Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.2% in September

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in News

Record Civilian Labor Force at 665,950

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 4.2 percent, down from 4.3 percent in August. Statewide, 638,050 were employed and 27,900 unemployed in September for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 665,950. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 5.9 percent in September from 6.1 percent in August.

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