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Press Statement: Kaiser’s Broken Promise

UNITEHERE! Local 5 and Hawaii Nurses & Healthcare Professionals For immediate release: September 18, 2020 Media Contacts: Bryant de Venecia Cell Phone: (808) 546-0024 [email protected] Kaiser’s Broken Promise When Kaiser took over Maui Memorial Hospital in 2016, Kaiser promised to improve continuity of care and reduce wait times for Maui residents’ health care. Kaiser is […]

Kauai gets OK to use resort bubbles for a limited reopening of tourism

(Kaua’i) – Kauai Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami announced Tuesday that Gov. David Ige has signed Kauai’s Emergency Rule 16, which would permit visitors at participating resorts to leave their hotel rooms to utilize the resort’s property, including pools and on-site restaurants, during their mandatory quarantine period. But there’s a catch: They’ve got to agree to […]

Kauai gets OK to use resort bubbles for a limited reopening of tourism

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. Eric Gill, Unite Here Local 5 financial secretary-treasurer, issued a statement questioning why the state was proceeding with “hastily conceived ‘travel bubble’ plans to open up travel.” “These plans fail at first glance, as they contain no provisions ensuring the safety of workers and the loved ones we rejoin […]