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News Highlights

New Contract to be signed on August 3, 2017

The  new contract between UHPA, the University of Hawaii, and…

Time to Restore Fairness to Public-Sector Employees

(Note: this op-ed originally appeared in the Star Advertiser…

SB 410 Designed to Raise the Bar of Accountability

By UHPA bargaining team: UHPA President Lynne Wilkens, UHPA Bargaining…

Approved! The Contract is Ratified by 95.7% of BU07 Voting Members

What now? All language within the newly-ratified collective…

UH President Now Grants Tenure and Promotion

The UH Board of Regents amended RP 9.201 to give authority to…

Salary Research

National Rankings

The Union continues to study UH faculty salaries in comparison with peer groups. This update report is based upon 2010-2011 data including graphical historical trend analysis.


Interactive database of Executive Managerial (EM) salaries of July 2013

UH Faculty

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

Faculty Contract: 2015-2017 Current Agreement

Legislative Action Center

Especially for Members

Board Notes
UHPA Leadership Directories
Your Faculty Rep
  • UHM New Faculty Orientation Luncheon, CC Exec Dining Room
    August 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Leeward Community College Contract Renewal
    August 17, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Leeward Community College Tenure and Promotion Meeting
    August 17, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • UHPA Board of Directors Mtg
    August 26, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • UH-West Oahu Contract Renewal Meeting
    September 1, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • UHMC Tenure & Promotion Orientation Meeting
    September 1, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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.

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 theERS website.   

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