The Harriet Bouslog Labor Scholarship Fund was established by Harriet Bouslog and her husband, Stephen T. Sawyer, in 1989 to benefit the children and grandchildren of ILWU 142 members. Harriet Bouslog dedicated her life to defending the ILWU 142 and its members, working as the union’s first General Counsel from 1946 to 1978. She continued to support the working people of Hawaii until her passing in 1998.
The HBLSF provides financial assistance for education at any school in the University of Hawai‘i system to members and the relatives of existing and retired ILWU Local 142 members. Learn more about the Fund
About ILWU Local 142
Picketing for fair wages, the ILWU Local 142 (International Longshore & Warehouse Union) is a labor union helping workers achieve a better life in Hawai‘i through collective organization. Learn more here
Harriet Bouslog Building
Located at 63 Merchant Street, did you know The Harriet Bouslog Building was originally the home of Hawaii’s first bank, Bishop Bank & Company? Learn more here