Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.7% in AprilPosted on Aug 16, 2017 in News
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DAVID Y. IGE
LINDA CHU TAKAYAMA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MAY 18, 2017
HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REMAINS AT 2.7 PERCENT IN APRIL
HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April was 2.7 percent, the same as in March. Statewide, 679,150 were employed and 18,850 unemployed in April for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 698,000. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.4 percent in April, compared to 4.5 percent in March.