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AiKea Youth Academy

A group of students from Waipahu High School have been spending their summer participating in our AiKea Youth Academy. For the past 4 weeks, they have participated in organizing workshops and a variety of actions including door knocking for Ikaika Lardizabal Hussey for the State House (District 28, Kalihi) and giving friendly messages to the […]

Victory! Governor Ige has vetoed HB 1850.

Victory! Governor David Ige announced yesterday his veto of HB1850 (http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2016/bills/GM1334_.PDF).  Mahalo to everyone who emailed and called Gov. Ige, telling him to veto HB1850 to preserve our affordable housing, our economy, and our communities. This is a huge victory.  Join us in thanking Governor Ige for standing with the community.  You can do so by clicking on […]

AiKea at the Rizal Youth Leadership Institute

Our AiKea youth organizers attended the Rizal Youth Leadership Institute this weekend and met other youth who are eager to change Hawaii’s future for the better! View more photos on our Facebook page.

Aston worker Tino Fabro’s message to the community

[vsw id=”hiKbURqZSok” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”] Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel worker Tino Fabro has a special message to our community. Listen to his message, then send an email to Aston CEO Kelvin Bloom.

Tell Aston CEO Kelvin Bloom: Respect your workers!

Aston Waikiki Beach and Hotel Renew workers have been fighting for a fair process to decide whether to unionize since February 2015. Management refuses. Non-union workers face unfair workloads, lousy treatment, and less pay. Recently, a federal judge found Aston guilty of illegally disciplining, intimidating and harassing its workers. Despite this ruling, Aston continues to […]

Ep 27 – Avalon Hale Nani workers on strike

A few weeks ago, workers at Avalon Health Care Group‘s Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center went on strike for 3 days to stand up against management’s treatment of workers. We featured the strike and their struggle in our latest episode of HAWAI’I CAN on ‘Ōlelo Community Media. Mahalo to Hale Nani worker Peter Rosario […]

Fruitful discussions at our Faith into Action workshop

Thanks to everyone who attended our Faith into Action workshop! Father Clete Kiley facilitated a great discussion about faith and work, and talking about work in our faith spaces. And we brainstormed ideas on how to put our faith into action toward economic justice. Look out for upcoming events on this topic!

Star-Advertiser: Aqua-Aston workers win labor ruling

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Star-Advertiser Staff. Aston Waikiki Beach and Hotel Renew workers who have been engaged in a yearlong battle for the right to decide whether to unionize earned a small victory Tuesday.

Thu. 5/26: Faith into Action workshop

Thursday, May 26, 2016 5:00p – 7:00p UNITE HERE Local 5 (1516 S King St. Honolulu, HI 96826) Our next AiKea workshop is on turning our faith into action toward economic justice. We’re inviting clergy and laypersons to this workshop. Joining us is Father Clete Kiley, a priest of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. […]