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Frustration over Hawaii’s jammed-up unemployment system prompts rally

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii Workers Center and the Unite Here Local 5 labor union organized a rally at the state Capitol on Wednesday. Sergio Alcubilla, with the Hawaii Workers Center, speaks during the rally.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Hawaii Workers Center and the Unite Here Local 5 labor union organized a rally at the state Capitol on Wednesday. Sergio Alcubilla, with the Hawaii Workers Center, speaks during the rally.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Local 5 members Lilibeth Herrell, middle, and Blandino Riocasa, third from right, listen and hold signs.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Local 5 members Lilibeth Herrell, middle, and Blandino Riocasa, third from right, listen and hold signs.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Local 5 member Earl Kaanoi speaks during a rally at the state Capitol on Wednesday.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Local 5 member Earl Kaanoi speaks during a rally at the state Capitol on Wednesday.

About 200 people vented frustration and demanded help with Hawaii’s overwhelmed jobless benefits system Wednesday outside a closed unemployment office and the state Capitol. Read more

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