Get it Right the First Time: Hawaii Tourism Watch

Modern Honolulu

Dates of inspections:     July 30, 2020, October 22, 2020

Was this hotel open for guests during the October 22, 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:     no data

October 22, 2020 Inspection Findings

Area of inspection:Inspection findings:
Plexiglas (or other) barriersPool attendant stand Plexiglas barrier did not fully cover the work area. See photo.

Poolside bar Plexiglas barrier provided full coverage along the length of bar top. See photo.

There was no Plexiglas barrier installed at the bellmen stand. See photo.

Plexiglas was installed over the top of the restroom urinal dividers. See photo.

Social distancingThe employee locker room had no guidance or rules posted about maximum capacity limits. See photo.

Guest seating area did not have social distancing signage. See photo.

SignageMaximum capacity signage for main elevator lobby were only observed on the first two floors of the hotel. See photo.

Employee service elevator didn’t have COVID signage or hand sanitizers. See photo.

There was signage for maximum capacity limits for guest restrooms, but no similar signage was observed for employee restroom. See photo.

OtherUsed linens were piled up in guest room hallway. See photo.

Garbage was piled in guest room hallway. See photo.

Uncovered dirty linen bin was directly next to clean linen bin. See photo.

Dirty uniforms were stored next to clean uniforms. See photo.

You can view protocol documents the hotel sent in response to Local 5’s information request here, the union received these protocols around September 29, 2020.

Photos

Pool attendant stand Plexiglas barrier did not fully cover the work area.

Poolside bar Plexiglas barrier provided full coverage along the length of bar top.

There was no Plexiglas barrier installed at the bellmen stand.

Plexiglas was installed over the top of the restroom urinal dividers.

 

The employee locker room had no guidance or rules posted about maximum capacity limits.

Guest seating area did not have social distancing signage.

Maximum capacity signage for main elevator lobby were only observed on the first two floors of the hotel.

Employee service elevator didn’t have COVID signage or hand sanitizers.

 

There was signage for maximum capacity limits for guest restrooms, but no similar signage was observed for employee restroom.

Used linens were piled up in guest room hallway.

Garbage was piled in guest room hallway.

Uncovered dirty linen bin was directly next to clean linen bin.

 

Dirty uniforms were stored next to clean uniforms.