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The Hawaii State AFL-CIO is a federation of 74 affiliate labor organizations that represent over 68,000 union members in the State of Hawaii. The Hawaii State AFL-CIO serves its affiliates by advocating for workers and their families.

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Discover Maritime Opportunities at the Career Expo

The Hawaii State AFL-CIO and Hawaii Ports Maritime Council are excited to announce the Maritime Career Expo & Job Fair hosted by the Marimed Foundation. This event is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in a maritime career, offering insights and connections across various roles within the industry, from land to sea.
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Mark Your Calendars: National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive

The National Association of Letter Carriers is gearing up for its largest annual food drive event in Hawaii, Maui, and Oahu. This vital community effort aims to tackle the pressing issue of food insecurity, particularly among children. Recent reports indicate that 1 in 6 children in Hawaii face hunger. Volunteers are crucial for sorting the mountains of non-perishable food items collected by letter carriers from local residents.
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Hawaii State AFL-CIO Awards Scholarships to 5 Dedicated Students

The Hawaii State AFL-CIO is excited to announce the recipients of five $1,000 scholarships for 2024, following a record-breaking 30 essay submissions on “The Importance of Labor Unions in Hawaii.” This increase in participation highlights a strong interest in labor issues among Hawaii’s youth.
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