Get it Right the First Time: Hawaii Tourism Watch

Sheraton Kauai

Dates of inspections:     September 10, 2020 

Was this hotel open for guests during the September 10, 2020 inspection?     No

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:     N/A**

September 10, 2020 Inspection Findings

Area of inspection:Inspection findings:
Plexiglas (or other) barriersConcierge desk didn’t have Plexiglas or signage about facemasks and social distancing. See photo.

Lavas restaurant didn’t have signage about facemasks or social distancing. The host stand didn’t have Plexiglas. See photo.

Hand sanitizerLavas restaurant employee work area didn’t have hand sanitizer, or social distancing and face mask signs. See photo. See photo.
Social DistancingWomen’s locker room had no social distancing markings or face mask signs. See photo.
SignageOcean courtyard area had no visible signage. See photo.

Lobby area had no social distancing floor marks. See photo.

Rumfire didn’t have signage or Plexiglas. See photo.

The front desk had six feet social distancing floor marks. See photo.

OtherThere was a sign about maximum capacity at elevator door but there were no signage or floor markings inside the elevator. See photos.

You can view protocol documents the hotel sent in response to Local 5’s information request here, the union received these protocols around August 31, 2020

Photos

Concierge desk didn’t have Plexiglas or signage about facemasks and social distancing.

Lavas restaurant didn’t have signage about facemasks or social distancing. The host stand didn’t have Plexiglas.

Lavas restaurant employee work area didn’t have hand sanitizer, or social distancing and face mask signs.

Locker room had no social distancing markings or face mask signs.

 

Ocean courtyard area had no visible signage

Lobby area had no social distancing floor marks.

Rumfire didn’t have signage or Plexiglas.

There was a sign about maximum capacity at elevator door. There were no signage or floor markings inside the elevator.

 

The front desk had six feet social distancing floor marks.