Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 4.4% in October

Posted on Dec 2, 2013 in News

Leisure & Hospitality, Construction Sectors Lead Job Growth

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 4.4 percent, up from 4.3 percent in September. Statewide, there were 619,600 employed and 28,700 unemployed in October, for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 648,300. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.3 percent in October, up from 7.2 percent in September.

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