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Congrats to the winners of our first statewide fishing event!

Mahalo to all who entered our first annual statewide shoreline fishing event! Congrats goes to the following winners: BIG ISLAND: 1st: Robert “Lopaka” Wilson (30.8 lb ulua) 2nd: Jeffrey Sibayton (2.2 lb mu) BIG ISLAND ‘OHANA: 1st: Kobi Wilson, 8 (9.2 lb papio) 2nd: Yumi Fukunaga, 10 (3.7 oz moana) 3rd: Emi Fukunaga, 4 (3.5 […]


Aloha members, Your kokua is needed! Yes, it’s that time of year again – with school starting up again soon, there are many keiki on our island and around Hawaii that do not have much needed school school supplies for the upcoming new school year, and HERA and the IBEW Local 1186 Membership Development Team […]

IBEW Local 1186 leads the charge in blood donations

Honolulu – IBEW Local 1186 members came out strong at last month’s first “Every Drop Counts” blood drive brought to you by the Hawaii Building & Construction Trades Council, but our work is not done yet. Many appointments are still open for our next blood drive, on Saturday July 17th from 8 AM-4PM at the […]

Registration now OPEN for IBEW 1186 Shoreline Pole Fishing Event!

Aloha members, Registration is now open for our first annual IBEW Local 1186 Shoreline Pole Fishing Event. For more information including rules, eligibility and how to register, click here by July 2nd. Good luck!


Aloha members, As you know, IBEW Local 1186 is part of a group of unions that together, are the Hawaii Building & Construction Trades Council (HBCTC) and we are participating in our first ever joint blood drive. We are excited to partner with the Blood Bank of Hawaii AND this summer’s special secondary partners, Special […]

Have you or a family member ever needed blood?

Aloha members, Have you or a family member ever been a recipient of a blood transfusion? If so, we would love to hear your story. Please contact us if you have ever needed blood, or anyone from your family. Mahalo!

Broadband benefits for qualified people

Aloha members, Please click on this link to see if you qualify for a limited time broadband benefit. According to the website, The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible […]

Vaccination availability update for APRIL 19, 2021

Special Pfizer Vaccination limited availability at Safeway Beretaina 4/19-4/22: To those members who had appointments for their Johnson & Johnson vaccines scheduled on April 17th that have since been paused via the CDC/FDA, the Lt. Governor’s Office is assisting us with getting our members and their families vaccinated. The only pharmacy that will be doing […]

Vaccination clinic CANCELED for Sat., April 17th

Aloha members, Please see below for a message from Business Manager/Financial Secretary Damien Kim, regarding the cancellation of this Saturday’s vaccination clinic in partnership with the Hawaii Building and Construction Trades Council (HBCTC). “Unfortunately we have to cancel giving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine shots on April 17th, per CDC guidelines. Please contact your local […]

COVID-19 Vaccines at LCC

If you have not yet been able to schedule a vaccination appointment at Safeway or at our pod last month, the City & County of Honolulu opened up a pod at Leeward Community College (LCC) and has appointment openings today and next week for essential workers including construction. Please visit this link to register/schedule your […]

MEMORIAL FUND set up for Malakai “Mo” Maumalanga

Honolulu, HI- Aloha members, As some of you may have heard, this past weekend, Oahu youth lost a very significant and meaningful leader and professional after the brutal killing of 45-year old husband and father, Malakai “Mo” Maumalanga outside of his Aiea home. “Mo,” as he was lovingly called by all who knew him, worked […]

Hawai’i Utility Bill Assistance Program

Aloha members, There is a one-time assistance credit of up to $750 for Hawai’i residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to get back on their feet. This program will be sponsored by Hawaiian Electric. The program will be administered through Aloha United Way (AUW) on Oahu, partnering with Hawaii’s local UW chapters. Applications will begin […]