Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 2% in MayPosted on Jun 14, 2018 in News
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DAVID Y. IGE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 14, 2018
HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 2.0 PERCENT IN MAY
Jobs Increase 11,300 Over the Year
HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May was 2.0 percent, the same as in April. Statewide, 672,800 were employed and 13,950 unemployed in May for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 686,750. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.8 percent in May, compared to 3.9 percent in April.