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Workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, the largest Hilton in the world, announce strike vote at International Women’s Day Rally

Press Release for March 8, 2019 Media Contacts: Paola Rodelas Cell Phone: (808) 333-4782 [email protected] Bryant de Venecia Cell Phone: (808) 546-0024 [email protected] Workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, the largest Hilton in the world, announce strike vote at International Women’s Day Rally Nearly 2,000 Local 5 members will be taking a strike vote on […]

UNITE HERE Local 5 members at Hilton Hawaiian Village rally Friday

(KITV 4) – UNITE HERE Local 5 members at Hilton Hawaiian Village rallied Friday at the world’s largest Hilton to demand a new contract for the hotel’s 2,000 workers. They announced that they will be taking a strike vote on March 21 to send a clear, unified message that One Job Should Be Enough to […]

Remembering Hanabata Days At The Dole Cannery and Pineapple Fields

(Hawaii Public Radio) – By Catherine Cruz and Bill Dorman. We looked at the workforce at that time. Most were women–but what happened when those cannery jobs disappeared? Growing, harvesting and canning pineapple–hard honest plantation work and part of the fabric of our island state. Our guests today were: Jowenna Ellazar,  spokeswoman for Local 5. She […]

Sheraton Princess Kaiulani worker wins grievance

(Sheraton Princess Kaiulani) – Maintenance worker Reynaldo Manayao went through our HARIETT training program and got certified to do General Maintenance work. He filed a grievance with the Contract Enforcement Team because he was not being paid the General Maintenance rate. He received $3,757.26 in back pay from the pay differential.