Over 780 HMSHost airport workers were laid off permanently after being furloughed in March in Hawai‘i, on the same day trans-Pacific travel reopened, including 60 workers at Lihu‘e Airport, on Oct. 15. Cecilia Gipolan said, a cook who had worked at the Mea Inu Bar &Grill in Lihu’e Airport, said, “this adds more stress to any already stressful situation.”