Is Ala Moana The New Kakaako?

(Honolulu Civil Beat) – By Anita Hofschneider. Growing up in Waianae, Linda Nakagawara remembers getting really excited when her family would take a trip into town to Ala Moana Center. It was a big deal back then, browsing at Woolworth and looking at the fancy dresses at Ethel’s.

UNITE HERE Joins 126,000-member Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions

UNITE HERE Joins 126,000-member Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions Local 5 health care workers add strength to Coalition’s efforts to improve care, jobs in Hawaii   HONOLULU—UNITE HERE Local 5 has become the newest member of the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions, AFL-CIO, a federation of 33 local unions across the country united for the […]

Vacation rental issue moves to planning department

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. The perplexing question of how to cope with the jump in bed-and-breakfast establishments and transient vacation units now shifts to the city Department of Planning and Permitting and then the Honolulu Planning Commission.

UPDATED: Health & Welfare Sessions

Do you have any of these questions about your Local 5 Health & Welfare benefits? What do I do when my doctor is not participating in the health plan (non participating provider)? What should I do if I am being pushed to pay a bill that I don’t think is right? How do I find […]

Local 5 joins 40+ cities in mobilizing service industry workers

UNITE HERE! Local 5 Media Advisory for October 19th, 2017 Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Mobile: (808) 333-4782 prodelas@5.unitehere.org Local 5 joins 40+ cities in mobilizing service industry workers Tens of Thousands of UNITE HERE Workers Across U.S. and Canada to Take Action, including Strikes, Marches and More for Justice at Work and Beyond FOLLOW THE […]