Big Money: “I have two children currently in college and it is important to get a good wage increase so that we can provide for our family.” —Eric Murobayashi, Westin Moana Surfrider
“Cost of living is high in Hawaii. I work 3 jobs just to survive.”
—Kimo Opiana, Westin Moana Surfrider
“Medical is important to me and my family because we all know that medical in America is so expensive. To me, medical is one of our basic needs.” —Emily Canoy, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
“The pension is very important. I am 61 and approaching retirement age. Without a good pension I will be working into my 70’s.”
—Grace Murar, Westin Moana Surfrider
We celebrated the 30th day on strike with food, chants, fellowship and group pictures. This strike will be remembered as a historic mark of Local 5’s history.