(Honolulu Civil Beat) – By Anita Hofschneider. Jawenna Ellazar spends eight hours a day changing sheets, scrubbing toilets and wiping down surfaces in hotel rooms at the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel in Waikiki.
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – Hawaii’s housing shortage crisis is so acute that there’s perfect sense in coming at it from myriad directions. One of the more intriguing approaches was unveiled this week by Unite Here Local 5, the hotel workers’ union, outlining its participation in a national program to help its members manage — and afford — first-time home ownership.
(KHON) – By Web Staff. HONOLULU (KHON2) – A nonprofit organization is helping Hawaii workers reach their dreams of owning a home.
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – by Allison Schaefers. Cecile Daniels, a 41-year-old Unite Here Local 5 member, works two hotel jobs and two part-time cleaning jobs to make ends meet.
(KITV) – By Jordan Segundo. HONOLULU (KITV) – Kim Coco Iwamoto landed a major endorsement in the race for Lieutenant Governor Wednesday.
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Sophie Cocke. UNITE Here Local 5, which represents about 11,000 Hawaii hospitality, health and food service industry workers, endorsed Kim Coco Iwamoto today for lieutenant governor. The union is known for its progressive political views and grassroots activism.