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“The Sports Animals” Chris Hart features Business Manager Damien Kim

Honolulu-Chris Hart, of talk radio show “The Sports Animals,” on ESPN 1420AM/92.7 FM, called Business Manager/Financial Secretary Damien Kim on Friday, July 24th, to talk story about what the membership has been up to throughout this pandemic, as well as chatted about recent events, bringing listeners up to speed on what they and the Local […]

IBEW 1186 Business Manager Damien Kim signs CWA for city projects over $2M

Honolulu-Business Manager/Financial Secretary, Brother Damien Kim, helped to lead IBEW Local 1186 as well as the Hawaii Building and Construction Trades Council (HBCTC), to a Community Workforce Agreement (CWA) with the City and County of Honolulu that will benefit union workers for all city jobs over $2 million. See news coverage here. Brother Kim, who […]

IBEW LOCAL 1186 Endorsements – Get out and vote!

From your Business Manager: Election ballots should have reached your home already. Here are all of IBEW 1186’s endorsements for the 2020 Primary election. Please fill out and send in your ballots, in both PDF and jpg formats. Remember, every vote counts.

“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 […]

IBEW Local 1186 Spotlight: Adult Friends for Youth

Honolulu, HI – In case you missed it last night, one of the three non-profits that we featured on our show “From Our Hearts to Yours” is the Adult Friends for Youth (AFY), a 501 (c) (3) here in Hawaii. In the program you should have seen interview clips from AFY’s Deborah Spencer-Chun (President & […]


Aloha members, Please see the attached (two formats) letter from our Business Manager/Financial Secretary. Mahalo!

Check out today’s featured story on HInow

Honolulu-HI Please see our special segment on HInow this morning – ahead of tonight’s premiere of IBEW Local 1186 “From Our Hearts to Yours.” Check out the feature here Mahalo to all who made this show a reality!

“From Our Hearts to Yours” premiere – Thurs., May 28th @ 8 PM on K5

Honolulu, HI-This pandemic has been difficult on many. Especially for those of us who have lost loved ones, gotten ill, lost jobs, had to adjust to an entire new way of living adjusting work/schooling from home, and balancing life – therefore being under very stressful and difficult times. While we realize a musical tribute and […]

Discounted rates for the Super American Circus

Aloha IBEW Local 1186 Members! The Super American Circus is in town and you will get a discount of the regular price of admission just for being a member of IBEW Local 1186! They will be in Kona from May 22-24th, Honolulu from March 29th-31st, Maui from April 5th-7th, and on Kaua’i from April 13-14th. […]