70 layoffs at Poipu Hyatt, over 300 rooms out of service

KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Renovations at the Poipu Hyatt on Kauai is coming at a price for 70 employees.

According to public relations manager for the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa Diann Hartman, the hotel was forced to temporarily lay them off in late August, but they will return to work in December.

A little over half of the hotel's 602 rooms are out of service.

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