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Lowest Rate Since August 2008 August 15, 2013 HONOLULU—The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July declined to 4.5 percent, from 4.6 percent in June. The last time the unemployment rate was 4.5 percent or less was in August 2008. Statewide, there were 614,900 ...
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All Major Industries & Broad Occupational Groups are Expected to See Positive Growth   Honolulu–The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations today announced the release of its Employment Forecasts for the Short-Term 2012 publication, which reports that state employment is forecasted to expand by 4% or 26,690 jobs from the third quarter 2012 ...
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State Makes New Elevator Permit Applications and Payments Available Online HONOLULU—The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that installation applications for new elevators and kindred equipment and personnel hoists at construction sites will only be available online beginning August 6, 2013. The online form provides contractors a simple, one-stop application ...
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