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Unions show support for hotel strike


    A bridal couple made their way past a long line of arriving hotel guests at the Sheraton Waikiki on Tuesday. The 2,700 members of the Unite Here Local 5 union in Honolulu and on Maui are on strike, affecting service for guests at five hotels operated by Marriott and owned by Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts.


    Employees of the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani hotel picketed on the sidewalk along Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki Tuesday. It was the second day of the hotel workers’ strike. Pickets were also going on at Sheraton Waikiki, The Royal Hawaiian, Westin Moana Surfrider and Sheraton Maui.

Unions representing sheet metal workers, flight attendants and public service employees took steps Tuesday to support the 2,700 Marriott hotel workers in Hawaii who were on their second day of a strike for higher wages and better benefits. Read more

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