By Derrick DePledge
Thousands of public school teachers are expected to converge on the state Capitol Thursday afternoon for a rally.
Union teachers have been locked in a protracted contract dispute with the state.
Here are the scheduled rally participants:
*HSTA President Wil Okabe
*Royal Elementary teacher Michelle Gilbert
*Unite Here! Local 5 Treasurer Eric Gill
*Fern Elementary teacher Logan Okita
*UH student member Melanie Matsuda
*Mililani High teacher Amy Perruso
*Chants led by Unite Here! Local 5 members
*Harlem Shake led by teachers from Campbell High School