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Book Now: UHPA’s Disney Aulani Weekend!

Our very popular UHPA Disney Aulani Weekend returns for it’s 8th annual event on Oct 28 & 29, 2022.  Don’t miss out! UHPA members love the Disney Aulani Resort. If you are an early bird planner, this is your chance to get the best rooms at our heavily discounted rates before they sell out as […]

Get Your Free McDonald’s Hot or Iced Coffee This Week Only

UHPA received the following from authorized representatives of McDonalds and are passing it on unedited to our members: FREE McDonald’s Hot or Iced Coffee for All Teachers/Educators: May 2-8 McDonald’s of Hawaii is thanking all educators statewide, during National Teacher Appreciation Week, for championing Hawaii’s next generation.  From Monday, May 2 to Sunday, May 8, […]

Unraveling UHM’s Debacle on Specialists

Unraveling UHM’s Debacle On Specialists Demystifying The Process Over the past week, there has been a lot of discussion, confusion, and questioning as to the purpose, intent, and meaning as to why the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa (UHM) Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Excellence (OVPAE) sent out an email request to the […]

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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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