Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate Remains at 4.4% in May

Posted on Jun 19, 2014 in News

7,200 Increase in Non-Farm Jobs Over the Year, Record 661,900 in Labor Force

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May was 4.4 percent, the same as in April. Statewide, there were 632,500 employed and 29,450 unemployed in May, for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 661,900. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.3 percent in May, also unchanged from April.

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