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Kirstin Downey: Here’s What Hawaii’s Housing Crisis Looks Like

Civil Beat; Kirsten Downey; September 21, 2016; Hawaii opened up its Section 8 housing applications for the first time in 10 years. The response was overwhelming.

Isle longline fishers address crews’ plight

Honolulu Advertiser; Sophie Cocke; September 20, 2016

Capitol Hill

Hawaiian seafood caught by foreign crews confined on boats

Associated Press; MARTHA MENDOZA and MARGIE MASON; Sep. 8, 2016


Free school lunch program run at a few private schools

Christine Donnelly; Honolulu Advertiser Kokua Line; September 12, 2016

Hawaii State Seal

Voter turnout still shameful with isles hitting record low

David Shapiro; Honolulu Advertiser; August 28, 2016

Hawaii State Seal

Hawaii Just Doesn’t Have Enough Public Housing For The Disabled

Anita Hoffschneider; Civil Beat; September 12, 2016


AFSCME Family Scholarship

Apply by December 31st by submitting all documentation and meeting the application requirements.


Where this Wahiawa man leads, a community follows

Honolulu Star Advertiser; Lee Cataluna; August 26, 2016

Arbitration Gavel

Maui County hospitals law is blocked

Honolulu Star Advertiser; Kevin Dayton; August 24, 2016

Hawaii State Seal

State ends fiscal year with record $1 billion surplus

Honolulu Star Advertiser; Kevin Dayton; August 24, 2016

Arbitration Gavel

Court dismisses appeal by UPW in hospital transfer

Maui News; Melissa Tanji; August 20, 2016

Capitol Hill

Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons

Washington Post; Matt Zapotosky & Chico Harlan; August 18, 2016

Agreement Reached Over Maui Hospital Transition

Hawaii Public Radio; Nick Yee; August 12, 2016


UPW at the AFSCME International Convention

UPW Officers & Delegates attend the AFSCME International Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Capitol Hill

Takai leaves ‘legacy of courage, of service, and of hope’

Honolulu Star Advertiser; Kevin Dayton and Sophie Cocke; July 21, 2016

Hawaii State Seal

Legislators counter veto by calling special session

Honolulu Star Advertiser; Kevin Dayton and Sophie Cocke; July 13, 2016

Map-Maui Molokai Lanai

House speaker: Lawmakers will work with Ige on Maui hospitals bill

Pacific Business News; James Prichard; July 12, 2016

Map-Maui Molokai Lanai

Lawmakers, Governor Seek Compromise On Maui Hospital Bill

Civil Beat; Chad Blair; July 12, 2016

Contact Us

UPW Headquarters
Oahu Division & Private Sector Division

1426 North School Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
Phone: (808) 847-2631
Fax: (808) 848-1987

Hawaii Division

362 East Lanikaula Street
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Phone: (808) 961-3424
Fax: (808) 961-5718

Kauai Division

4211 Rice Street
Lihue, Hawaii 96766
Phone: (808) 245-2412
Fax: (808) 245-6149

Maui Division

841 Kolu Street
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793
Phone: (808) 244-0815
Fax: (808) 242-9075

(toll free, Molokai/Lanai)

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