Island Councils


TITLE VII – INDIAN, NATIVE HAWAIIAN, AND ALASKA NATIVE EDUCATION

Part B – Native Hawaiian Education

SEC. 7204. NATIVE HAWAIIAN EDUCATION COUNCIL AND ISLAND COUNCILS

(f) ESTABLISHMENT OF ISLAND COUNCILS –

(1) IN GENERAL – In order to better effectuate the purposes of this part and to ensure the adequate representation of island and community interests within the Education Council, the Secretary is authorized to facilitate the establishment of Native Hawaiian education island councils (hereafter in this part referred to as an island council’) for the following islands:

Hawai‘i Island

Maui

Moloka‘i

Lāna‘i

O‘ahu

Kaua‘i

Niihau

(2) COMPOSITION OF ISLAND COUNCILS- Each island council shall consist of parents, students, and other community members who have an interest in the education of Native Hawaiians, and shall be representative of individuals concerned with the educational needs of all age groups, from children in preschool through adults. At least three-fourths of the members of each island council shall be Native Hawaiians.


Island Councils are open to the public, anybody can join! Please email nhec@nhec.org
and we will send you information on the next scheduled meeting and how to contact your Island Council chairperson for further information.