Scholarship Opportunities Now Available

We are pleased to announce two scholarship opportunities available to upcoming high school graduates whose parent, grandparent or legal guardian is a member of UA Local 675.

The 2021 scholarships are:
  1. UA Local 675 Scholarship – This scholarship program is to encourage attendance to a 2 or 4-year institution of higher learning. A one-time scholarship of up to $1,000 is available to high school seniors and prior year graduates whose parent, grandparent or legal guardian is a member of UA Local 675 in good standing. All submissions must be received by Union Office and postmarked by June 11, 2021, with awards to be announced in July. The application form is available here .
  2. United Association (UA) Scholarship - The UA Scholarship Fund benefits UA members and their dependents. Up to 112 scholarships totaling as much as $222,000 will be awarded this year. Scholarships range from $1,500 to $5,000 each. The deadline for submitting application is June 9, 2021. Applications will now only be accepted electronically through https://uascholarshipfund.communityforce.com/ .

Please call our Office at (808) 536-5454 ext. 222 if you have any questions.

Results of Delegation Nominees for the 40th United Association General Convention

The 40th UA General Convention is slated to be held the week of August 23, 2021.

Local 675 is currently allotted 23 total delegates based on our current monthly cash sheet, 5 of whom shall be the weekly salaried elected officers of Local 675 per Section 18 of the UA Constitution. The number of delegates is subject to change based on March’s 2021 Cash Sheets submitted to the United Association.

Click here to view the Final List of Nominees.

Election will be conducted by Mail-In Ballots.

Eligible voting members will be sent Mail-In Ballot voting materials, which includes a paper ballot and voting instructions on Friday, March 19, 2021.

Ballot must be received no later than Monday, April 19, 2021. 

Hawaiʻi Utility Bill Assistance Program

Hawaiian Electric Company and Aloha United Way have partnered to help qualifying families recover from financial hardship caused by the pandemic.

You may be eligible to receive a one-time assistance of up to $750 for utilities to help you through this financial hardship.

For more information, please visit the United Aloha Way website.

Business Manager's Report - January 11th, 2021

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COVID-19 Updates

Crafts

Plumbers

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. 12 No. 4 Oct - Dec 2020