Hawaii Hotel Workers Vote 95% to Authorize Strike on Marriott

Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Office Phone: (808) 941-2141 ext. 270 Cell Phone: (808) 333-4782 [email protected] Hawaii Hotel Workers Vote 95% to Authorize Strike on Marriott 3,500 Marriott hotel workers in Hawaii could call a strike at any moment (Honolulu, HI) – UNITE HERE Local 5 hotel workers from six Marriott-operated hotels in Honolulu and Maui […]

Hawaii Hotel Workers Announce Strike Vote Set For September 10 As Thousands Rally on Labor Day in Waikiki

On Labor Day, nearly 2,000 Local 5 members rallied at the Waikiki Beach Marriott and over 200 rallied at the Sheraton Maui to demand that One Job Should Be Enough to live in Hawaii. Six other actions took place across the country. View photos here. We announced our strike vote for Waikiki Marriott and Kyo-ya […]

Ride Along with Hawaii’s Longest Commuters

(Hawaii Business Magazine) – By Noelle Fujii. Julie Gabot’s job as a housekeeper in Waikiki at the Sheraton and the Courtyard by Marriott keeps her on her feet all day, so she uses her commute to nap – which she says is the best part about taking TheBus. 

Labor Day Rallies – Honolulu and Maui

We have had enough. One job should be enough. Take a stand for a better Hawai’i. Join UNITE HERE Local 5 and thousands of workers around the country on Labor Day. Rally with us in Honolulu and Maui on Labor Day (Mon. September 3): Honolulu: 4pm-6pm at the Waikiki Beach Marriott (2552 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, […]

Message from Kaiser Permanente re: Moanalua

This message is for Moanalua Medical Center (MOA) managers and supervisors. Your staff will be notified of these directions in a separate email arriving shortly. Dependent Care The Dependent Care Center will open at 5 p.m. Thursday, August 23 for physicians, providers, and hospital staff working during the storm. The Dependent Care Center may be found in the Malama […]

Letter sent to all Local 5 employers re: Hurricane Lane

Local 5 members: here is a copy of the letter that Local 5 sent to all employers re: Hurricane Lane, asking for some flexibility and cooperation: PDF version of the letter can be downloaded here.

Important message for Kaiser Permanente workers re: Hurricane Lane

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii – Hurricane Lane Clinic Closures The following closures and schedule changes will be made in preparation for the approach of Category 4 Hurricane Lane. A matrix version of this information is also provided below. Interisland Travel All interisland travel for physicians, providers, staff, and members will be CANCELED for Thursday (8/23) and […]

Local 5 on Bobby Bunda

Some may disagree with our support of Bobby Bunda, and that’s ok. But we’re confident Bobby is the best candidate for Council District 2. Bobby has never shied away from criticism, but he has also been subject to a series of unfair, illegal and anonymous mailers that do not reflect the values of our hard […]

Union: Marriott Agrees To Subsidize Hotel Workers’ Housing

(Honolulu Civil Beat) – By Anita Hofschneider. Marriott has agreed to contribute to a housing fund to help hotel workers deal with the high cost of housing in Hawaii, according to representatives from Unite Here Local 5 who are in the midst of collective bargaining.

Primary Election Endorsements

The Hawaii Primary Election is on Saturday, August 11. To find your polling place or any other information on the election, click here. Download our Primary Election Endorsements flyer (PDF). Local 5 Primary Election Endorsements 2018.06.21 Local 5 Endorsements mailer United State Senate: Mazie Hirono Governor: David Ige Lieutenant Governor: Kim Coco Iwamoto       Honolulu City […]