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March 10, 1990 | SUSAN ESSOYAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hotel managers, claiming that disruptions by striking workers have escalated out of control, asked a federal judge Friday to limit picketing to avert "blood in the streets." The judge said no. As Hawaii's first statewide hotel strike marked its seventh day, tempers were wearing thin for everyone involved, especially the tourists unwittingly caught up in the dispute.
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July 29, 1997 | Bloomberg News
Signature Resorts Inc. said it will buy Hawaii Embassy Suites' resort hotel on Kaanapali Beach, Maui, from a Japanese partnership for about $78 million and convert 157 of the 413 suites into vacation condominiums. Signature will lead an investment group that includes Goldman, Sachs & Co.'s Whitehall Fund and Apollo Real Estate Advisors. The group will buy the hotel at a "substantial discount," Signature said in a statement.
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NEWS
March 25, 1990 | from Associated Press
A monthlong strike that left some hotel guests making their own beds ended Saturday when negotiators for workers at 11 Hawaii hotels agreed to a tentative five-year contract. Terms of the deal between Local 5 of the Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees and the Council of Hawaii Hotels were not revealed, but the union called it an improvement over a pact approved at one big hotel last week.
TRAVEL
April 14, 1991 | JACK ADLER
Hotels in Hawaii are continuing programs that provide free rental cars for the same number of days that travelers book rooms or condominiums at regular rates. Colony Hotels & Resorts is offering free use of a Budget rental car at 12 hotels and resorts throughout the islands until Dec. 22 through its "Paradise on Wheels" program. Hawaiian Pacific Resorts provides a Budget car at seven hotels in Honolulu, Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii until Dec. 22.
NEWS
March 5, 1990 | SUSAN ESSOYAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A strike at 11 major Hawaii hotels is expected to drag on for at least a week, and replacement workers are being flown to the islands to make beds and meals for thousands of tourists. "We're prepared to operate for weeks if need be," said William Crawford, executive director of the Council of Hawaii Hotels. Contract talks between the council and the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union broke off Saturday.
NEWS
March 4, 1990 | Associated Press
Thousands of workers at some of Hawaii's biggest hotels walked off the job Saturday, leaving some guests without fresh sheets and towels and otherwise disrupting the state's $6-billion-a-year tourist industry. Many hotels were forced to cut back on meal and room services as managers scrambled to take the places of strikers.
BUSINESS
July 29, 1997 | Bloomberg News
Signature Resorts Inc. said it will buy Hawaii Embassy Suites' resort hotel on Kaanapali Beach, Maui, from a Japanese partnership for about $78 million and convert 157 of the 413 suites into vacation condominiums. Signature will lead an investment group that includes Goldman, Sachs & Co.'s Whitehall Fund and Apollo Real Estate Advisors. The group will buy the hotel at a "substantial discount," Signature said in a statement.
REAL ESTATE
May 31, 1987 | RUTH RYON, Times Staff Writer
Multimillionaire developer and business tycoon David Murdock, who rarely has agreed to be interviewed, sat a few days ago in his sumptuous Westwood offices and talked about his latest projects, especially in Hawaii. His Murdock Development Co.
TRAVEL
April 14, 1991 | JACK ADLER
Hotels in Hawaii are continuing programs that provide free rental cars for the same number of days that travelers book rooms or condominiums at regular rates. Colony Hotels & Resorts is offering free use of a Budget rental car at 12 hotels and resorts throughout the islands until Dec. 22 through its "Paradise on Wheels" program. Hawaiian Pacific Resorts provides a Budget car at seven hotels in Honolulu, Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii until Dec. 22.
NEWS
March 25, 1990 | from Associated Press
A monthlong strike that left some hotel guests making their own beds ended Saturday when negotiators for workers at 11 Hawaii hotels agreed to a tentative five-year contract. Terms of the deal between Local 5 of the Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees and the Council of Hawaii Hotels were not revealed, but the union called it an improvement over a pact approved at one big hotel last week.
BUSINESS
March 10, 1990 | SUSAN ESSOYAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hotel managers, claiming that disruptions by striking workers have escalated out of control, asked a federal judge Friday to limit picketing to avert "blood in the streets." The judge said no. As Hawaii's first statewide hotel strike marked its seventh day, tempers were wearing thin for everyone involved, especially the tourists unwittingly caught up in the dispute.
NEWS
March 5, 1990 | SUSAN ESSOYAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A strike at 11 major Hawaii hotels is expected to drag on for at least a week, and replacement workers are being flown to the islands to make beds and meals for thousands of tourists. "We're prepared to operate for weeks if need be," said William Crawford, executive director of the Council of Hawaii Hotels. Contract talks between the council and the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union broke off Saturday.
NEWS
March 4, 1990 | Associated Press
Thousands of workers at some of Hawaii's biggest hotels walked off the job Saturday, leaving some guests without fresh sheets and towels and otherwise disrupting the state's $6-billion-a-year tourist industry. Many hotels were forced to cut back on meal and room services as managers scrambled to take the places of strikers.
REAL ESTATE
May 31, 1987 | RUTH RYON, Times Staff Writer
Multimillionaire developer and business tycoon David Murdock, who rarely has agreed to be interviewed, sat a few days ago in his sumptuous Westwood offices and talked about his latest projects, especially in Hawaii. His Murdock Development Co.
BUSINESS
November 4, 1989 | Mary Ann Galante, Times staff writer
Pan Pacific Offices: Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts has opened its corporate offices in the 21-story Center Tower office building in Costa Mesa. Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts was formed in April by a consolidation of Tokyo-based Pan Pacific Hotels and Hawaii-based Emerald Hotels, both subsidiary management firms of parent company Tokyu Corp. Pan Pacific includes 17 hotels worldwide, including the 505-room Pan Pacific Hotel in Anaheim.
BUSINESS
December 20, 1988
Colony Hotels & Resorts of Sherman Oaks, a unit of Carlson Cos. that owns 37 hotels in Hawaii, California and six other states, plans to move its headquarters to Minneapolis next year. Carlson is a diversified company based in Minneapolis. Among its units is Ask Mr. Foster, a former Van Nuys-based travel agency chain that Carlson bought in 1979 from Peter Ueberroth, who went on to head the 1984 Summer Olympics organizing efforts.
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