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ILWU Joins Hannemann in Maui Press Announcement

November 7, 2011, 7:35 AM HST
* Updated November 7, 7:36 AM
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By Wendy Osher

Mufi Hannemann. File photo by Wendy Osher.

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), Local 142 will host a press conference on Maui this Wednesday.

The event is hosted by union president Isaac Fiesta Jr, and former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann–both are expected to make a statement.

The ILWU is Hawaii’s largest private sector union with 20,000 members—nearly 80% of whom live and work on the neighbor islands.

The Maui press conference takes place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 9, at the ILWU Maui Division office in Wailuku.

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Fiesta and Hannemann will then fly to the Big Island on the same day for a second press conference to be held at 3 p.m. at the Hawaii Division Hall in Hilo.

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The nature of the press conference and topic discussion was not released.

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