Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.7% in July

Posted on Aug 20, 2015 in News

State’s Lowest Rate Since April 2008

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July was 3.7 percent, down from 4.0 percent in June. The last time the seasonally adjust unemployment rate was at or below 3.7 percent was in April 2008 when it was 3.6 percent. Statewide, 648,050 were employed and 24,750 unemployed in July for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 672,800. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.3 percent in July, the same as in June.

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