UNITE HERE Local 5 represents 12,000 workers in Hawaiʻi who work in the hotel, healthcare, & food services industries.

We welcome inquiries from the media regarding our industries, members, policy and politics, and other issues of concerns to Hawaii workers. Please contact:

Bryant de Venecia, Communications Organizer

[email protected]

808-546-0024

IN THE NEWS

Hospitality worker union wants hotels to bring back more employees full time

As tourism continues to recover in Hawaiʻi, the state’s largest hospitality worker union is demanding hotels bring more of their employees back full time. (Read more)

UNITE HERE Local 5 Members joined Day of Action to demand the return of jobs and hotel services

UNITEHERE! Local 5  Press Release for April 14, 2022 Media Contact: Bryant de Venecia (808) 546-0024 [email protected]   UNITE HERE Local 5 Members joined Day of Action to demand the return of jobs and hotel services Hundreds of Local 5 members rallied in Waikiki, joining 16 other cities in U.S. and Canada, to push hotel […]

For Immediate Release: Queen Kapiʻolani Hotel & UNITE HERE Local 5 Reach Tentative Agreement

Media Contact: Bryant de Venecia Cell Phone: (808) 546-0024 [email protected]   For videos of past actions: click here   Queen Kapiʻolani Hotel & UNITE HERE Local 5 Reach Tentative Agreement   UNITE HERE Local 5 and Queen Kapiʻolani Hotel are pleased to announce that they have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. Unionized […]