All employee contracts are made with the Governing Board and follows the specified union contract negotiated with the State.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) is the union for public school teachers statewide and the state affiliate of the National Education Association (NEA). HSTA represents and supports teachers in collective bargaining, as well as with legislative and professional development issues.
The Hawaii Government Employee Association (HGEA) is the union for clerical staff, office managers and educational assistants. HGEA members receive the benefit of representation, collective bargaining, and contract enforcement by HGEA’s professional staff.
United Public Workers
The United Public Workers (UPW) is the union for custodial and facilities managers. UPW provides collective bargaining representation and interpretation and enforcement of the contract. UPW is working towards securing added benefits due to the work of UPW members being physically demanding.