In the community

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 […]

FREE COVID-19 Support Services now available

FREE/ANONYMOUS SERVICES AVAILABLE! Aloha Members, COVID-19 has affected all of us in different ways, putting a strain on much of our mental health on top of everything else. There is an organization that focuses on the way it has affected us, but specializes in the recovery and building resilience throughout this pandemic. Member Jared Ishiki’s […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Your kokua is needed!

D. Suehiro Electric, Inc., IBEW Local 1186 Signatory Contractor, will be participating in the Kapiolani Medical Center Annual Radiothon this morning, and have been a part of this important fundraiser for the past three years. This fundraiser helps Hawaii’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. The Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals is a non-profit organization dedicated to […]

IBEW LOCAL 1186 “Saving Lives” on Sept 12th from 8 am-2 pm

IBEW Local 1186 will be having their first annual “IBEW Local 1186 Saving Lives” blood drive to support the Blood Bank of Hawaii. This will be held at the Akito Blackie Fujikawa building, the union hall, on Saturday September 12th, from 8 AM-2 PM. More than ever before, blood is needed and with the current […]

“From Our Hearts to Yours” on FB live tonight!

For those unable to watch on TV, please watch an encore performance of our one-hour musical special on Facebook, at 7 PM here.

IBEW Local 1186 Spotlight: Blood Bank of Hawaii

Honolulu, HI-We hope you had a chance to watch our special, “From Our Hearts to Yours” last night on KFVE. If not, we hope you have a chance to catch one of our re-airs this weekend! One of the three non-profit organizations we featured was the Blood Bank of Hawaii, an organization that needs help […]