Posted on Feb 5, 2003 in Formal Opinions

Opinion Letter No. 03-01
February 5, 2003
Charter School Boards and the Sunshine Law

[NOTE: This opinion was overruled by OIP Op. Ltr. No. 05-09.]

New Century Charter Schools and their boards are not subject to the “Sunshine Law” at chapter 92, Hawaii Revised Statutes, because section 302A-1184, Hawaii Revised Statutes, states that charter schools “shall be exempt from all applicable state laws” except for those concerning collective bargaining, discriminatory practices, and health and safety requirements.

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