Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 3.2% in AprilPosted on Jun 6, 2016 in News
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DAVID Y. IGE
LINDA CHU TAKAYAMA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 20, 2016
Non-Agricultural Jobs up 12,600 over-the-year
HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April was 3.2 percent, up from 3.1 percent in March. Statewide, 667,950 were employed and 21,900 unemployed in April for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 689,850. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.0 percent in April, the same as in March.