The Faculty Union
Jul 18, 2014
In Hawaii, upholding the quality of public higher education is a political process. After all, the Governor, UH administration, the UH Board of Regents, and the UH faculty are all involved in the negotiations of faculty contracts. In addition, the Hawaii State Legislature must vote to allocate funding to fulfill the obligations of ratified faculty contracts.
Jul 18, 2014
Policy decisions and laws on higher education made in Washington, D.C. have a direct impact on UH faculty. That’s why it is so important for UHPA to make sure those who represent us in Congress have a thorough understanding of higher education issues and the unique challenges of the University of Hawaii.
Jul 14, 2014
Royal State Insurance invites UHPA members to attend a FREE SEMINAR to learn about Long-Term Care and ways you can pay for it.
Jul 11, 2014
Volunteers are needed for canvassing and phone banks from now until August 9th! Contact Rena Kawakami at (808)551-0663 to help elect Mark Takai to Congress.
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Answers To Frequently Asked Questions
Address: 1017 Palm Drive, Honolulu, HI 96814
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All faculty members (1/2 time or more) of the UH system are included by state law in bargaining unit 7. Annual dues of 1% of your salary is made through payroll deduction. To become an active member, you must complete an UHPA Membership Application.
EUTF Health Benefit Questions
Contact your Department Personnel Officer or the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefit Trust Fund (EUTF) @ 808.586.7390 or toll free @ 1.800.295.0089 with your eligibility questions.
Plan benefit questions should be directed to your carrier. Contact info can be found at the EUTF website.
Retirement Benefit Questions
Contact the State of Hawaii Employees' Retirement System (ERS) @ 808.586.1735 or 1.888.659.0708 for members residing on the continental US. You may also visit the ERS website.