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PRESS RELEASE: Concierge workers warn travelers of possible strike at Kyo-Ya’s Waikiki hotels

Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Mobile: (808) 333-4782 [email protected] Concierge workers warn travelers of possible strike at Kyo-Ya’s Waikiki hotels If the concierge workers strike, thousands of UNITE HERE Local 5 members at Kyo-Ya’s Waikiki hotels will honor their picket line Honolulu, HI – Concierge workers at the iconic Royal Hawaiian Hotel, owned by Japan-based Kyo-Ya […]

Fight Subcontracting: Button-up at Kyo-ya Waikiki hotels

In the last year, Kyo-ya/Marriott has done the following: Brought in dozens of workers from a subcontractor to work functions at Sheraton Waikiki as cooks, waiters and dishwashers. This work could have gone to Local 5 members at all of the 4 Waikiki properties. The Union has spoken to many members who were not offered […]

We are Local 5: Hawaii’s Best Union

We are Local 5: Hawaii’s Best Union 11,000 members in Hawai‘i. 270,000 members in U.S. & Canada. Voted Hawaii’s Best Union in 2016 & 2017. We fight together. We win together. We are ready to win. Are you? Contact us: 808-941-2141.