Get it Right the First Time: Hawaii Tourism Watch

Princess Kaiulani

Dates of inspections:     Jul 1, 2020, Aug 7, 2020, Oct 6, 2020

Was this hotel open for guests during the October 6, 2020  inspection?             Yes

Has this hotel committed in a written agreement with Local 5 to providing COVID-19 testing for workers?     No

Has the hotel provided Local 5 with its policies/procedures/guidelines for contact tracing and tracking staff interaction with guests and other staff:     No

Percentage of non-staff people whom local 5’s inspector(s) observed were not wearing masks or the mask didn’t cover their nose or mouth:     8%

October 6, 2020 Inspection Findings

Area of inspection:Inspection findings:
Plexiglas (or other) barriersFront desk Plexiglas barriers didn’t cover entire desk. See photo.

There was no Plexiglas installed at the bellmen desk. See photo.

MasksA man was seen in the hotel lobby business center sitting next to a facemask sign while wearing a mask that didn’t cover his nose or mouth. See photo.
Social distancingEmployee locker room benches had a “one person per bench” maximum capacity signage, but at least two benches didn’t have the signage. See photo.

Employee clock in area had floor markings for social distancing. See photo.

Elevator had maximum capacity signage and floor markings. See photo.

SignageWomen’s locker room entrance didn’t have visible signage about maximum capacity or directions to manage occupancy limits, and no floor marks for social distancing in hallway. See photo.
OtherThe driveway entrance had no COVID signage, sanitizers or floor markings. See photo.

Parking garage to hotel pathway had COVID signage. See photo.

Used linens and towels were piled in bins exposed and not covered. See photo.

Employee work desks and office space had Plexiglas installed, an air purifier available. See photo.

One of three work computer stations was removed. See photo.

You can view the protocol document the hotel sent in response to Local 5’s information request here, the union received the protocol around August 13, 2020.

Photos

Front desk Plexiglas barriers didn’t cover entire desk.

There was no Plexiglas installed at the bellmen desk.

A man was seen in the hotel lobby business center sitting next to a face mask sign while wearing a mask that didn’t cover his nose or mouth.

Employee locker room benches had “one person per bench” maximum capacity signage but at least two benches didn’t have the signage.

 

Employee clock in area had floor markings for social distancing.

Elevator had maximum capacity signage and floor markings.

Women’s locker room entrance didn’t have visible signage about maximum capacity or directions to manage occupancy limits, and no floor marks for social distancing in hallway.

The hotel driveway entrance had no COVID signage, sanitizers or floor markings.

 

Parking garage to hotel pathway had COVID signage.

Used linens and towels were piled in bins exposed and not covered.

Employee work desks and office space had Plexiglas installed, an air purifier available.

One of three work computer stations was removed.