Nomination Results

Nomination Results for the 2021 UA Local 675 Officers Positions in the order they were received:

Business Manager/Financial Secretary/Treasurer
Valentino Ceria
Reginald Castanares
David Kamakea III

Matthew Brady
Craig Kaawaloa

Benjamin Panis
Jordan Dawson

Recording Secretary
Lance Hayashi
Gavin Villafuerte

Samuel Barrett Jr.

Executive Board (2 Positions)
James Fan
Charles Shima

Finance Committee
Troy Sakamoto

Examining Board
Ronden Numasaki

Ballots will be sent out November 8 th for the challenged positions of Business Manager/Financial Secretary/Treasurer, President, Vice-President, Recording Secretary.

A white ballot will be cast by the union Recording Secretary for all the unopposed positions.

Run-Off Election Announcement

Resolution of a Tie Vote: In the event of a tie vote for any office, the winner will be decided at a runoff election. This Election will be held as follows:

Place Ke’ehi Lagoon Memorial (The Veterans Hall)
2685 North Nimitz Hwy
Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
WhenDecember 15 th (Wednesday)
Time 10am till 6pm
What to Bring Your UA Card and Government Issued ID
How In-person or Drive thru as Allowed by Ke’ehi Lagoon Memorial

Please check this website to confirm if a runoff election is required and for any additional information. This will be posted on the website on Friday, December 10th.

Note that all Federal, State, and County COVID regulations will be followed. This includes but is not limited to the wearing of masks, temperature checks, etc.

In the case that Ke’ehi Lagoon Memorial has to cancel our runoff election event in writing for any reason, including Federal/State/County COVID restrictions or matters deemed necessary by Ke’ehi Lagoon Memorial, this will be noted here on the website. In this case, the tie vote for any office will be decided by a flip of a coin to be held on December 15 th at 4:30pm at 720 Iwilei Road, 2 nd floor. Due to potential COVID restrictions, we ask that only the candidate as well as 1 observer for each candidate be present for the coin flip. The coin flip will be conducted by Election Committee Chairman Donovan Lewis in the presence of the Election Committee.

We thank you all for your understanding as we navigate the everchanging COVID restrictions at all levels of government.

Election Committee

COVID-19 Updates



Plumber apprentices are trained to layout, fabricate, and assemble water, sewer, solar and other piping systems. Plumbers learn to thread, solder, and braze pipes

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Fitters

Refrigeration and air conditioning apprentices are trained in the installation of all types of cooling equipment and controls, and layout and assembly of related piping

Fire Sprinkler Fitters

Fire Sprinkler Fitters are trained to layout, fabricate, install, repair, maintain, inspect, and service all types of fire suppression systems

Pipefitter/Steamfitter Welders

Pipefitter/Steamfitter Welder apprentices are trained to fabricate and erect pipes of every kind – plastic, ferrous and non-ferrous types. Pipefitters learn to thread, solder, braze, and weld pipes

Apprenticeship & Training

Local 675's training in Pearl City and Iwilei, are conducted in spacious facilities which feature state-of-the art "hands-on" equipment for plumbing, pipefitting, refrigeration, air conditioning, fire sprinkler systems, and welding

Newsletter - Vol. 13 No. 3 Jul - Sep 2021