• Board of Directors

    • Name, campus/constituency, email address and office number listed for each director (alphabetically sorted by name).
  • Board's Vision of UHPA

    • The Board's vision of UHPA and resulting expectations for the next Executive Director.
  • Calendar

  • Committees of UHPA

  • Competencies & Qualification

    • Competencies and Qualifications in the Selection of the UHPA Executive Director
  • Contact Us

    • UHPA office address, phone & fax number, website & email address, office hours and map location of UHPA office.
  • Duties & Responsibilities of the Executive Director

    • The Executive Director shall serve as the chief executive and administrative officer of UHPA
  • Find Your Faculty Rep

  • Forms

  • Informational Brochures

  • Map Location of UHPA Office

  • Membership Choices

    • UHPA (Active) vs Agency Fee
  • Mission Statement

  • New Member

    • Join UHPA now

      Faculty members, teaching 1/2 time or more, are included by state law in Bargaining Unit 07 (BU07).  UHPA is the exclusive representative of BU07. Membership in UHPA is by choice and applying for union membership is fast and easy. All information submitted will be kept in strictest confidence at UHPA and we will not share your personal and/or private information with any other organization.
  • Photos from Union Activities

  • Suggested Reading List

    • A collection of books that any applicant will have already read or certainly have an interest in.
  • Terms of Use

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  • The University of Hawai‘i System

    • The University of Hawai‘i System Reference Guide dated June 2014
  • UHPA Background & History

    • IN THE BEGINNING In 1970, the State Legislature passed Act 171 (H.R.S. Chapter 89) that allowed public employees to form unions and gain exclusive representation rights to 13 separate bargaining units.  The distribution of public employees into the 13 units was done by law, rather than through unit determination hearings to determine a “commonality of [...]
  • UHPA Background & History

    • A brief Background & History of the University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA).  
  • UHPA Mission Statement

    • Making the University of Hawai‘i a better place to teach, research, and serve the community.
  • UHPA Policy on Representing Faculty Members

    • The UHPA Board of Directors adopted the Policy on Representing Faculty Members on June 30, 2018 due to the June 27th decision regarding the U. S. Supreme Court case, Janus v. AFSCME [586 A.S. (2018)].  This Supreme Court decision, applicable only to government employees represented by unions, states that non-members are not subject to mandatory [...]
  • UHPA Staff & Consultant's Directory

    • Name, title, email address and contact number listed for UHPA staff & consultant.
  • University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents Reference Guide

    • University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents Reference Guide dated July 1, 2014.
  • Who We Are

    • The UHPA has been the exclusive bargaining agent for all faculty members of the University System since November 1, 1974. The UH System is governed by one Board of Regents and includes six Community Colleges, UH-Hilo, UH-Manoa, UH-Maui College and UH-West Oahu.