It’s called the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, which was established by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Eligible households can receive up to $50 a month to pay for broadband service. Those that qualify on Hawaiian Home Lands may apply for a benefit of up to $75 per month. The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to… Continue reading New Federal Program Can Help Pay for Internet Services for Hawaii Residents
The Rent and Utility Relief Program can help qualified households pay their rent and electricity, sewer and water, or gas bills going back to March 2020, current bills and future bills. Income limits and eligibility rules apply. Visit oneoahu.org/renthelp or click here for more information and how how to apply when the program reopens May… Continue reading Rent and Utility Relief Program
Yes, we know September 1 is Labor Day but May 1 is International Worker’s Day and not only is it celebrated around the world by different countries, but it is also the original “Labor’s Day” and it started here, in the United States. This date was symbolic, commemorating the Haymarket affair, which took place in… Continue reading HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WORKER’S DAY
4/19/21 Update: Oahu intake period is now over. Please check our page often to see when the next intake period begins. Want a career that takes you places? It all starts at one of the country’s most prestigious training centers, the Hawaii Operating Engineers Journeymen and Apprentice Training Center (OE3 JATC), where apprentices train for… Continue reading OAHU APPRENTICESHIP INTAKE
This week is American Construction Safety Week. As such, Operating Engineers Local 3 understands that safety is everyone’s responsibility and we take this responsibility seriously. We will continue to work with our members to ensure that we continue to follow safety protocols on our jobsites, at home and when we’re in our neighborhoods. Column: Safety… Continue reading American Construction Safety Week
On October 3rd and 4th, the Labor Community Service Program in partnership with My Health Solutions will be providing a Drive Through Flu Shot Clinic at Kakaako Waterfront Park. The LCSP will vaccinate 1000 insured and 1000 uninsured people on a first come first served basis. If you are uninsured, please bring your union ID… Continue reading FLU SHOTS FOR UNION MEMBERS
If you haven’t registered to vote, there’s still time. Voter registration deadline is Monday, October 5, 2020. You can register one of three ways: 1) Go to Hawaii’s Office of Elections website at https://elections.hawaii.gov/ and register completely online or 2) print out a voter registration application form from the same website, fill it out and… Continue reading Register to vote
You should receive your mail ballot packet by October 16, 2020. Beginning October 1, 2020, you can check the status of your mail ballot packet and your voted return envelope at https://ballotstatus.hawaii.gov/
Once you’ve filled in your ballot, you must prepare your ballot for return. Re-fold your ballot, seal it in the secret ballot sleeve, then place the secret ballot sleeve in the return envelope and sign the return envelope. Voters must sign the return envelope for the ballot to be counted. You can return your ballot… Continue reading What’s the next step?
You can drop off your voted ballot in-person to a voter service center or to a place of deposit. The deadline to drop off your voted ballot at a voter service center or place of deposit is 7:00 pm on Election Day, November 3, for collection by your County Elections Division. You can drop off… Continue reading It’s not too late to turn your ballot in!