COVID Vaccination FYI

Aloha members, Business Manager/Financial Secretary Damien Kim is currently working with the Lieutenant Governor Josh Green and the Department of Health to put us on the list under 1C to move up our vaccination eligibility. In the meantime, please read below which is info from the AFL-CIO re: COVID Vaccinations as of today, January 15, […]


Aloha members, We hope you had a relaxing and enjoyable holiday season! This is just a notice to inform you of the January meeting cancellations as approved by our International Office. Please continue to stay safe, both at work and at home, and remain healthy. Mahalo!

Aloha 2020! A message from our Business Manager/Financial Secretary

Aloha members! We hope you had an enjoyable Christmas, and had some time to relax and spend time with your ‘ohana. We mourn with those who have lost loved ones in 2020, and have suffered other trials-please know that those people are in our thoughts and prayers. As we near the close of a VERY […]

Holiday hours/Message from our President

Aloha IBEW Local 1186 members, I hope all is well and that you and your family are safe and healthy. This year has proven to be trying in so many ways, and tested our strength like never before. From having to wear masks whenever we leave our homes, to having to constantly sanitize our hands, […]

Scheduled power outage on December 28th

Aloha members, I hope this find you well. So that you are able to plan in advance, this is just to inform you that our union office will have a scheduled power outage from opening until around 10 AM on Monday, December 28th, 2020. We will not be able to process any checks or handle […]

Mele Kalikimaka from IBEW Local 1186!

Aloha members, Please see the attached (in two formats) letter from your business manager/financial secretary, Brother Damien Kim. Please call our office with any questions. Stay safe and healthy, and have the Merriest Christmas and Happy New Year!


Aloha members, We hope you had a restful and safe and healthy Thanksgiving. This is just a notice to inform you of the December meeting cancellations. Please continue to stay safe and healthy. Mahalo!


Please see the attached memo from the Hawaii Electricians Admin Office re: your holiday checks. Mahalo!


Aloha members, Please see the attached notice from Business Manager/Financial Secretary Damien Kim regarding meeting cancellations in September. Please let us know if you have any questions. Take care!

Business Manager’s October Meeting Report

Aloha members, Please find the attached (two formats) of Business Manager Kim’s report for the month of October. Take care, and stay healthy! Mahalo!

Drive-thru flu shots 10/3-10/4

Honolulu-The Hawaii State AFL-CIO will be sponsoring a drive-thru flu shot weekend this coming Saturday and Sunday, October 3rd and 4th, 2020. The flu shots will be given in the Kaka’ako Waterfront Park parking lot from 8 AM-12 Noon (8 AM-9AM reserved for those 65 years and older) for anyone insured 18+ older and those […]

Uncertain times call for virtual swearing-in of new officers

Honolulu-On September 16, 2020 the IBEW Local 1186 Executive and Examining Boards were sworn in by 9th District International Vice President (IVP) Brother John O’Rourke via Zoom. Said Business Manager/Financial Secretary Damien Kim, who is going into his 6th term, “It is an honor to have IVP John O’Rourke swear in the boards. It is not very often […]