David Ige and Kirk Caldwell tell hotel workers they won’t cross picket lines
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Oct. 23, 2018
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Unite Here Local 5, which represents 2,700 striking hotel workers in Hawaii, and Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts will return to the bargaining table Friday and Saturday. The strike, which is now into its 15th day, began Oct. 8 when negotiations between Local 5 and Kyo-ya, which owns the Marriott-managed Sheraton Waikiki, Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Westin Moana Surfrider, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani and Sheraton Maui, reached an impasse.
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Marriott strikers met Monday with Gov. David Ige, right, and Mayor Kirk Caldwell at the state Capitol. After the meeting Lourdes Maqueta, a housekeeper at the Royal Hawaiian, talked with Ige and Caldwell.