Entries by prodelas

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 […]

Local 5 Mortgage Trust Fund

(Hawaii Public Radio) – By Catherine Cruz. Our housing crisis weighs heavy across the state. This morning, Eric Gill, leader of the Hotel workers, joined us to talk about how Marriott Hotel may be warming to the idea of helping its employees through a housing trust fund.

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 […]

Turnout high for low-cost mortgage event

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Andrew Gomes. Close to 1,000 people have applied for low-cost mortgage pre-approvals from a nonprofit at an event that began in Honolulu on Friday, according to the event’s organizer.

Mortage Program Aims to Overcome Home-Buying Obstacles for Hawaiʻi Residents

(Hawaii Public Radio) – By Ku’uwehi Hiraishi. Affordable housing is one of the biggest issues confronting Hawai’i residents. The state’s high cost of living, relatively low wages, and lack of affordable housing make it hard to become a homeowner. So a new mortgage program that made its debut in Hawai’i late last week is attracting […]