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New Unit 3/4 Tentative Agreement - Voting Starts Monday
New: Unit 3 and Unit 4 Tentative Agreement ReachedAs you know, last week's ratification vote for Units 3 and 4 was suspended on Thursday after another public worker union contract was announced.  Talks were then reopened with the employer and...
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Hilo: Family Fishing Derby
Join us at the 9th Annual Family Fishing Derby! Saturday, May 30, 20159:00 - 11:00 a.m.Coconut Island, Hilo For more information, call the HGEA office at 935-6841 or click here to download a printable flyer.
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Kauai: Card & lei making classes
Learn to make your own greeting cards and eyelash lei just in time for graduation! Card making classMonday, May 4, 20155:00 - 7:00 p.m.HGEA HallClick here for a printable flyer Lei making classMonday, May 11, 20155:00 - 6:30 p.m.HGEA HallClick here...
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4/23/2015
Because the ratification meetings for Units 3 and 4 have been suspended, please do not go to the ratification meeting sites. If you have any... (read more)
4/22/2015
Statewide ratification meetings for Unit 2 will be held from Monday, April 20 through Monday, April 27. Members are encouraged to read the summary of... (read more)
4/20/2015
Do you or your spouse have a family history of heart disease or stroke?  The new HGEA approved Aflac Critical Care plan will pay you a lump sum cash... (read more)
4/17/2015
Have some time to spare? Play in our next bowling tournament!Saturday, May 16, 201512:30 p.m.KB Xtreme75-5591 Palani Road, Kailua-KonaClick here to... (read more)
4/16/2015
Contact your Representatives in Opposition Thank you to the many members who contacted their Senators to express opposition to H.B. 1075, which... (read more)
4/3/2015
The Senate Committees on Judiciary & Labor and Ways & Means will be hearing a new proposed draft for H.B 1075 on Wednesday, April 8 at 9:45 a.m., in... (read more)
3/30/2015
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3/27/2015
The EUTF open enrollment sessions will begin on April 6, 2015. To help answer your questions, EUTF has scheduled statewide informational... (read more)
3/16/2015
Senate Health and Commerce & Consumer Protection Committees to Hear HHSC Maui Region Privatization Bill (H.B. 1075) Thursday, March 19  A bill to... (read more)
3/14/2015
During Member Appreciation Month in February, we gave away a total of 500,000 Hawaiian Miles to 24 lucky members in an online drawing!Congratulations... (read more)
3/5/2015
The House Committee on Finance held their decision-making hearing on H.B. 1075, which privatizes the Maui Region of the Hawaii Health Systems... (read more)
3/2/2015
As you are aware, on Friday, February 27, the House Committee on Finance heard H.B. 1075, H.D. 2, which privatizes the Maui Region of the Hawaii... (read more)
2/25/2015
On Friday, Feb. 27 at 3:00 p.m. in State Capitol conference room 308, the House Committee on Finance will hear two bills related to the Hawaii Health... (read more)
2/16/2015
On Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. in State Capitol conference room 309, the House Committee on Labor & Public Employment will hear two bills related to... (read more)
2/14/2015
On Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. in State Capitol conference room 309, the House Committee on Labor & Public Employment will hear two bills related to... (read more)
2/12/2015
On Wednesday, Feb. 11, HGEA Unit 9 member Susie Uwēko‘olani testified before the Senate Health, Judiciary and Labor, and Commerce and Consumer... (read more)
10/9/2014
Mark your calendars for these upcoming HGEA Community Action Committee activities! Lanakila Meals on WheelsThanksgiving & Christmas Days Martin... (read more)
6/6/2014
On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira sent an Op-Ed commentary to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. The Op-Ed piece ran... (read more)
4/25/2014
Kimberley Haines (Unit 3)Library Technician VIUniversity of Hawaii at ManoaHamilton Library, Serials Department The most memorable moment for Kim... (read more)
12/4/2013
U.S. Senator Brian Schatz has the support of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), HGEA's parent union that is... (read more)
11/25/2013
On November 20, 2013, HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira sent a letter to the editor of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser regarding the November 14... (read more)
11/9/2013
On November 7, 2013, the Hawaii Labor Relations Board (HLRB) issued its decision formally establishing Bargaining Unit 14 and the classes that... (read more)
9/30/2013
On September 27, 2013, HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira sent a letter to the editor of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser regarding the September 25... (read more)
8/30/2013
Congratulations to S.W. King Intermediate School Principal and Unit 6 member Sheena Alaiasa, the first educator from Hawaii to be named National... (read more)
7/5/2013
Congratulations to the 2013-2014 Charles R. Kendall and Russell K. Okata Scholarship recipients! Both scholarships are available to HGEA members and... (read more)
6/28/2013
Congratulations to the winners from Tuesday's Education & Training class "Don’t Call 911! Why?" on Maui. Each member won a $10 gift card. Pictured... (read more)
6/24/2013
On Friday, June 21, Senate Bill 883 was signed into law as Act 137, Session Laws of Hawaii, 2013. This law establishes a new collective bargaining... (read more)
5/18/2013
DARREN WONG ELECTED PRESIDENT Darren T. Q. Wong, a Unit 13 member and an electrical engineer with the City & County of Honolulu's Design and... (read more)
4/19/2013
On April 12, HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira sent a letter to the editor of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser regarding Ali Bairo's commentary... (read more)
3/13/2013
On Friday, March 15, the Senate Committee on Health will hold a hearing on H.B. 1483, which establishes a task force to study the feasibility of... (read more)
2/24/2013
UPDATE, Feb. 26: The Senate Committee on Ways and Means has deferred its Feb. 26 hearing to Wednesday, February 27 at 9:15 a.m.On Feb. 22, the House... (read more)
2/14/2013
On Feb. 13, your fellow HGEA members and staff testified before the Senate Health Committee in opposition to S.B. 1306 (Relating to... (read more)
2/9/2013
HGEA has come to learn that Honolulu lobbyist Bob Toyofuku has been retained by Banner Health for this legislative session. At Mr. Toyofuku's... (read more)
2/8/2013
On Feb. 6, concerned union members testified before the House of Representatives joint House Health Committee and House Labor & Public Employment... (read more)
2/4/2013
Currently, in the 2013 Legislature, there is a serious attempt by some elected officials to privatize hospitals in the Hawaii Health Systems... (read more)
1/31/2013
Over the last few months, your negotiating committees for Units 2, 3, 4 and 13 have all had initial meetings with the Employer to discuss... (read more)
1/2/2013
HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira is currently featured in the Winter 2013 issue of Island Scene magazine, a health and wellness publication for... (read more)
12/28/2012
Calling all HGEA bargaining unit, associate and retiree members! The 2013 HGEA Volleyball League is scheduled to start in April and run through June... (read more)
10/26/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the "Take it to the Table: Negotiations Overview" class on September 25!  Each person won a $10 Foodland/Sack N... (read more)
10/23/2012
State executive branch employees who were determined to be exempt from the 5% salary reduction as a result of the Favored Nation implementation... (read more)
9/13/2012
Congratulations to Elyssa Correia, a recipient of the 2012 Jerry Clark Memorial Scholarship! Elyssa is the daughter of HGEA member Jena Correia (Unit... (read more)
8/24/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the "The Fight for Workers' Rights” class on August 6, 2012!  Each person won a $10 gift card. Pictured, from... (read more)
8/24/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the "Labor Movement in Hawaii” class on August 21, 2012!  Each person won a $10 Foodland/Sack N Save gift card.... (read more)
8/16/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the August 15 E&T class "Labor Movement in Hawaii" on Maui. Pictured from left to right are: Mary Wagner (Unit... (read more)
7/24/2012
I recently received this email and thank you letter from Kirk Caldwell, and I wanted to share it with you because I thought it was best that you read... (read more)
7/20/2012
Executive Director Randy Perreira recently sent a letter to the Hawaii Tribune-Herald regarding the outcome of Hawaii County Elections Administrator... (read more)
7/13/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the "Why is HGEA's Endorsement So Important?" class on July 11! Each person won a $10 gift card. Pictured, from... (read more)
7/13/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the "Why is HGEA's Endorsement So Important?" class on July 10! Each member won a $10 gift card. Pictured from... (read more)
7/11/2012
On July 10, 2012, Governor Neil Abercrombie vetoed Senate Bill 2214, which would have made employer healthcare contributions to the employer-union... (read more)
7/6/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the "Conquering the Generational Divide:  Managing Across the Generations" class on June 26! Each person won a... (read more)
6/29/2012
Congratulations to the winners from last night's Education & Training class "Generation Connections Part II" on Kauai. Each member won a $10 gift... (read more)
6/29/2012
Statewide Stop Work Informational Meetings (SWIM) focusing on favored nation implementation were held in July for members in Units 2, 3, 4, 8 and... (read more)
6/20/2012
HGEA recently announced its endorsements for the 2012 Primary Election.  "After much deliberation, we have a full slate of candidates we believe can... (read more)
6/14/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the June 12 Education & Training class "Chapter 89: Hawaii's Collective Bargaining Law" on Kauai. Each member won... (read more)
5/14/2012
Beginning Tuesday, May 15, QMark Research will be conducting a membership survey. They will be contacting randomly selected members via phone and... (read more)
5/14/2012
Nearly 400 delegates statewide attended HGEA's 21st Biennial General Assembly at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel in Kamuela, Hawaii from May 9-11,... (read more)
5/3/2012
As reported in an earlier eBulletin, the Legislature appropriated funds to cover additional EUTF premium contributions by the State as we reach... (read more)
4/20/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the Education & Training class "Contract 101: Basic Articles" held on April 17 in Kauai. They each won a $10 gift... (read more)
4/20/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the Education & Training class "Contract 201: Nitty Gritty Articles" held on April 12 in Maui. They each won a... (read more)
4/20/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the Education & Training class "Contract 201: Nitty Gritty Articles" held on April 17 in Oahu. They each won a... (read more)
4/13/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the April 10 Education and Training class “The Big Picture” on Kauai. Each member won a $10 gift card. Pictured... (read more)
4/13/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the April 10 Education and Training class “Contract 101: Basic Articles” on Maui. Each member won a $10 gift... (read more)
4/4/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the April 3 Education and Training class “The Big Picture” on Maui. Each member won a $10 gift card. Pictured... (read more)
3/30/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the Education & Training class "Parliamentary Procedures" on March 5 and "The Big Picture" on March 12. Each... (read more)
3/30/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the "Parliamentary Procedures" class on March 27! Each person won a $10 Foodland/Sack N Save gift card. Pictured,... (read more)
3/23/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the "The Big Picture" class on March 20!  Each person won a $10 Foodland/Sack N Save gift card. Pictured,... (read more)
3/2/2012
Congratulations to the winners from the February 21 Education & Training class "Chapter 89: Hawaii's Collective Bargaining Law" on Oahu. Each member... (read more)
3/7/2011
A letter from Randy Perreira was sent today to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser regarding their March 1 editorial “Concessions, not catastrophe.” The... (read more)
 
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888 Mililani St., Suite 601
Honolulu, HI 96813-2991
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Hawaii Division Office
495 Manono St.
Hilo, HI 96720-4422
P: (808) 935-6841
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Maui Division Office
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Wailuku, HI 96793-2257
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Lihue, HI 96766-1108
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