DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DAVID Y. IGE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 2018
HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
AT 2.3 PERCENT IN OCTOBER
Jobs Increase 10,900 Over the Year
HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 2.3 percent compared to 2.2 percent in September. Statewide, 670,400 were employed and 15,750 unemployed in October for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 686,100. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in October, the same as in September.
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