Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

You are here: Home News Martin Luther King Parade

Martin Luther King Parade

Members Mike Rawlins, Calvin Laumauna, and Leonae Rodrigues talked about the importance of our participation in the Martin Luther King Parade on January 16, 2017 as they gathered with a group of other UPW members from Oahu Division to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King (more in the video above).

Calvin introduced his wife Chris and Palehua saying, "We came out in support of the Union and for what Martin Luther King did for us."

"The day that he died in Memphis, he walked with the Sanitation Strikers," said Leonae. It was unfortunate to hear that Leonae will be retiring from our Union at the end of this year, after 43 years with us. Leonae is the Chair of the Oahu Division Political Action Committee and has been instrumental in organizing the parade for many years.

The day started bright and early with members showing up at 7:00 am to decorate the trucks and inflate helium balloons for passing out to children watching the parade that ended with lunch at Kapiolani Park.

Filed under:

UPW Participates in the AFL-CIO Labor of Love

click here for more videos from UPW

Upcoming Events
Kauai Division Executive Board Meeting Apr 05, 2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM — UPW Kauai Division Office
Maui Division Executive Board Meeting Apr 07, 2018 12:00 AM — UPW Maui Division Office
Oahu Division Executive Board Meeting May 10, 2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Henry B. Epstein Building (1426 N. School Street)
Hawaii Division Executive Board Meeting May 12, 2018 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM — UPW Hilo Building
Private Sector Division Executive Board Meeting Jun 09, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — Henry B. Epstein Building, 1426 N. School Street
Upcoming events…

Contact Us

UPW Headquarters
Oahu Division & Private Sector Division

1426 North School Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
Phone: (808) 847-2631
Fax: (808) 848-1987

Hawaii Division

362 East Lanikaula Street
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Phone: (808) 961-3424
Fax: (808) 961-5718

Kauai Division

4211 Rice Street
Lihue, Hawaii 96766
Phone: (808) 245-2412
Fax: (808) 245-6149

Maui Division

841 Kolu Street
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793
Phone: (808) 244-0815
Fax: (808) 242-9075

(toll free, Molokai/Lanai)

Personal tools
Log in