Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 2.8% in FebruaryPosted on Apr 10, 2017 in News
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DAVID Y. IGE
LINDA CHU TAKAYAMA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 23, 2017
HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 2.8 PERCENT IN FEBRUARY
HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February was 2.8 percent, the same as in January. Statewide, 675,500 were employed and 19,350 unemployed in February for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 694,850. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in February, compared to 4.8 percent in January.