(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Kristen Consillio. Two Honolulu City Council members running for Congress have put their faces on TV spots to bolster the position of the union battling over pension benefits with Kaiser Permanente Hawaii.
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. Despite receiving more than 5,600 signed petitions favoring Bill 16, a Honolulu City Council committee Tuesday deferred the measure, which establishes permitting and notification requirements for hotel owners that want to convert rooms into condominiums or time shares.
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Erika Engle. Unite Here Local 5 is questioning the employment practices of multilevel marketer Beachbody LLC via a new website.
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) Honolulu — the entire state, in fact — is witnessing some radical shifts in the largest engine powering its economy, tourism. In addition to the global trends turning the visitor industry toward new markets in Asia, there’s the basic movement away from full-service hotels and toward “condotels” or other variations that are more residential than tourist accommodations.
(Hawaii News Now) – HONOLULU (AP) – The Honolulu City Council is considering limiting hoteliers from converting hotel rooms to condominium units.