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Political Action Fund Objection

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA) has an active Political Endorsement Committee that has participated in state & federal elections through political endorsements, contributions to candidates and independent expenditures on behalf of our endorsed candidates. The UHPA Board of Directors has taken action to allocate from the dues of all UHPA Active members an […]

Get Free Home Buying Content From HomeStreet Bank

      Our UHPA member benefits partner HomeStreet Bank has a message for UHPA members that will give you the knowledge you need and may save you a considerable amount of money if you are buying a home: UHPA Member Saving for Homeownership For most people, buying a home is both an exciting and […]

We’re Standing Firm for Sylvia Luke

In the world of Hawai‘i politics, election campaigns are generally civil. However, that rule goes out the window when a candidate is threatened and is at risk of losing. There is a no-holds-bar attack on leading candidates to thwart their progress in the polls. Unfortunately, we see this happening now with TV ads attacking Sylvia […]

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Salary Research

Administration

Interactive database of Executive Managerial (EM) salaries – updated annually

UH Faculty

Interactive database of faculty salaries for all campuses, types, and ranks

Faculty Contract: 2021-2023 Agreement

UHPA Member-only Benefits Programs

UHPA Faculty is Committed To:

  • Academic Excellence

  • The Success of Our Students

  • Serving the community

  • Supporting the Local Economy

History

UHPA has been the exclusive bargaining agent for all faculty members of the University System since November 1, 1974 with uninterrupted service ever since.

What we do

UHPA negotiates the faculty contract, ensures terms of the contract are enforced, and works to protect the rights of faculty members.

Common Healthcare and Retirement Questions

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.

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.

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.   

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