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A Night with Lt. Doug Barbieto!

A Night with Lt. Doug Barbieto
Thu, Mar 4, 2021 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM (HST)

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January 2021
Prevention Fire Chief (Vice Fernaays)
Prevention Battalion Chief (Vice Jimenez)
Prevention Battalion Chief (Vice Ching)
Captain (Possible - Vice Kaeka)
Lieutenant (Possible - Vice Kaeka)
Lieutenant (Vice Montgomery)
Lieutenant (Vice Ching)
Driver Operator (Possible - Vice Kaeka)
Driver/Operator (Flashed)
FF/Paramedics (5) vacancies
Fire Inspector (5) vacancies (Current)
Fire Inspector (2) vacancies (Possible due to Prevention BC Promotions)

March 2021
District Chief (Vice Chandler)
Battalion Chief (Vice Chandler)
Captain (Vice Chandler)
Lieutenant (Vice Chandler)
Lieutenant (Vice Barros)
Driver/Operator (Vice Chandler)
Driver/Operator (Vice Barros)
Driver/Operator (Vice Montgomery)
Driver/Operator (Vice Ching)
Firefighter Recruits (21) - (Hires to replace Air Force Active Duty)
Firefighter Recruits (6) - (Hires for FY22 Attrition)

June 2021
Driver/Operator Christopher Balmaceda

July 2021
FF Kam - Retirement

September 2021
Captain (Vice Sunada - Retirement)
Lieutenant (Vice Sunada)
Driver/Operator (Vice Sunada)

October 2021
Battalion Chief (Vice McCurtain - Retirement)
Battalion Chief (Vice Air Force BC3B - Converted to Civilian)
Battalion Chief (Training - AF Conversion)
Captain (Vice BC3B)
Captain (Vice McCurtain)
Lieutenant (Vice McCurtain)
Lieutenant (Vice BC3B)
Lieutenant (4) - AF Conversion
Driver/Operator (Vice McCurtain)
Driver/Operator (Vice BC3B)
Driver/Operator (4) AF Conversion
Fire Inspector (AF Conversion)
Firefighter Positions (18) - AF Conversion

November 2021
Firefighter - (Vice Cooper - Retirement)

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The Union has been informed that Retired Federal Fire Chief Gayland Enriques passed away on 11 January 2021. Chief Enriques was a member of the Hickam Fire Department, Chief of Army Fire & Emergency Services, and both the Regional Deputy Fire Chief and Regional Fire Chief of the Federal Fire Department. We offer our condolences to the Enriques family and may our Brother rest in peace!

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SUPPORT! - Honolulu Fire Department Federal Credit Union!

If there's an organization that supports our's Honolulu Fire Department Federal Credit Union. Every Christmas, HFDFCU provides each Fire Station, each Shift, a gift card to Foodland. They've supported our T-shirt competition, our Podcast, our Newsletter and more.

In the Christmas gift bag is a coupon that waives your membership fee. Use that to open an account and support those who support US!

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PACKAGE A - $25.00
(2) T-Shirts (any size, any style)
(1) Challenge Coin
(1) Union Lapel Pin
(5) Union Stickers

PACKAGE B - $50.00
(1) Polo Shirt (Any Size, Any Size)
(1) Challenge Coin
(1) Union Lapel Pin
(5) Union Stickers

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Local F263 Welcomes 2 NEW Brothers!

Please welcome Dathan Lloyd (Firefighter/Paramedic) who transferred from PTA and Ryan Dies (Firefighter/Paramedic) from California (CALFIRE). Welcome to the family!

Local F263

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Local F263 Media Team - Project #1 "CHANGING THE WORK SCHEDULE"

Introducing our Union Media Team! Kohl Kitagawa, Puuwai Roback, and Courtney Senas will put their creative skills to work and create both video and photography for the Union. We can all help by submitting videos and pictures directly to our Union DROPBOX account.


Tell us what you think about changing the work schedule. If you came from another department that had either a 48/48 or 48/72 and you'd like to share your thoughts....we'd love to hear them. Also, what will a NEW work schedule do for you and your family. Speak freely and share your thoughts. If you'd like to include your family in the video...please do so.

DEADLINE: 15 December 2020

VIDEO FORMAT: If using a cell phone please film your video horizontally. Any videos filmed vertically WILL NOT BE USED!


Go to and login using our Union Account:
Username: [email protected]
PW: Localf263

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November is now Movember! Current HCC Fire Science Students show their support for Lieutenant Doug Barbieto. Brother Barbieto has been stricken with Prostate Cancer. His fight continues today and with COVID looming, Lt. Barbieto remains off the job! Doug is receiving chemotherapy and we are all praying for a full and speedy recovery!

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The following members need to register on the Union website. This will ensure that you receive any mass text or mass email:

John Akiona (Retired)
John Awong (Retired)
Francis Behic (Retired)
Raymond Camara (Retired)
Eugene Cambonga (Retired)
Kaeo Chun
Dwane Conselva (Retired)
Ikaika Dang (RDC)
Lawrence Dixon (Retired)
Robert Flores (Retired)
Paul Garrigan (Retired)
Brenda Gututala (Admin)
Matt Kaea (PTA)
Norman Kon (Retired)
Kimo Lake (Retired)
Glenn Lono (Retired)
Jensen Maldonado (PTA)
Richard Mitchell (Retired)
Gary Mynatt (Retired)
Kendall Onizuka
Joe Otineru (Retired)
George Padeken (Retired)
Roma Rapoza (Prevention)
Kekoa Rogan
Matt Sanders (Retired)
Tony Senarighi (Retired)
Rodney Whittington (Retired)

If you work with any of these members please have them register at Also, please let them know that they need to add their email address, cell number and cell provider.

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