Membership Benefits

Joining UPW gives you access to great discounts on services, clothes, and fun activities. These deals are negotiated by the union to ensure high-quality goods and services at a good price.

Some of Our Partners

These local businesses support unions and offer special discounts and benefits to UPW members.

UPW Member Benefits

We partner with various businesses to bring members discounts on products and services.

The MAF is a self-administered hospitalization plan for UPW members, Spouses, and Dependent children.  The cost is $1.00 per participant per month.  The MAF plan pays thirty dollars ($30.00) per day for each qualified hospitalization stay.  MAF is effective sixty (60) days from the enrollment date.  Open enrollment is year-round. Please get in touch with your local UPW office to see the MAF Plan description for full details. Our contact information is to the left.

Offers Scholarships, Benefits on Health, Home & Auto Insurance, Legal, Money & Credit, Shopping Discounts and Travel Fun benefits. Please refer to the AFSCME Advantage website: or call toll-free benefits line: (800) 588-0374.

Offers Cancer/ICU Insurance to UPW Members, which includes individual, family, and dependent children coverage. Brochures with full details and applications are available at the UPW offices on Oahu, Kauai, Maui, and the Big Island. Please see the contact information for each UPW office on the left-hand side of this webpage.
Offers Automobile Insurance and Homeowners Insurance at discounted rates and flexible payment plans for UPW Members only. DTRIC offers a 35% discount on Home Insurance when you also insure your car. For more information or to enroll, call Oahu: at 949-2946 or Neighbor Islands: at 1-877-949-2946.
For more information about DTRIC, please click here.

GoldenEye established itself in the Hawaiian market as a leader among Sports Eyewear Stores. Designed with the athlete, sports, and outdoor enthusiast in mind, GoldenEye is a destination for anyone interested in improving their performance and overall experience with the right choice in sport sunglasses. GoldenEye offers UPW Members a discount of 25% off Yeti and 30% off G-Shock brands. Members’ UPW membership card or code (UPWGE) must be presented at the time of purchase. GoldenEye, Hawaii’s ONLY sports performance sunglass store

Offers application fee waived before submitting an application for admission when applying to approved undergraduate and graduate programs. When accepted and enrolled into an approved undergraduate program, a 40% discount will apply to tuition, and for graduate programs, a 30% discount will apply to tuition. For more information, contact Admissions (808) 544-1135 or refer to their website at:


Offers discounts on home loans, homeownership seminars, financial fitness seminars, access to down payment assistance, significant savings on closing costs, and additional resources. For more information, visit Contact your local office for mortgage benefits (808) 447-1412 or banking benefits (808) 537-9404.

Offers 15% off tires, auto service & repairs for VIP discounted rates. Card must be present at time of service for Oahu members only. To request a Lex Brodies VIP card, contact UPW Oahu office at (808) 847-2631.


Red Wing Shoes Store will provide a volume of 10% off Red Wing branded safety and soft-toe footwear and 10% off WORX & Irish Settler footwear. Discounts cannot be combined with any other coupon, sale, or offer. Red Wing Store offers after-the-sale services for the life of footwear: free shoelaces, free reconditioning, free minor hook/eyelet repair, free shoe stretching, and free minor reglue of soles. UPW or AFSCME membership card is required for a discount at the time of purchase. For more information, contact the UPW Oahu office at (808) 847-2631.

Offers Group Term Life Insurance to UPW Members, Spouses, and Dependent children from fourteen (14) days to nineteen (19) years. Dependent children of Members are eligible for either $5,000.00 life insurance coverage at a monthly cost of $1.00 or $10,000.00 life insurance coverage at a monthly cost of $2.00. Children who are full-time students at an accredited college or university, solely dependent on the Member for support and maintenance, are eligible up to age twenty-five (25). Applications are available at the UPW Office on each island. Open enrollment is from May 1 – July 31. For more information, contact your local UPW office, Oahu: (808) 847-2631, Hawaii: (808) 961-3424, Maui (Molokai & Lanai): (808) 244-0815 and Kauai: (808) 245-2412.

Talk Story Bookstore is located on the island of Kauai and offers 20% off on purchases. UPW membership card must be present at the time of purchase. For more information, visit or contact the bookstore at (808) 335-6469.


Members will appreciate Wet’n’Wild Hawaii savings of 40% OFF the General Admission at the affiliate link: with the passcode UPWHAWAII. Fees for parking, food, drinks, in-park rental, retail, pay-per-play attraction, and other in-park services are not included with the price of admission. Visit the park’s operating calendar for hours, as they are subject to change before your visit.

Employer Benefit Questions

With over 13,000 members in both the Public and Private Sector, benefit packages differ from one Employer to the next. Let us point you in the right direction.

STILL HAVING TROUBLE FINDING WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR? Contact your Employer and ask to speak with someone in the personnel or human resources department.

Links to more information, as well as, contact information is provided below. At this time, not all Private Sector Employers have online information on Benefits. Contact your Employer at the number provided and ask to speak with someone in the PERSONNEL or HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.

Avalon Care Center 847-4834

Child & Family Services 681-1597

DSI, Renal  (615) 467-0144

Hale Makua  871-9250

Hawaii Island United Way

Kahuku Medical Center 293-6200 (X370)

Kuakini Geriatric  547-9148

Kuakini Medical Center 547-9148

Lunalilo Home (Contact Altres) 591-4900

Maui United Way 224-8787 (X25)

Molokai General Hospital 553-3120

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific 544-3334 or

Aloha United Way 543-3321

Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children 535-7571

Wahiawa General Hospital 621-4333

Links to more information, as well as, contact information to the Employer Union Health Benefits Trust Fund (EUTF) and Employees Retirement System (ERS) are below.

State of Hawaii

The Judiciary

County of Kauai

City & County of Honolulu

County of Maui

County of Hawaii

Hawaii Health Systems Corporation

Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund (EUTF)

  • OAHU 586-7930
  • HAWAII (800) 295-0089

Employees Retirement System (ERS)

  • OAHU 596-1735
  • HAWAII 974-4077
  • KAUAI 274-3010
  • MAUI 984-8181
  • MOLOKAI/LANAI (800) 468-4644 (X61735)