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Kaiser to close 10 Hawaii clinics during 6-day strike

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    Union members protested Wednesday on King Street across from Kaiser Permanente’s Honolulu Clinic.
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Kaiser Permanente Hawaii will temporarily shut down 10 of its smaller clinics on Oahu and the neighbor islands during a planned six-day strike by nearly 1,900 union workers.

The state’s largest health maintenance organization announced Tuesday that it will reschedule elective procedures and non-urgent appointments and close the following clinics from Monday to Saturday:

>> Oahu

Hawaii Kai Clinic

Kahuku Clinic

Kailua Clinic

Kapolei Clinic

Mapunapuna (except gastroenterology and surgery)

Nanaikeola Clinic

Pearlridge Clinic

>> Maui

Kihei Clinic

>> Big Island

South Kona Clinic

Waimea Clinic

Unite Here Local 5, the union representing 1,874 Kaiser workers, is planning to strike from Monday to Saturday after working without a new contract for more than two years. Kaiser has 4,314 total employees.

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