Hotel workers at Hilton Hawaiian Village ratify new contract

(KITV 4) – More than 2,000 employees at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort represented by the Unite Here Local 5 union voted in favor of the agreement reached back in May.

Hotel workers ratify new contract for better wages, working conditions

(Hawaii News Now) – HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – Hotel workers who fought for better wages and job conditions ratified their new contract Wednesday.

Talk story: Immigration is about our shared humanity

(Hawaii Catholic Herald) – The Diocese of Honolulu’s Office for Social Ministry also accompanies migrants in various ways, including supporting legal services through Catholic Charities Hawaii, the Legal Clinic at the United Methodist Church in Honolulu, and the Legal Immigration Clinic at the University of Hawaii and UNITE LOCAL 5 to organize citizenship workshops so migrants can participate fully for the common good of our shared humanity.

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers will vote to ratify a new union contract today

(KITV 4) – Workers with the ‘Hilton Hawaiian Village’ will vote to ratify a new union contract today.

City Council members vote to move forward vacation rental bills with amendments to fines for illegal rentals

(KITV 4) – One of the top issues city lawmakers are faced with in 2019 is how to regulate short-term vacation rentals.

Honolulu City Council panel OKs 2 proposals to crack down on illegal vacation rentals

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Gordon Y.K. Pang. A bill allowing about 1,715 newly permitted hosted vacation rentals on Oahu but no new whole-home transient vacation units won 4-0 approval Friday from the City Council Zoning, Planning and Housing Committee, setting up the measure for a final thumbs-up from the full Council in the coming weeks.