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News Highlights

Senate Bill Puts Quality of Higher Education at Risk

SB 2328 proposes that all courses at all UH campuses be required…

Faculty Speak out against proposed OER mandate (SB 2328)

SB 2328 proposes that all courses at all UH campuses be required…

Dividends of your hard work - OER Mandate (SB 2328) on hold!

There was no individual or organization supporting this proposal. The…

What to expect in 2018 - from the Executive Director

Aloha and Happy New Year! It’s the time of the year we typically…

It's movie season time - make sure your tickets are discounted!

One of our most popular member benefits are discounted movie…

Special Salary Adjustment Reports updated

Our Special Salary Adjustment (SSA) database has been updated…

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: 2017-2021 Current Agreement

Our Heroes of the University of Hawaii

Especially for Members

Board Notes
UHPA Leadership Directories
Your Faculty Rep
  • UHPA Faculty Representative Forum @ Ala Moana Hotel
    February 24, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 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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