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Unemployment rate remains at 4.4% in May

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations has 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 […]

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Unemployment rate down to 5.1% in March

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations has announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March declined to 5.1 percent, from 5.2 percent in February. Statewide, there were 614,100 employed and 33,300 unemployed in March, for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 647,400. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was […]

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Unemployment rate unchanged at 5.2% in February

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations has announced the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February was 5.2 percent, the same rate as in January. Statewide, there were 617,250 employed and 33,750 unemployed in February, for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 651,050. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to […]

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Unemployment rate at 5.2% in January

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations has announced the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January was 5.2 percent, compared to the revised rate of 5.1 percent in December. Statewide, there were 618,350 employed and 33,850 unemployed in January, for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 652,200. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted […]

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State unemployment benefits available through direct deposit

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations has announced that direct deposit of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits now is offered to claimants. Making unemployment benefits available via direct deposit is part of the Abercrombie Administration’s efforts to transform government into a more efficient enterprise and providing convenient services to the public. “We […]

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Unemployment rate falls to 5.5 percent

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) has announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 5.5 percent, down from 5.7 percent in September. The last time Hawaii had an unemployment rate at or below 5.5 percent was in November 2008. Statewide, there were 606,950 employed and 35,550 unemployed […]

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Hawaii unemployment rate drops to 6.1 percent

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations announced today that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August was 6.1 percent, down from the revised rate of 6.3 percent in July. The last time Hawaii had an unemployment rate as low as 6.1% was in January 2009, during the early stages of the […]

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Unemployment rate remains at 6.4% in July

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations has announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July was 6.4 percent, unchanged from June. Statewide, there were 603,150 employed and 40,950 unemployed in July, for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 644,050. The establishment survey, which does not include agriculture and the […]

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Greater workplace safety and health targeted

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have announced its agencies will sign an agreement designed to jointly rebuild and strengthen the safety and health regulatory environment in Hawaii. In previous years, there was a significant reduction in force that raised federal […]

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Unemployment at 6.3 percent for May

Unemployment at 6.3 percent for May

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations has announced the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May was 6.3 percent, unchanged from April. Statewide, there were 612,550 employed and 41,400 unemployed in May, for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 654,000. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.2 percent up from […]

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State releases report on zipline fatality; KapohoKine responds

State releases report on zipline fatality; KapohoKine responds

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Division (HIOSH) has completed its investigation of the Sept. 21, 2011 zipline accident that claimed the life of one employee of GoZip LLC (GoZip) and seriously injured another. The investigation concluded the tower collapsed because the soil in which the […]

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Unemployment rate drops to 6.3% for April

Unemployment rate drops to 6.3% for April

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations has announced the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April was 6.3 percent, down from 6.4 percent in March. In April over March, all counties, including the islands of Maui County, experienced declines in the unemployment rate, which are not seasonally adjusted. Statewide, there were 614,400 […]

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Unemployment rate remains at 6.4 percent

Unemployment rate remains at 6.4 percent

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations has announced the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March remained at 6.4 percent. There were 616,400 employed and 42,250 unemployed in March, for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 658,650. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.2 percent down from 8.3 percent in […]

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Unemployment rate falls to 6.4 percent

Unemployment rate falls to 6.4 percent

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) has announced the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February was 6.4 percent, down from 6.5 percent in January. The unemployment rate has fallen to 6.4% from 6.8% in a series of monthly declines since last October. The last time the state’s unemployment rate was […]

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