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Hawaii Hotel Workers Vote 91% to Authorize Strike on Hilton

1,700 Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel workers could call a strike at any moment against Hawaii’s largest hotel (Honolulu) – UNITE HERE Local 5 members at Hilton Hawaiian Village voted today to authorize a strike with a 91% yes vote. The strike authorization comes after weeks of negotiations with Hilton for a contract covering 1,700 Hilton Hawaiian […]

Lawmakers Shoot Down Airbnb Tax But Agree To Tax Big Real Estate Investments

(Honolulu Civil Beat) – By Kirstin Downey. The Hawaii Legislature went home Friday night arguing over two major tax bills that were promoted by supporters as big revenue streams into state coffers but opposed by critics who described one bill as a potential investment-killer and the other as illegal and a fatal blow to local […]

Notice re: Local 5 Election

Local 5 members: You should have received an envelope in the mail with “UNITE HERE LOCAL 5 OFFICIAL BALLOT ENCLOSED” on it. This is your official ballot for the Local 5 election. If you do not receive your ballot, please call the Election Committee Chair at 808-284-6635 or at the Local 5 office at 808-941-2141 […]

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

(eTurboNews) – UNITE HERE Local 5 hotel workers will vote Friday on whether to authorize a strike at Hilton Hawaiian Village — world’s largest Hilton, and the largest hotel in Hawaii — covering roughly 2,000 workers. UNITE HERE Local 5 hotel workers including housekeepers, cooks, bartenders, bellmen, food & beverage servers, and more, from the […]