Welcome to the United 808 Podcast, the official podcast of United Public Workers Hawaii, AFSCME Local 646, AFL-CIO.

About the podcast

Hosted by Flash from iHeartRadio Honolulu, each episode features UPW State Director Kalani Werner as he gives updates on union activity, negotiations, and member benefits and highlights UPW members who go above and beyond to support their fellow members, coworkers, and community. Subscribe for informative and engaging content that will keep you updated with all the latest news and events in our union

United 808: Episode 4

State Director Kalani Werner and host Flash discuss the Jimmy Toledo Scholarship, contract proposals for the next round of collective bargaining agreements, Unit Elections, Division Officers, and State Officer Elections, and the fight for THP

United 808: Episode 3

In this episode, State Director Kalani Werner reflects on his achievements in 2023 and looks forward to 2024.

United 808: Episode 2

State Director Kalani Werner discusses important Union updates, including breast cancer awareness, community service, unit nominations, elections, and contract renegotiations for Temporary Hazard Pay.

United 808: Episode 1

Our first podcast episode features an interview with Doug Correia, a UPW member who volunteered during a 52-day strike against Maui Health System to support fellow members. State Director Kalani Werner updates us on negotiations for Temporary Hazard Pay.