DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DAVID Y. IGE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 20, 2018
HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
AT 2.4 PERCENT IN NOVEMBER
Jobs Increase 13,300 Over the Year
HONOLULU —The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 2.4 percent compared to 2.3 percent in October. Statewide, 668,800 were employed and 16,350 unemployed in November for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 685,150. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in November, the same as in October.
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