chair
Trustee Kaleihikina Akaka, Vice Chair

DATE MEETING TIME LOCATION/COMMENTS AGENDA & MINUTES
1/22/20 BAE 1:00 PM Mauli Ola Boardroom Agenda, Meeting Folder & Minutes
1/29/20 BAE 10:00 AM Mauli Ola Boardroom Agenda, Meeting Folder & Minutes
2/05/20 BAE 1:00 PM Mauli Ola Boardroom Agenda, Meeting Folder & Minutes
2/12/20 BAE 10:00 AM Mauli Ola Boardroom Agenda, Meeting Folder & Minutes
2/19/20 BAE 1:00 PM Mauli Ola Boardroom Agenda, Meeting Folder & Minutes
2/26/20 BAE 10:00 AM Mauli Ola Boardroom Agenda, Meeting Folder & Minutes
3/04/20 BAE 1:00 PM Mauli Ola Boardroom Agenda, Meeting Folder & Minutes
3/11/20 BAE CANCELLED as of 02/20/2020
3/18/20 BAE CANCELLED Agenda, Cancellation Notice
3/25/20 BAE CANCELLED due to COVID-19 pandemic
4/01/20 BAE CANCELLED due to COVID-19 pandemic
4/08/20 BAE CANCELLED due to COVID-19 pandemic
4/15/20 BAE CANCELLED due to COVID-19 pandemic
4/22/20 BAE CANCELLED due to COVID-19 pandemic
4/29/20 BAE CANCELLED due to COVID-19 pandemic
5/13/20 BAE CANCELLED due to COVID-19 pandemic
5/27/20 BAE CANCELLED due to COVID-19 pandemic
6/17/20 BAE CANCELLED due to COVID-19 pandemic
7/01/20 BAE CANCELLED due to COVID-19 pandemic
7/29/20 BAE CANCELLED due to COVID-19 pandemic
8/26/20 BAE CANCELLED due to COVID-19 pandemic
9/23/20 BAE 10:00 AM Virtual meeting

The virtual meeting can be viewed and observed at www.oha.org/livestream or listen by phone:  (213) 338-8477, Webinar ID:  920-4649-8729

For information on how to submit testimony, please click here.

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REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

The registration to provide oral testimony online will remain open until the Public Testimony section on the agenda has concluded. You will need to register prior to this time if you would like to orally testify. Once the Public Testimony section on the agenda has concluded, oral testimony online will no longer be accepted. Oral testimony by phone will not be accepted at this time.

Click here for detailed information on how to testify orally during a virtual meeting.

Agenda, Meeting Folder & Minutes
10/07/20 JOINT BAE-RM 10:00 AM Virtual meeting

The virtual meeting can be viewed and observed at www.oha.org/livestream or listen by phone:  (XXX) XXX-XXXX, Webinar ID:  XXX-XXXX-XXXX

For information on how to submit testimony, please click here.

To provide oral testimony online please register at:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/

The registration to provide oral testimony online will remain open until the Public Testimony section on the agenda has concluded. You will need to register prior to this time if you would like to orally testify. Once the Public Testimony section on the agenda has concluded, oral testimony online will no longer be accepted. Oral testimony by phone will not be accepted at this time.

Click here for detailed information on how to testify orally during a virtual meeting.

Agenda, Meeting Folder & Minutes
10/21/20 JOINT BAE-RM 10:00 AM Virtual meeting

The virtual meeting can be viewed and observed at www.oha.org/livestream or listen by phone:  (XXX) XXX-XXXX, Webinar ID:  XXX-XXXX-XXXX

For information on how to submit testimony, please click here.

To provide oral testimony online please register at:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/

The registration to provide oral testimony online will remain open until the Public Testimony section on the agenda has concluded. You will need to register prior to this time if you would like to orally testify. Once the Public Testimony section on the agenda has concluded, oral testimony online will no longer be accepted. Oral testimony by phone will not be accepted at this time.

Click here for detailed information on how to testify orally during a virtual meeting.

Agenda, Meeting Folder & Minutes

Notes:

  • All meeting dates, times, and locations are subject to revisions as needed.
  • On the same meeting date, if an RM meeting is not scheduled, or if a same-day RM is cancelled, the BAE meeting will start at 10:00 AM, when possible.
  • All changes may not be reflected in the above schedule. Please see the officially-filed BAE agenda for the accurate date, time, and place of each meeting.
  • JOINT BAE-RM Committee meetings will be scheduled as deemed necessary.

Questions about an agenda and/or minutes? Contact BAE Staff.

Other Board Agenda and Minutes: BOT Agenda and Minutes (BOT) | Committee on Resource Management (RM)

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