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State tax take falls short of forecast

By Kevin Dayton; Star Advertiser; January 5, 2017


Key issues, groups could decide political fate

By Kevin Dayton; Star Advertiser; January 3, 2017


Lawmakers pummel Ige’s budget proposal

By Kevin Dayton; Star Advertiser; January 6, 2017

Ige’s budget taps $9.5M for Maui hospitals

Maui News; By Melissa Tanji; December 20, 2016

Isles getting $11.5M to fight homelessness

Honolulu Star-Advertiser; December 21, 2016

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HUD, Hawaii up ante in fight against homelessness

West Hawaii Today; By Max Dible; December 22, 2016

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Hawaii Senate Shuffles Leadership, Braces For Trump Presidency

Civil Beat; Nathan Eagle; November 10, 2016

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Report: Obama administration gives up on TPP trade pact

Pacific Business News; James Prichard; November 11, 2016

Obama Endorses Caldwell

Civil Beat; Chad Blair; October 13, 2016; The support comes as another labor union backs the Honolulu mayor’s re-election but a hotel trade group declines to endorse him or his challenger.

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Hawaii Finds Itself Stuck As Others Abandon For-Profit Prisons

Civil Beat; Rui Kaneya; October 13, 2016; Even as the ground shifts nationally away from private prisons, Hawaii Gov. David Ige said he sees no way it will change here anytime soon.


Obama, hotel/hospital union extend support to Caldwell

Star-Advertiser; Michael Honre; October 14, 2016

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Todd Simmons: Why Clinton’s Big Win Might Grow Even Bigger

Civil Beat; Todd Simmons; September 28, 2016



By: Laurie Santiago, Oahu Division Director


Here's where Oahu's new jail could be built

Pacific Business News; Duane Shimogawa; September 23, 2016

24 Hour Fitness 3-Day Pass!

Free 3-day pass for UPW members, and no initiation fee for enrollment in membership

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Lobby Day 2016

By UPW State Director Dayton Nakanelua; Members came together at the State Capitol to lobby their legislature on behalf of HHSC Maui Region members affected by the privatization there. They asked the legislature to address resulting issues in the region and throughout the state.

Saving the Eddie, and saving lives means saving Wahiawa General Hospital!

Wahiawa General Hospital is in danger of closing if they don't receive assistance. They are asking the State for $6 million dollars over the next two years. UPW members join their fellow coworkers in lobbying the State for this money.

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

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

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

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

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