Monday Report (Archives)

Get Your Home Buying Benefits From HomeStreet Bank

Our UHPA member benefits partner HomeStreet Bank has a message for UHPA members that may save you a considerable amount of money if you are buying a home: UHPA Member Home Buying Benefits As a member you are eligible for exclusive home buying benefits ONLY through Affinity Lending at HomeStreet Bank. You now have access to pre-negotiated discounts on the loan amount and on Realtor commissions as well as access to thousands of dollars in down payment assistance. To learn more about [...]

2021-10-12T10:35:12-10:00October 18, 2021|Frontpage, Membership Benefits, Monday Report|

UH Blindsides Us Again

We Heard You Loud and Clear We recognize and acknowledge all those who took the time to send an email expressing your frustration, concerns, and heightened anxieties about the University of Hawai‘i’s vaccination mandate intended to go into effect in the spring 2022 semester. We realize many of you found the news upsetting and we share your frustration and confusion over what was issued by the UH administration yesterday. Based on what was posted on the UH website, the UH System Office [...]

2021-10-27T18:09:54-10:00October 12, 2021|COVID19, Frontpage, Monday Report|

Time to Imu the PIG

Missed the mark It goes without saying further that since the Tenure PIGʻs report and recommendations were released on September 16, 2021, it did not gain any traction, support, or defense worthy of any consideration and action by the BOR in the eyes of faculty and UHPA.  Although the stated intent was to review: (1) the history and purpose of tenure; (2) the evolution of and current views and developments on tenure; and (3) the current criteria and decision making process for [...]

2022-01-28T18:04:32-10:00October 11, 2021|Academic, Frontpage, Monday Report|

Time Running Out To Cast Your ERS Trustee Ballot

Have you cast your ballot for the next ERS Trustee?  The 10/22 deadline is fast-approaching and if you haven’t voted, we urge you all to cast your ballots for our very own Lynne Wilkens who has been endorsed by the HGEA, UPW, the Hawaii Fire Fighters Association, and of course UHPA. Cast Your Ballot Before the Oct 22, 2021  If you need a replacement ballot or have any questions, please email Rebecca Gleason at ERSBallot@kmhllp.com or call (808) 543-3310.

2021-10-05T16:30:28-10:00October 11, 2021|ERS/EUTF, Frontpage, Monday Report|

Get Your Free McDonald’s Breakfast Sandwich This Week Only

UHPA received the following from authorized representatives of McDonalds and are passing it on unedited to our members: FREE McDonald’s Breakfast Sandwich Meals for Educators: Oct. 11 – 15  McDonald’s of Hawaii is thanking all educators and faculty statewide for their hard work and commitment to our students during these challenging times. From Monday, Oct. 11 to Friday, Oct. 15, McDonald’s is offering a FREE Breakfast Sandwich Meal (choice of an Egg McMuffin®, Bacon Egg & Cheese Biscuit or Sausage Biscuit) with [...]

2021-10-07T17:55:17-10:00October 11, 2021|Frontpage, Membership Benefits, Monday Report|

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

Permitted Interaction Group (PIG) or Wild Pig On Friday, September 10, 2021, the University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents posted their agenda and meeting materials for the September 16, 2021 meeting.  Included on the agenda was the report of the Tenure PIG.  Based on the February 18, 2021 BOR meeting, the Tenure PIGʻs purpose and scope was to review and investigate the issue of tenure in areas including the history and purpose of tenure at IHEs, particularly regarding the University of Hawai‘i [...]

2021-09-30T19:18:34-10:00October 4, 2021|Academic, Frontpage, Monday Report|

Last Chance to Rate Your Administrator

By now all members of UHPA should have received their “Rate My Administrator” survey invitations. If you have not, please reach out to our office via email or you can just reply to any of our Monday Report emails.  Survey closes on Oct 6  If you want to make your voice heard, this week is your last chance. Do it today. The UHPA Board of Directors has authorized Market Trends Pacific to conduct the survey and report the results.  All submission data [...]

2021-09-30T19:23:30-10:00October 4, 2021|Frontpage, Membership Benefits, Monday Report|

Lipstick Won’t Help This Tenure PIG Mess

Permitted Interaction Group (PIG) or Wild Pig On Friday, September 10, 2021, the University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents posted their agenda and meeting materials for the September 16, 2021 meeting.  Included on the agenda was the report of the Tenure PIG.  Based on the February 18, 2021 BOR meeting, the Tenure PIGʻs purpose and scope was to review and investigate the issue of tenure in areas including the history and purpose of tenure at IHEs, particularly regarding the University of Hawai‘i [...]

2021-09-24T11:41:53-10:00September 27, 2021|Academic, Frontpage, Monday Report, UH Administration|

Reminder: Rate My Administrator Survey

By now all members of UHPA should have received their “Rate My Administrator” survey invitations. If you have not, please reach out to our office via email or you can just reply to any of our Monday Report emails.  Don’t postpone your participation!   Make your voice heard via this survey tool. The UHPA Board of Directors has authorized Market Trends Pacific to conduct the survey and report the results.  All submission data will be kept confidential. Only anonymous, summarized information will be [...]

2022-10-13T14:55:11-10:00September 27, 2021|Frontpage, Membership Benefits, Monday Report|

Cast your ERS Trustee Ballot For Lynne Wilkens

Lynne Wilkens By now you should all have your ballot for the next ERS Trustee election and we urge you all to cast your ballots for our very own Lynne Wilkens who has been endorsed by the HGEA, UPW, the Hawaii Fire Fighters Association, and of course UHPA. Deadline is Oct 22, 2021 If you need a replacement ballot or have any questions, please email Rebecca Gleason at ERSBallot@kmhllp.com or call (808) 543-3310. We urge you to check your mailbox and cast [...]

2021-09-24T11:57:46-10:00September 24, 2021|ERS/EUTF, Frontpage, Monday Report|
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